The Amazing Spider-Man – A Review by Film Nerd

Director: Marc Webb

Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Sally Field, Martin Sheen

Synopsis: A reboot of the successful Spider-Man film franchise that many considered had come too early, this version follows the story from the original comic source much more closely.   Similarities with Sam Raimi’s original film do exist, but these are always inescapable.   Webb here manages to make a film that is clearly distinguished from its predecessors.   Time shall tell which version, if either, proves the most popular.

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