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Movie Review: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ is fabulous

The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ is a one-time watch for sure
By Pankit Narang
Thu, May 01, 2014 13:07:23 GMT

Movie Review: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ is fabulous
The ApunKaChoice movie review of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’. The summer movie season has kicked off with a bang with the release of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’. Filmed on a whopping budget of around $250 million, the superhero film is one of the biggest releases of the year. Clearly, cinephiles have stratospheric expectations from the flick, but does it deliver? Read on to know.

There is no denying the fact that Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker was remarkable. However, we find Andrew Garfield’s Peter Parker cooler owing to his easygoing personality, his natural flair to spout witty one-liners and for his so palpable love for being the Spider-Man. Here’s a Spidey who loves swinging from building to building and take down criminals.

In ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, Peter Parker not only fights it out with a slew of supervillains, but also has a tough time dealing with his love life, helping a friend battle a terminal disease and solving the mystery of why his parents abandoned him with the help of his father’s briefcase. There’s too much happening!

Nevertheless, the highlight of the film remains the chemistry between Peter Parker and his dulcinea Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone). Peter is in two minds if he should be with Gwen even after promising her dying father he would keep away from her. So much so that Peter keeps seeing the image of Gwen’s father every now and then out of guilt. It is their love story that holds the film tight just when you feel like it is coming apart at the seams.

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Speaking of Electro, the film’s main villain, he is a formidable opponent to Spider-Man. Not only does he possess superpowers, but is also a mad man -- which makes it all the more difficult for Peter to tackle him. You see, power and insanity make a dangerous combo.

As far as the performances are concerned, the actors have done a praiseworthy job. Andrew Garfield was born to play Spider-Man. His body language as Peter Parker and way of interacting with the villains is remarkable. Such is his impact that he makes you laugh, cry, and cheer for him while fighting it out with the baddies. Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy is stunning. She plays a pivotal role in the film and gets a lot of time on screen. You can feel the chemistry between Garfield and Stone. No wonder the two are dating each other. Also, did we mention Emma Stone looks drop-dead gorgeous in the film?

Baddies Jamie Foxx and Dane DeHaan, too, have hit a homerun. Foxx impresses as both Max Dillon, the neglected and unloved lineman and engineer, and the supervillain Electro.

Director Marc Webb (note the incidental surname) has done a decent job with ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’. There are hardly any dull moments in the film and the action sequences, though few than one wants, have been shot incredibly.


As much as we loved the movie, a really important character in the film dies, which left us wondering if it was really necessary! True that the comics, too, mention the death of that character, but it certainly could have been avoided in this instalment at least. ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ isn’t a dark film and it should have been kept that way. The death feels a bit odd considering there was so much humour in the film.

Despite saying that, the film is entertaining and if nothing else, go and watch it for its visuals. The 3D of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, in keeping with its title, is indeed amazing.

Rating: 3 stars out of 5
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