I wasn't really a huge fan of this film. Firstly, I thought a reboot was unnecessary so soon, I thought Spider-Man 3 was fine (and that it made $897 million) and from what I've read about Spider-Man 4 It sounded fine. Secondly the storyline was bordering on outright plagiarism. It was essentially just a rehash of Spider-Man with a different villain and love interest. I guess the source material dictates a bit, but in comparison to other reboots (Batman Begins, The Incredible Hulk, Man of Steel) it was just not unique enough from its predecessor.
I appreciated the darker tone of the film, trying to emulate Batman Begins, however a few scenes such as Spider-Man on top of that skyscraper and Aunt May calling him up to get eggs and the scene where Spide…Read more >