Even though the film doesn't begin hitting theaters internationally until next weekend, U. K. quot; reboot. And, somewhat surprisingly, it's getting some mostly very, very positive early notices.
quot; Perhaps it's how soon this reboot is happening, or maybe over-familiarity with the character (particularly as this goes over some of the same origin story beats), but if U. K. critics are to be believed, we've been underestimating the movie.
39;s films never did. But the dudes needn't worry about getting their fair share of action as "the film’s second half offers more than enough bungee-swinging through Manhattan’s concrete canyons, immaculately rendered in vertiginous, silky-smooth 3D, to satisfy thrill-seekers of either sex. What’s refreshing is how Webb makes those action sequences count: with a plot that rests almost entirely on the romance between his two leads.
says: "It's the successful synthesis of the two – action and emotion – that means this Spider-Man is as enjoyable as it is impressive: Webb's control of mood and texture is near faultless as his film switches from teenage sulks to exhilarating airborne pyrotechnics.
also flanks the movie with four stars. quot;Maybe Webb should have avoided the origin story and started with Spidey established," they say, addressing the most common complaint about the film. quot;But [Marc Webb] gets enough right to sign us up for a sequel, not least a thrilling climactic blast-off. The route there? Bit bumpy. Finally, though, Spider-Man re-begins in style.
who hands the film a paltry two stars, not finding the action or effects as breathtaking as their fellow colleagues. quot;The 'RealD 3D' is fine for the flying sequences, confusing in the fights, and gives that awful cardboard-cutout look to narrative scenes," they write. quot;Webb saves up most of the emotional punch for a downbeat, wet-eyed ending in which Garfield and Stone are superb. Then there's a completely nonsensical scene cueing up the inevitable sequel.
Of course, there is going to be plenty more to talk about as the money heads into theaters, so we'll see if the positive word continues or if things begin to level out. quot;The Amazing Spider-Man" begins rolling out internationally on June 28th and hits U. S. theaters on July 3rd....
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