The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Director: Marc Webb Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Denis Leary, Chris Zylka, Irrfan Khan
Certificate: 12 Running Time: 136 Minutes
Tagline: "The untold story begins"
It doesn’t seem so long ago I watched Spider-Man 3 and, despite it being arguably the weakest of the series so far, it still left me eagerly awaiting the inevitable Spider-Man 4. It was soon duly announced and I was happy. Then, however, I heard all sorts of stories about cast and crew members pulling out of the project. Then, the next time I checked on its progress it had a new name, a new star, and a new director. Not only that but they were also calling it a 'reboot' of the series! How can such a recent and successful series be rebooted already? That's a question I found myself asking repeatedly, but whatever the real reasons behind it are, the result is 'The Amazing Spider-Man' which is supposedly very splendid. Being a fan of the previous series though, I was still rather sceptical.
RKS Score: 8/10