My review of The Amazing Spider-Man is now available on MovieByte:
2012 has been a terrific year for superheroes at the movies.
May brought us Marvel’s The Avengers, in all its hilarious, exciting, Hulk-smashing glory. July gave us The Dark Knight Rises, the final chapter in Chris Nolan’s epic trilogy, and the biggest, boldest Batman film of them all. Both of these cinematic behemoths garnered critical acclaim, with good reason. But there’s another piece of comic book filmmaking that deserves applause, and that is The Amazing Spider-Man.
Does it reach the same mind-boggling heights as Batman and The Avengers? Not quite. Does it live up to its title? Oh yes. Continue reading —->