Blah, Blah, Blah, this movie isn't anything special, a bunch of bullsh*t really. (Old Review)
In Spiderman, I didn't like the extreme usage of CGI, because it looked cartoony, granted you can't do some of that sh*t, but make it look believable (like the Hulk part 1 and the matrix didnt do either) I don't like Kirsten Dunst and Toby Maguire, but I did like the green goblin, but I'm to much of a purist I guess, I wish we could have had a more creature-like goblin face, and a hood, or at least have Hob Goblin with it, which they never used, I wish it was R-rated, I think everything should be R/unrated, but that's a tangent, I wish that Sam Raimi, stayed true to the fans, and wanted to have and portray one of the biggest adversaries of Spiderman in full glory, that villain of course, Venom, I also wished, with a passion, that they had my most favorite Spiderman villain of all time, the one and only Maximum Carnage, damn that would have been good, but they probably would have ruined him like Venom, maybe I'll do the Venom movie, one day, and have the ultimate fight Venom vs. Carnage. Rent or watch it on TV, not really worth your money or time. 3 out of 5 (5.6/10).
The story sucked for me, there's wasn't enough action, one thing that really bothered me was that we wait the whole movie for him to show that he liked/loved Mary Jane, like in the Comic book, but no, what do we get, he says no at the end after all that sh*t you say no and you don't say yes until the end of part two, what the f*ck. Needed better character build up in the terms of Spiderman and the villains, not for Peter Parker and the other characters, it's there, and I felt they focused to much on Peter Parker then Spiderman, some of side plots just wasn't needed.
The acting was sub-par, just didn't get that conviction to care about the characters, or feel that they are the characters, William Defoe's role in this movie was the best in it, and he's already got a creepy look, voice, and mannerism. Other then that nothing special, just Blah.
I'm amazed that the same mental genius, who directed one of my favorite franchise, Evil Dead, has failed me so poorly, yes the movie direction is fairly good, with some good stuff like the Green Goblin scenes and Spiderman scenes, but the overall vision of the movie is the directors job, he must take the script and make a beautiful art form visually, but its not all there, in this, and looks to be made with the easy way with bad CGI, some of that sh*t could have been done for real, look at all the Batman's, more live action, or better realistic CGI. If he's lost his touch like Spielberg and Lucas (see new Indiana Jones review), he should get somebody else to direct the remake of the Evil Dead franchise.
The visuals are alright, but like the rest of the movie it is bland, I want more glorification of every thing, in a movie, I want to say to myself "Holy F*cking Sh*t", that is a great sight, blowing my mind every frame, but maybe I ask to much, or maybe, me being the audience, I should get a memorable experience, that will last a lifetime. I did like the costume and action on screen, but not enough, to have the P-I-R (pull-in ratio) (c).
I was excited to see this movie but I was significantly let down, this movie was so blahza, and generic, evenmore that I actual feel asleep in the theater, the only other movie I can think of that, that happened was in Titanic (I was a kid, mom wanted to see it), and what I missed was the end action scene, and woke at the funeral, and I really didn't miss anything special or spectacular. Maybe I'll make a version of this movie later on in life, AND DO IT RIGHT, but I think Hell Boy and Batman Begins started a new era of good Superhero movies, so maybe I wont have to.