The above header is fanart, NOT an official piece of art from the movie... but isn't it sad that this fanart evoked more excitement from me than all of the official images combined? I swear, the people making this movie have the WORST PR team and should be effing fired.
Speaking of movies called The Amazing Spider-Man, Marc Webb, the film's director, shared some thoughts on his reasoning for this Spidey film's decidedly different direction to that of Sam Raimi's original trilogy:
That makes sense...
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Whoa, wait, huh? What? "Punk rock instinct"? Since when, Marc Webb? Peter Parker was never 'punky'. He was never cool and never had feathered coifs that attracted the ladies. I agree that he's imperfect, but I think it's important to keep the essence of Peter Parker in tact. He's a gifted genius who is kind of shy and unassuming. From what I've seen so far, he looks like a jock playing for the home team. What gives, I tell ya, what gives?
Pff... I dunno. I guess here's hoping it looks good. I've seen some pretty hoaky stunts before that used these "rigs" he speaks of, so I think it's a safe bet that it will look like a mid-90's movie that used mainly stunts but then tried out some CGI that cost them a billion dollars to render out a single jump animation... Except now you can pretty much get that done for under a thousand, so they're golden.