The Amazing Spiderman

Market research says: True stories, sequels, and remakes/reboots. Why else would an origin story be retold only ten years after it’s original? The performances are great. Andrew Garfield is very comfortable as the new brooding Peter Parker, digging up some very authentic angst, whilst shifting effortlessly to his witty, jocular alias, taunting his prey. There is definitely a writing problem though. No spoilers, but certain plot developments seem to just get left alone after a while leaving unanswered questions.  There’s quite a lot of dialogue and when the action does begin, it’s brief. Up until the end that is,...

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