Originally Posted by Brem
And it isn't more than it wasn't plot related. It wasn't. It would have been pushed into our faces to say "HERE IT IS!". Then you'd get the complete opposite. You'd be sat there with a big smile on you face, but someone else would be sat there thinking "What was the point?".
Like in Spider-Man 3 there was the gratuitous shot of Spider-Man landing and running in front of the American flag. But then again in Spider-Man 1 and 2 there are shots of the American flag that aren't forced at all. It all depends on how they do it.