The Amazing Spider-Man ASM: The Things You LIKED Thread

Discussion in 'The Amazing Spider-Man Movies' started by Marvel Spider, Jul 6, 2012.

  1. Marvel Spider An Insomniac.

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    We have a dislike thread, so here's a "what you liked" one! :woot:

    -Andrew Garfield as Peter. Absolutely nailed it.

    -Andrew as Spider-Man. Straight from the comics. :up:

    -Emma Stone as Gwen. Her and Peter had great chemistry. She did way better than I thought she would initially.

    -In fact, I liked pretty much all the cast.

    -The Lizard's CG. Was way better than I thought it would be. His design also worked very well within the context of the movie.

    - The character development. The scene where [BLACKOUT]Peter is arguing with Uncle Ben about his father[/BLACKOUT] and [BLACKOUT]Peter at school after Ben dies[/BLACKOUT] are some of the best scenes in the movie for me, in my opinion. The characters feel real and Peter's struggles feel real.

    -The action scenes. All of the action in the film work very well for me. Though I do wish some were a bit longer, I still had a good time with them.

    -Stan Lee's cameo. Pure gold.

    -Flash becoming a Spidey fan.

    -The crane scene. It's been called cheesy, but I really liked this scene. I think some people are calling it cheesy for the sake of criticism.

    -The final swing. Loved it.

    -The Norman mentions. They seem to be visiting an interesting place in the sequels.

    What about you guys?
     
  2. Troy_Parker Registered

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    The effects.

    The cast.

    The crane scene!

    Mech shooters...

    And of course, the final swing.
     
  3. Eddie Brock Golden Domer

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    Absolutely agreed. I loved the fight scenes - specifically the school and OsCorp tower - but these two scenes are the ones that'll stick with me whenever I think of this film. Also, [BLACKOUT]the look in Peter's eyes when he talks to Ben and May about the briefcase. "There's nothing here." F***ing onions, man.[/BLACKOUT]
     
  4. Marvel Spider An Insomniac.

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    I forgot about the mechs. I thought it was a very wise decision to put those in. I also loved the licensed music they had in the movie. They fit very well.
     
  5. Eddie Brock Golden Domer

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    :up:

    I had never heard "Til Kingdom Come" before they released the hallway scene between Gwen and Peter. I have since listened to it approximately 1125263632 times, and it's my favorite Coldplay song now. I loved that they played it through the entire skateboarding scene.
     
  6. LordofhouseEl Registered

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    The web swinging and the way Spiderman/peter moved around was amazing. I actually for the first time ever was curious as to what web slinging would look like in 3-D.
     
  7. Eddie Brock Golden Domer

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    That's exactly how I felt when watching the trailers. I had previously seen only 3 films in 3D, but I felt like I needed to know what Spidey would look like in that format. It didn't disappoint.
     
  8. LordofhouseEl Registered

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    Its a shame I didn't catch the 3-D showing but it was an hour later than the 2D showing and I couldn't wait a minute more.
     
  9. Marvel Spider An Insomniac.

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    I liked Big Brat. I haven't heard any of the songs before the movie, but they really worked.
     
  10. Eddie Brock Golden Domer

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    Understandable. I went 2D my second time for money reasons. But the webswinging and POV scenes are great in 3D.
     
  11. LordofhouseEl Registered

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    Would have loved to hear more of an explanation about his web shooters, or see him change cartridges or run out of web fluid. If they polish the script for the second one and give Peter better characterization then this could truly be the beginning of something epic.
     
  12. Eddie Brock Golden Domer

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    I like that they had the Lizard break the 'shooters during the climax, but I agree that they have the opportunity to better use the mechanical 'shooters as a plot device.
     
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    I loved at least 90% of this movie. The cast was just pefect. Webb really knows how to handle relationships well. The dynamics here were perfect. This series just has some many great places to go.
     
  14. Prophet924 Web Thwipper

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    I don't remember 3D being all that great. Liked the film better in 2D. In fact I think I am swearing off 3D for a while.

    Loved loved loved the web shooters! I loved how it was used. I loved how it sounded when it thrilled. I loved the way it lit up. Would have really geeked if we saw Spidey reload them during the film. Oh well perhaps in the sequel.

    Loved Martin Sheen as Uncle Ben. Every scene he did was gold!

    Sally Field as Aunt May is great casting. Hope she gets better stuff to do in sequel.

    Loved Pete in high school standing up to Eugene.

    Loved Flash reaching out to Pete when he was low.

    I know this is going to get me in trouble but I loved the look of the new costume. So much more depth than the Raimi costume. I am sure I would sing another tune if it was changed much more. But it popped everytime it was on screen. I loved how it reflected light. I loved how it was inspired and executed.

    I liked little things/scenes - Pete researching on the porch roof. Hanging upside down and sketching out stuff in his room. Creating a super web in the sewer and then playing games on his phone while waiting for pings from the Luzard. Liked Spidey webbing up the Luzard in a cacoon. Some other stuff im sure.

    Thwipp!
     
  15. Eddie Brock Golden Domer

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    My favorite part about this?

    Okay, so I'm at the midnight premiere, and it's this scene. Flash comes into focus in the background and looks at Peter. The entire crowd gasps. One woman whispers (loud enough to hear), "Oh no. Not now." I remembered that most people's only experience with Flash is Flash the Bully, so they expected him to rub salt in the wound. It was so refreshing to see his good side come out.
     
  16. Jexx the Emerald Eagle

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    Didn't he load up the webshooter when he landed on the bridge?
     
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    I loved the final swing. They definitely stepped it up on the graphics for it.
     
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    Andrew Garfield.

    Spider-Man acting like a spider.

    The sewer scene.

    Martin Sheen.

    Sally Field.

    Denis Leary.

    The red and blues.

    The high school battle.

    Stan Lee's cameo.

    The final swing.
     
  19. Prophet924 Web Thwipper

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    Missed the reload. I will have to see the film again.

    Thwipp!
     
  20. Sasobek Registered

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    Forgot about these three scenes that stood out to me:

    -Stan Lee's cameo (my theatre loved it)

    -When Spider-Man is waiting for the Lizard in the sewers and is playing on his phone, thought that was pretty funny.

    -Peter's fight with the 5 or so street thugs.

    Visually, it was an outstanding movie.
     
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    -Anytime Peter/Spider-Man was screen, he was just fantastic.
    -Martin Sheen was great as Uncle Ben, I like that we actually had some time with him before he died so I actually felt bad when he died instead of being told to feel bad like in SM1
    -Aunt May was great too, actually all the acting and performances were just top notch
    -I loved how it was the spidey sense that influenced Peter's fighting on the subway and persumably in all his action scenes
    -I thought it was great how much he used his webshooters in all his action scenes, that high school fight was easily the best action in any Spider-Man movie
    -I really liked how he didn't catch the Uncle Ben's killer, I loved that he stayed with Ben and was screaming for help, very heart wrenching
    -Basically this whole movie
    -The only thing I didn't like was how extreme Flash was in the beginning, I loved that he reached out to Peter after Ben's death and that he was more accepting of him towards the end as well as a Spidey fan but I hated when he punches Peter, just way too extreme for that situation
     
  22. Eddie Brock Golden Domer

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    I know not everyone liked it, but I liked that Uncle Ben dove for the gun. It shows that he practices what he preaches. He saw the gun, realized the danger it presented, and did what he felt was his moral obligation to do. In essence, he died for being the hero that Peter refused to be.
     
  23. Jexx the Emerald Eagle

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    I loved that scene too. What Uncle Ben said is actually carried out by himself, Captain Stacey, and Peter. That makes it the philosophical statement of the film.
     
  24. the.wolf Foe, Da

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    You liked "Big Brat" and you cannot lie. You other brothers can't deny?
     
  25. Nemeres Easy, miss. I've got you.

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    I loved Garfield's acting, especially the part when he yells at Uncle Ben "No, how dare YOU!" after he mentions his father during their argument. It felt so freaking real.
     

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