The Amazing Spider-Man Is anyone else mad at sony?!

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  1. Spider-Dude23 Go web! Flyy...

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    Im actually so mad at Sony right now. I cant believe they cut out so many scenes in this movie. For so long they kept saying that this was "the untold story" what ****ing untold story?! The untold story was supposed to be about peters parents and the new origin(probably how the spider activated peters powers) but they cut all of this out. They hired Marc Webb to do his own thing and when he did, they pissed all over it just like what they did with sm3. But they're lucky this movie is still AMAZING. but I'm still mad at the fact they cut all this out. Such as more scenes with dr ratha, etc. Ah well. I do really feed bad for marc. I really hope he comes back for TASM2.

    What do you guys think? Are you not bothered by what Sony did? Do you feel bad for Marc? Do you wish they let him have full control over this film?
     
  2. Picard Sisko Prepare to be Assimilated

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    I am really mad at sony, too. The thing is that since they are doing poorly business wise, they feel the need to step in and do whatever they can to ensure the movie profits as much as possible, such as revealing all the cool things about the movie in the trailers to pull audience members in. Unfortunately, they sort of ruin the movie a bit by doing so. Lucky for us we had Marc Webb and a wonderful cast who really did their best.

    If Sony goes out of business, which could happen someday, I assume that Marvel would get the film rights back.
     
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  3. AbsractPo3tic Marky McFly

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    Son what'd you think of the movie? I haven't seen your opinion yet so I'm guessing I missed it
     
  4. The Guard Registered

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    The Untold Story is clearly about Richard Parker's work in genetics.

    Which was not touched on AT ALL in the previous franchise, and is here.

    The work on genetics was clearly seen in the film and clearly impacted both Peter and the storyline.

    What's the issue here again?
     
  5. Jexx the Emerald Eagle

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    The Untold story is the whole trilogy...
     
  6. AbsractPo3tic Marky McFly

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    Also this. Marc Webb has said over and over again that he didn't intend for the story to be wrapped up in one movie. He wanted it to be the overcast over a course of movies. Now of course whether you agree with that approach or not is a different argument
     
  7. Spider-Dude23 Go web! Flyy...

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    The issue is that Sony cut out some big scenes such as dr ratha in lizards sewer lab, the lines "do you have any idea what you really are?" "if you want the truth about your parents, peter, come and get it!" you dont think these matter at all..?
    This movie was still amazing and it's my favourite movie out of any film I've ever seen. I'm just saying I wish they didn't cut all that stuff out you know.
     
  8. Picard Sisko Prepare to be Assimilated

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    :up:
     
  9. Spider-Dude23 Go web! Flyy...

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    Yes I've seen in interviews that the whole trilogy is the origin. I'm glad theres so much to tell in the sequels :) but I'm still a little bit mad that Sony took some key scenes out of this movie.
     
  10. Anno_Domini Registered

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    Webb already said this was not true though.

    The "Untold Story" is about Peter's parents. Why that doesn't get through to the audience and critics who keep bashing the 'untold story' idea is puzzling.

    I too thought that the rumor of a spider activating Peter's abilities after he was tested on by his father was true, but if the director himself says it's not accurate, then....you're gonna have to believe the director, especially since he said the same thing before the movie was released and then after.

    Am I "mad" at Sony? Not one bit; I just hope for a director's cut.
     
  11. AbsractPo3tic Marky McFly

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    I think Troy mentioned it earlier but I'm not sure, but there is a chance some of that stuff shows up n a sequel. I'm not upset with them about it because I don't know why it was cut. We can theorize all day but until someone comes out with a smoking gun, it's just theories.
     
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    Peter was never going to get the truth from that. That's the thing. Those lines wouldn't be resolved in this film. It's way too soon. It was just a threat along the same lines as the one Lizard makes on the top of Oscorp. To entice Peter and pull him further into the film.

    And if there was something revealed it is also likely that the people behind it thought that it would be better suited to hold off this reveal for the sequel. But, I seriously and honestly think it was the scenario outlined above.
     
  14. Jexx the Emerald Eagle

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    Those are just lines, how do we know those lines weren't just made for the trailers?

    Take a chill pill man, wait for the DVD to come out with the cut-scenes, and then judge. There will probably be a director's cut as well.
     
  15. Spider-Dude23 Go web! Flyy...

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    Yeah man you're probably right :) either way, this movie was ****ing amazing. Gave me goosebumps. It's the best movie I've ever seen and it's 10000x better than the old spidey movies. I'm seeing it for the 4th time on Saturday :B
     
  16. GENERAL RAAM582 A Rebellion Built on Hope

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    Every movie has scenes cut, it may not be Sony's fault. Webb might of taken out the scenes himself.
     
  17. AbsractPo3tic Marky McFly

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    Impossible general because of Internet rumors and you know rumors are always true
     
  18. Jexx the Emerald Eagle

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    Webb said that there were scenes cut that he wish he could of kept in but ultimately weren't absolutely necessary for the film.

    There'll probably be a Director's Cut then. Since I would think Director's Cut would imply scenes that he really enjoyed and wanted to be part of the film.
     
  19. AbsractPo3tic Marky McFly

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    In that same interview (I think we are talking about the same one in Hollywood reporter) he said there won't be a directors cut. What you see is what he wanted but there will be some deleted scenes on the DVD
     
  20. Jexx the Emerald Eagle

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    Aww.. no director's cut. Oh well, I'm buying that DVD then.

    I'll probably end up watching the cut scenes first >.<

    Hopefully there are some good scenes dealing with the costume and web shooters.
     
  21. DaRkVeNgeanCe An Epic Film Guy

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    I would have preffered about 20-30 more minutes of character development but aside from that I was satisfied.
     
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    It doesn't make me mad that there were scenes cut from the film. Especially since I enjoyed the final product so much. Would I like to see the cut scenes end up on the Blu-ray? Yes, absolutely. But they're cut scenes for a reason. If Webb cut them, then he must have thought that they needed to be cut. Every movie has cut scenes. Some of them we hear about, some of them we don't. It's just a part of the process of making a film.
     
  23. AbsractPo3tic Marky McFly

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    Say it again, I don't think everyone heard you lol
     
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    Well , I think the issue in the thread is over scenes that had to did involve his parents mystery that were cut from the actual film as opposed to whether the whole story was wrapped up.

    I guess whether you agree that the scenes would have mattered to the overall quality of the film depends on how much you like the finished product. I personally feel alot of the storylines that weren't resolved due to cutting the film did hurt the final product and would have at least taken off the table the critiques about the film feeling rushed or lazy in terms of plotting.

    As for the arguement about what's best left in or out, we have to remember that not all scenes are cut out of a film because they "aren't good" or "aren't needed". Alot of times the studio demands it in order to have more showtimes, or because fx aren't finished, or because the studio doesn't like it etc. In other words , just because scenes are left out , doesn't mean its what the director intended or agreed with.

    But again , it comes back to whether one like's the final cut or the extent someone feels the cut could have been improved by the introduction of the missing material. I suspect that those reports of Sony not liking the film were indeed true and that they told Webb to cut alot of stuff which ultimately made a shorter film with a weaker plot.
     
  25. AbsractPo3tic Marky McFly

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    I agree with you in saying that they aren't always cut for cut's sake, sometimes your bosses interfere. However, I've just never been one to believe rumors..old journalism habit. Unless I know for certain, without a shadow of a doubt that those scenes were cut because he was told to cut them, I'm taking the man at his word. But again, to each his own :woot:
     

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