I’m not here to state that Spiderman will be a bad movie, I’m questioning why everyone thinks it looks so cool.
From what I’ve seen and heard, I don’t expect much.
First off you have Tobey Maguire playing Spiderman. Some of my friends despise young Tobey… but not me, I just don’t see him as playing Spiderman. That said, I’m not too familiar with the comic. Secondly we have Kirsten Dunst playing Mary Jane, once a gain, I’m not sure she fits the character because I’m not familiar with the comic, I do know that, like a lot of people, I’m REALLY not a fan of her, her choice in roles and her acting.
To my knowledge the general story behind this movie, (and the comic), is that a boy gets bitten by a genetically altered spider… I guess I think that seems kind of lame. If any of you would like to fill me in on something about the story that I may be leaving out, feel free.
There are some people that I know who’ve watched the trailer and said; “Wow, that looks cool”, to which I would reply; “…No it doesn’t”. These are the same people that likes ‘X-Men’. I don’t know, ‘X-Men’ seemed to me like it was a silly movie with a stilly story that tried be an emotional and serious on top of action-packed. It didn’t explain the characters “evolution” at all so it seemed like something that just about anyone could have concocted. To me, this stuff is laughable. I could have come up with the Spiderman plot when I was a 14 (from what I know about it). Most of comic book character seem silly to my fleshed out an real on the big screen. And the fact that Spiderman takes place in a REAL city (In N.Y., at least I think judging by the first trailer) just makes it look even more like a bad blend of two very separate worlds .
If spider had a message or some meaning, it would be easier to suspend the cheesiness of the movie. But judging by the dialog from the commercials it sounds completely stupid. Stuff like: “Who AM I? You believe me if I TOLD you!.. What I have turned into is SOMETHING I would NEVER have thought I would turn into”. (not exact quotes), So what is the craze about!? Are the people who like movies like these the same that went to see Godzilla enough times to make it a Blockbuster. Is it all about special effects?
Tell me if you know because if I go see this movie, I want to know exactly what I need to look for to have a good time.