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Review: The Amazing Spider-Man

Posted in Movie Review, Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 12, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Here we are, little more than ten years on from the first Spider-Man movie and the franchise has been rebooted. A new director, new stars, and the promise of an ‘untold story’. Will The Amazing Spider-Man live up to its title, or will we be wishing they left the series alone? Read on and all will be revealed.

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News: The Amazing Spider-Man Pics And Vids

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , on June 19, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The first Amazing Spider-Man reviews are doing the rounds and are mostly positive, which is a good thing. It seems my apprehension towards the reboot was unfounded. So, with this happy news ringing in our collective ears, let’s check out some pics and vids as we count down to the film’s release. Continue reading

News: First Clip From The Amazing Spider-Man

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , on February 18, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Things are stepping up in The Amazing Spider-Man promo stakes. Last week saw the release of the latest trailer, which was so darn good it helped change my opinion of the movie. This week the first clip from Marc Webb’s superhero flick has been released to the public via the viral site You wanna see it? Of course you do. Continue reading

News: The Amazing Spider-Man London Preview And New Trailer

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 7, 2012 by bunchofsteve


A brand new trailer for Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man, Sony Picture’s upcoming reboot of the Spider-Man franchise, debuted around the world last night with a well-orchestrated publicity mob to propel this semi-event to the front pages of the movie and geek press. But is it worth a headline? Fear not, feckless film fan, we were there to get the skinny on Spidey’s new threads…
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News: The Amazing Spider-Man’s The Lizard Leaked?

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , on January 5, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Sorry for the lack of updates over the last couple of weeks. It was Christmas! What do you expect? Anyway, it’s the New Year and what a way to start it with The Amazing Spider-Man news! Oh come on. Stop the moaning. It might be interesting. Continue reading

News: High Res Shots Of Emma Stone’s Gwen Stacy From The Amazing Spider-Man

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , on December 26, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

Merry Christmas to you all! I hope you had a good one. It may be the holiday season, but we’ve been busy searching the webs for interesting titbits and came across some shiny high-resolution pics from The Amazing Spider-Man. Let’s have a look. Continue reading

News: Haters Gonna Hate…

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , on September 17, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

STAR WARS! Duh na duh na na nah!

Yeah, I’ve been watching the Star Wars Blu-Ray. Whatever you think  you think of Lucas and his changes, it still has the power to inspire and enthral. Well, the original trilogy, anyway. And speaking of which, here are a few ‘US celebrities’ (Samuel L. Jackson) re-enacting their favourite scenes for the cause StandUp2Cancer.

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Feature: The Amazing Spider-Man

Posted in Comics, Movies, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 11, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

Since I set upon The Shootening’s new direction I’ve had little opportunity to talk about The Amazing Spider-Man. Has there been a dearth of news? The Dark Knight Rises and The Avengers seem to be making all the noise, just as the new Spidey entered post-production. Or has it been my own bias towards the film? I’ll be the first to say I love Sam Raimi’s movies (Well, Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2, the less said about 3 the better) and the thought of a reboot barely ten years after the first film did rankle somewhat. But, hey, it’s here, it’s happening, and it’s up to me to deal with it. So let’s have a look, shall we?

It’s a hell of a cast director Marc Webb has assembled for The Amazing Spider-Man Continue reading