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Spiderman – in how many dimensions?

“The Amazing Spider-Man” is pretty good. Just not quite amazing, at least my wife and I both thought so, and it’s hard to say why. I loved the action, and the cast were very watchable, but a great film is all about the story and characters. 

The story’s not so different from the 2002 Tobey Maguire version. It’s the old frustrated boy meets mutant spider routine with the girl, family and supervillain thrown in. The rest is SPOILERS so stop reading if you’re determined to avoid them… Continue reading