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Pretty good movie, as expected. The story is what you’d expect from a comic-book movie, but the mid-air fight scenes are really great.

The whole Sandman thing is basically fluff, the movie could have been done without him. He was like a cheap pop to make the whole “dark side” thing easier to start off, but then they had trouble resolving his story. It’s not like he’s a major Spidey villain anyway. Green Goblin, Doc Ock, Venom… that would have been good enough for a trilogy of Spidey movies, all the major bad guys covered.

J. Jonah Jameson is funny as always. It’s hard to take Topher Grace seriously when I keep thinking of him as Eric Foreman. Some of the drama parts are a bit over the top, but The funny bits of the movie are pretty good. The ending is a bit lame though.

I don’t think I made any spoilers. Unless you didn’t already know Sandman and Venom would be there.

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peng on 2007-05-07 22:52:26: i agree.it’s kind of like x-men 3 where the sequel did not disappoint and was more intent in tying up loose ends. the people i watched it with said spoiler alert venom should’ve been harder to get rid of/stronger as a villain. after he becomes venom, i sorta lost the topher grace= eric foreman thing. gotta love those teeth.
Roy on 2007-05-10 20:43:20: Peng: Yeah, there probably won’t be a Spider-man 4 after this, seeing how they tried to cram so much into this movie. I wonder if the DVD version will be longer?Art: If you no longer have time to watch Spider-man on the big screen, then I fear for your soul my friend. :pMike: I don’t actually watch House.
switch on 2007-05-06 23:30:11: Makes me wonder, because I realize that Topher Grace did play the lead on That 70’s Show, but Eric Foreman is also the name of the doctor played by Omar Epps in House.
yebah on 2007-05-07 11:27:59: haven’t watched it. and probably won’t have the time to. so ill wait for the dvd.i have to agree with you though, these kinda films are the type you watch for the fight scenes and the graphics.

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