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The Amazing Spider-Man 2012 Subtitles

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THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN is the story of Peter Parker (Garfield), an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben (Sheen) and Aunt May (Field). Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today.

Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone
2 hours, 16 minutes

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Genres Action & Adventure
Director Marc Webb
Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone
Supporting actors Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Irrfan Khan, Campbell Scott, Embeth Davidtz, Chris Zylka, Max Charles, C. Thomas Howell, Jake Keiffer, Kari Coleman, Michael Barra, Leif Gantvoort, Andy Pessoa, Hannah Marks, Kelsey Asbille, Kevin McCorkle
Studio Sony Pictures International
BBFC rating Suitable for 12 years and over
Captions and subtitles English Details
Rental rights 48 hour viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Bill HALL OF FAMETOP 10 REVIEWER on 23 May 2015
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Andrew Garfield plays the lead role of Peter Parker, a final year High School misfit and social outcast. He gets bullied at school and the pretty girls don't give him the time of day. Peter's been brought up by his grandparents, the kindly Uncle Ben and Aunt May, having been abandoned by his research scientist father as a small boy. He starts to delve into his missing parent's mysterious background and his investigation leads him to his dad's former business partner, a one armed amputee named Dr Curtis Connors, who's played by Rhys Ifans. Dr Connors is head of research at Oscorp, a leading company in genetics and bio-mechanical research.
Emma Stone plays Gwen Stacey, one of Pete's fellow students and an internee at Oscorp. Emma and Peter rather like each other, but they're too diffident and introverted to do anything about it...
Peter gets bitten by genetically modified spiders whilst visiting Oscorp one day, and his body suddenly acquires the abilities of an arachnid - lightning movements and reactions, super strength, the ability to sling webs with the strength of steel and to swing from one skyscraper to the next. Thus is born the titular Spider-Man, a wise-cracking, irreverent super-hero, who doesn't take himself too seriously whilst putting the world to rights.
Dr Connor combines his cell structure with that of a lizard and is able to regenerate his missing arm. However, the gene splicing goes too far and the lizard's genetic material subsumes Connor's body, turning him into The Lizard, a malevolent entity who starts a crime wave in New York. As the arch-villain grows ever more ambitious with his criminal plans, he inevitably has to cross swords with Spidey in order to be the undisputed king of the Big Apple...
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mark Baker - Carstairs Considers TOP 500 REVIEWER on 9 Jun. 2015
Format: DVD
I’m not one of those people who insists that all remakes are bad. I like to at least see them before I decide. I guess it’s the play lover in me. Even so, I did think it was a little too early for The Amazing Spider-Man, a film that attempts to set up a new take on the superhero. But since Spider-Man is one of the few heroes I know anything about outside of the movies (and that’s limited), I was curious enough to see it. It really doesn’t hold up against the last one.

As a young boy, Peter Park is left with his Uncle Ben (Martin Sheen) and Aunt May (Sally Field) right before his parents are killed in an accident. Years later as a teen, Peter (Andrew Garfield) finds his father’s old brief case that contains information on the project he was working on with Dr. Curt Connors (Rhys Ifans).

When Peter tries to meet Dr. Connors, he winds up getting bitten by a radio active spider, a bite that gives him strange powers. It also brings him into closer contact with Dr. Connors’ assistant, his fellow student Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone).

But when Dr. Connors tries an experiment to use lizard DNA to grow a missing arm back, it turns him into The Lizard, a powerful monster that starts destroying the city. Can Peter use his new powers as Spider-Man to stop him?

One issue I have with the current glut of super hero movies is the origin story of most of them. They are so similar as a result even if the details are different. I can’t help but think about that here since we’ve got another origin story that covers the familiar bases. On the other hand, tying it back into Peter’s dad was interesting.

My very limited knowledge of Peter Parker includes nothing about Gwen Stacy, but I tried to approach this movie with an open mind as a result. And you know what?
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Andy Norton on 31 May 2015
Format: DVD
This 2012 reboot of the Spider-Man franchise may not be as amazing as the title suggests, but it does delivers a few elements that make it worth your time, for anyone acquainted with Sam Raimi's bombastic take on the web-slinging superhero from the previous decade's trilogy of crowd-pleasing material.

As far as origin stories go, this film takes another approach on the renowned Peter Parker origin story; adds in another villain that did not appear in the Sam Raimi's films; and the fan-favourite character, Gwen Stacy, as Parker's high-school interest; some up-to-date visual effects, and we should get a satisfying superhero film for its 2-hour-plus running time.

However, the pacing seems rushed, as it is trying to hard to avoid the pratfalls that Raimi's trilogy encountered. And whilst it does deliver the goods, the experience remains under-whelming in the era of Marvel films, and just struggles to stand up against some of this decade's monumental superhero releases from this decade. The shoehorned Stan Lee cameo, as conventional as anything goes in Marvel's world of cinema, breaks up one of the many fight scenes between the main hero and villain pretty badly. The script also seems to rush with developing all of its characters, giving the impression to the average moviegoer not much time to be acquainted with one character after another. At least for the geeks, they do provide some screen time for Parker's rarely seen nor mentioned biological parents, alongside Martin Sheen's cartoonish take on Uncle Ben, and Sally Field's screen worthy take on Aunt May.

The Amazing Spider-Man may not hold up as a standalone film in the cinematic world of Spider-Man, but at least it does takes itself serious enough to give respect for the fans that maybe still recovering from the infamous Spider-Man 3.
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