Marc Webb takes Raimi’s Blueprint and Improves It with “The Amazing Spider-Man”

Second chances are a good thing, aren't they? Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man delivers thrills aplenty with a sureness of foot akin to someone afforded a winning blueprint ten years in advance.

“The Amazing Spider-Man” Retreads Old Ground with Some Success

Mooted as a "reboot", Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man essentially retreads ground covered by Sam Raimi in his recent Spider-Man trilogy with mixed results. Ryan Pollard investigates.