5 Amazing things about the new Spider-Man sequel

BY Jen T. Tuazon

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Columbia Pictures’ “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”, starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Jamie Foxx

Last month, Movie Clubber Joanna Mendoza was able to catch a preview of the latest Spider-Man movie and she shared five things she found amazing about the new sequel. Now, after seeing the movie in full, we discovered five more things we love about  Marc Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man 2:

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“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” 30-minute preview quick take: Intense

BY Joanna Mendoza

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" seems to be better than its predecessor. We'll see if it really is on April 30! (Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures)

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” seems to be better than its predecessor. We’ll see if it really is on April 30! (Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures)

I loved Sam Raimi’s first two Spider-Man movies from way back in the early 2000s. They felt like how superhero movies must be made. On the other hand, I don’t remember much about 2012’s Marc Webb reboot, except that it put me to sleep.

Judging from the 30-minute preview of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 that we saw last night, however, the sequel won’t be anything like its predecessor. If those scenes were any indication, we’re in for an intense, seat-gripping ride. Or, at the very least, the movie won’t put us to sleep. Here are five reasons I’m truly looking forward to watching this sequel.

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‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ supergroup formed by Hans Zimmer

Michael Einziger, Johnny Marr, Pharrell Williams, and Hans Zimmer (Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures)

Amazing music: Michael Einziger, Johnny Marr, Pharrell Williams, and Hans Zimmer is the super group that will work on the “Amazing Spider-Man 2” soundtrack. (Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures)

Oscar- and Grammy-winning composer Hans Zimmer will work with Pharrell Williams, Johnny Marr, Michael Einziger, and Dave Stewart to create music for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, it was announced recently by Lia Vollack, president of Worldwide Music for Sony Pictures.

The film, directed by Marc Webb from a screen story and screenplay by Alex KurtzmanRoberto Orci, and Jeff Pinkner based on the Marvel comic book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, is produced by Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be released in U.S. theaters on May 2, 2014, and international release dates commence April 16, 2014.

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