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Final Amazing Spider-Man 2 Trailer Unveiled and Thoughts

19 Mar

By Ed Sum (The Vintage Tempest)

Spider-Man 2 Poster

Sorry Electro and Goblin, but the villain I want to see is the Rhino in Amazing Spider-Man 2. The film re-imagines the suit of armor that will define this behemoth and it looks awesome. And this latest trailer — hopefully it is definitely the last one — leading up to the movie it sets up the ultimate tease where Spidey looks like he will get stomped.

If Stan Lee was to describe this film: it’s going to be astounding, unapologetic and apocryphal.  It may even lead in to a Spider-Man and Iron Man tie in if the studios are willing, especially when viewers are noting just how the Rhino suit is designed.

But this trailer also sets up who is Spider-Man; well, that’s Peter Parker of course! When Parker spouts off, “I am Spider-Man,” with a passionate conviction, was that really needed? Visions of Tim Burton’s Batman comes to mind. This setup shows that there is a lot going on in Parker’s life. He is trying to figure out what happened to his parents. Instead of being traitors or spies, his father, Richard, is definitely a research geneticist. 
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