Andrew Garfield as The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Would Have, Could Have, Should Have

Peter Parker, a.k.a. the Amazing Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield), has become the unofficial hero of New York City, though there are some who question his vigilantism. After graduating from high school, Peter breaks up with long-time girlfriend, Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), claiming that he’s unable to forget the promise he made to her father about protecting her. And just in time, too, as former Oscorp electrical engineer Max Dillon (Jamie Foxx) suffers a horrible accident and becomes villain Electro. On top of that, Peter’s trying to learn more about his father’s secrets while reuniting with childhood friend Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), who has a few secrets of his own. Continue reading “The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Would Have, Could Have, Should Have”

Django Unchained

Tarantino Adds Another Impressive Film to his List with Django Unchained

The Academy Awards nominations were announced Thursday morning, which I covered here. Django Unchained (which I saw Wednesday) had several nominations, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, and Best Sound Editing. Though I must say I’m kind of disappointed that it was overlooked for Best Film Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, and, most of all, Best Director. Continue reading “Tarantino Adds Another Impressive Film to his List with Django Unchained”