‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Goes Full Slapstick In Its Latest Clip

By: 03.14.14  •  23 Comments

Oscar nominee Paul Giamatti bringing the gravitas. 

Well, here’s one for the Amazing Spider-Man haters! Sony has released a new clip from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, featuring Spidey’s showdown with a pre-Rhino Paul Giamatti, and wow, this is some straight-up Spider-Man 3 stuff. You know, I take that back — Spider-Man 3 was actually funny. This is some Batman & Robin s–t.

Check out the clip below…

Eee-yup. A truck straight out of the 80s Ninja Turtles cartoon with “plutonium” tubes rattling around in the back. Spider-man juggling said tubes, which could wipe out all of New York, in a scene we’re supposed to laugh at. I guess?

Here’s a less egregiously bad (but still pretty bad) scene…

Why do we hear this pounding surf when they’re standing beside a placid duck pond? I liked the first Amazing Spider-Man quite a bit, but woof, this sequel — I dunno.

via Bleeding Cool

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