Spider-Man Essay

753 WordsSep 24, 20124 Pages
Spider-Man saves the earth but falls short The girl was confined in the car in a spider net, paralelled with the skycrapper above the street, upside down. Her face pale with fear, she didn’t dare to look down, crouching still in the driver seat. She narrowly fell down to the ground because of a slight move, the people below catching breath. Her feeble cry for help was barely heard, fading in the wail of the winds without any trace. But he'd heard her. He is a superhero known as Spiderman. He would always appear in various parts of the city every time people were in danger, suspended from one building to another, always wearing a red spider suit. But this time, the object was his girlfriend, Mary Jane. Traffic was barely moving now. There were people shouting up at him, outraged at the spectacle, watching as if the Third War is happening out of human desperation and with freezing bodies. This is Spider-Man 3: a simplistic, enjoyable and exciting ride, loaded with obvious symbolism and ten cent psychology that characterises the superhero canon, that is superhero fights against villians for the sake of Americans and justice prevals over evil in the end. It doesn’t bear much scrutiny of course but no summer superhero outing does. Is this a blockbuster? Calm down, just kidding, of course it is. But is it any good? The story itself fail to deliver anything substantial that surprises the audience. On entering the cinema, we have already known the inevitable ending. The most shocking seems to be that the director has put four villains this time, including the alien symbiote that binds itself to Peter Parker in the same story where one villain was more than enough. Of course they are piled complex without any coherence. The movie is unfolded illogically with too much to show and too many focuses to emphasize, or there is no focus at all. Peter (Tobey

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