Sunday, May 06, 2007

Monday Morning Movie Review

The Movie - Spider-Man 3

Now, I'm one of those gals who read the comics when I was a kid and really liked Spider-Man and Batman - not so much Superman, but that's another discussion for another day. So I was really looking forward to 3 because I had enjoyed the heck out of 1 & 2.

Well, I was sorely disappointed.

The plot was a wreck - two many storylines going too many directions, and not a single one of them strong enough to carry a continuous thread through the movie. The effect was a disjointed, muddled mess.

Even worse: MJ was whiney, Harry was wimpy, Peter Parker was wimpy - heck, even Spider-Man was wimpy! My husband said it perfect when he turned to me as the credits were rolling and said "maybe in 4, Spider-Man will find his balls." Sorry, if that offends anyone, but it was SOOOOOOOO appropriate for the movie, I couldn't help quoting him. :) The only character we really both liked was the Venom Spider-Man. Nothing like connecting with the bad guy when you're watching a super-hero movie - Not!

My final thoughts: If you have to keep up with the series - rent it.


Suzanne Welsh said...

Morning, Jana! I'd planned to see this movie this coming weekend with my daughter. Guess I'll skip it. Lyndsey read comics as a kid and does the Manga style art now, and for every comic-hero movie she and her husband get tickets within the first week to see them.

Heard you all had a great time at RT. And dancing at EC went on into the wee hours of the morning! Wish I could've gone.

By the way check out
if you get a chance in your travels this week. It's a blog by members of my 06 GH group. Would love to hear from you.


Tori Lennox said...

I still haven't seen the second movie despite having recorded it eons ago. *g*

Anonymous said...

From a previous post: I finally did recieve and read one of the books you recommended. I had to order it and wait for it, but it was worth it. I enjoyed I TAKE THIS MAN, by Valorie Frankel, and laughed all the way through it, just as you said I would.

FreeSpirit said...

I couldn't agree with you more! So dreadfully boring I fell asleep at one point.

Jana DeLeon said...

Hi Suz - I will try to drop by a little later today!

Tori - 2 was good. I liked 2 a lot. Probably why 3 was even more disappointing.

Hi anon - I'm so glad you enjoyed her book!!!! And thanks for letting me know. I'll forward the post to Val.

LOL free - so did my husband. :)

Sassy Sistah said...

Hey, Jana! Just wanted to say hello and that I've been thinking of you today. I've never liked the whole Spiderman movie stuff so I'll skip this one for sure!

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