The Amazing Spider-Man Trailer: Let’s Swing Again, Like We Did That Summer


Sony showed it off to reporters and fanboys alike yesterday, and now the new, full trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man has hit the net. But will it work on a general audience that still wonders, "What? Where's Tobey?" When it comes to the action, there's not too much here that's all that new: Spidey still swings through Manhattan, fights thugs in alleyways, and tangles with his main adversary on a bridge at nighttime. It's in the more settled scenes, though, that director Marc Webb's more naturalistic approach shines — in fact, nearly every line delivered by Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Rhys Ifans in the back half of the trailer is spoken in hushed sotto voce. And fortunately, even when Garfield's whispering in the Spidey suit, he's still perfectly understandable ... unlike some masked summer movie characters we could name.