Spider-Man 2

2006-03-30 12:30

Two years have passed since the mild-mannered Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) walked away from his longtime love Mary Jane Watson (Kirsten Dunst) and decided to take the road to responsibility as Spider-Man. Peter must face new challenges as he struggles to cope with "the gift and the curse" of his powers while balancing his dual identities as the elusive superhero Spider-Man and life as a college student. The relationships Peter holds most dear are now in danger of unraveling as he clashes with the powerful, multi-tentacled villain Doctor Octopus aka "Doc Ock" (Alfred Molina).

Peter's life-long yearning for M.J. becomes even stronger as he fights the impulse to abandon his secret life and declare his love. In the meantime, M.J. has moved on with her life. She has embarked on an acting career and has a new man in her life. Peter's relationship with his best friend Harry Osborn (James Franco) has been overshadowed by Harry's growing vendetta against Spider-Man, whom he holds responsible for his father's death.

Peter's life becomes even more complicated when he is pitted against a powerful new nemesis, Dr. Otto Octavius (Molina) - "Doc Ock." Peter must now learn to accept his fate and harness all his superhero talents in order to stop this diabolical madman in his octagonal tracks.

What the critics are saying:

"The best superhero movie since the modern genre was launched with Superman (1978)."
- Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

"Spider-Man 2 is full of bright colors, emphatic noises and elaborate special effects. That much is to be expected. But its distinguishing features, I'm happy to report, are strong characters and honest feelings."
- A.O. Scott, New York Times

"Smart, fun entertainment made by people who took nothing for granted, including the audience."
- Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle

Hollywood has all her best assets on display in this rarest of films: not only a sequel that is better than the original, but a big budget blockbuster with looks, brains and real emotion.

wrhelmstedt 2004/07/02 6:27 AM
mr ok ok
Tim 2004/07/02 9:02 AM
Spiderman You are linking to Paycheck as the official site... When the official SA site is www.spiderman.co.za
john black 2004/07/02 11:06 AM
Spiderman 2 This is the nost amazing super hero movie ever!we hope there will b many more! people who have read the comics would agree with me that in the next movie they must use venom as the bad guy!you must go watch this!it rocks Spiderman 2
danny 2004/07/02 4:00 PM
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kasturie 2004/07/06 10:12 AM
spiderman 2 It has the makings of a good action film. More emotional story line with better visual effects and good colour Yes
Mo 2004/07/07 9:54 AM
spiderman2 Where did you guys see this movie? its not out yet? Only starts july 9. PIRACY IS BAD. hee hee hee. anyways. yeah. can't wait to see it. sounds brilliant. can't wait till friday
etienne 2004/07/09 7:51 AM
spiderman 2 kicks ass!!! This is the best movie ever!! Even beter than The Matrix Trillogy!!! Shrek 2
Theresa 2004/07/09 10:49 AM
SPIDER MAN U R Z BEST Great movie. Just saw if this morning. WOW. Girls go with the guys on this one it is really great!! Shrek 2 and 50 first dates
devesh 2004/07/09 3:42 PM
ya ya lord of the rings
billybob 2004/07/11 1:01 AM
spiderman sucks piles this is a prime example how days of our lives would look like on the big screen, i found watching generations more entertaining than this "DISASTER" film. catch that kid not spiderman 2
MO 2004/07/14 3:39 PM
Catch that kid? THAT MOVIE SUX. IT WAS WORSE THAN SPY KIDS. and that just had to be the worst movie in the world. EVER. Spiderman is like a leader in its own right. i have not seen it yet, but i'm sure its awsome Shrek 2
ruwayne 2004/07/17 7:40 AM
jeez!! dahm people what wrong spiderman isnt that bad i mean he stops a whole train...with his body now i know its special effects but you gotta admit it was pretty awsome! and it much better than number one....catch that kid sux big time! i think spy kid's is much better that that! shrek2,harry potter 3
ruwayne 2004/07/17 7:42 AM
chat that kid?????????? sux sux sux sux shrek2
Tha Boss 2004/07/29 3:48 PM
Bossy Good The Medallion
Les 2004/07/29 3:52 PM
Good Better The Medallion
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