(75) Beyond all the trappings, clichés, and oversights that come with an enormous blockbuster, there’s actually a compelling movie under the hood. Unfortunately, that movie tunes in and out during the course of a two-hour run-time that seems longer. Emma Stone and Sally Field are charming, and Garfield is surprisingly likable in Toby’s shoes. It’s not half the movie Spider-Man 2 is, but – like that film – Amazing Spider-Man sows potential that is wasted by its follow-up.
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