AnneCarlini.com Home
 
  Giveaways!
  Insider Gossip
  Monthly Hot Picks
  Book Reviews
  CD Reviews
  Concert Reviews
  DVD Reviews
  Game Reviews
  Movie Reviews
  Jeffrey Reddick (Director - Dont Look Back)
  Amanda Seyfried (Mank)
  Eddie Izzard (Six Minutes to Midnight)
  The Home of WAXEN WARES Candles!
  Angelina Jolie (Those Who Wish Me Dead)
  Check Out Anne Carlini Productions Now!!
  David Chase (Creator, ‘The Many Saints of Newark’)
  NEW! Crystal Gayle
  NEW! Chez Kane
  Anthony Hopkins (The Father)
  NEW! Ellen Foley (2021)
  NEW! Doogie White (2021)
  COMMENTS FROM EXCLUSIVE MAGAZINE READERS!
  Michigan Siding Company for ALL Your Outdoor Needs


©2310 annecarlini.com
Cherry Pop

Movie Reviews
'Spider-man 3'
(Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Thomas Haden Church, Topher Grace, James Franco, et al / PG-13 / 95 mins / Sony Pictures)

Overview: Having settled into his relationship with M.J. (Kirsten Dunst) and come to terms with bein' Spider-Man, Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) is one happy fella. But not for long. Soon, his love life is complicated by an old flame, Gwen Stacy (Bryce Dallas Howard); two new baddies (Thomas Haden Church, Topher Grace) are on his tail; and Harry Osborn (James Franco) suffers some seriously conflicted feelings about his old pal and a potential secret identity.

Verdict: I could fill this whole page with plot! Seriously, there is enough stuff going on to make the next couple of sequels. More villains, girlfriends, more emotional weight, more lovey-dovey stuff, more Bruce Campbell, more special effects — just more of everything. You even get two of Spider-Man. And I have to confess: Black-suited, evil Goth Spidey was kind of who I was rooting for. Packed with crowd-pleasing moments and satisfactorily wraps up the trilogy — without quite capturing the magic of the first two installments. And sure its a tad bit uneven, ungainly and frayed at the edges (in places) but there's lively mischief in it still that will keep everyone cheering long after they've left the theatre! So yeah, the 'Wow Factor' works overtime with state-of-the-art effects sequences that often are as beautiful as they are astonishing, but the acting is as first class as you can get for these movies for sure. Enjoy this amped-up fun for all it's worth :-)





...Archives