VIDEO: The Schmoes Review THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2

Marc Webb's Amazing Spider-Man sequel finally hits US theaters tomorrow. You know what we at CBM thought of the movie, but what about the lads over at the Schmoes Know Movies podcast? Check out their spoiler free video review after the jump.

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By Mark "RorMachine" Cassidy - 4/30/2014

The movie has been out in quite a few territories for a while now so many of you have probably seen it...but if not, are you planning to? If the Schmoes didn't help make up your mind, you can check out my 3-star review HERE, and Josh's 2-star review HERE.
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MercwithMouth - 4/30/2014, 8:29 AM
Can't watch... Did they like it?
MercwithMouth - 4/30/2014, 8:29 AM
Today is definitely a Sony morning...
micvalpro - 4/30/2014, 8:32 AM
The problem with the movie is juggling the villains. It really should have just been a Harry movie. Electro was pointless.
Tuuralihn - 4/30/2014, 8:34 AM
I dont understand the hate of this. Was it amazing? No. it was OK. Bit too much romantic stuff and Electro was kinda pointless. But the relationship between Goblin and Electro was awesome and made me look forward towards Sinister Six.

But the movie is NOT as terrible as Josh want it to be.
TyrantBoss - 4/30/2014, 8:35 AM
I can tell you. I saw it. It was crap.
Jamie Foxx as Electro is terrible. Some of his lines are 'Batman and Robin' Mr. Freeze cringe-worthy.
Emma Stone was the best part of the film.
Rhino is a horrible caricature of a Russian, with a terrible Russian accent.
I can go on...and on...and on....
It was disjointed.......poorly written.....just awful. Wait until it comes online or on DVD. Don't waste your money.
SageMode - 4/30/2014, 8:42 AM
The acting and action was great. The story, pacing, and tone was all over the place and it really weighed the movie down to the point whee I didn't enjoy it, and I was looking forward to this too. Very disappointing.
SpiderManFan54 - 4/30/2014, 8:44 AM
Honestly I don't know your reasoning for hating, maybe because it's sony?! I don't know.. But this movie isn't bad, this movie is just ok this movie is actually good...

Electro isn't pointless, Rhino wasn't pointless want to know why?

People are complaining about the Rhino, and are missing the point, the rhino isn't actually supposed to be one of the main villains in the film, this is an introduction to his character and what is wrong with that? He is in the beginning it's cool that we get to see him before he's the rhino and teasing at that character and than again at the end of the film.

Electro? Pointless? Same deal but they gave him more of a story that goes with the movie, Harry is sort of the main bad guy in the background, but electro Is what seems like the main bad guy

Like what people think will happen with batman vs superman, obviously they won't be versus each other the whole film, they will probably team up to beat lex luthor. Lex will be the "main" villain but the movie will focus more on superman and batman fighting
BatManiac - 4/30/2014, 8:44 AM
Amazing movie!

AXE - 4/30/2014, 8:46 AM
wasn' this posted already? or am I havin a dejavu @ror ? lol
MercwithMouth - 4/30/2014, 8:47 AM
A Spiderman movie was cheesy?? Shit, so it ain't so!!!!!

crushercreel23 - 4/30/2014, 8:47 AM
crushercreel23 - 4/30/2014, 8:49 AM
I'm so non-interested in Spider-Man anymore... from the comics to the movies... From Raimi's crap cheese fest to Webb's hipster Parker I can't stand it anymore. Why in holy hell can't a filmmaker like Nolan make a Spider-Man film, why??????!!!!!!!
AXE - 4/30/2014, 8:49 AM
HOLy shit @crushercreel23, I shat my pants at that scene when I was a kid, still gives me the creeps ;_;
McNyagano - 4/30/2014, 8:59 AM
Ummm wasn't this already posted by Zauri a few days ago?
ReeferInferno - 4/30/2014, 9:01 AM
Action was great a vast improvement on the first but there were long gaps in between that weren't that interesting and some weak villains. Harry was awesome though.
BatManiac - 4/30/2014, 9:01 AM
@McNyagano

Yeah, this was posted by JJJameson a few days ago. I guess Ror didn't notice.
Brainiac13 - 4/30/2014, 9:02 AM
I sure this has been posted before.
McNyagano - 4/30/2014, 9:04 AM
@Batmaniac

Zauri is JJJameson;)
crushercreel23 - 4/30/2014, 9:07 AM
Love the Schmoes!

Reboot this franchise!
SpiderFraud - 4/30/2014, 9:09 AM
People really like overusing the word hipster...
charlie2094 - 4/30/2014, 9:14 AM
@bustaspidey

Completely agree, Hipster is such a stupid word. People just throw it at anything...

Really hope this doesn't disappoint, loved TASM1, much more so than Raimi films. Their review was mostly positive, looking forward to it
BatManiac - 4/30/2014, 9:14 AM
@McNyagano

Yeah I know, haha.
BatManiac - 4/30/2014, 9:15 AM
Anybody calling Garfield's Peter Parker a hipster doesn't have a clear grasp on what a hipster actually is.
Gusto - 4/30/2014, 9:21 AM
I've seen scarier Green Goblins!

RetroFit - 4/30/2014, 9:24 AM
Sounds like Batman and Robin meets the cultural caricatures of Transformers 2. No thanks. I'll wait to download it. Save my money for a 2nd viewing of Cap 2.
MercwithMouth - 4/30/2014, 9:24 AM
Shit Gusto, don't spring stuff like that on people before they have their coffee!!
RorMachine - 4/30/2014, 9:25 AM
Yeah sorry Zauiri/JJJ...I didn't even bother checking cos I had no idea anyone else posted the Schmoes' stuff! We sponsor their podcast sometimes so that's the dealio.

BatManiac, I think many people hear the word being used and relate it to someone they think looks like a Hipster usually does...and there ya go. Someone actually called me a hipster on here once. That was funny.
RetroFit - 4/30/2014, 9:26 AM
Peter Parker was a good kid. Garfield plays him like a dickhead douchebag who is occasionally mean-spirited. Tobey was a wuss loser and I didn't like his Parker either. You'd think with 5 movies out, they'd finally be able to get the character right.
Berserker187 - 4/30/2014, 9:27 AM
Saw last week I didn't like it. It was okay but it was way over hype. Nothing special wanted more but was left empty. Its a fun movie but nothing great. Cap. America.was way better
SpiderFraud - 4/30/2014, 9:28 AM
@charlie

I wasn't really a fan of the first movie, so I have a lot riding on this, since I'm a big Spidey fan....don't wanna be stuck with a medicare Spidey universe, lol. Just hope I like the movie..dont care about the reviews.
ThrotTheUnclean - 4/30/2014, 9:35 AM
My grandfather was a thespian, that makes me quarter thespian. Who are these dudes? They look like they just rolled out of bed smoked a bowl and then went to see a spiderman movie. I really don't trust their judgment. These movies are [frick]ing terrible. Although, I do like Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man and I liked his costume in this film. That is it though.
Ocelot - 4/30/2014, 9:35 AM
It was absolutely rubbish, I thought Josh was being intentionally hyperbolic after that review, but he was spot on. It was a mess and nothing more than an updated Batman and Robin flick doctored with the Spider-Man brand label. My interest in the third film or any others has almost completely evaporated.
Nomis - 4/30/2014, 9:38 AM
Gusto is such a hipster.



And by that I mean he have had both hips replaced.
MercwithMouth - 4/30/2014, 9:41 AM
Don't worry @Throt

Nobody trusts your judgement either...
CoulsonLives - 4/30/2014, 9:41 AM
Yeah, I agree. This was posted already...
CoulsonLives - 4/30/2014, 9:45 AM
I'll be watching it in HD tomorrow, wish me luck... Or not LOL
( I watched it online cause Josh Wilding said it was "Batman and Robin")
AXE - 4/30/2014, 9:53 AM
So this was posted then, I wasn't seing things, thought it might have been the vodka lol
CaptainAmerica31 - 4/30/2014, 9:57 AM
Lost interest in the movie. I'll see it but I think I'll only like the acting and action. I think it'll make a lot of money but it'll be worse than SM3
breakUbatman - 4/30/2014, 10:04 AM
Watched it today once again Webb manages to balance some great scenes with some utterly pointless ones, resulting in another perfectly average movie.

And it still feels like a re-imagining of Raimi's movies rather than a new take o the comics
mattattack - 4/30/2014, 10:10 AM
These guys are annoying as hell. Also the guy on the right totally lost my attention once he says he loved the first film.

I saw TASM and I would give it 3/5 only cause Garfield really is the best Spider Man (Tobey was shit) and there are some cool scenes but the film was almost SM3 level with how many villains they were covering. Also the very end was bullshit. I wont spoil it but it was bullshit on how fast Peter gets back up.
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