The Amazing Spider-Man
Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Campbell Scott
Directed by: Marc Webb
Plot: High schooler Peter Parker is bitten by a radioactive spider and becomes the superhero, Spider-Man, and must use his new powers to defend New York City from The Lizard.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 72%
Critic Consensus: “A well-chosen cast and sure-handed direction allow The Amazing Spider-Man to thrill, despite revisiting many of the same plot points from 2002’s Spider-Man”
Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson, Blake Lively, Salma Hayek, Benicio Del Toro, John Travolta
Directed by: Oliver Stone
Plot: A pair of laidback marijuana growers in Southern California are forced into loading up on weapons and blasting their way into Mexico to rescue their mutual girlfriend, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless drug baroness.
RT Freshness: 55%
Critic Consensus: “It’s undeniably messy, but Savages finds Oliver Stone returning to dark, fearlessly lurid form”
Katy Perry: Part of Me
Starring: Katy Perry
Directed by: Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz
Plot: A behind the scenes look at the concerts and life of Katy Perry
RT Freshness: 76%
Critic Consensus: “Katy Perry: Part of Me succeeds on the strengths of the pop star’s genuine likability, inspiring work ethic, and dazzling stage show, even if it plays somewhat like a PR puff piece at times”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.