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Venom Symbiote
03-06-2007, 01:51 AM
Ok, not to get too absorbed in the hype (who, me? heh), but here's the new promotional stuff. It's really not too spoiler-heavy, since everyone knew this was eventually going to happen anyway:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxFidevwqL4
(Youtube version, slightly blurry, not as good as the NBC stream, but not too bad)


Um, ok, I'm sold. The "Harry Ninja Goblin" actually works pretty well, in context. I'm not sure what the deal is with the weapon he pulls off his back, but hey, the design works if we don't take him as "Green Goblin 2" and rather just "pissed off Harry who got his hands on a bunch of gadgets". This fight scene is pretty sweet I think, especially since the effects aren't even completed yet (apparently they're like 2/3 of the way done). Haha, that Road Runner bit at the end is coooooool.

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a14/animexcel/Weblinedpwned.gif

At the end there's a tiny little clip that aired with Heroes, just a bunch of quick editing shots of the bad guys. Um...Sandman. Whoa. That's impressive, even if it goes against the whole "semi-realistic" take from the first two. How the hell would Spidey fight that? Whoa again.

And there's the same old Venom clip (symbiote falling onto Brock in church, transformation, camera zooms into mouth) at the end, with updated CGI. I'm not liking that. Although it's not the final "Venom", rather just the ooze falling over and molding to Brock, all the tendrils and stuff. I'm glad the final stage of him won't look like that, but it's nice as a transformation.

And the two non-action scenes at the start of the clip give me faith that this won't just throw away the emotional staples of the first two. I'd hate this to be an action-fest with no heart like so many third movies in franchises (Batman Forever, X3, Terminator 3, Die Hard With A Vengeance, etc), but it looks like we won't have to worry. That Aunt May scene is pretty cool, very reminiscent of the first two flicks.

The full trailer on Friday!

And the hype maching keeps on rollin'...

(Still, this most recent stuff is pretty sweet - better than the previous theatrical trailer which was a bit of a disappointment in my eyes)

[/geek fanaticism]

Sin Studly
03-06-2007, 02:12 AM
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Venom Symbiote
03-06-2007, 02:20 AM
Yeah! Let's gas Brisbane!

F@ BANKZ
03-06-2007, 08:39 AM
Why is there such a big deal around the spider-man movies, they're good but they're not exactly anything hugely special.

Grabbal
03-06-2007, 08:41 AM
Couldn't agree more, but still I'm really looking forward to this..

F@ BANKZ
03-06-2007, 08:42 AM
I guess it's just harmless fun.

H1T_That
03-06-2007, 02:35 PM
I generally agree with everyone bar venom.