Podcast Episode 65: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, ‘Drinking Buddies’, ‘The Last of Us’, and Casting News from Fantastic Four and Star Wars

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It’s time again for another episode of the Awesome Friday Podcast! This week we’re talking about Captain America: The Winter Soldier as Simon has finally seen it, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 which I try to convince Simon not to see, The game The Last Of Us which one of us finally finished, The film Drinking Buddies which Simon loved, and casting news about the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot and Star Wars Episode VII

We ramble on for 90+ minutes this episode so pour yourself a cup of tea and get comfy!

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WTF: Deleted Post-Credits Scene in Amazing Spider-Man 2 Would Have Made Norman Osborn Casting Make Sense At Least

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Were you left wondering why Sony cast big name actor Chris Cooper as Norman Osborn and then only had him show up for one scene in one shitty movie? Wonder no more!

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Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

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I’ll give you a full review after the jump but let me take a moment right now to just give it to you straight: this movie is fucking awful and you shouldn’t see it. In fact I think it might be best if as few people as possible see it because if it doesn’t live up to Sony’s expectations then maybe we’ll be spared more of this crap.

The following review will contain some minor spoilers but you shouldn’t see this movie so it doesn’t matter.

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Final Amazing Spider-Man 2 Trailer

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There’s been about a million trailers for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 which I haven’t posted because, well, there’s been about a million of them. This one purports to be the last one they’re releasing though, and does appear to have all the interesting tidbits from the rest of the marketing. Let’s watch!

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Trailer: Potentially Spoilery

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Alright folks it’s finally here: A trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. This is where I’d normally just sigh and say let’s watch but this time around I have to point out that you should maybe not watch this because while it doesn’t really have much in the way of plot details I (and half the internet it seems) are pretty sure that it spoils the end credits scene of the movie (yeah, wtf is that) and at the very least some set up for the already green lit Amazing Spider-Man 3 and 4. Ugh.

Ok, let’s watch.

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Amazing Spider-Man 3 and 4 Announced; Mary Jane cut from Amazing Spider-Man 2?

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In case you weren’t sure just how much money The Amazing Spider-Man made for Sony, they’ve just confirmed that it was indeed all the money by announcing both a third and fourth film in the franchise set for 2016 and 2018 respectively.

Full release and more after the jump.

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