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Old January 13 2011, 10:23 PM   #316
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The exclusion of the "belt" will take some getting used to, but everything else I really like. The pattern and texture they came up with is cool, and Garfields thin and lanky frame looks absolutely PERFECT for the character.
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Old January 13 2011, 10:28 PM   #317
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I like it. No more raised webbing pattern






Have to say Garfield fits the suit much better.
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Old January 13 2011, 10:34 PM   #318
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Is it too early to hate this movie with a flaming passion that burns with heat of thousand suns??!?





Suit does look kinda nice though
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Old January 13 2011, 10:34 PM   #319
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Does he fit the suit, or does the suit fit him?

Hey, I've been a fan of his since Parnassus.
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Old January 13 2011, 11:23 PM   #320
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I really like the suit, even with the removal of the "belt." Honestly, just about everything I've heard about this movie has me looking forward to it.

I just don't get the wisdom of casting a guy who will be almost 29 when the movie comes out, especially since it's set in high school.
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Old January 13 2011, 11:34 PM   #321
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Well he certainly looks young enough, judging from the pic.
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Old January 14 2011, 12:00 AM   #322
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Well, it looks a little bit more homemade, and not as "perfect" as Maguire's costume. It always bothered me that Maguire's costume was suppose to be hand sewn, but looked like a professional made it.

That said, it's going to take me some time to get used to the new design, since I thought Maguire's costume, for what it was, looked kind of perfect (is that contradictory?). However, I think Garfield's lanky frame suits the costume better. Spider-Man was always kind of skinny and lanky, and in that sense I think this works.

I'm not blown away, but then again after Maguire's costume got so much right, they had to go in a different direction in order to separate themselves from Maguire's costume, and for all the changes they've made, it doesn't look that bad.
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Old January 14 2011, 12:49 AM   #323
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It looks a bit weird without the red around the waist, but it's okay I guess.
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Old January 14 2011, 01:06 AM   #324
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As long as there are no nipples on the suit I'm happy.

My blood always starts to boil whenever I think about how Schumacher fucked up Batman.
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Old January 14 2011, 01:13 AM   #325
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I'm not blown away, but then again after Maguire's costume got so much right, they had to go in a different direction in order to separate themselves from Maguire's costume, and for all the changes they've made, it doesn't look that bad.
Yeah I'm really surprised they changed as much as they did. I figured Sony would want to make as few changes as possible, and not risk hurting a good thing they had going with the Spidey movies.

If nothing else, this gives me a bit more confidence in the movie-- that they're actually trying to make something good here, and aren't simply trying to squeeze more money out of the franchise.
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Old January 14 2011, 01:21 AM   #326
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I'm hoping Gwen is wearing gloves to hide her organic web-shooters.
No, thats the reason she has on tights.
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Old January 14 2011, 01:29 AM   #327
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Mechanical webshooters. Nice.
I don't see mechanical web-shooters in that pic but whatever, I prefer organic ones. (Or at least the compound/"webbing" being natural and the shooters placed to a less disgusting spot for use.)
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Old January 14 2011, 01:31 AM   #328
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I wasn't looking forward to this movie at all until seeing the new suit today. I think it looks sweet.
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Old January 14 2011, 01:31 AM   #329
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I like that this this looks like Garfield in an actual suit, as opposed to Tobey's "floating head on top of CGI mesh" look. I realize both are in actual suits, but still.
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Old January 14 2011, 01:45 AM   #330
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I miss the red around the waist but other than that it looks real good. I like the spider logo on the chest better than Maquire's version.
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