The original three Spider-Man movies directed by Sam Raimi were huge global hits, and not a one of them was released in 3D. But we live in a different time now, of course, and it would be crazy for Sony not to release The Amazing Spider-Man in glorious digital 3D. After all, think of the vertigo you felt watching Spidey swing through the streets of Manhattan in the first film– now imagine that effect in 3D. You can see how the temptation was irresistible.
But has the team behind the hasty Spider-Man reboot actually taken advantage of all this new technology? Are you really going to get something out this Spider-Man adventure you didn’t get in plain old 2D ten years ago? We’re here to help you answer that question, with the latest installment of To 3D Or Not To 3D. Read below as we analyze the 3D in The Amazing Spider-Man point by point, for the most comprehensive guide of which ticket to buy. Take a look before you see the movie in theaters on July 3!