I was really excited to see this sequel, mostly because I was one of the few people on the internet who liked the first one.
Maybe I exaggerate my dislike for the “originals”, as I know I saw them all in theatres and didn’t really have much to say about them (except the third one). In hindsight I find myself with a bad taste in my mouth every time I see the Goblin’s stupid mask, or Doc Oc’s puppy-like psychic metal puppets. I won’t say The Amazing Spider-Man was perfect, but to me it was an improvement even when it just retreaded the previous films’ steps.
Spoilers for the ending of the last film!