The striking visuals do not make up for a story that feels robotic and emotionless and focuses on a bizarre villain that feels like he belongs in some other anime.
With a transfer that screams perfection and a host of supplemental materials, this Blu-Ray release is well worth the investment for fans of the web-slinging superhero.
Much like the film itself, this Blu-Ray release exceeds expectations at every turn, and raises the bar for what to expect from home video releases.
Much like the film itself, this Blu-Ray release is a mixed bag of excitement and disappointment, making for an enjoyable but flawed experience.
A well-produced Blu-Ray release of a true classic, hampered by a poor video transfer and a mediocre sequel.