I wrote a few pieces about The Amazing Spider-Man and potential sequels. The review was split into two categories: a look at the source material and decisions that were made, before I got to the more important question: Whether it was good and why.
And then there’s the sequels. I pondered the reasons the Ultimate Spider-Man version of Venom might be a good antagonist for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, before considering what I would do for that film and for the conclusion of the trilogy with the inevitable battle between Spider-Man and the Green Goblin. I also weighed the argument that it would be best for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 to introduce an entirely new villain, and noted the advantages of Morbius in that role.
I looked at how Spider-Man could fit into The Avengers sequels and pondered how a Venom spin-off franchise could work. Although, it may still have been wisest for Sony to finish the Raimi/ Maguire films before rebooting.
After The Amazing Spider-Man 2 came out, I wrote about whether the “one villain rule” should apply to Spider-Man movies.