*** Spider-Man 2 spoilers ***
I cried after he saves the train, when he’s about to fall over and then a bunch of hands reach out and hold him, then pass him back and they enter into a circle of trust. I was dying.
I think it was the recognition that everything he did actually mattered to people, it made a difference, even if he didn’t see it. None of us are superheroes, but I think we can all relate to that, trying to do our best, but not sure if what we’re doing is really making a difference in the world, impacting people. Or at least I feel that way sometimes, a lot of times. The way that scene was constructed, the acknowledgement of what he’s done, it killed me. It’s pretty much the same reason I die at the end of It’s A Wonderful Life. Finding out that he made a difference in all those lives, when he thought it was all in vain, something about that really moves me.
Pretty random I guess. I dunno.