Friday
Feb112011

Ongoing critical scuffle over 'Spider Man'

The latest take on the ongoing war of attrition is surveyed in this Feb. 8 NY Times account of some reviews of Spidey’s ongoing previews.

Previously, Leonard Jacobs had a juicy take on the “Spider Man” situation in the Jan. 17 Huffington Post (it’s rich in links). He wrote of “the anachronistic kabuki of theatre journalism,” compared protests to “dinosaurs roaring in denial about the asteroid that detonated in their feeding ground” and laughed at the idea that we’re gatekeepers: “The gate is wide open.”