Ongoing critical scuffle over 'Spider Man'
Friday, February 11, 2011 at 2:48AM
Chris Rawson, Editor, ATCA Communications Chair

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.”

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