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Tuesday, February 08, 2011

THE NEW YORK TIMES REVIEWS SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK

It's been in previews so goddamned long that the New York theatrical critic community simply got tired of politely waiting for the actual opening (supposedly due to happen in March) while scores of scathing reviews were posted to the internet, so now the venerable NEW YORK TIMES weighs in on the $65,000,000 train wreck that is Julie Taymor's SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK. What critic Ben Brantley — was he named by Stan Lee? — has to say comes as no surprise to me, a person who saw it back in December. Click here to read the verdict for yourself. I'm morbidly curious to see how long it will be until the show is mercifully put out of its (and our) misery...