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Movie Critic Matt Atchity: The Mediocre Spider-Man

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The summer movie season kicks off early this weekend with "The Amazing Spider Man 2". Matt Atchity says just because the movie will make money doesn't mean it's good. He told Maria and Maria that despite the added star power this time around, this spider is sluggish.

"We get Jamie Foxx and we have to sit through like half an hour of that character's origin story...what's frustrating about this movie is there are elements that are really great...the relationship stuff between Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone is fantastic...but then you gotta sit through all this other stuff...the script lets this one down."

The movie critics say you should see this weekend will be a tough one to track down because unlike Spider Man, it's not opening on a billion screens. "Belle."

"Critics say this movie isn't just a beat costume drama, it's got great performances, very well written, and some subtle social commentary to it, so it's fresh at 79%."

The comedy "Walk of Shame" was not screened for critics and as Matt says "you never hide a good movie."

Matt Atchity is the editor in chief for the pop-culture website "Rotten Tomatoes." He also hosts a new show on Sirius XM called "Rotten Tomatoes Radio."


The weekly one hour call in show airs Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

‘Rotten Tomatoes TV Zone' is up now on the Rotten Tomatoes website.



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