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Posted By on Thu, May 3, 2007 at 8:58 AM

LA Times movie critic Kenneth Turan has posted his review of "Spider-Man 3."  "Certainly acceptable as a sequel to a sequel, "Spider-Man 3" misses an opportunity to be a movie that could be wholeheartedly recommended to those not already ensnared in its web. . .Though aspects of it are entertaining, the presence of all these mismatched pieces give "Spider-Man 3" an ungainly, cumbersome feeling, as if its plot elements were the product of competing contractors who never saw the need to cooperate on a coherent final product.  "We always have a choice," Peter says at one point, delivering one of this film's numerous uplifting messages. Here's hoping that the choice about whether to make yet another "Spider-Man" is based on more than the almighty bottom line."

       

Kim Masters, writing for Slate asks, "Will Spider-Man 3 Underachieve?"  I am going to a screening of this film tonight at Riverdale and then I'll be on KARN tomorrow morning with the real Bob Steel to talk about it. 


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