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WALL STREET JOURNAL CRITIC DEPLORES VICIOUS TDKR COMMENTS

July 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The movie review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes has restored user comments about The Dark Knight Rises — some 4,000 of them after yanking them because of a deluge of vicious and threatening comments directed at reviewers who had criticized the film. The website tends to view mixed reviews of movies as positive, something that veteran Wall […]

ROTTEN TOMATOES YANKS VIEWERS’ COMMENTS ABOUT DARK KNIGHT RISES

July 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

After being deluged with angry and sometimes vicious responses to a handful of early negative reviews of The Dark Knight Rises, RottenTomatoes.com has removed user comments about the movie — its first such action since the site was created in 1999. It is owned by Flixster, which was acquired by Warner Bros. in May of […]

TIME WARNER BUYS SOCIAL NETWORK MOVIE SITE

May 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Time Warner has bought Flixter, a social network site that focuses on movies. It is also the parent of the popular Rotten Tomatoes website, which aggregates movie reviews. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. In an interview with today’s (Thursday) Los Angeles Times, Flixter co-founder/CEO Joe Greenstein indicated that with the help of Time […]