Negative DARK KNIGHT RISES Reviewers Threatened, Rotten Tomatoes Suspends Commenting

For the first time in the site’s history, review site has had to suspend user commenting after negative reviews from critics and users received threats.200-120
Emotions are high with the completion of the trilogy opening Friday, but the whole tomato throwing has become a problem.

AP reports the site has contemplated moving to a Facebook commenting system to cut down on the anonymous threats. “The job of policing the comments became more than my staff could handle…”, Matt Atchity, Rotten Tomatoes’s editor-in-chief said.

Its been assume, prior to this incident, some critics purposely vote down good movies, and like wise for bad movies, to gain more attention. A short list of bad reviews for a predominantly well reviewed movie, gets more attention. For DKR however, that may have been the wrong move.350-001

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