"Blogging Just Trumps You"

· Joanthan Poritsky

As a result of the national spotlight directed at the development of the project, she noted, “You get bored of a show before it even opens because there’s been too much talk about it.”

She added, “Twitter, Facebook, blogging just trumps you.”

-Julie Taymor on
Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

Some very interesting tidbits in Variety on the media event that was Spider- Man: Turn Off the Dark. Taymor took a lot of potshots for the spectacle but refuses to wear the production as some sort of albatross.

You have to respect an artist who won’t apologize for following her creative impulses, no matter what the critics said.