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NYT | Manohla Dargis & A.O. Scott: 2 Takes on Summer Movies

By Indiewire | Indiewire May 7, 2007 at 4:37AM

With the opening of "Spiderman 3" this weekend, the summer moviegoing season is off to a swift start; the film made an estimated $148 million in its debut (the biggest opening of all-time). In today's New York Times, Manohla Dargis admits that despite their downside, a good blockbuster can, "remind you of what going to the movies can still be like." While A.O. Scott explores "Why the Movies keep digging into TV's bottomless dustbin."
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With the opening of "Spiderman 3" this weekend, the summer moviegoing season is off to a swift start; the film made an estimated $148 million in its debut (the biggest opening of all-time). In today's New York Times, Manohla Dargis admits that despite their downside, a good blockbuster can, "remind you of what going to the movies can still be like." While A.O. Scott explores "Why the Movies keep digging into TV's bottomless dustbin."