Roger L. Simon

POLIWOOD: Rotten Tomatoes and the Brave New World of Online Film Criticism

In the latest Poliwood, Lionel and I interviewed Matt Atchity, the editor-in-chief of Rotten Tomatoes, easily the most influential film criticism aggregator on the web and one of the most influential film sites in general. We find out how they make their decisions and discuss the general issue of the escalating importance of online film crit. On a personal note,
A Better Life (story by Roger L. Simon) is now at 80% fresh tomatoes.