'Avengers' critic needs a new job, says Samuel L Jackson
Published May 4 2012, 14:02 BST
By Greg Laing
Samuel L Jackson
has responded to a poor review by The New York Times
critic AO Scott by tweeting that he "needs a new job".The Avengers
in the UK) has been hugely successful at the box office
, and has generally received positive reviews.
However, Scott wrote in The New York Times
that the film's "failures are significant and dispiriting".
Jackson yesterday (May 3) tweeted
in response: "#Avengers fans,NY Times critic AO Scott needs a new job! Let's help him find one! One he can ACTUALLY do!"
Another user later tweeted: "Disappointed to hear @SamuelLJackson respond irrationally to negative review of #Avengers. People aren't entitled to their own opinion? :("
Jackson replied: "That is My Opinion! @TheFilmNest & what's irrational about it? They aren't going to fire his jaundiced ass & You & I Know It!"
Read Digital Spy
's review of The Avengers here
Watch a trailer for the film below: