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Movie Critic Matt Atchity: After Earth Is A Disappointment

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If you're thinking about seeing this weekend's new releases, critics say you may want to think twice. Matt Atchity told Steve and Maria that the biggest twist about Will Smith's new movie is the fact the studio kept quiet about who the director was...M. Night Shyamalan.

Matt says he really wanted to like "After Earth", but it's too preachy, and about as fun as a motivational seminar. Critics say the only trick "Now You See Me" pulls off is making the audience's money disappear. They say despite the strong cast, the characters aren't too interesting and the story doesn't make sense. Matt says if you've seen the other big movies out there and want to see something good, there are a couple of smaller flicks opening that are getting really good reviews.

Atchity is the editor in chief for the pop-culture website "Rotten Tomatoes." He also hosts a new show on Sirius XM called "Rotten Tomatoes Radio."

The weekly one hour call in show airs Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

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