Samuel L. Jackson slams New York Times' AO Scott for 'Avengers' review

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The New York Times’ film critic A.O. Scott gave the new Marvel superhero extravaganza The Avengers a lukewarm review, and Samuel L. Jackson, one of the film’s stars, is lashing out. Jackson took to Twitter recently and suggested Scott ought to get another job. The Huffington Post reports:

Samuel L. Jackson was the subject of a pretty extensive New York Times Magazine cover story last weekend, but that didn’t stop him from expressing disdain about the paper’s review of his new movie, “Marvel’s The Avengers.”

The actor, who plays Nick Fury in the Marvel universe, took to Twitter on Thursday to call for venerable Times critic A.O. Scott’s job.

Whether Jackson is unhappy with the moderately negative review Scott gave the film or because the critic offers up a few minor spoilers is unclear.

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