benbrant.jpgBroadway producers are complaining about theater critic Ben Brantley of the Times and his potential to make or break their shows. Ah, it's almost like the days of Frank Rich - the Butcher of Rich writes the Times Op-Eds. Anyway, Gothamist thinks that the right of the critic, to support what he/she can and make people aware of what's not critics do it all the time, bringing up other films in their reviews.

You can find Ben Brantley reviews here.