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How I feel about spoilers

There’s not a whole lot that can really be contentious in a review situation. There can be disagreements on how good one movie or another is, but in the end, it’s all personal opinion and everyone is entitled to have their own opinion of a movie whether it’s good or bad. But there is one other thing that some reviews include that many people complain should not be included in a review as it may “ruin” the entire moviegoing experience and that my friend, is the spoiler. A twist, a death, a revelation, a relationship, a sled, they can all fall into the category of a spoiler in someone’s eye, but does it really hurt if a review includes a spoiler? If you found out, and I haven’t seen the movie yet or read any spoiler-filled reviews so this is completely made up, if you found out that in The Avengers that Black Widow died in the movie before seeing it how would it really impact your viewing of the movie? I think I would still enjoy the movie just as much if I had gone in ignorant.

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FTMN Poll: Spoilers

With the Avengers out in the UK and reviews pouring in, how do you feel about spoilers? Do they ruin the movie, or just make you more excited to see it. If you hear a big spoiler like the death of a character, do you get mad? Does it make you enjoy the movie more, or less knowing what happens. A study shows that knowing the ending actually improves your enjoyment. What do you think? Leave a comment, share, and tomorrow I’ll give my whole feelings on the subject.