Reviewer Loses Job Over Wolverine Review

Fox News has fired an entertainment blogger Roger Friedman who wrote for FoxNews.com, after he published a review of the Wolverine movie (released, of course, by Fox) based on a one of the pirated copies that have been doing the rounds.

And he even gave it a good review: " I am, in fact, amazed about how great Wolverine turned out. It exceeds expectations at every turn ... It’s miles easier to understand than The Dark Knight, and tremendously more emotional ... A couple of times it was possible to see the harnesses on the actors. It didn’t take away from the film at all."

Though you do have to question the validity of the opinions expressed by someone who a) found The Dark Knight hard to understand and b) is stupid enough to admit to watching a pirate copy of film produced by his own employers.

Fox released a statement saying: “Roger Friedman’s views in no way reflect the views of News Corporation. We, along with 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, have been a consistent leader in the fight against piracy and have zero tolerance for any action that encourages and promotes piracy. When we advised Fox News of the facts they took immediate action, removed the post, and promptly terminated Mr. Friedman."