Well, That’ll Teach ‘Em

“Movie studio Sony is to pay $1.5m to film fans who accused it of using a fake critic to praise its movies, according to the fans’ lawyer. In 2001, ads for films including Hollow Man and A Knight’s Tale quoted praise from a reviewer called David Manning, who was exposed as being invented. People who saw the films can now get a $5 refund from Sony’s pay-out.”