Julie Taymor Was Never A Good Match For Spider-Man

“As a visualist, she is every bit the genius and visionary one has so often heard praised over the years; everyone seems to agree on that. … [But] Taymor’s most successful works, such as The Lion King, are based on simple, literal stories already fully fleshed out, like a readymade armature that can be adapted and clothed to suit her purposes.”

Source: The Awl 06/23/11