Such profiles usually have some combination of three things: 1) Harsh reviews for The Last Jedi, 2) glowing reviews for "documentaries" by right-wing conspiracy theorist and criminal Dinesh D'Souza, and 3) five-star reviews filled with effusive praise for Alita. If their profile didn't have a review for Alita, then it was the only movie listed in their "Want To See" section.
With a picture beginning to take shape, I checked out Alita's audience reviews.
Pages upon pages of reviews that congratulate the movie and its creators for supposedly not getting wrapped up in gender politics and feminism. They frequently called out Brie Larson and Captain Marvel, the Star Wars series, Disney, social justice warriors, as well as socialism and communism in general -- because for decades, people on the far right have equated gender and racial equality with those two spooooooky buzzwords.
Angry anime-loving conservatives (that's a thing!), whose natural habitats are normally 4chan, Twitter, and the comment sections of every gaming site on the internet, have now banded together to shit all over Captain Marvel while simultaneously kissing Alita's ass. Possibly in the hope of astroturfing some enthusiasm for their doe-eyed anime fantasy fixation by calling her movie's detractors SJWs and communists. And all because Larson had the gall to call for more diversity in film journalism.
I don't need to put a neat bow on this when RT user "Robert L" has a ready done it for me:
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