Rotten Trollmatoes: How The Internet Is Pushing Back Against Hate

It came as no surprise to anybody following popular culture online these days that Captain Marvel, like the gender-swapped Ghostbusters and Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi before it, was a victim of a tsunami of troll hatred in the months and weeks leading up to its cinematic release. The first MCU film led by a female character, with a lead actress who had prompted vitriol in some sectors by suggesting that there needed to be more critics of a female persuasion at the film’s premiere, and the white-hot scorching anger…

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