From: Obveeus <Obveeus@aol.com>
Subject: Re: BLACK PANTHER finally gets a negative Rottentomato review
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From: Obveeus <Obveeus@aol.com>
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Subject: Re: BLACK PANTHER finally gets a negative Rottentomato review
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2018 22:39:14 -0500
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On 2/8/2018 8:50 PM, hector wrote:
> On 9/02/2018 8:18 AM, Obveeus wrote:
>>
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>> On 2/8/2018 4:13 PM, RichA wrote:
>>> On Thursday, 8 February 2018 15:49:24 UTC-5, Obveeus  wrote:
>>>> BLACK PANTHER, due in US theaters on Feb 16, 2018, has 81 critic 
>>>> reviews
>>>> showing on Rottentomates.com.  Of those, 80 are 'fresh' and one is
>>>> 'rotten'.  The 'rotten' review comes from the Irish Independent (3 of 5
>>>> stars).  There is one other review on Rottentomatoes that is also 3 of
>>>> 5, but it is listed as 'fresh'.  Interestingly, it also comes from an
>>>> Ireland source called Irish Times.
>>>
>>> Not doing so well on IMBD
>>>
>>> http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1825683/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
>>
>> 65% gave it a 10 (fanboys rushing out to see the film...or more likely 
>> pretending to).
>>
>> 22% gave it a 1 (racists and people duped into believing this is a DC 
>> vs. Marvel battle to be won).
>>
>> Looking at the age based breakdown of votes, it seems that younger 
>> folks like the film more...and/or are less racist.
>>
> 
> Look up 'virtue signalling'.
> In the effort to not appear racist (horror!), this is the method.

As a side note, if anyone was scratching their head wondering about the 
'racists' reference I made above...I was indirectly referencing this 
recent uproar regarding Rottentomatoes user ratings:

https://www.polygon.com/2018/2/2/16963988/rotten-tomatoes-black-pant...