'Black Panther' loses its 100% Rotten Tomatoes score - Irish Independent's Ed Power scores it 3/5, "rotten".

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Earlier today @Graffiti canvas posted a thread in the Multimedia forum about how movie review site Rotten Tomatoes was planning on combating "hate speech" in the reviews targeted toward Marvel's upcoming superhero film Black Panther. At the time, Black Panther maintained a 100% rating.

74 reviews came in, all positive ("fresh"), before someone dared to cast the first stone with number 75. That person was not Cole Smithy but rather Ed Power, who writes for the Irish Independent. In his review, Ed states that the film is "expected to stand for something bigger than itself", and laments that for being a superhero movie Black Panther (the character) doesn't get to do very many superhero things. He praised the production quality of the film, scored it a modest 3/5, and chose it to be "rotten". Basically, he called a spade a spade. He will surely not be the only critic to give the movie a negative review.

But that's all that needed to be done to open the floodgates. Immediately social media lit up with people decrying Ed Power as a "racist" and all the other usual terms, and now here we are with the same old song and dance we saw with Lady Bird's RT score except with racial undertones.

You can check for new salt here on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/search?q="Ed Power"&src=typd
https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&q="Black%20Panther"%20rotten&src=typd
https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&q="Black Panther" 99&src=typd
https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&q="Black Panther" "Ed Power"&src=typd

Below is a tasting sampler of Black Panther salt:
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Special shoutouts to all these idiots for their premature "100% RATING!!!" smugness:
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entr...en-tomatoes-score_us_5a7b5792e4b059e00f6f9d3a (Video, no archive.)
https://www.dailydot.com/parsec/black-panther-rotten-tomatoes-score/?tw=dd (Archive)
https://www.out.com/movies/2018/2/0...rst-marvel-film-perfect-rotten-tomatoes-score (Archive)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lf3Mc3GdLV8
 

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Having a black hero character and it being a marvel movie doesn't give Black Panther automatically a 100% score.
Remember when Blade came out? Nobody had to hype it because it's a black superhero, and it was still a success.

SJWs should feel the backlash of their attempt of shoe-horning their agenda and faux virtual signaling into superhero movies. Maybe, just maybe they interpret way too much in Black Panther.

Black Cougar from 2002 deserves a 100% score, though, especially for it's internet presence.
 
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