Rotten Tomatoes’ Anti-Trolling Efforts

Before viewers get a chance to see Brie Larson’s Carol Danvers take on Ben Mendelsohn’s villainous Talos in the hotly anticipated Captain Marvel film, review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes is in the midst of its own battle… with trolls. As this latest Marvel feature began to suffer at the frequently misogynistic hands of the anonymous internet long before its release (a woe that afflicted the last Ghostbusters and the next Star Wars), Rotten Tomatoes turned their “Want to See” percentage score into a tally of individuals excited to see the flick. This feature has long been a hotbed for attacks from people who haven’t seen films, but hope they fail. The site also turned off the film’s comments section for pre-release. Of course, there are still a number of ways haters can still hate, but this is a thoughtful advancement. Read more at Wired.