What is wrong with disliking ‘The Last Jedi’?

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There’s something I’ve noticed in nerd circles for a small while now. See we’re coming out of our Mum’s basements and some are even showering. We’re having to in order to see the new Marvel and Star Wars movies and in order to get close enough to get a picture of that smexy cosplayer so that we can put that picture on our facebook later and claim we made out with them. The other thing we’re learning in all this is to be nice. Just because someone hasn’t read all the comics we’re learning to let them in the theatre and even have the good seats if they’ve paid for them. I like to think that part of the reason for this is my “award winning” post on letting the newbs bring money and attention into our fandom so that we can get more cool stuff. The problem is that I worry we’re becoming too nice.

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What is wrong with Rey?

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Rey is a bit of a “problematic” figure in the new Star Wars movie with everyone from Feminists to Mens Rights Activists putting her forward as their figure head for what is right and or wrong with the world. Beloved Liked Known writers are being sent death threats over their opinion of her. Now I didn’t see Star Wars when it came out thus I thought I’d give writing about it a pass. I’m not one for living in the past. But I’m seeing her a lot today and I thought I’d give my own two cents on future jedi current mary-sue protagonist Rey from ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’.

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