It’s incredibly surprising that a group of people who got a movie made that shouldn’t have seen the light of day, and did all of it for suicide prevention fundraising, would be the most toxic bunch on the internet. It’s a title, that honestly, changes hands more often than the 24/7 Title in WWE. One week it’s Doctor Who “fans” hating on Jodie Whitaker for being a girl. Another week it’s whatever horrible behavior that Star Wars “fans” exhibit on a Facebook group. This week it just happens to be the people who want the SnyderVerse restored.
It’s a noble cause, but one that veered so far into toxic territory, that it’s probably not redeemable. There are no leaders out here dismissing the toxic people. No one is stepping forward to tell them to stop. What have they done that’s so toxic? It’s quite a few things. One, they’ve started review bombing any and every Warner Bros/HBO MaxHBO Max property they can.
These are for the upcoming King Kong Vs. Godzilla. So, you want WB/HBO Max to listen to you? I’m sure giving their movie 1 star reviews is going to really convince them.
More Examples Of Toxicity
This is from a Tweet made by the HBO Max account. Asian people are being mistreated, attacked, harassed, and killed around the world because of bigotry and misinformation. What better look than to spam this Tweet with #RestoreTheSnyderVerse.
Like an angry mob, anyone and everyone that speaks ill of Zack Snyder, or his DC films, are done in the eyes of this group. (For the record, we gave Zack Snyder’s Justice League a GREAT review)
All of this for what? Because you want to show people how fanatical you are about it? Great, you got it made in the first place, show WB and HBO Max that the market is there for Snyder’s vision to continue. Tell your friends about how great the movie is. Post the good reviews of the film. Watch the film on HBO Max endlessly.
Don’t go out and harass people. We’ve seen it firsthand on our website and Twitter. It’s not cool.
It’s not that hard to be a decent person and try to get something you’re passionate about, made. The filmmakers of King Kong vs. Godzilla didn’t do anything to the SnyderVerse. Because their movie got made, doesn’t mean that the seemingly endless budget at WB ran out.
Be Better People, It’s Not Hard
I want to see Zack Snyder’s vision continue. The tease at the end of Justice League was awesome, I want more. If it doesn’t happen, at least we got the Director’s Cut. Being an asshole on the internet is not the way to go about it. It’s likely that the angry mob is going to see this searching constantly through the ocean of #RestoreTheSnyderVerse on Twitter, and get mad.
When you give a fanbase power, it’s great. It empowers people and makes them feel like they belong. In certain cases, empowering people leads to disastrous consequences. Luckily fans of the SnyderVerse aren’t going to storm the WB headquarters (hopefully not), so let’s just be a little more civil.
Show your passion, but don’t slip into being an asshole just for the sake of being one. Warner Bros is listening, they’re seeing the reaction to what people want. They’re also seeing all the negative people. At the end of the day, people can say and do whatever they want, but WB can just as easily not continue with the SnyderVerse and focus on what they want.
There’s enough room for both.
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