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Why Gender-Swapped ‘Ocean’s 8’ Has Avoided the ‘Ghostbusters’ Trolls

In December, six months ahead of the release of Warner Bros.’ all-female reboot of the¬†Ocean’s¬†heist franchise, star Sandra Bullock warned potential online trolls: “I’ll tell you, we’ve got some feisty women that will fight right back,” she¬†told¬†Entertainment Weekly. As¬†Ocean’s 8¬†hits theaters this weekend, it turns out that neither Bullock nor any of her castmates has had to raise a fist. Unlike 2016’s gender-bending¬†Ghostbusters¬†reboot or Disney’s female-led¬†Star Wars¬†films, the star-studded¬†Ocean’s 8¬†has yet to become a major target for online backlash.

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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Directors Have an Answer for Biggest Criticism About the Ending

Avengers: Infinity War¬†may be a massive hit, bringing in¬†almost $2 billion at the box office¬†thus far as well as earning a lot praise, but even for all the success the film’s ending has drawn criticism from fans. Now, the film’s directors are speaking out. Even if you haven’t actually seen¬†Infinity War¬†there’s a good chance you know how the movie ends: Thanos, having collected all six of the Infinity Stones, snaps his fingers and wipes out half of the universe. This dramatic move includes a lot of Marvel’s heroes, such as Spider-Man, Black Panther, and all of the Guardians of the Galaxy except Rocket. The devastation is so epic it’s actually easier to count who survived rather than who died as only a handful of heroes remain.

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