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New Revenge Trailer Wages War Against Chauvinist Male Trolls

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New Revenge Trailer Wages War Against Chauvinist Male Trolls

A new Revenge trailer is here to take on male commenters who have expressed their distaste over the upcoming thriller. When Neon released the first trailer for Revenge, which centers on a female lead character who ends up on a bloody path of vengeance, many male commenters, or commentators who at least claimed to be male, voiced their distaste for the strong, feminist themes in the movie and, in general, female-driven movies. Now, Neon has released a brand new trailer featuring actual comments made about the movie.

The trailer features choice bits of footage from the movie, showcasing star Matilda Lutz (Rings) in full-on, badass revenge mode. The Revenge footage is interrupted with screenshots of actual comments from YouTube, which are, to say the least, not exactly into what this movie has to sell. “Why are women always so bad at being cool? Really?” questions one commenter. Another suggests that this is actually “Feminazi: The Movie,” while another simply states that “Women belong in the kitchen.” Despite these comments, the trailer is structured in such a way that it shows Lutz’s character overcoming the adversity she is facing in order to get the vengeance she craves.

In Revenge, Jen (Matilda Lutz) is enjoying a romantic getaway with her wealthy boyfriend which is suddenly disrupted when his sleazy friends arrive for an unannounced hunting trip. Tension mounts in the house until the situation abruptly, and viciously, intensifies, culminating in a shocking act that leaves Jen left for dead. Unfortunately for her assailants, Jen survives and reemerges with a relentless, wrathful intent: revenge. The movie blurs the lines between revenge and survival and is described as a feminist subversion of the revenge/thriller genre.

The movie comes from first time director Coralie Fargeat. Despite the negative comments from YouTubers, Revenge looks to be doing quite well for itself. The movie had a very successful run on the festival circuit, which kicked off at the Toronto Film Festival last year. So far, the movie has been met with praise from critics, currently boasting a 91 percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with just two negative reviews to its name. While audiences have yet to vote with their wallets at the box office, it’s clear that the film community seems to be embracing Revenge, even if some male commenters aren’t having it.

Hollywood has been doing a lot of gender-swapping with movies in recent years and female-driven movies have become increasingly popular, given the incredible success of movies like Wonder Woman. Many audience members crave diversity in general, as evidenced by the staggering success of Black Panther and Hollywood goes where the money is. So if there’s money to be made with female-driven movies that feature feminist points of view, they’re going to continue to happen. Revenge, which makes its way to theaters on May 11, is not going to be the last of its kind. And anyone who’s seen the original 1978 cult classic I Spit on Your Grave know it’s not the first by a long shot either. Be sure to check out the new trailer for the movie featuring some of these comments, courtesy of the Neon YouTube channel, for yourself below.

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Who Won Season 14 of the Voice?

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 Who Won Season 14 of the Voice?

Who won last nights, Season 14, of the Voice? In a rather shocking finale, BRYNN CARTELLI won season 14 of the Voice, making her the youngest contestant to win the competition.

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Trump: ‘Criminal deep state’ caught up in ‘major spy scandal’

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Trump: ‘Criminal deep state’ caught up in ‘major spy scandal’

President Trump on Wednesday lashed out at the “criminal deep state” and continued to press his claim that a spy was embedded within his campaign, dubbing it “spygate.”

“Look how things have turned around on the Criminal Deep State. They go after Phony Collusion with Russia, a made up Scam, and end up getting caught in a major SPY scandal the likes of which this country may never have seen before!” Trump tweeted.

“What goes around comes around!” he added.

The president went on to declare that “spygate” could be one of the biggest political scandals in history.

The president has spent the last several days pushing a claim that an FBI informant was embedded within his campaign for political purposes. He has, without evidence, suggestedthe Obama administration planted the individual in his campaign in an effort to help Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton win the 2016 presidential election.

Trump on Wednesday morning also quoted Judge Andrew Napolitano, a Fox News contributor, as saying “it’s clear they had eyes and earls all over the Trump Campaign.”

Trump’s allies, including Fox News personalities and conservative lawmakers, often reference the “deep state” as a group of government staffers working to undermine the president.

The president’s tweet follows a meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray after the president had called for an investigation into the surveillance of his campaign.

Trump agreed with the Justice Department’s decision to expand its inspector general probe to include “any irregularities with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s or the Department of Justice’s tactics concerning the Trump campaign.”

The White House also brokered a meeting between top intelligence officials and conservative lawmakers who have sought information on the informant’s identity. That meeting will take place Thursday.

No Democrats were invited, and no members of the White House are slated to attend.

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Are John Cena and Nikki Bella Back Together?

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Are John Cena and Nikki Bella Back Together?

Just over a month ago we revealed that WWE Superstars John Cena and Nikki Bella broke up ( you can click here to find out why Nikki Bella broke up with John Cena.)

Since their break-up both John Cena and Nikki Bella have been on a media frenzy, one for her reality TV show, and the other for his blockbuster movies.

John Cena has made it clear in these interviews, that he will stop at nothing to win Nikki Bella back, and it looks like it actually worked.

John Cena and Nikki Bella are finally back on the road to reconciliation!

A source told us that “they’re basically back together.”

“They both got a wake-up call once they canceled the wedding, and they both realized they could fix what was broken,” the source revealed.

“They never stopped talking,” a source told People Magazine. “Other than the actual wedding weekend, when they took some space, they have been talking.”

John had made it clear on NBC’s “Today” show that he wanted to have a family with Nikki and still wanted to marry her. If you watch Total Divas or Total Bella’s than you already know that this is exactly what Nikki wanted to hear.

“He has poured his heart out to her, and she was more than ready to take him back once she heard what she needed to hear,” the source from People Magazine added. “He’s been saying and doing all the right things.”

As seen below, TMZ spotted the couple in San Diego over the weekend, and it looks like we may see the power couple together again real soon for good!

 

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