You know what? I’ve always felt guilty about not liking The Last of Us.
As you’d expect from someone who didn’t sing praises about a critical darling -- the people’s champion in disc form -- I took some heat for my opinions. In the eyes of some, I didn’t get it. Or I just hate everything. OR I’m too young to understand it. I’m not the only one who’s been hassled for not seeing the game as anything short of a masterpiece (and to be fair I’ve only seen a little shade thrown my way), but I find it kind of silly that people can get so wound up just because someone doesn’t like what you like.
I think the ’94 Street Fighter movie isn’t nearly as bad as public opinion suggests, but am I going to raise hell over it? No. Opinions can and will vary because they’re based on interpretations of substantiated evidence. What’s gold to some is a lump of coal to others, and we shouldn’t hate others for seeing things differently. I’d say “it’s that simple”, but the fact that I have to use this post’s prologue as an obvious disclaimer says a lot about the situation.
So enough of that. Let’s get to it.
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