monclivie wrote:No doubt that SJW disease is common among the critics, but still, judging by trailers, regular people reviews etc., I'm sure that Lady Bird is more likeable movie for the so-called general audience (including me) than Roman.
I agree, but I'm comparing ratings by those that have seen them. And for those that are deciding what to see, you'd certainly think Denzel would have been a more significant draw. But really, I think it's the SJW thing being a negative for Roman and a positive for Bird, which negates or reduces the value other relevant factors, especially content, that sticks in my craw. And I don't expect the Indies to draw like the check-your-brain-at-the-door blockbusters do, it's just that the critics and the current level of popular content appreciation is suppressing the demand good quality scripts and performances. That said, I am very appreciative of the level of quality the Indies are maintaining with the budgets they have.