Great Job, Internet!: Visit vicious internet trolls in their own homes with this stomach-churning documentary

It goes without saying at this point that the internet is full of trolls—we expect any trip to Twitter or Facebook to be disrupted by some sort of angry person who views all ideological opponents as subhumans, and we anticipate that any article (not on The A.V. Club, of course) will be followed by poorly spelled shit-takes from newly online grandparents. And yet this 20-minute documentary by Kyrre Lien for The Guardian draws its power by doing the opposite—not making internet trolls confront the subjects of their hate, but by making us confront those trolls even more clearly.

The people we’d normally picture as an old-man avatar or a screaming anime character or a classic Twitter egg are visited here in their homes. We see the stacks of detritus that surround their old PCs and watch them eat meals in local diners. The international superteam of …

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