‘Captain Marvel’ Brings On the Girl Power

It only seems right that Captain Marvel is being released on 2019’s International Women's Day. Since 2008’s Iron-Man, Marvel has presented a good chain, albeit a bit short, of strong women characters starting with Pepper Potts. Black Widow became the first Marvel female superhero to grace the screens in Iron-Man 2 followed by Scarlet Witch, Gamora, Mantis, The Wasp, Okoye and Shuri. But today, Brie Larson heads the first female-driven superhero movie for Marvel Studios.

Let’s just get this out of the way – this movie packs a “girl power” punch without putting men down in the process. While their intentions are good, too many films try to present a message of female empowerment while emasculating men in the process. Sure, the opposite has been true for many years, but this is no way to move on with injustice and certainly isn’t a message that today’s girls need to here.

Marvel Studios has toyed with an “anything you can do, I can do better” attitude between its men and…

Paramount Release Now Posters for 'Zoolander 2'

Movie posters for Zoolander 2.
(Paramount Pictures)

It's the sequel that's been 15 years in the making, in fact, you could say, "Long time no Z" which is exactly the movie campaign that Paramount is going with. Ben Stiller hopes to make us all laugh once again with his sequel to 2001's Zoolander coming to theaters on February 12, 2016. If you can't wait that long, then you might want to follow Derek Zoolander on his Instagram account, Facebook or Twitter.


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