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‘Captain Marvel’ Brings On the Girl Power

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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…

Kenny Loggins, Foreigner To Perform on ABC’s ‘Greatest Hits’

ABC's "Greatest HIts"
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Kenny Loggins, Rick Springfield and Ray Parker Jr. headline the talent represented on the premiere of the limited summer TV series, Greatest Hits hosted by Arsenio Hall and country singer Kelsea Ballerini which debuts on June 30. Each week, the series will focus on a five-year period of music from the 80’s to the 2000’s with special music performances by the people who made them famous as well as tributes being sung my today’s hit makers like Meghan Trainor, Jason Derulo and Pitbull.

Greatest Hits sounds like a promising venture as it is being produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures, the people responsible for the Grammy Awards presentations since 1980. The show will air Thursdays at 9:00 p.m. on ABC who has announced the first three night’s performers:

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