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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…

Who Won What Last Night at the Emmys?

(L-R) Rami Malek, Tatiana Maslany, Jeffrey Tambor and Julia Louis-Dreyfus (ABC)
Drama
  • Drama Series: Game of Thrones
  • Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Rami Malek for Mr. Robot
  • Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Tatiana Maslany for Orphan Black
  • Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Bloodline
  • Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Maggie Smith for Downton Abbey
  • Directing for a Drama Series: Game of Thrones
  • Writing for a Drama Series: Game of Thrones

Comedy Series
  • Comedy Series: Veep
  • Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Jeffrey Tambor for Transparent
  • Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus for Veep
  • Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Louie Anderson for Baskets
  • Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Kate McKinnon for Saturday Night Live
  • Directing for a Comedy Series: Transparent
  • Writing for a Comedy Series: Master of None

Limited Series

  • Limited Series: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
  • Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Courtney B. Vance for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
  • Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Sarah Paulson for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
  • Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Sterling K. Brown for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
  • Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Regina King for American Crime
  • Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special: The Night Manager
  • Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Variety
  • Variety Sketch Series: Key & Peele
  • Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
  • Directing for a Variety Special: Grease: Live
  • Writing for a Variety Special: Patton Oswalt
Other
  • Reality-Competition Program: The Voice
  • Television Movie: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

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