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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…

A New MasterChef Has Been Crowned

The judges of MasterChef season 8
Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi, Joe Bastianich and Aaron Sanchez (Greg Gayne/FOX)

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FOX has aired a rather truncated version of MasterChef for the show’s 8th season airing numerous back-to-back epsiodes and tonight, it all came to a head with the crowning of yet another home chef turned master – and $250,000 which is nothing to sneeze at. Tonight’s finale included bringing back Joe Bastianich to judge alongside Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi and Aaron Sanchez.

On this season of MasterChef, the home cooks learned how to prepare live crawfish, cook for and serve 50 VIP guests to celebrate Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel and Casino’s 50th anniversary and created a Nutella dish inspired by their childhood, as well as take on the infamous MasterChef tag team and restaurant takeover challenges. Of course there can only be one winner and tha winner was…

Dino was crowned the winner of MasterChef season 8
Dino, Eboni and Jason were the remaining three contestants who cooked their hearts out, but in the end it was Dino who reigned victorious. Not only does Dino get bragging rights, but he has also been offered a cookbook deal and a $250,000 grand prize.

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