‘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…

'The Nutcracker of the Four Realms' Yay or Nay? - Video of the Day

Disney's live action film, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms will either be really good or a really big disaster. Hollywood has yet been able to make a movie based on the ballet that has won over fans. Will this be the one? It has star power (Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightly, Hellen Mirren, Morgan Freeman) and incredible visuals, but what do you think about it? The Nutcracker and the Four Realms opens in theaters on November 2, 2018.


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