All posts tagged: jude law

Captain Marvel and the Haterade

It seems that no matter what day of the week it is you can always count on the internet for a dose of troll hate for  Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel. I have kept to myself about all the noise, but in a recent google search (looking for some Captain Marvel merch because I’m obsessed) I found yet another endless stream of bashing! Why do people hate her so much? Here are my two cents… 1: The Male Gaze: I don’t want to compare, but at the moment we only have TWO female lead superhero films. Captain Marvel and the also very successful Wonder Woman. I don’t think it’s fare to compare these stories to one another but I do think it’s worth noting the difference in how general audiences reacted to their deliveries. Wonder Woman has always been “the female hero.” Femininity is a crucial part of her identity; she is from an island of amazon women, they stay away from the world of man because of how corruptible they are, and she is here to …