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by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)
Replies: 109
Views: 50157

Re: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)

Now I get the point about oppressed White Men. I get it. We only have 3 Captain America movies, 4 Thor Movies, 3 Iron Man movies, 3 Ant-Man movies, 3 Spider-Man movies, 2 Doctor Strange Movies, 3 Star-Lord (Guardians) Movies, and Incredible Hulk. I mean, that's only 22 movies with White Male Main P...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)
Replies: 109
Views: 50157

Re: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)

Now I get the point about oppressed White Men. I get it. We only have 3 Captain America movies, 4 Thor Movies, 3 Iron Man movies, 3 Ant-Man movies, 3 Spider-Man movies, 2 Doctor Strange Movies, 3 Star-Lord (Guardians) Movies, and Incredible Hulk. I mean, that's only 22 movies with White Male Main P...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)
Replies: 109
Views: 50157

Re: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)

I don't mean to be indelicate about it (and I don't think I am) but last I checked, isn't Disney a business that wants to make money? At this point we should be encouraging more of these movies at double and triple the budget. Its past the point of saving. Bankrupt them. Same with comics. The faste...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)
Replies: 109
Views: 50157

Re: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)

No interest in back-analysis of speeches. But I just saw the new Marvels trailer. Between that and the updates on the movie's Wikipedia page, something is made quite abundantly clear, and I guarantee you that a roomful of decision-making executives led by Kevin Feige sat down and arrived at this co...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)
Replies: 109
Views: 50157

Re: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)

Show us the speech WITH context. The wording is pretty clear. Yeah no, I'm not fighting you on this (in the perfectly sincere sense of the phrase). THAT there, which YOU have posted IS indeed 'basically' the speech. I assume you and I interpret it differently but that's as be. What it ISN'T... is e...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)
Replies: 109
Views: 50157

Re: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)

The 'so what' is that it was cookie cutter reporting to slant it in the most dishonest way possible. I don't have to like someone. People can have abrasive personalities. Yes, agreed, but you still don't get to DECIDE what they've said. You CAN posit if you believe they're hiding something, speakin...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)
Replies: 109
Views: 50157

Re: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)

I'm VERY serious, what was done was essentially the same as if I got up on my soapbox right now and declared "People of The Ultimate Superheroine Forum, We should never be comfortable with mass murder!" No it was not quoted in that way. Her speech is online. she's very distinct about what...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)
Replies: 109
Views: 50157

Re: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)

The question is: to what extent is the product--the "outrage"--desired because there is a righteous outrage. Is the outrage merited? If the outrage was off-base and irrational, would it have the legs it seems to have? I'm not tapped into all that is happening in Hollywood and Disney, so I...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The Strong Female Character criticism
Replies: 36
Views: 2573

Re: The Strong Female Character criticism

Mr. X wrote: 7 months ago Yes there is a woke era just like there was a moral majority era. Its dying. Good riddance. Same busy bodies, different podium.
I repeat :yawn:
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The Strong Female Character criticism
Replies: 36
Views: 2573

Re: The Strong Female Character criticism

I agree, but it's pretty much what this thread has been saying all along, anyway. The Strong Female Character has been mostly written wrong since the "Woke Era" began, because the writers from the generation of participation trophies mostly don't know how to write believable, complex stro...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The Strong Female Character criticism
Replies: 36
Views: 2573

Re: The Strong Female Character criticism

Gonna leave this here cause I think it's a better and more objective (and more respectful) examination of the 'phenomena' than the Critical Drinker is capable of https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmWgp4K9XuU Modern movies don't all suck, and it's not because of the 'strong female character' The proble...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The Strong Female Character criticism
Replies: 36
Views: 2573

Re: The Strong Female Character criticism

Please don't try to save the world. That's what leads to Hitler, Stalin, Mao, and Pol Pot. Just be kind to the people you meet and try to understand them. Take off the paranoid glasses that make you see everyone as an enemy until they prove otherwise. Most people just want to get along. If we fall ...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The Strong Female Character criticism
Replies: 36
Views: 2573

Re: The Strong Female Character criticism

I might not object to the film at all, but I'll never watch one where all the publicity, advertising, and actors tell me how much they saved the world by filming it. A good writer doesn't do that. I'm on the opposite end of politics from the "politically correct"--a phrase borrowed from t...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The distinct lack of due process in superhero universes
Replies: 20
Views: 1497

Re: The distinct lack of due process in superhero universes

It would be boring. That's the only reason. Batman had lots of talk here and there early on of cops deciding he was a criminal, Spiderman too.... but they never allowed them to be CAUGHT during those periods cause then we'd have to slog through law nonsense. They wrote comic books so that powerful m...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The Strong Female Character criticism
Replies: 36
Views: 2573

Re: The Strong Female Character criticism

To concentrate on one of the mentioned movies: I do not understand the problems people have with Captain Marvel. I love the movie (for me it's one of the best in the MCU), I love the character and I like the actress who played her. (I think, the only thing in the movie I am unhappy about, is that t...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The distinct lack of due process in superhero universes
Replies: 20
Views: 1497

Re: The distinct lack of due process in superhero universes

The reason for this is simple. Everyone's been to Jury Duty and they know Court is BORING. Nobody wants to read a superhero book, or watch a superhero movie where everyone's in legal trouble all the time. I'd just about rather watch a steak cook on a rock before I had to wade through issue after iss...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The Strong Female Character criticism
Replies: 36
Views: 2573

Re: The Strong Female Character criticism

One other point: I appreciate you engaging in the discussion Femina. Though we see things differently and may not agree on some points, I like having a discussion and bouncing thoughts off different perspectives. Mhhm. I definitely don't disagree with major consensus that a character with more comp...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The Strong Female Character criticism
Replies: 36
Views: 2573

Re: The Strong Female Character criticism

I don't mean this to sound condescending or negative, but I think you may have an ideological blind spot to the topic itself. The issue as I see it, and what I take from the video, is that many current female characters--especially in Disney/Marvel/DC franchises--are presented as "the strong f...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The Strong Female Character criticism
Replies: 36
Views: 2573

Re: The Strong Female Character criticism

I find these sorts of discussions to be full of all the wrong questions and lessons. There's nothing wrong with the 'strong female character' it's a sexist assumption/demand on female characters to 'be' a certain way that is held double standard in that the same is NOT expected of male characters. ...
by Femina
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The Strong Female Character criticism
Replies: 36
Views: 2573

Re: The Strong Female Character criticism

I find these sorts of discussions to be full of all the wrong questions and lessons. There's nothing wrong with the 'strong female character' it's a sexist assumption/demand on female characters to 'be' a certain way that is held double standard in that the same is NOT expected of male characters. (...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney
Replies: 40
Views: 2550

Re: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney

Is Shia really SO unpopular they couldn't bring him back? I sorta feel like this movie ought to have been Indy's son on an adventure with Jones acting support... like the 'Sean Connery' to his Indy in 'Crusade'. Did he not WANT to come back? I don't think so but he maybe difficult to work with. Ed ...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney
Replies: 40
Views: 2550

Re: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney

Is Shia really SO unpopular they couldn't bring him back? I sorta feel like this movie ought to have been Indy's son on an adventure with Jones acting support... like the 'Sean Connery' to his Indy in 'Crusade'. Did he not WANT to come back?
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Flash bombs at Box Office
Replies: 109
Views: 49841

Re: Flash bombs at Box Office

They got too committed to pushing the movie to do the right thing and take the tax loss here and start over. The final twist ending was the third version that they shot and tested as each time the head of studio and DCEU direction changed. The real news will be next weekend when the box office drop...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney
Replies: 40
Views: 2550

Re: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney

They have to hire younger actors to do the stunt shit cause Harrison Ford is too old to swing by a whip.
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Comics
Topic: Robyn Hood & the Zenescope fairytale universe
Replies: 15
Views: 4174

Re: Robyn Hood & the Zenescope fairytale universe

It's great to hear that you discovered the world of Zenescope and enjoyed reading the Robyn Hood series. The concept of reimagining fairy tale characters as empowered, super-sexy heroines certainly adds an interesting twist to the stories. It sounds like the art in these comics is a standout featur...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

Some one once described a certain so-called "Golden Age" as a group of writers who lived in the same City and all detested each other." Sounds like this topic. xD aahahahahahahaha Wonder Woman isn't without glamorous shots of Diana's legs and shit. Nah... done arguing with this. Beli...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

goldenage.jpg Today is sure a golden age for someone - can't quite figure out who - but someone. No one here is arguing that it's not sad that We are commonly inundated with 'Chris' pecks and get no female chessecake. We all share your disappointment with this I PROMISE you. I know you don't like m...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

Thank's but no thanks for the silly chastisement. I'm talking about the topic at hand. It's not my problem if it offends you for vague reasons. I apologized for any offense I gave you personally because that wasn't my intent. I'll talk about the TOPIC in ANY way I see fit, because THAT was my inten...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

This is quite possibly your dumbest pithy one sentence refutation yet. People drink Foldgers. LOTS of people drink foldgers. They're MAKING Foldgers. For TEN years of MCU superhero films, they didn't make ANY superheroine films. Not a question of replacing 'Colombian Coffee' with something. For the...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

Do go back and read it. You'll find I'm talking very much about the 'passing' of the Golden Age of Ship. In that bit you quoted I was actually trying to apologize to you if my first response to you came off as mocking you for taking what enjoyment there is out of the Supergirl film. That wasn't my ...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

No look, I'm not jumping down your throat for your tastes or what brought you into the fetish. Are you even listening? Or maybe you're aiming to be a politician who always makes his/her own statement again and again? I don't even interest in your taste or judgement about the movie. I believe you ar...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

Femina, I feel your pain. The seventies, when the women's lib movement was a real growing force, generated a few strong female characters like WW and the Bionic Woman. Even though WW was pretty cheesy, you still here about girls who were inspired by it. Same with Lindsey Wagner's show. But movies? ...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

Mostly I agree with what SHL said before, customs is the best business way today, and we're so spoiled, but not with the miracle part. The one who spoiled us is the movie which brings us here, like Helen Slater's Supergirl, in my case. The vital thing is you have to buy the image that she's a real ...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

Yes there's NO point at which one could take 90% of the stories people write and turn it into a fetish production. You're talking about a medium where the only limit is your imagination, and porting over to a medium which is just dogpiled with limitations. Theatrical flicks based on books cost hundr...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

For me, the golden age of SHIP has passed because of the paucity of new, original, and compelling ideas. I do understand that the business models for most of these SHIP companies has always been customs, but I think if this fledgling industry is to survive and evolve, it has to get away from derivi...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

Can we stick to the golden days of SHIP please. Yes, as soon as the simping over Capitalism ends. xD No I'm done. You're right, it's just circles. I won't engage with it anymore. I DO feel we never really know what's coming around the corner. There could always be a second Golden Age. We never know.
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

Seems like you’re defining capitalism in a specific manner to suit your argument. My sense has always been that capitalism is a simply the opportunity to sell one’s goods and services to whom ever they want at whatever price they want. Anything else is a form of intervention not associated with cap...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

To answer that, Jobs, Gates, Musk even Dorsey are all capitalists Earlier age when the railroads were built it was James J Hill and EH Harriman These are NOT the examples you think they are. Jobs and Gates made everything they ever got STEALING from other people... not innovating it themselves. Job...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

Don't knock capitalism, it's what leads to almost all innovation and new ideas. Where were the great superheroines created in a capitalist country, how about the web. How about the devices were on. And if we get to the pont where we can have real vr where we can tie up Wonderwoman or Batgirl and it...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

I mean, the SHIP community isn't Corporate by and large so it doesn't necessarily follow the outline to a T, I don't think it's going to really completely die out unless the WHOLE comics and films industries dry up ENTRIELY... so long as there's ANY superhero stuff, we'll probably get at least mild ...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

The thing is, I'm more open to new ideas & stories. One of my biggest problems, especially in mainstream media are that they now heavily rely on nostalgia by making reboots/remakes. As much as I like rewatching old franchises & all, not all of them have remakes/reboots. As much as Hollywood...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

I see this has been a spirited discussion while I have been sleeping I think we just have to accept that we may have to just rewatch our older(like presentations) Same with main stream TV, there is almost nothing new I want to watch. But I can go and see old Star Trek, Highlander, Mission Impossibl...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

I think with the Hollywood stuff there is no attempt to introduce sexiness in the female costumes. Axel Braun (sp?) makes a much better Capt Marvel suit than the one Larson wore. And even a few years ago Laura Vandervoort on small ville was looking pretty amazing in her suit. Plus we got cheese cak...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

This website is no innocence here. The Captain Marvel debacle here mirrored the response everywhere, Sasha Calle got an endless torrent of BS here as well. Y'all are not OPEN to any modern superheroine stuff, you're content to dream hazy 60's nostalgia and feelings you had as a youth that were only...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

This website is no innocence here. The Captain Marvel debacle here mirrored the response everywhere, Sasha Calle got an endless torrent of BS here as well. Y'all are not OPEN to any modern superheroine stuff, you're content to dream hazy 60's nostalgia and feelings you had as a youth that were only...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: SHIP Golden Age has passed
Replies: 162
Views: 97859

Re: SHIP Golden Age has passed

There's nothing 'inspiring' the fetish from the outside at all. We're passing the 'embarrassment of riches' phase of superheroes in the limelight... and the ratio of female heroes involves was worse than it's ever been ANYWHERE at any other time, in any other medium. For almost an entire decade, the...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Spider-man: Across the Spider-verse
Replies: 14
Views: 1256

Re: Spider-man: Across the Spider-verse

'Into the Spider-Verse' has the advantage of being an ENCLOSED system with it's own 'internal' multiverse specific to, and tailored for, the narrative of the story they specifically want to tell. In that sense it's NOT a multiverse... it's just the universe of the film. MY problem with this sequel i...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Kraven the Hunter (2023, Sony)
Replies: 10
Views: 994

Re: Kraven the Hunter (2023, Sony)

Oh geese.... Sony's REALLY hardup for this crap... I find it particularly funny how in comic books, in Spidey's circle of stuff... Black Cat has GOT to be a more popular character than Morbius or Kraven... like... fourth string Spidey Villains... but somehow on Sony's watch we've got more spinoffs ...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Kraven the Hunter (2023, Sony)
Replies: 10
Views: 994

Re: Kraven the Hunter (2023, Sony)

Oh geese.... Sony's REALLY hardup for this crap... I find it particularly funny how in comic books, in Spidey's circle of stuff... Black Cat has GOT to be a more popular character than Morbius or Kraven... like... fourth string Spidey Villains... but somehow on Sony's watch we've got more spinoffs a...
by Femina
8 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Flash bombs at Box Office
Replies: 109
Views: 49841

Re: Flash bombs at Box Office

Just saw this picture a few nights ago. I found it quite entertaining but with flaws. Sasha Calle does a more than admirable job as one form of Supergirl in a wide and varied multiverse. That said, I still prefer my Supergirl to be blonde with the more traditional costume. I will say that this movi...