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Posted by Herb7734 2 months, 2 weeks ago to Movies
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Those of you over or slightly under remember the original Captain Marvel. A poor crippled paper boy (WAY before P.C.) named Billy Batson stumbles into a cave inhabited by an ancient bearded guruwho reveals a magic word to him that with sound of thunder and a lightning bolt converts him into a red clad skin-tight onesie with a gold trim cadet style cape and a prominent frontal bulge and a face like Fred M acMurray. Sorry guys, but you're not gonna see this captain in this digital MarvelMoneyMaker. This Captain Marvel is a woman (GASP!). She is far more PC than our ancient Captain could ever be. The title to this mishagoss is taken from the Mad magazine satire title, "Superdeuperman VS. Capptain Marbles.Stan Lee, please stop spinning, or you'll reach China. Which isn't a bad idea seeing a Trump can use a 1st class negotiator.


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  • Posted by  $  Olduglycarl 2 months, 2 weeks ago
    67 here...

    I despise this culture. They have taken our cartoon heroes and trans-formed them into something else, not just PC but into a different gender...Come On!...What's next? Wonder woman as a transgender male? A queer Super Man? An non-gender Batman?

    It's sacrilegious!!!
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  • Posted by freedomforall 2 months, 2 weeks ago
    In Hollywood, fiction has been fake news for quite a while. This is just another instance of the female = good/smart/strong/ethical, male = bad/stupid/weak/unethical, mixed = good/smart/strong/ethical, white = bad/stupid/weak/unethical propaganda that has little evidence in reality to support it.
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    • Posted by mccannon01 2 months, 2 weeks ago
      Nailed it, freedomforall. Madison Avenue is also in on the "stupid white people, especially stupid white male" crusade.

      Hollywood has been remaking legends and movies for quite some time to boot out white males. Even English legends like "Robin Hood" need a sub-Saharan African sage to teach Robin Hood how to be "Robin Hood".

      Do I sound like a racist? Well, maybe they can make a movie about Harriet Tubman starring Brad Pitt as Harriet and anybody who notices Pitt is a white guy, rather than an actor doing a job, is equally racist.
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    • Posted by  $  Suzanne43 2 months, 2 weeks ago
      I'm a woman, and I find these remakes of comic characters laughable. I am getting rather sick of the female star being stronger, smarter, and better than the male. What's next, Mitch Rapp as gay. If Hollywood wants to be so PC then leave the old characters alone and create new ones that fit their PC image..
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      • Posted by freedomforall 2 months, 2 weeks ago
        "leave the old characters alone and create new ones that fit their PC image."
        They'd have to be truly creative producers and be able to think rationally to do that. Instead they steal and manipulate the work of real creators, just like the State Science Institute did with Rearden Metal.
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  • Posted by DrZarkov99 2 months, 2 weeks ago
    If you want to see a sort of comedy-drama treatment of the original Captain Marvel concept, look for the soon to be released "Shazam" (the magic word for transformation).
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  • Posted by  $  Olduglycarl 2 months, 2 weeks ago
    Laughing...you left 2 captain marbles in the "New" section...was ready to comment and make fun of "Marbles" until I realized it was the same post and it was a goof, (mistake)
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  • Posted by  $  mminnick 2 months, 2 weeks ago
    Herb. Nothing you said in your post offended me since I'm almost as non-PC ad the original Captail Marvel (Southern Bell mon and Military father taught me to keep mouth shut most of the time.)
    Me Lee is most likely on the return trip from China and plotting the course for the secont round trip.
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  • Posted by  $  blarman 2 months, 2 weeks ago
    There were a lot of changes to the original comics created by Stan Lee. But if you look, you won't find his mandatory cameo. He passed away last year.

    My bet is that this PC nonsense has him rolling in his grave. If you read his comics such as X-Men or many others, he was actually quite the student of societal conflict and its origins.
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  • Posted by Owlsrayne 2 months, 2 weeks ago
    Blame the Walt Disney Co. which owns Marvel Group. I didn't see infinity Wars but seems that that Disney was out to destroy a good part of the Marvel Universe. So, they don't have to make anymore franchises. I don't think that DC will make the same mistake. It make me angry that so many cable shows and movies are going for political correctness. At least there are still comicbooks that are buking the trend.
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