Darcy Lewis, unconsciously pulling at her suit sleeve as she plays candy crush in a lobby. People around her seem to have frozen, an uneasy tension building up. However, she’s too busy achieving a personal best (and beating Thor’s score) on Candy Crush and…
“Honestly, it’s quite astonishing how much misery this movie manages to pack into two hours of mostly action sequences and espionage subplots, particularly since Captain America is supposedly one of the “lighter” superheroes, compared to the unending grimdarkness of Batman. I guess this is the difference between “manpain” and “a man in legitimate emotional pain.””—
bucky spending hours at that smithsonian exhibit, staring at everything, watching every single one of the little “newsreel” clips, getting escorted out of the museum because he’s the last one there, sir, you must not have heard our announcements, but we’re open at ten tomorrow
“Given the poor track record of representation in modern films, it’s perhaps of great significance that Captain America’s support team consists of two women and two black men. Quietly, and with blessedly little fanfare, CA:TWS continues the tradition of Cap’s stories reflecting his time, in this case in the roster of good guys. Race and gender remain present, but they are subsumed by across-the-board badassery. Mr. America may still be as blonde and white as they come, another hurdle yet to be jumped, and one higher than any of us in our hopeful forum conversations can know. It doesn’t mean we aren’t getting closer, though, or that CA:TWS isn’t a marker of possible (good) things to come.”—Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (via themarysue)
"Scarlett does great representation for all the other girls, but there should be a Wonder Woman movie. I don’t care if they make 20 bucks, if there’s a movie you’re gonna lose money on, make it Wonder Woman. You know what I mean, ’cause little girls deserve that."