We’re the generation of women who will teach their sons to act respectfully instead of teaching our daughters to beware
This is everything I stand for.
Mel. 21. University student. Canadian hockey fan. Books are my safe place, the one thing in my life that is always consistent. Sometimes, I write a thing.
DISNEY DID IT AGAIN
fun fact the opening song tells the entire plot of the movie, but everyone is always too distracted by the amazing animation to notice the lyrics. job well done, Disney.
I can’t understand most of the lyrics in this song (not being distracted by the animation) and I try every time I watch this film.
watch your step. let it go….. dude you guys should really look up the lyrics!!!
i get bloody noses a lot and i can usually feel it about 30 seconds before it starts dripping. today in class my nose started to bleed. but right before, I turned to this very religious boy who sits next to me and whispered “hail satan” as my nose started to drip. he freaked and fell back and hit his head. he had to go home for the rest of the day.
#she terrifies men because she forces them into their true shapes #she is the sea there is no room for pretense in her #she will not allow anyone to render her less than what she is #she will not allow others to be anything than what they are #barbossa is a corpse and davy jones is nothing more than shell and bone and ruin dredged up from the ocean floor #’calypso’ is greek for ‘to conceal to hide’ and that is her root#she is the truth waiting to devour you from beneath
I’ve been waiting to see Calypso on my dash.
Ron Weasley gives free ice cream to kids. Harry Potter talks about the importance of feminism and gay rights. Hermione Granger is a UN Goodwill Ambassador for Women.
The heroes of my childhood became the heroes of my adulthood.
Gangsta Avengers AU
Wherein the avengers are a secret vigilante group that eventually find each other and go after criminals the hard way.
Some body write this who isn’t me.
*casually slips these in*
Literally just happened:
"is that an Avengers gangster AUOHMYGOD *screech*"
Let me just add this….
I’ll just leave this here..
I’m so down for this!!
Can somebody do the thing where they write the thing and then tag me in the thing?
They’ve got civilians trapped.
I love that while the avengers fought the aliens you also see them helping to evacuate people so they are safe. It’s not just fighting, it’s rescue as well.
YES THANK YOU! This was my huge and horrible problem with Man of Steel. No help. Buildings falling left and right. I just kept saying “There’s another 10,000 dead people…oooh, and another 10,000 right there!” And no one cared. It left me feeling a bit sick, actually.
In the same movie Captain American *repeatedly* goes out of his way to rescue civilians, order the local police to make sure that the civilians are safe, tells people to get underground in a deleted scene, and leaves the main battle to rescue an entire bank full of terrified people from the Chitauri. He damn near gets blown to pieces doing the last, after losing his cowl so that the entire world can see his face and realize that the guy in the Captain America outfit is the lost hero from 1945 who sacrificed himself to save the entire Eastern Seaboard.
Want more? Don’t forget that Thor offers himself to save an entire town of people he doesn’t even know, and that a couple of years later Jane runs through a library screaming at people to get away from Malekith and his ships as they ravage Greenwich. And what the Guardians of the Galaxy and the Nova Corps banding together to save an entire planet? Tony Stark sending his precious armor to save Pepper, then ordering her to remove Maya from the battle zone before thinking of himself? Bruce Banner going underground to heal people in the most literal sense? Sharon Carter taking the extra second to kick the launch technician’s chair out from under him just in time to prevent Crossbones from blowing him to hell? All those poor doomed SHIELD agents trying to take on STRIKE teams with hand guns to prevent those helicarriers from getting intot he air?
Best of all, after spending two years working beside Cap and going on the lam with him, Black Widow, the most morally ambiguous character of them all, shouts “Get out of the way! RUN!” as she flees for her life from the Winter Soldier. This is a woman who a worldwide reputation for black ops, and even she puts non-combatants above her own life.
It’s one of the things I love best about Marvel: their characters are more than muscle and speed and grandstanding against impossible odds. They have heart and soul and spirit, and every single one of them, without exception, is willing to take the extra second or two to protect the innocent and the defenseless even if it means their own lives. There’s a moral core there that the Superman of Man of Steel lacks, and it’s a reason why these movies are so popular:
We know in our bones that if we lived in their universe, they’d do what true heroes do, and they’d save us.
Superman, at least in Man of Steel, doesn’t.
That makes all the difference.
Also why Christopher Reeve is and will always be my Superman.