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    Preview of the movie.

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    At the beginning of the video he mentions that Shazam was originally called Captain Marvel. For anyone interested in the history:


    The Two CAPTAINs MARVEL and Why One is Now SHAZAM
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    “In captain Marvel she just has powers, they don’t explain how she gets them”
    This Guy apparently watched the captain Marvel movie and didn’t think it explained how she got her powers? Is there anyone else here who saw the movie who isn’t able to confirm in an instant where her powers came from?

    Also he seems to have a really short memory on Wonder Woman and a Latinx Spider-Man, both of which were pilloried because they were //pandering to social justice warriors// because ‘Wonder Woman was putting men down’ and ‘oh ofcourse there has to be a non-white Spider-Man now’ etc.

    I haven’t seen Shazam yet, but likely will at some point, and if it’s good it won’t be because Captin Marvel is bad, because it wasn’t.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Noir View Post
    “In captain Marvel she just has powers, they don’t explain how she gets them”
    This Guy apparently watched the captain Marvel movie and didn’t think it explained how she got her powers? Is there anyone else here who saw the movie who isn’t able to confirm in an instant where her powers came from?

    Also he seems to have a really short memory on Wonder Woman and a Latinx Spider-Man, both of which were pilloried because they were //pandering to social justice warriors// because ‘Wonder Woman was putting men down’ and ‘oh ofcourse there has to be a non-white Spider-Man now’ etc.

    I haven’t seen Shazam yet, but likely will at some point, and if it’s good it won’t be because Captin Marvel is bad, because it wasn’t.
    Everyone worth their salt didn't mention ANYTHING about wonderwoman being pilloried. Everyone worth their salt thought it was very well done - mostly because it did not PANDER.

    Plug, Gal Gadot....omg..
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    Quote Originally Posted by darin View Post
    Plug, Gal Gadot....omg..

    It should be illegal to be that beautiful...
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    Quote Originally Posted by hjmick View Post
    It should be illegal to be that beautiful...
    Respectfully disagree. It should be illegal for Gal Gadot to NOT be madly in love with me.

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