My seven-year-old daughter won’t get to watch the newest superhero movie, Captain Marvel. There’s too much violence. And a bit too much language. It deserves its PG-13 rating.
But that doesn’t mean I didn’t think about her while watching Captain Marvel this week.
That’s because this newest film in the Marvel franchise gives us something that’s been lacking in so many blockbusters: A lead female character who isn’t sexualized, who isn’t objectified, and who isn’t judged based solely on her looks. The camera doesn’t