Love Island 2018: Fans convinced THIS shock moment was cut from Georgia and Dani’s explosive row

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‘Love Island’ TV Show, Series 4, Episode 42, Majorca, Spain – 15 Jul 2018

Things got seriously heated in the Love Island villa on Monday night when Georgia Steel and Sam Bird were forced to split up in order to stay on the show.

Well, we couldn’t have these couples getting too comfortable, could we?

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While the pair had the choice to leave together, they made the difficult decision to carry on their journey as ‘just mates’ – which didn’t sit well with the rest of the Islanders.

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Even Georgia’s best mate Dani Dyer had little sympathy for the 20-year-old and after telling G she should have gone home, the ladies found themselves in a pretty nasty row over the twist.

Not holding back, Dani shouted: ‘I think you made a stupid f*****g decision. you’re going to be crying, George, and you’re gonna be upset. I’m not an idiot, you will.’

More: ‘What are they doing?’ Love Island viewers ‘lose respect’ for Dani and Jack following latest shock episode

But following the spat, eagle-eyed viewers were left convinced Georgia said something to Dani which was cut from the argument – after a usually-calm Jack Fincham snapped for seemingly little reason.

As Georgia stormed off in typical Georgia style, there was a moment of silence before Jack shouted: ‘She’s a little s***.’ Ouch!

Confused by Jack’s angry reaction, viewers took to Twitter to question whether something Georgia said had been removed from the show.

‘That scene between Dani and Georgia was so edited, something was said and it was cut out!’, one fan wrote.

While another questioned: ‘If you look closely georgia said something to dani but the producers muted it that’s why jack called her a little shit. what game are the producers playing pls??’

And they weren’t the only ones to turn all Sherlock Holmes on the situation…

Hmm… Meanwhile, it looks like it’s more trouble in paradise for Georgia and Sam as a teaser clip for Tuesday night’s show reveals cracks in their relationship.

As drama student Georgia calls new boys Paul and Josh ‘very fit’, Sam is left questioning whether they made the right decision to stay in the villa instead of leaving as a couple.

And with new Jack seemingly straying from Laura to pursue one of the new girls, we have a feeling things are only going to get even more dramatic.

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Mugshot Madness: Michael Boatwright, Second XXXTentacion Murder Suspect, Arrested

Police have arrested a second suspect in XXXTentacion’s murder case.

22-year-old Michael Boatwright was arrested on an unrelated drug charge on Thursday, July 5th, and while he was in jail, he was served with a warrant on Tuesday, July 10th for first-degree murder.

According to court docs, when Boatwright was pulled over on July 5th for tinted windows, officers smelled marijuana and then discovered 6 grams of crack cocaine in his pocket.

Boatwright’s arrest record shows that, in addition to the murder charge, Boatwright is being held on charges of cannabis possession, possession of cocaine with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver, possession of the drug flakka, battery on a specified employee, resisting/obstruction without violence, and probation violation, among other charges. He’s being held without bond and it wasn’t immediately clear whether he had obtained legal representation.

XXXTentacion was shot and killed outside of a motorcycle dealership in Broward County, Florida on June 18th. According to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, Michael Boatwright is one of the two armed suspects who confronted the rapper outside Riva Motorsports before he was gunned down. Police believe four people in total were involved.

22-year-old Robert Allen was also identified by investigators as a person of interest in connection with the killing of the 20-year-old rapper after he was spotted on surveillance video at the motorcycle in Pompano Beach were XXX was shopping before he was murdered. Allen is still wanted, along with another unnamed suspect.

Boatwright’s arrest came a few weeks after 22-year-old Dedrick Williams was arrested and booked for first-degree murder, however, police have said that he is not one of the men who actually shot XXXTentacion.

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Body of Murdered New Orleans Teen Renard Matthews Displayed in Front of TV Playing Video Game

A New Orleans family chose a very unique way to remember their loved one at his wake.

18-year-old Renard Matthews was killed late last month (Tues, Jun. 26) during a shooting in his neighborhood. He had been walking his new dog when he was fatally shot in the head and his cellphone was taken, his aunt said.

For his wake at the Charbonnet Labat Glapion funeral home in New Orleans’ Tremé neighborhood last Sunday (Jul. 8), Matthews’ family decided to mourn him in the same way he lived his life.

The teen’s body was placed upright in a chair, with his hands holding a PlayStation 4 controller, surrounded by some of his favorite snacks, with his beloved Boston Celtics playing on NBA2K on a TV screen in front of him. He was wearing Celtics star Kyrie Irving’s #11 jersey, black pants, green socks with Irving’s face on them and black Nike slides. Matthews’ mother Tameka said her son was a homebody and a big fan of Kyrie Irving.

While this is certainly a rather “different” way to commemorate a loved one, you have to give Matthews’ family some originality points. While strange, it also probably helped lighten the burden of losing him, as seeing him in a casket would have likely been hard on the family, especially considering how young he was.

Renard Matthews’ funeral and burial were held two days after his wake, on Tuesday, July 10th.

via: WGNO

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I Have a Weird Theory About Ant-Man and The Wasp

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***HERE THERE BE SPOILERS FOR ANT-MAN AND THE WASP***

Okay, hear me out.

This weekend I saw Ant-Man and The Wasp for a second time so that I could see if an impression that struck me the first time held up. I also told my friends, who had not yet seen the movie, to kindly watch whenever Michelle Pfeiffer was onscreen so that we could have a conversation about my strange theory thereafter.

Ant-Man and The Wasp was, to my delight, even better the second time through. Somehow the wacky B-plot full of car chases didn’t seem to drag as much knowing how it would end, and I was able to relax and enjoy the many comedic set-ups and deliveries. But the overall light tone of Ant-Man and The Wasp only served to shore up my hypothesis. Here’s the part I can’t stop thinking about:

Towards the end of the movie, Michael Douglas’ Hank Pym lands his vessel in the Quantum Realm in a desperate bid to find his lost wife, Janet Van Dyne (Pfeiffer). In a colorfully melting quantum landscape composed like a mashup of Kirby and Ditko’s cosmic trips, Pym wanders directionless, searching for Janet.

All of a sudden, he appears to be back in the family’s old Victorian house. The ticking of a clock is loud in our ears. Hank is spoken to by visions of his daughter Hope Van Dyne, nu-Ant-Man Scott Lang, and old science frenemy Bill Foster in a disorienting sequence that feels uneasy.

You get the sense, while watching, that something really bad is about to happen to Hank. Then he is facing a truly scary vision: a masked, menacing person with a jaggedly threatening weapon slung across their back. It’s an appearance more Mad Max than Marvel. The first time I saw this, I honestly thought we were about to see the last of Hank.

Then the masked figure takes off their mask and it’s … the lovely, silver-haired Janet. That freaky weapon across her back appears to be a repurposed piece of her original Wasp’s wing (this is awesome). She and her husband, who have not seen each other in thirty years, share a heartwarming embrace. Hank admits that he thought he was done for, but with Janet’s assistance they make it back to the craft and are determined to reunite with their daughter Hope.

Yet Janet is also quick to tell Hank that she’s not the same person that she was before. “This place, it changes you,” she says of the Quantum Realm, and goes on to say that she had to adapt to survive but also evolve. It’s as unsettling a statement right after her first unsettling appearance. Then, when Janet is back in the normal world, she quickly helps turn the Ava/Ghost situation around, revealing that she has considerable, and unknown, Quantum-based powers. “Did you know she could do that?” Scott asks an amazed Hank.

My theory is that Janet Van Dyne is being set up as a future villain in the Ant-Man/Wasp ‘verse. 

But Kaila, you say, aren’t you reading into this a bit much? Perhaps. But the combination of Janet’s jarring introduction, which felt like some kind of warning, then her statement about evolving, coupled with her now potentially limitless power, seems to suggest that we don’t get this Janet back simply so that she can retire with Hank happily to a secluded beach where that they can live out their golden years. (After they get undusted.)

Since she was introduced in Marvel comics as one of the founding members of the Avengers (she named the team!), Janet has led a long and storied life. She often emerges as a team leader, her powers grow over time and with the help of Pym particles, and after comics Janet’s own trips to the Microverse/Quantum Realm, she does gain new abilities. Don’t get me wrong—I think that the MCU’s brilliant Janet Van Dyne is inclined to be a hero. But I wonder just how much she was changed in the Realm.

It’s also much more interesting to think that the Ant-Man/Wasp team might have to face an internal and personal threat in the form of Janet. As much as I enjoy this ‘verse, villains have not been their strong suit, and throwing Janet into the baddie mix would make for a compelling story.

Adding fuel to my weird theory fire, in a story that came out today in The Hollywood Reporter, it’s noted that Janet has “evolved in ways not yet apparent,” and director Peyton Reid indicates that he went into this movie with the idea that the Quantum Realm is vast and includes all sorts of beings and even civilizations. Reid told THR:

“We knew going into this that there’s a lot of opportunity to be mined. We know enough about Janet Van Dyne to know she not only survived down there, but it’s safe to assume she thrived in various ways down there,” says Reed. “As we say in the movie, she’s also evolved. We wanted to get enough to just sort of pique audience’s curiosity about it and hopefully at some point we will be able to show the audiences some of the things we’ve been talking about and ruminating about.”

Pointing out that Janet “thrived” in the untamed Realm, and that there’s a lot of opportunities to continue to explore what may have happened out there—and perhaps what happened to so drastically change her?  Hmm. Hmmmmm.

It’s worth mentioning that Michelle Pfeiffer also played one of the most iconic and complicated female supervillains to date in the form of Batman Returns‘ Catwoman. Whether Janet goes bad or not, it would feel like a waste of Pfeiffer’s abilities to leave her buzzing around in the background.

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We Are in Love With the New She-Ra Design (And the Awful Men Hating on It Is Just a Bonus)

Over the weekend, the first images from Netflix & Dreamwork’s upcoming She-Ra reboot showed up online. Noelle Stevenson, the Eisner-winning creator of Lumberjanes and Nimona, will be serving as showrunner and executive producer, and we’ve been anxiously waiting to see what her take on the beloved 80s character would look like. We are not disappointed.

The images were released in EW, and we’ve also gotten permission to post them here. Not only does She-Ra look amazing, but the other “Princesses of Power” look totally badass.

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  • Glimmer, Bow and Adora

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There’s so much to be excited about. The original She-Ra told the story of Princess Adora, the long-lost twin sister of Prince Adam (aka He-Man). She’s able to transform into She-Ra via the Sword of Protection, the parallel to her brother’s Sword of Power. The show was an over-the-top 80s joy, and Stevenson is such a fantastic choice to bring us a more modern but equally fantastic version. The new animation style totally reflects that. It’s so cool to see a more realistic-looking She-Ra, with muscled arms and a more practical (but still gorgeous) outfit. Plus, in the original, Adam and Adora were 16-year-old children. I’m not sure if that will be true of the reboot, but it’s nice to see a youthful, playful-looking She-Ra.

Not everyone is happy about the new design, of course. A whole bunch of grown-ass dudes have felt the need to let us all know this new She-Ra–a character from an animated children’s show–doesn’t sufficiently impress them and their potential boners. I don’t even want to give these weirdos the attention of embedding their tweets, but boy, they are super mad that She-Ra no longer lives up to the scale of hotness they demand from what is, again, a show for children.

At its core, this anger over a lack of conventional hotness isn’t really about the character. It’s about these men not being able to handle anything, including a show that is and always has been primarily aimed at young girls, that doesn’t take their desires into account before all else. This demand to have an ownership over She-Ra’s appearance is a bit of an extreme (though not unusual) example, but it does shine a light on just how pervasive this notion is. There are far too many men who are genuinely angered by the existence of anything that treats them not even with disdain, but with indifference. Even things that are for women or girls must first and foremost appease men or risk angering or alienating them.

(image: Filmation Associates / Mattel)

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Review: Sorry to Bother You is the Perfect Surrealist Satire for An Increasingly Uncanny America

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There are many different ways a film can impact its audience. There are films, expensive and bombastic, that evaporate from your brain while you’re still in the theater parking lot. There are films that move you, make you weep, and touch on universal emotions we all feel. There are movies that terrify you, keep you up in the dark hours double-checking for monsters under your bed. Then, there are the rare movies that worm their way inside your mind and break it wide open, reminding you of the awesome power of art that holds up a funhouse mirror to society to reveal existential truths.

Sorry to Bother You is just such a film. I just saw it yesterday and I’m still processing the densely packed tome from artist and activist Boots Riley. STBY taps into a glorious cinematic history, joining the ranks of films like Dr. Strangelove, Network, Fight Club, and Being John Malkovich as satirical touchstones that define an era of American history.

The film centers on Cassius “Cash” Green (Lakeith Stanfield) an Oakland man struggling to make ends meet. Cash lives in his uncle’s garage with his girlfriend Detroit (a luminous Tessa Thompson), a performance artist and activist. When Cash takes a job at telemarketing company RegalView, he quickly discovers that he can boost his sales by adopting a “white voice” (dubbed by David Cross) with customers. As Cassius ascends the ranks of RegalView, his financial success is increasingly at odds with his core values and beliefs.

STBY give us an America where everything is off-kilter. Like Black Mirror, it shows us a world that is scarily similar to our own, warped ever so slightly. In Riley’s world, large bottles of whiskey open up to reveal smaller ones. A company called WorryFree, led by charismatic billionaire Steve Lift (Armie Hammer doing his best Elon Musk impression), offers citizens free food and lodging by housing them in their factories, which resemble brightly colored prisons. The most popular show on television is a reality series called “I Got the Shit Kicked Out of Me!” where people are beaten to a pulp on national television in front of a cheering audience.

To say any more about the plot would ruin its inventive third act, which Boots Riley has actively discouraged reviewers from doing (and with good reason). As the film takes a wildly subversive left turn, it takes on racism, late-stage capitalism, code-switching, consumerism, and cultural appropriation, weaving everything together for an explosive and unexpected finale. As surreal as the finale is, the groundwork is beautifully laid throughout the film. STBY questions how to succeed in America without losing your soul.

We live in an increasingly scary and absurd world. Our president is openly colluding with foreign powers. The House and the Senate are actively ignoring it. Billionaires like Jeff Bezos are reaping countless revenues while their employees work up to 80 hours a week and can’t pay their rent. Real-life headlines have become indistinguishable from The Onion. And worst of all, the more pervasive these assaults are, the more inured we become to it. Our apathy is killing us by a thousand little cuts.

Sorry to Bother You‘s hypnagogic qualities are made all the more haunting by their resemblance to the America we are currently living in. When we look back on the Trump era, this will be a defining parable. By finding the reality in the surreal, Boots Riley has made a film audiences will be unpacking for years to come. Go see it, and get ready to have your mind blown.

(image: Annapurna Pictures)

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I’m So Ready for Aquaman’s Lighter Tone, Empowered Mera, and Gladiator Fight

Ever since it was announced that an Aquaman movie was going to be made—I’m not gonna lie—I was rooting for it. Despite being a part of the DC Comics universe for decades and often being depicted as a founding member of the Justice League, Aquaman, much like Jabberjaw, got no respect. Yet, with Jason Momoa and Nicole Kidman in the cast, and James Wan behind the camera, Aquaman could be the DC movie universe’s second hit.

An excellent piece by Collider has broken down 50 things you need to know about the film coming in. Some of it is a little bit more spoiler-y and mythology-based than may be fully necessary, but it does deliver a good breakdown of some important highlights of the upcoming DC picture.

Most important of all: timeline and location. Aquaman is going to take place after the events of Justice League and will serve as a stand-alone film, mostly taking place underwater. Yes. Yes, please show me the majesty of the ocean floor. So many movies that take place in different universes/settings spend way too much time in the human world. More Atlantis, less problems, as far as I’m concerned.

The article also confirms that Aquaman will not be carrying over the “dark” tone that has plagued the majority of the universe it resides in, which is fitting because, even though Momoa can do quiet brooding, I feel like his skills as an actor would be complimented more by a script that allows him to be funny.

In terms of comic book origins, the New 52’s Aquaman will be the biggest influence for the upcoming movie, with producer Peter Safran saying: “The new 52 version of Aquaman was definitely our touchstone and our starting point. And even though the film is not a direct adaptation of that, that was certainly the … in terms of his origin, who he is, that Tom Curry is his father and Atlanna is his mother, who Orm is, etc. That all comes from the new 52. And, there are certainly creature elements from it, like the Trench. So, that was our biggest influence.”

Black Manta, who we’ve spoken about before, will be “a very strong” secondary antagonist, and if the New 52 origins are going to be the premise, then it looks like we will most likely get a revenge-off between the two.

When it comes to the relationship between Arthur and Mera (played by Amber Heard) it seems as if the second act will be a bit of a “romantic comedy.” However, Safran said: “The movie is in the vein of Indiana Jones. James [Wan] wanted to tell this swashbuckling, fun, quest movie. Just, it’s a great time for everybody to see. So the relationship is a little bit Michael Douglas-Kathleen Turner in Romancing the Stone, which is ultimately a romantic action movie. But, I wouldn’t say it’s actually a romance.”

Thankfully, that won’t mean Mera is just going to be a sidekick in Aquaman’s adventure. Heard has spoken about how Mera will have her own identity as a princess and warrior in her own right:

“I was doing my research and was reading the graphic novels, and in one of the first ones I read, there’s a scene, some natural disaster in open water, a tsunami hits on the land, and of course Aquaman comes in and saves the day and civilians are like, ‘Oh my god, it’s Aquaman!’ And they turn to Mera, who has done equal work in saving this village, and they’re like, ‘Who are you? Are you Aquawoman?’ And she’s like, ‘No, I’m not Aquawoman. I’m Mera, I have my own name.’ And I was like, I like this. I like this woman. I respect it as a character, I respect it as a person. I also respect it as the average modern woman, who is sick and tired of seeing the same old, two-dimensional, reactionary, passive roles that are limited to being rescued or enchanting the male protagonist. I feel I have a lot more to offer in life and I’m bored with those characters when I watch them.”

Finally, when it comes to showing off how strong Aquaman is—a characteristic I rarely connect with the Atlantian, if we’re being honest—Wan explained that he wanted to show that Aquaman is powerful without making another Superman.

As Wan explains, Atlantians are powerful because their bodies are built to withstand the pressure of living so deep in the ocean, so on the surface, their bodies are naturally stronger “bullets can maybe break their skin and break their flesh, but it doesn’t necessarily penetrate ’cause their muscle mass and their body mass is much more dense.” He went on to say that while “surface war weapons may have a hard time taking him down, Atlantian technology can cripple him for sure.”

Oh, there’s also a gladiator fight, which I’m sure will include some of that Atlantian tech.

So far, we know that Aquaman will be more lighthearted, feature a diverse cast, do justice to its female leads and characters, and include a glorious war of sibling angst. December 21st can’t come soon enough. Until then, the trailer will be out this Thursday for our viewing pleasure.

(Credit: Universal/Dreamworks)

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The Definitive Ranking of Loki’s Wigs in Marvel Movies

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**Avengers: Infinity War spoilers ahead.**

When leaked shots were released from the upcoming fourth Avengers movie that seemed to depict the Battle of New York from the first Avengers movie, my first thought was “Omg yes! Loki’s back,” and then my second thought was “Oh no, and that terrible wig.” Hair in the MCU has its champions (Black Panther and Tony Stark) and its failures: most of Black Widow’s wigs are tragic, and one of the best things Ragnarok did was cut Thor’s hair. However, Loki’s hair has been hit or miss in many ways for me.

We must remember that, although our sweet classic prince Tom Hiddleston has been known for playing brooding dark-haired Byronic heroes, he is a sweet ginger man and so getting into the black gothic locks for Loki is part of his transformation into that character. Today, we will be going through Loki’s wigs throughout the MCU and breaking down which bring honor to our trickster god and which belong in the flames of Hel.

The Worst: The Avengers

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It would make sense that Loki’s worst wig would pop up in the movie where he’s also written the worst out of all his appearances in the MCU. The way it’s styled is just so silly. He has this whole Farrah Fawcett thing going for him at the ends, which makes him look like a malevolent porcupine. Everything about Loki in this movie is off. After the events of Thor, we know was probably tortured by Thanos—not because the film really makes that clear, but, you know … he looks rough. While, at the moment, I remember truly loving Avengers, looking back, most of the characters seem off—none more so than Loki, who, in calling Black Widow a “mewling quim,” was turned into a raging misogynist for no reason other than the script demanded it.

The Death Rattle Wig: Infinity War

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If I were going to rank traumatic deaths in Infinity War, it would definitely be (1) Spider-Man, (2) Gamora, and (3) Loki. Not only does Loki get strangled by Thanos, but he does so after finally, finally getting to be the brother/friend/foil that he has always truly wanted to be. He wasn’t even allowed to go out in style with the glorious hair he had in Ragnarok, and we know Loki can make his hair stay even in the most intense of situations. Yet, at the same time, we see a Loki ready to give up everything for his brother, so it may be a trash wig, but we see Loki really reach his final evolution as a loving brother to Thor.

The Wig That Started It All: Thor

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Ah, sweet baby Loki in the first Thor, looking like one of the aliens from Galaxy Quest, but hot. Sporting his shortest haircut, he is both a loving brother and a huge turd at the same time, but his identity crisis leads him to act out more and more aggressively. Short-haired Loki = unhappy Loki. He needs his hair for confidence!

The Imperfect Cell of Wigs: Thor: The Dark World

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Thor 2 features a Loki in torment. After getting his character back from Joss Whedon, our sweet prince remembers that he’s evil because he’s sad, not because he’s naturally evil. Loki in The Dark World is still filled with frustration and smugness because he’s bitter about Odin being the worst dad ever. He still wants to be a part of the family (hence why he and Thor almost always have matching haircuts, I’m just saying) and styles himself as the dark Odin. This is great character development, but also means his hair is trapped between the rigidness of his past life and the freedom of embracing his true self beyond the prescribed roles Odin may have set for him. Thank goodness for Frigga.

The Sexiest Loki Hair: Thor 2 Jail Hair

Sexy Loki Jail Hair

Prison Loki’s hair is fantastic because he is free of whatever “product” he uses, and it allows him to go full tragic Romance poet, a.k.a. his true form. The softer waves are glorious and a hint of the things to come in his next and best movie.

The Best Loki Look: Thor: Ragnarok

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What a masterpiece. Like all things in this movie, the hair represents Loki truly being balanced and at peace with himself. He is both a trickster god and a loyal-ish brother, and it is reflected in the high quality of his wig. While it’s still styled, it has a great balance of body and curls, allowing us to get the best hair porn scenes in Loki-history:

Glory to the wig

and of course the knife flip:

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It is only fitting that the film where Loki finally fully reunited with his brother is where his wig is in control. The curls, y’all! The curls! Even his helmet looks better in this movie than it did in previous films. This is why Thor: Ragnarok is considered the gayest Marvel movie: It has perfect style. While Thor’s haircut was seen as the biggest hair change in the MCU, for us Loki lovers, this film for gave us the Loki hair-cape that we deserve and the brotherly goodness we need.

I know this all seems silly, but as someone who watches a lot of period pieces, hair is part of a character, and for Loki, his dark locks are very much in lockstep with who he is as a person, the dark god bound by multiple identities trying to figure out which one best works for him.

What are some of the best and worst styling choices you’ve seen in the MCU? Which Thor film do you think does Loki the most justice as a character?

(images: Marvel Entertainment)

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Things We Saw Today: Steven Universe’s Rebecca Sugar Comes Out as Non-binary, Explains the Importance of NB Identity Within the World of the Show

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We’re in love with Steven Universe for a lot of reasons, not the least of which has long been the show’s empathetic depiction of queer love and identity. In a recent interview with NPR, the show’s creator, Rebecca Sugar, came out as a non-binary woman. She explained how important it was to be able to express her sense of identity through the show, as well as to present a depiction of gender identity that we rarely, if ever, get to see on television, let alone in children’s show.

“One of the things that’s really important to me about the show is that the Gems are all non-binary women. They’re very specific and they’re coming from a world where they don’t really have the frame of reference. They’re coded female which is very important. I was really excited because I felt like I had not seen this. To make a show about a young boy who was looking up to these female-coded characters—they appear to be female, but they’re a little more representative of nonbinary women.

They wouldn’t think of themselves as women, but they’re fine with being interpreted that way amongst humans. And I am also a non-binary woman which is been really great to express myself through these characters because it’s very much how I have felt throughout my life.”

(via i09)

Whew, that was a lot of links for one day. And we didn’t even talk about how the world is burning down all around us, politically speaking! Anyway, hope your week is off to a great start!

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“Let’s Go, Lesbians!” Is the Greatest Meme Yet and the Avengers Will Fight You for It

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The key to a good meme is for it to continue on for a full week after the original post goes viral. Or at least that’s what is happening with this meme about Captain America: Civil War. When Twitter user homeisarealsong got bored and posted a video from the film with a Billy Eichner voiceover on it, fans instantly hit retweet.

From there, it didn’t help that both Billy Eicher and Chris Evans shared the post, making jokes about the edit and making it get rather popular on Twitter.

And in true Twitter fashion, fans didn’t stop there. Eicher tweeted at everyone, saying, “Guys no” when more edits started to surface and really, Billy, you should know better.

From there, everyone wanted the Marvel Chrises to weigh in, and if the clips weren’t from Marvel movies, that worked just fine, too. With edits including Rocky, Forrest Gump, and even Mamma Mia, everyone was yelling out “Let’s go, lesbians! Let’s go!” and getting ready to run.

Wish Meryl had yelled “Let’s go, lesbians” in the middle of Mamma Mia!? Well, don’t worry! Your wishes came true!

Of course, Eichner was flooded with these videos, and it got to the point where everyone had a take they wanted the Billy on the Street star to see. Eichner, who is a working actor and writer and has one of the more popular accounts on Twitter, shared his fear that this would end up being what he’s ultimately known for on the internet.

Don’t worry, Billy Eicher. To us, your legacy is still Craig from Parks and Recreation. And even if it is, at least it will provide for some of the greatest memes in 2018. So go out there, find your video, and get ready. “Let’s go, lesbians. Let’s go!”

(image: Marvel Entertainment)

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