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Super-representation: The Real Power Behind Captain Marvel

Meah McCallister | Culture Staff Writer | mm428216@ohio.edu

The last few years have shown a refreshing uptick on the growing representation in movies. Disney has made minor steps towards progress with the “Marvel” and “Star Wars” series, placing people of color and women in starring roles. However, few anticipated the overwhelming success of the latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Captain Marvel.”

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Liberating Harley Quinn

Chloe Ruffennach | cr584116@ohio.edu | Culture Staff Writer

Most people who have seen “SuicideSquad” would agree that the highlight of the movie was Harley Quinn. Margot Robbie knows this as well. So, it’s no surprise that she leveraged the character’s popularity to get what she wanted for Quinn’s future. And what Robbie wanted for the fictional antihero was a diverse, women-empowering film that liberates Harley Quinn from her abusive relationship with the Joker.

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