I think it was @HTHR to say that but as much as I love them most superhero movies and the ones in the MCU are painfully apolitical and devoid of any statement, it's entertaining for the sake of entertainment and it's a huge shame
Shazam had a message, a statement, "biological family can be horrible, found families can be good and are real families", and as non radical as that is, it's still SOMETHING, and something really nice to tell people as well. Some people need to be told that
It also does a good job at cast diversity. I felt it was way less white centric than most movies of the genre.
@Siphonay I was honestly really surprised by the depth of Shazam. The trailers made it look like "haha look kid in grown up body trying to do adulting BUT SUPER!".
So I ignored it initially, finally watched it recently expecting nothing from it, and ended up really liking it.
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