Run Time: 115 minutes
Director: Brad Bird
Overall this film challenges traditional gender roles regarding masculinity and femininity to an extent; however, the film does little to engage in other marginalized cultural identities.
A superhero family must work together to defeat a villain who is trying to eliminate the superhero do-gooders of the world.
Captain America: The First Avenger
Run Time: 124 minutes
Director: Joe Johnston
Overall, this film does a good job of challenging gender roles regarding femininity with the lead female character Peggy Carter. However, the film does not engage with many marginalized cultural identities or depict characters who challenge stereotypes regarding marginalized identities.
Based on the Marvel comic book series Captain America, the scrawny Steve Rogers undergoes a transformation and becomes Captain America.
Run Time: 121 minutes
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Overall, this film does not largely challenge different aspects of cultural identities. However, the film does expand the rigid definition of traditional masculinity.
After a radioactive spider bites senior high school student Peter Parker he develops spider-like superpowers and becomes a hero who regularly saves the day.