itfeelspersonal:

Captain America wears Calvin Klein

itfeelspersonal:

Captain America wears Calvin Klein

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fuckyeahdisneyfacecharacters:

Cap talks SMACK[x]

drdavidmrmack:

Now that the DVD is out, I can finally share with you the end credits for CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER film that I did the art for working with Sarofsky Design. My official credit in the film for it is: Illustrator/Concept Artist. Here, ART OF THE TITLE presents the sequence. I drew the images by hand. Working on the sequence with designer Sarofsky. And then my drawings were scanned, vectorized, and brought to life by a team of 3D animators at Sarofsky studios in Chicago. Then with the incredible music and type and editing… I’m very happy with this. You can watch the complete title sequence at the link.

artofthetitle:

New this week!

For Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Sarofsky Corp. craft one of Marvel’s boldest title sequence efforts to date.

Watch the Captain America: The Winter Soldier sequence on Art of the Title

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daily-asgardian-news:

Unnecessary Censorship for Captain America!

"You bleeped over 400 men." "It’s really not a big deal." "Tell that to their wives."

sebastianstanbear:

Favourite Steve Rogers Scenes (+Quotes) requested by stebucky

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The W A R Was In Color // Sometimes the person that you’d take a bullet for is behind the trigger. // (listen) (cover art)

Art Of War - We The Kings || Goodbye Brother - Ramin Djawadi || Miss Missing You - Fall Out Boy || Oh Death - Noah Gundersen || War - Poets of the Fall || Say Something - A Great Big World ft Christina Aguilera || O-o-h Child - The Five Stairsteps || Iron - Woodkid || Runaway - Yeah Yeah Yeahs || Old Souls - Hans Zimmer || I’ll Hold My Breath - Ellie Goulding || The Great Die Off - Rise Against || Cosmic Love - Florence & The Machine || Hey Brother - Avicii || War Was In Color - Carbon Leaf

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kerrypolka:

First I know nothing about Marvel comics: all my context I got from the films Thor (delightful) and Avengers Assemble (remember very little except it had good jokes and the final action scene was too long), and reading The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay.

I went to see Captain America: The Winter Soldier last night because of this which I saw a few people reblog:

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(okay and also all the gifsets of Sebastian Stan crying. I WAS MIS-SOLD ON THIS FOR THE RECORD, THERE IS LITTLE TO NO CRYING AND ALSO HIS HAIR IS AWFUL.)

If Kavalier and Clay taught me anything it’s threesomes are the best solutions to love triangles Jewish-American cartoonists in the 1930s and early ’40s were all over inventing subversively American heroes to fight Hitler, and I was very unsurprised when I got home and looked it up to learn that Captain America was created by two Jewish guys too. (I know this is really basic comics history stuff and I’m sure fifty people have written dissertations on “He’s A Mensch: The Jewish Identities of Captain America and Superman” or whatever.) What really slotted everything into place was realising that Captain America was created and entered on a cover punching Hitler in the face before America had entered the war.

Basically (right?) Captain America was created by two Jewish-Americans to shame the US into properly fighting Hitler.

Like, I am Captain America, the America you say you want to be, and I challenge you to put your money where your mouth is and actually do something about it. And yes he’s over-the-top and tacky but that’s where the challenge is, right? The chest-thumping American patriotism says “We are good and spread liberty! And also freedom!” and Captain America is like “great! I am that, and I have to point out you are not actually doing that”.

AND I think this is Jewishly on purpose, and here’s why:

Judaism has this important phrase/concept/slogan/life motto from the third-century-ish text Pirkei Avot, which goes: Lo alecha hamlacha ligmor (it’s not to you to complete the work of repairing the world) v’lo atah ben chorin l’hivatel mimena (but neither may you desist from it). You won’t be able to fix the world by yourself, or in your lifetime, but that doesn’t absolve you of responsibility to work towards it.

I feel like grimdark/anti-heroes are a response to the fact that the world is neither good nor moral, like “well if the world isn’t like that, I won’t be either”. But they’re also excuses for not working towards fixing the world: I won’t bother because it’s all fucked anyway. Lo alecha and Captain America say, yes, it is fucked, but you still have to work towards fixing it. And yes, it’s hard, that’s why it’s called work.

Which is why I think saying “Oh, if Captain America represents the US he should be a dick, because the US is a dick” or “Captain America is an imperialist symbol of US superiority and is therefore bad” are both off base and a dodge of having to do that hard work.  

"If Cap = America then Cap = dick because America = dick" is basically just throwing hands up and going "right but guys have you noticed that actually America is imperialist and horrible? DO YOU SEE?!” and implying “so what can you do about that, right?”. Captain America says, “Try to make it better! is what you can do!”

And about saying he’s a symbol of US imperial superiority, I mean, he is a symbol of America but aimed as a criticism at real America.  He’s the American ideal cranked up to five million - for the purpose of shaming America for not living up to what it says it wants to be. And he is aimed at Americans, so I can see a criticism for him being US-centric in that metanarrative sense, but he’s yelling at America to sort their shit out and I think him yelling at non-USAmericans to sort their shit out would be much worse? But I definitely don’t think Cap is supposed to be about how great America is, he’s about pointing out exactly in what ways and how much America is failing to be great. And then saying “but, that doesn’t mean you get out of trying harder!”

Also, how great is it that his ‘weapon’ is a shield.

so um that’s what I thought about when I saw The Winter Solder last night. that and biceps.

This is amazing on so many levels and also makes me want to have a special fandom-centric Shvi’i shel Pesach/seventh night of Passover virtual seder table on Tumblr to talk about the intersections of Judaism and popular culture with food and media crit and discussions of the diaspora.  ALSO everyone should read The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.

THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS 

benzandmesu:

The extra special bonus (about the elevator scene )from the Japanese blu-ray of Captain America: the Winter Soldier