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Johansson says her most odd and uncomfortable day on the movie was the time she was “riding Sebastian Stan like a mechanical bull.” “I felt so bad for him — and me! They hoisted me up on poor Sebastian’s shoulders and I was holding on with my legs wrapped around. It was horrible!” Or, as Evans calls out after overhearing her answer: “Sebastian’s best day at work!”

“It was terrible!” Johansson insists. “He was like ‘Ow my hair.’ (EW.com)

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"He was like ‘Ow my hair.’"

Poor Winter Soldier, ahahaha XD

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You’re my friend.

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What if these two [Steve and Natasha] are smart enough to know that it would never work out between them? It really plays out as more of a work-wife/work-husband relationship. And yeah, of course there’s sexual tension between them, but I think she’s more interested in pulling him into the modern world and try to help him find that identity he was looking for.

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the Russos re: Steve and Nat in Cap 2 [x] (via philcoulson)

When I saw the movie, I definitely read the vibe between Steve and Natasha as primarily platonic - there was a moment when i think they each mentally tried on the idea, then went, “That would be fun for two hours and then turn into an unmitigated disaster.”

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In addition to the big action fun of Cap 2, I love that we got to see Captain America and Black Widow work together. They showed mutual respect, which included an element of wariness— Steve had understandable concerns about Natasha’s loyalties, Natasha had just as understandable concerns about Steve’s naivete— and they helped each other compensate for those weaknesses, which made them a great team. On an interpersonal level, we got to see their relationship grow from teammates to friends. Best of all, each of them acknowledged that they found the other attractive…

…but they didn’t have sex or pair off romantically in any way. \o/! Natasha wasn’t there to be a “love interest,” she was there as Steve’s teammate, his foil*, his equal and his friend. That’s so sadly rare, but let’s hope this starts a trend.

*It’s actually pretty genius to pair up these two characters— they’re such complete opposites on paper, the wild card former KGB assassin turned hero and the legendary American patriot turned skeptic. They contrast and compliment each other so well. I don’t expect Black Widow to play a big part in Cap 3— I think that’s going to be all Cap and Falcon, and I adored Sam and the dynamic between Sam and Steve, so I am 1000% fine with that— but I’m really happy she was such a major part of this one. And I hope the success of Cap 2 and the prominence of Black Widow in the marketing paves the way for a Black Widow solo movie that picks up her thread from here, searching for a way to go straight in a world where every road seems to bend toward compromise. I would watch the hell out of that movie.

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sheep-boy:

"guess we cant have different opinions on tumblr"

nah son. an opinion is like “orange juice is nasty” or “fall out boy is overrated”

"your gender identity is ridiculous and you dont deserve to have it respected" is straight up bullshit and you should be called out on it

jetplanejane:

Remember who you are

Should Cap, as Vulture suggests, be more old-fashioned in his attitudes on gender, race or sexuality? I’m inclined to think not. For one, World War II saw massive social upheaval in both the first two categories, and we’ve already seen Cap work alongside a strong, authoritarian woman, so it seems weird that he’d suddenly have a problem with that. He’s also well established as both an underdog himself and a champion of same, so it would be strange for him to suddenly take a stance against tolerance. Rogers is not a man desperate to prove himself; he remains the same kid that he was underneath, trying to do what he feels is right rather than subscribing to some outside notion of machismo that demands he also be sexist or homophobic or something. And aside from any questions of decency and responsible filmmaking, from a storytelling point of view it would be endlessly distracting if Cap suddenly started making homophobic statements or patting passing women on the butt (he wasn’t exactly a ladykiller in the ’40s; why would he suddenly turn boorish now?).

What’s important and interesting about Cap is exactly what some people dismiss as boring. It’s that decency and honesty and sense of moral authority. In a film world full of compromised characters, flawed protagonists and out-and-out anti-heroes, Steve Rogers is a breath of fresh air. Someone with no secrets, who literally wears his high ideals as a uniform and gets on with the job at hand, is far more interesting than any number of self-torturing, whiny man-children.

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Why Do People Think Captain America Is Boring? (via scootmccool)

THANK YOU

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"Do you have a 20 on the shooter?"
—“Tell ‘em I’m in pursuit.” [x]

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Do you see any of yourself in either Cap or in Steve Rogers?

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Dean and Crowley - 9x17

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