Marvel’s (Deceptively) Empty Politics, Explained | A Video Essay

Catharsis, Coercion, and Marvel’s Conservative Cinema: The MCU could actually be influencing our society, politics, and ideology, more than we realize. This video delves into the normative politics of the MCU and the way it dilutes ideology and radical sentiment through the theories of Augusto Boal, Aristotle, and Machiavelli. Join Pillar of Garbage in a journey from the ancient Greek roots of modern drama to the present day, as we figure out just how and why Marvel films support the status quo.

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