Originally Posted by Thundercrack85
The movie was a pretty light affair, so that may be why. It's a taboo. You still can't show swastikas in some country.
In the old comics, the Red Skull was essentially the embodiment of Nazi Germany. And they could have done that, but in a way, that does make him a boring character.
Still, the movie didn't really do much with its setting.
If you can show Nazis in an Indiana Jones movie I don't see why you couldn't in even a light hearted superhero movie.