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'Captain Marvel' Is Already Officially Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes

'Captain Marvel' Is Already Officially Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes

She said: "We're subverting the genre in a lot of ways and breaking new ground and we're doing it in a way that feels really natural".

Brie Larson, 29, arguably had her best red carpet fashion moment at the LA premiere of Captain Marvel on March 4! In the comic verse, she has had many adventures with the X-Men and the Avengers. This time, though, Rotten Tomatoes disabled that feature, ruling the site would only allow audience reviews once the movie opened. I'm happy to say "Captain Marvel" did them justice (though I still would have liked to have seen them in a "Fantastic Four" movie). While the MCU has shown women working together (Nakia, Shuri, and Okoye in Black Panther), as well as part of a hot/cold sibling rivalry (Gamora and Nebula), Maria and Carol's relationship is truly the first time we've seen women in a close life-defining friendship.

Who are the Kree and the Skrulls?

The newest Starforce member is Vers (pronounced "Veers"), Larson's character. Mendelsohn, again, is a hoot as Talos - a genuinely unexpected shift from numerous villains he's played in recent films - while Jude Law offers a slick, authoritative but charming turn as Yon-Rogg, the teacher trying not to be obliterated by his student. As we learn her story, we grow to know and admire her - a technique of emotional involvement that Marvel has always excelled so well at igniting. It's that pursuit that lands Vers firmly on Earth or C-53 as it's called here - where questions about her past and confusion in finding her identity are about to answered.




Captain Marvel stars Academy Award® victor Brie Larson (Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou (Korath), Lee Pace (Ronan), Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan (Minn-Erva), Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte, McKenna Grace, Kenneth Mitchell (Joseph Danvers), with Clark Gregg (Phil Coulson), and Jude Law.

Danvers gets captured on a mission against the shape-shifting villains, the Skrulls, and ends up escaping to Earth a la 1995. After all, Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury wouldn't use his flash of dusting to make contact with her if she wasn't capable of saving the universe from an intergalactic threat not even The Avengers could contend against. Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) is unlike many female protagonists we've seen before: a hot-headed, unapologetic, gruff warrior with a tendency to take wild swings at her enemy before landing a solid punch. That's where the Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck film drew heavy inspiration from. The action scenes are also disappointingly average.

And the fact that the film takes place in the '90s is a genius choice. This is a fairly obvious nod to the Air Force pilot Goose from the 1986 movie Top Gun. Boden and Fleck aren't yet first-rate action directors. The Avengers: Infinity War post credit scene connects to her link with the Avengers. It is easily one of the best comic book standalone films and most intriguing origin stories. What I'm more likely to remember is that one amusing scene where they did this, or that other part where they did that - these origins tend to function more as sandboxes that give the characters room to breathe and a collection of small moments where we get to know who they are and what makes them special. After conquering the trolls and taming the internet, she'll have no trouble winning over the world.

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