Movie Review: Captain Marvel
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Captain Marvel
Director: Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck
Writers: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Jac Schaeffer
Cast: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg, Jude Law
Studio: Walt Disney Studios
Rated PG-13 | 124 Minutes
Release Date: March 8, 2019

Marvel Studios has come an incredibly long way since they released Iron Man back in 2008. Since then, they’ve firmly established their dominance at the box office and built a very secure fanbase while also expanding their Marvel Cinematic Universe. But even though there are strong female characters within this shared universe, none have actually led a standalone film. That is until now. Now, we have Captain Marvel, a supercharged film that takes flight from the moment it starts and never looks back.

It’s a truly visually stunning effort that has a lot of fun with some 90’s nostalgic vibes and nods to previous Marvel Studio efforts. But it’s something so much more at the same time. This film will be something that inspires and empowers females and young girls to fly higher, further, and faster than they ever did before. Check out my full review of the film here below.

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‘Captain Marvel’: Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson Get Honest About Working With Goose, A Snack-Oriented Cat Screen Partner
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When Marvel Studios releases Captain Marvel this week, you can expect audiences to have their full attention on the title character as she lights up the screen. However, there’s one particular character that might steal the show: an orange cat named Goose. But don’t let his appearance fool you — Goose is actually a flerken, a mighty and powerful alien that just happens to look like a feline.

Geeks of Doom was invited to attend the Captain Marvel press conference, where Brie Larson (Captain Marvel), Lashana Lynch (Maria Rambeau), Jude Law (Yon Rogg), Gemma Chan (Doctor Minerva), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), and Clark Gregg (Phil Coulson) talked about what it was like to work with a “snack-oriented” cat and his three other stunt doubles, as well as letting a cat do their thing while filming, and how the cats demanded respect. Check out what they all had to say here below.

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‘Captain Marvel’ Interview: Brie Larson On Finding That Inner Strength To Become Carol Danvers
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Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel will be their cinematic shining example of female empowerment. Literally. The character, who just glows with photon power, will be making her big debut come early March when her first standalone film is released. In it, Brie Larson plays Carol Danvers, a noble warrior hero of the Kree’s peacekeeping military force, Starforce. But when a mission goes bad, she finds herself on Earth, where the enemy Skrulls have already infiltrated. Determined to stop them, she learns that she may have had a past life on this planet. On her journey of self-discovery, she comes to find out that she may have had more power in herself than she originally thought.

We were fortunate enough to sit down with our fellow journalists at a press conference in LA, where Larson, along with Lashana Lynch (Maria Rambeau), Jude Law (Yon Rogg), Gemma Chan (Doctor Minerva), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), and Clark Gregg (Phil Coulson) chatted about the film.

Check out what Larson had to say about finding that inner strength to become Captain Marvel and why it is so important to push for more inclusivity below.

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‘Captain Marvel’ Super Bowl Spot: “Higher, Further, Faster, Baby”
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With the release of Captain Marvel just a little over a month away, Marvel Studios is making one last push before the press tour kick off. We’ve seen plenty of trailers showing Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) making one crashing return to Earth with new questions about her mysterious past. But as she begins to find the answers, an intergalactic war between two aliens races takes place with Earth being at the center of it all. Check out the latest look at Captain Marvel here below.

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‘Captain Marvel’ Character Posters: Goose Is The Best Motivational Cat Poster Yet
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No Marvel Studios film marketing campaign is complete without the release of character posters. Every one of them has to have a set. But what makes the Captain Marvel character posters a little bit different is the fact that they features Goose. Not a goose, but a cat named Goose.

Oh, and there’s the title character (Brie Larson), a younger Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), Minn-erva (Gemma Chan), two mystery characters played by Annette Bening and Jude Law, and more. Check out the full set below.

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