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*SPOILER FREE* Captain Marvel hits theaters this weekend it is the 21st movie from Marvel Universe. Can you believe that?!

This film brings out the first female director for the Marvel Universe and first female character to get her own origins film. It’s the perfect film to entice Marvel fans right before the release of the Avengers: Endgame.

Marvel fans will be happy to know that this film gives the standard Marvel Comic Universe movie vibes as you will get an origins story about Captain Marvel. The humor and visual effects are up to par just like all the other Marvel films.

Fans are going to love the fact that she is the first female superhero and does it well. You’ll get excited to see all the history and references tied in to this film referring to the other Marvel films. If you’re the casual movie viewer will and don’t care to follow the previous movies, you will definitely this film. Just keep in mind, it’s not up there with Black Panther or Winter Soldier but it does leave you satisfied.

Brie Larson being an Academy Award winner gives us a fresh take on the origins story and definitely plays the part. For someone who’s trying to figure out her place in the world and find her emotions, her humor and actions made her such a badass and it did not disappoint. It’s so refreshing to see this superhero role who cares about people and comes to accept herself and own her powers.

As for the scrolls, they are awesome villains and get the right introduction to see what they’re all about. You will be very pleased with Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson’s perfect on-screen chemistry together, it made us want more.

Last but not least, make sure you stay for two post-credit scenes. All we can say is it will you goosebumps and make you even more anxious to see Avengers: Endgame.

In Theaters March 8th, 2019
Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck
Starring: Brie Larson (Captain Marvel), Samuel L Jackson (Nick Fury), Ben Mendelsohn (Talos), Clark Gregg (Phil Coulson), and Lashana Lynch (Maria Rambeau).
Running time: 2 hours, 5 minutes

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