Captain Marvel PG-13 (2019)

The suspense is unveiled and Brie Larson will prevail. There has been a lot of buildup as to who might be and who is the most powerful avenger in the universe. It all started with Iron Man in 2008 followed by Captain America, Doctor Strange and many more phases. Then Avengers came out with Avengers: Infinity War tail grabbing it’s ass. In Infinity War, it was all about the stones that meant life or death with Thanos being the head villan. But, as you hopefully recall, at the very ending of the film some superheros were turned into dust leading us to believe they were history. Nick Fury sent a message to someone with his pager that we never saw. The war needs to end and he was assembling his best team for the job.

Meet Carol Danvers an air force pilot for a long time along with her best friend Maria (Lashana Lynch) who soared to the highest heights. Vers (Brie Larson) spent years on Planet Kree skyscrapers and spaceships float in the sky. But she has had a laspe of memory of anything prior to that before being rescued from a crash by Yon-Rogg (Jude law) a military commander. With the help of the Supreme Intelligence (Annette Bening), she was misled by a war on Kree Skrull plus she has yet to discover her true strength and power. She hops in a spaceship, crash lands in a Blockbuster video building and walks next door to a Radio Shack for communications purposes. She is being chased down by a man Nick Fury A cgi de-aged Samuel Jackson and Talos (Ben Mendelsohn). The movie has to start off sluggish to introduce or re-introduce our characters to us then it goes for lift-off.

Carol aquires the name Mar-Vell and soon as she gains full duty of her secrets, she becomes known to the world as Captain Marvel. Her best friend Maria joins forces with Danvers and gives one-quiet-powerful performance and when her young daughter (Akira Akbar) joins in the chat room it becomes very endearing. 

Captain Marvel takes on the world and doesn’t play around and neither does her cat Goose who has talents of his own.. She soon is recognized as the most powerful being in the universe. Sparks fly from her fingertips. She first appeared in Marvel comics December 1967. It’s fun to watch although even for her it has to be cute trick to run away from the bad guys carrying your boots, rounding a corner seconds later and be wearing those boots with your pants legs tucked in nice and neat plus hair and makeup in tack. The key to the franchise is in the two post credits which will lace it all together. She is the first female lead in a MCU film to date and this makes Marvel movie number 21. Captain Marvel is rated PG-13 and runs a typical 2 hours in 2-D or 3-D. See it everywhere now. So remember, do not let your emotions override your judgement. She is here to put an end to the war. Can’t wait till Endgame  As a extra added treat, please enjoy the fantastic soundtrack throughout, but it’s the pre-credits that give some love to Stan Lee that is very touching. B. 

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