Film

Captain Marvel.

Folks have been waiting for Captain Marvel longer than almost any other Marvel film. Not because its protagonist is a bigger deal than, say, Thor or Black Panther (even if she’s more powerful than both), but because it’s the first standalone Marvel movie to feature a female superhero. That’s a lot of pressure, but with Oscar-winner Brie Larson taking on the titular role, and directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck at the helm, Carol Danvers is in good hands; add in a Crystal Pepsi 2-liter bottle worth of ’90s nostalgia and it’s sure to pack a punch.

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