‘Captain Marvel’ Review – Second Opinion

Stars: Brie Larson, Jude Law, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Annette Bening, Lashana Lynch, Clark Gregg, Rune Temte, Gemma Chan, Algenis Perez Soto, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Chuku Modu, Matthew Maher | Written by Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Geneva Robertson-Dworet | Directed by Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden

Captain Marvel arrived in theaters this weekend and is a departure for a Marvel film as the film takes place primarily in the 1990s and is a quasi-prequel for the Avengers films. The film is also the first female-led movie from Marvel (here’s hoping Black Widow is the second) and fills in the background that prior Marvel films left out regarding the universe.

Brie Larson stars as Carol Danvers, an Air Force pilot that has been knocked down many times in life but never stops fighting for her place in the world. Danvers, after a test flight goes wrong, unknowingly becomes hand-picked by the alien race,

See full article on Nerdly