Why I love, love, love ‘Captain Marvel’ and everything it stands for15th March 2019
Slap a 100% Certified Fresh sticker on my forehead and call me a hype man because I loved Captain Marvel. No ifs, ands, or buts. I just really, really, really loved this movie.
The undeniably fantastic Black Panther notwithstanding, I generally don’t obsess over the MCU. Sure, I’ve seen nearly every movie in its canon and can give you a simplified rundown on its most central plot lines — I mean, I work at Mashable: Home of the Marvel Obsession, and am also alive in 2019 — but broadly speaking, superhero movies rarely stick with me for more than a few hours.
Captain Marvel broke that mold, and I’m proud to say I have been researching everything about my new favorite Avenger, her Flerken companion, and her role in the upcoming Avengers: Endgame battle since the moment I left the theater.Read full story...