"My memory of it is that it started as a tradition on X-Men. where he was the hot dog vendor in X-Men", Feige said. But it's Larsen who gives this weight and emotional depth as a woman who doesn't understand her past, but still knows, somehow, that she is meant for greatness and that she uniquely has the grit to figure out how. Moving forward, I decided to make sure my press days were more inclusive. She's more impulsive and bullheaded than anything else. It's also not a secret to Carol's peers that she is more gifted than the rest of her kind (she resides on the planet Hala, which is aesthetically pleasing in its bright lights, layered environments, and futuristic design although we don't really spend enough time there to truly make it stand out as a distinct planet), which has her commander Yon-Rogg (Jude Law) giving her one-on-one combat seminars regarding keeping her abilities and emotions in check. "I'm excited to share her with the world". (Shall we count how many movies it took to get to this place, babies?) Yeah, well, too damn bad.
This origin story of Carol Danvers - a former US Air Force fighter pilot who becomes half-alien and a key member of Starforce, an elite Kree military team - has many wow moments.
Fortunately, Brie Larson is rather good in the role; she's outstanding at maintaining battle-hardened prose while also delivering smartass quips similar to Tony Stark.
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As has become the Marvel Cinematic Universe's trademark, Captain Marvel has taken the core elements of the comic book story - the warrior who has been told "no" so many times that she nearly believes it, the cosmic hero who overcomes betrayal to find her true self - and modified it to fit in with contemporary storytelling techniques (there are some elements of comic book Carol's backstory best left confined to the dustiest of corners).
Stars across the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Television, and Marvel Publishing including CAPTAIN MARVEL comic book writer Kelly Sue DeConnick all came out to celebrate. At times it even seems like she's channeling the Terminator.
Right from the outset, Captain Marvel comes in swinging. In fact, we nearly start at the end with the superhero we follow already bestowed with intergalactic abilities and mighty powerful on her own ... albeit on an alien planet.
Following the premiere, Larson took to Instagram to gush over her incredible night, which all began from the moment she slipped into her dreamy dress. See her full look here! That's honestly about all I can say about the Kree, even though they're the only part of Carol Danvers' (Brie Larson) life that she can remember up to this point.
However, The Hollywood Reporter's Todd McCarthy was one of many disappointed by the end product. Amidst all the humor, the buddying up with Fury to help piece the puzzle together, the traveling to Lousiana to learn about her past, Vers journey of discovery is so layered and cleverly revealed.
Of course, having representation in front of the camera is one thing.
The film's directors, Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, also spoke with the Metro at the London premiere about the touching tribute.
As for the whole "female superhero thing" ... That's because this is the character's first appearance in a major film.
But Wonder Woman should always be first.
"Captain Marvel" is an origin story on par with "Black Panther" and "Captain America: The First Avenger". I love you so much!
Assuming you've all seen Avengers: Infinity War, you'll know Thanos has wiped out the Avengers, and just before Agent Fury is eviscerated, he signals to Captain Marvel.
The floodgates are open, motherfuckers.
The film is slated to hit theaters on March 8, 2019. Captain Marvel doesn't quite become the powerful feminist movie it purports to be, but it is empowering. Financially, it has been proven that women will not only show up to see versions of themselves as superheroes, but men will too. And why the hell would you want to?
Maria Lewis is a journalist, screenwriter and author of It Came From The Deep and the Who's Afraid? novel series, available worldwide.