‘Captain Marvel’ Review: A Superhero Who’s Stronger Than Her Origin Movie

If you look at every new Marvel superhero story as having to perform the one task of getting the audience to root for a performer playing a new hero, then Captain Marvel is a success.

But it succeeds in the same way that Thor succeeded in that it has the right actor in the right role, but the surrounding film is burdened with poor visual and narrative choices you tend to overlook because you’re having fun with the character.

Since the McU depends on getting the audience to root for the characters since those superheroes will be reused in …

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