Captain Marvel

critic Reviews

, 79% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Packed with action, humor, and visual thrills, Captain Marvel introduces the MCU's latest hero with an origin story that makes effective use of the franchise's signature formula.
  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Keah BrownBitch Media
    The chemistry between Larson and Lynch propels the last half of the movie; Lynch brings depth, love, and believability to Maria.
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    Brent McKnightSeattle Times
    "Captain Marvel" has things going for it that elevate it a bit above the pack and provide more cultural oomph and import, but despite that, this is also a Marvel movie that feels like another Marvel movie.
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    Tim CogshellFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I like this character and I like this movie. Bri [Larson] is a square-jawed badass.
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    Michael SragowFilm Comment Magazine
    Lacking a unifying vision and a charismatic star performance, this film is less a big-screen comic than a patchwork quilt.
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    Monique JonesShadow and Act
    Captain Marvel is a film you should be proud to let your children watch. It will inspire them to understand there should be no limits on what women can achieve
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    Linda MarricThe Jewish Chronicle
    A hugely enjoyable, funny and masterfully put together offering from Marvel and Disney.
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    Brian T. CarneyWashington Blade
    Fun reconsiderations of ancient myths and modern mythologies.
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    Keith GarlingtonKeith & the Movies
    While I wouldn’t put “Captain Marvel” in the upper echelon of Marvel movies, it does really well at introducing its character and setting her up to be a major player in the MCU.
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    M.N. MillerReady Steady Cut
    The MCU’s Captain Marvel is well-paced, with a handful of moments of strategically placed humor, is solidly acted from start to finish.
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  • , Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Brian EggertDeep Focus Review
    Unfortunately, the lackluster writing and serviceable production diminish the basic thrills we expect from the MCU, making Captain Marvel a letdown, if only because of its vast potential. It remains diverting, and that's all.
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