Have you heard of this little movie called Captain Marvel? We’re talking about the latest in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Captain Marvel’s comic book history, our thoughts on Brie Larson, feminism, octopus-cats, and the 1990s.
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3:17 – What We’re Watching: Marvel’s Runaways, The Gifted, The Umbrella Academy, Behind the Curve, Making a Murderer Part 2.
Stinger Topic of the Week: Captain Marvel
Captain Marvel is a Kree warrior fighting an intergalactic battle with the Skrulls. She finds herself on Earth in 1995 having vague, recurring memories of another life on that planet. With help from Nick Fury, she tries to uncover the secrets of her past while harnessing her special superpowers to end the war with the Skrulls.
19:25 – Highlights of our discussion of Captain Marvel:
- Comic book backstory: the long and complicated history for Captain Marvel
- Some people said it felt like two films
- We wish we had met Captain Marvel earlier in the MCU timeline
- Was Brie Larson miscast?
- SO MANY 90s references
- Was this a feminist movie?
- Our overall rating: 7/10
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