MCU Rewatch: Captain Marvel fails to go full Supeman nor full Femanist

We arrive at the penultimate entry in this series, one that has taken me much longer to complete than I had originally expected. But here I am, talking about what I feel was a rare misstep from Marvel Studios this late in their game towards what I’m sure they’d regard as their masterpiece.

If you want to check out the series in its almost entirety, then this link will take you to the link archive, otherwise let’s get into Captain Marvel.

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Captain Marvel – A Perfect Example of the Current MCU

I kind of purposely avoided this topic while it was hot, it felt like there were just too many red hot takes when it came to Captain Marvel. Not only that, but it felt like there were too many people who’d spring loaded themselves to bite the head off anyone who would try and direct some genuine criticism at the movie.

As a result, my review of the movie shortly after seeing it was very levelled. You could call that cowardly if you wanted. I call it me not wanting the hassle. Because being really honest, Captain Marvel is a perfect example of the current Marvel Cinematic Universe; and that is really the biggest problem I have with it.

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A Mostly Spoiler-Free Review of Captain Marvel

There was always this niggling feeling at the back of my brain. As the release schedule for super hero movies continued to ramp up with no end in sight, the little pessimist in my head would occasionally remind me that there would be a time where I started to tire of seeing super heroes on the big screen.

Thankfully, this isn’t one of those times. While there is an increasing number of movies that seem to be passing me by these days; Aquaman, Venom, Into the Spider-Verse for God’s sake, Captain Marvel was a movie I still went out to see as soon as I possibly could.

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