Captain Marvel (2019), dir. Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck

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Squeaky Fromage (VegemiteGrrl), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 05:15 (one year ago) Permalink

This, this, will surely be the movie that fixes in my head which one is Brie Larson and which is Alison Brie.

Andrew Farrell, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 07:19 (one year ago) Permalink

Wait, which one is this?

Andrew Farrell, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 07:19 (one year ago) Permalink

whose run on Captain Marvel are Ned and Veg's favourites?

Haribo Hancock (sic), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 07:35 (one year ago) Permalink

it'd be cool if this movie featured all seven of the marvel characters who have been named "captain marvel"

would also be cool if the movie ended abruptly with a kid showing up and shouting "SHAZAM!"

(The Other) J.D. (J.D.), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 08:07 (one year ago) Permalink

I said stuff about this on Rolling Marvel Cinematic Universe thread (+ a poll: Classic or Dud?)

I’m stoked

El Tomboto, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 08:24 (one year ago) Permalink

Many details in here

https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/23/16015612/captain-marvel-90s-cinematic-universe-sdcc-2017

Seriously though Ben Mendelsohn is a Skrull

El Tomboto, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 08:28 (one year ago) Permalink

Claremont's is probably still my favorite take on Carol Danvers. I would assume that the film won't feature her turning into Binary.

I'm very active in the pegasus community (Old Lunch), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 13:51 (one year ago) Permalink

man, Boden/Fleck have had a strange career.

Simon H., Wednesday, 7 February 2018 15:41 (one year ago) Permalink

It's Kind of a Funny Story very possibly the absolute nadir of schmindie romcoms

Simon H., Wednesday, 7 February 2018 15:43 (one year ago) Permalink

Haribo Hancock (sic)
Posted: February 6, 2018 at 11:35:42 PM
whose run on Captain Marvel are Ned and Veg's favourites?


your mom

Squeaky Fromage (VegemiteGrrl), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 15:50 (one year ago) Permalink

:D

mh, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 15:57 (one year ago) Permalink

:D

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otm

Chuck_Tatum, Wednesday, 7 February 2018 15:59 (one year ago) Permalink

veg taking no prisoners itt

i gotta be a gazpacho man (bizarro gazzara), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 16:01 (one year ago) Permalink

sic will be in soon to undo your absurd claim by detailing his mom's pointedly Ms. Marvel-free comics scripting history.

I'm very active in the pegasus community (Old Lunch), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 17:36 (one year ago) Permalink

my mom threw out all the comics I'd written in my life when I was 15, due no doubt to professional jealousy

Haribo Hancock (sic), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 19:57 (one year ago) Permalink

sad lol

I'm very active in the pegasus community (Old Lunch), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 20:01 (one year ago) Permalink

<3

Squeaky Fromage (VegemiteGrrl), Thursday, 8 February 2018 00:07 (one year ago) Permalink

one month passes...

Hmmm

https://www.thewrap.com/djimon-hounsou-clark-gregg-lee-pace-captain-marvel/

But tucked into the announcement was the reveal that “Guardians of the Galaxy” stars Djimon Hounsou and Lee Pace will also be a part of the film.

In the first “Guardians” film, Pace played the film’s villain, Ronan The Accuser, with Hounsou playing one of his most formidable warriors, Korath The Pursuer. While their roles in “Captain Marvel” haven’t been made official, the upcoming film takes place in the 1990s, so it is possible that the two actors could reprise their characters from several years before they faced the Guardians.

“Captain Marvel” follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the MCU’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. The cast also includes Samuel L. Jackson and Clark Gregg, who will be reprising their roles as SHIELD icons Nick Fury and Agent Coulson. Ben Mendelsohn, Gemma Chan, Lashana Lynch, Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte, McKenna Grace, and Jude Law also star.

Ned Raggett, Monday, 26 March 2018 18:09 (one year ago) Permalink

So that's more or less a confirmation of a Kree/Skrull War adaptation. Cool beans.

to eat a little "snack", to have an snack (Old Lunch), Monday, 26 March 2018 19:46 (one year ago) Permalink

Awwww shiiiiiiit

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 27 March 2018 03:22 (one year ago) Permalink

Rick Jooooooooones

to eat a little "snack", to have an snack (Old Lunch), Tuesday, 27 March 2018 12:09 (one year ago) Permalink

one month passes...

Jude Law has been cast as Mar-Vell.

a REAL SCARIE robot!!!! (Old Lunch), Saturday, 28 April 2018 11:38 (eleven months ago) Permalink

i look forward to seeing the hairpiece they choose for him

Mahogany Loggins (bizarro gazzara), Saturday, 28 April 2018 13:55 (eleven months ago) Permalink

Maybe they can just attach it to the costume’s headpiece and he never takes it off! win-win

mh, Saturday, 28 April 2018 14:10 (eleven months ago) Permalink

So basically this movie is now going to be ridiculously essential to the wider MCU plot machinations.

Ned Raggett, Monday, 7 May 2018 02:58 (eleven months ago) Permalink

what, you think they’re going to rewind the Avengers movie battle and replay it with Carol and her squad in the mix?

mh, Monday, 7 May 2018 03:01 (eleven months ago) Permalink

EXACTLY no wait.

Ned Raggett, Monday, 7 May 2018 03:06 (eleven months ago) Permalink

honestly the first thing I thought of was Temuera Morrison as Abin-Sur. Followed by Carrie Coon as Proxima Midnight.

I'm still riding for this movie though. It's going to be amazing.

El Tomboto, Monday, 7 May 2018 03:09 (eleven months ago) Permalink

And now amazinger:

Exclusive: Annette Bening in talks to join #CaptainMarvel https://t.co/m0kCFMRtys pic.twitter.com/wNQDk4Ggb2

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) May 9, 2018

Ned Raggett, Wednesday, 9 May 2018 19:56 (eleven months ago) Permalink

Wait, 'in talks'? Isn't this thing currently filming, if not already in post-production?

Love Theme From Oh God! You Devil (Old Lunch), Wednesday, 9 May 2018 20:00 (eleven months ago) Permalink

it is currently filming

El Tomboto, Wednesday, 9 May 2018 20:23 (eleven months ago) Permalink

they did a quick week in January so they were within the time restrictions of a tax break, then filmed in one location during march

mh, Wednesday, 9 May 2018 20:25 (eleven months ago) Permalink

annette bening IS beta ray bill

Mahogany Loggins (bizarro gazzara), Friday, 11 May 2018 12:17 (eleven months ago) Permalink

I might've gone a little more in the direction of a Diane Keaton as Bill, but I can accept it.

Love Theme From Oh God! You Devil (Old Lunch), Friday, 11 May 2018 12:26 (eleven months ago) Permalink

beta ray barbra imo

Mahogany Loggins (bizarro gazzara), Friday, 11 May 2018 12:27 (eleven months ago) Permalink

three months pass...

EW finally has some exclusive first look images: https://ew.com/movies/captain-marvel-first-look-images/

And there are FUCKING SKRULLS MOTHERFUCKERS

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DmWCfU2VAAAsPXh.jpg

Eliza D., Wednesday, 5 September 2018 18:13 (seven months ago) Permalink

Carol in a Nine Inch Nails t-shirt is clearly the key image

https://ewedit.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/opw-05957_r.jpg

Number None, Wednesday, 5 September 2018 18:16 (seven months ago) Permalink

skrull kill krew spin-off or gtfo

my dream is to never be a champion (bizarro gazzara), Wednesday, 5 September 2018 18:17 (seven months ago) Permalink

^^^^

Eliza D., Wednesday, 5 September 2018 18:19 (seven months ago) Permalink

lol yung SLJ

YouTube_-_funy_cats.flv (Jimmy The Mod Awaits The Return Of His Beloved), Wednesday, 5 September 2018 18:21 (seven months ago) Permalink

The film also introduces Lashana Lynch as Maria Rambeau, one of Carol’s oldest friends. She’s a top-notch Air Force pilot with the call sign “Photon,” and she’s also a single mother to a young daughter.


a daughter named... monica?

my dream is to never be a champion (bizarro gazzara), Wednesday, 5 September 2018 18:21 (seven months ago) Permalink

xp they should've made him look like Mister Senor Love Daddy

Eliza D., Wednesday, 5 September 2018 18:23 (seven months ago) Permalink

And there are FUCKING SKRULLS MOTHERFUCKERS

https://doctorwhofromthestart.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/curse-of-fenric3.jpg

▫◌▫ (sic), Wednesday, 5 September 2018 22:41 (seven months ago) Permalink

I couldn't find a pic that showed the haemovore makeup clearly AND had them coming out of the water, but the tunics and skin colour are pretty close

▫◌▫ (sic), Thursday, 6 September 2018 07:27 (seven months ago) Permalink

Higher. Further. Faster. Watch the trailer for Marvel Studios’ @CaptainMarvel in theaters March 8, 2019. #CaptainMarvel pic.twitter.com/a7KsE8f7Y3

— Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) September 18, 2018

Number None, Tuesday, 18 September 2018 12:47 (seven months ago) Permalink

I'm in just for Young Coulson and Carol Danvers punching an old lady in the face.

Plinka Trinka Banga Tink (Eliza D.), Tuesday, 18 September 2018 12:51 (seven months ago) Permalink

tonally kind of weird for a Marvel trailer. No jokes!

Number None, Tuesday, 18 September 2018 12:54 (seven months ago) Permalink

I know the Skrulls were hanging around Earth. I just wasn't sure how Carol got from that first Kree/Skrull skirmish, where she was captured, which I thought was in some other galaxy, all the way to a Skrull ship near Earth, without fast travel, since I thought the head Skrulls main issue was that his people lacked the ability to cross the Galaxy and get away from the Kree like that.

Josh in Chicago, Sunday, 17 March 2019 16:43 (one month ago) Permalink

Unless It was in a Predator ship, in which case, yeah.

Josh in Chicago, Sunday, 17 March 2019 16:44 (one month ago) Permalink

I know the Skrulls were hanging around Earth. I just wasn't sure how Carol got from that first Kree/Skrull skirmish, where she was captured, which I thought was in some other galaxy, all the way to a Skrull ship near Earth, without fast travel, since I thought the head Skrulls main issue was that his people lacked the ability to cross the Galaxy and get away from the Kree like that.

I explained that in my post above. Seems like they were able to use the jump points, but most likely that's risky effort, because they're not controlling the points and/or their movements could be tracked. So for a solitary mission they might take the risk, but not for trying to transport their entire diaspora.

Tuomas, Sunday, 17 March 2019 18:05 (one month ago) Permalink

xpost There was a xenomorph skull inside of it so ya pretty sure that's what it was.

Goody Rickels on the Dime (Old Lunch), Sunday, 17 March 2019 18:07 (one month ago) Permalink

they really need dialogue like “well, after ten hours of torture, we discovered that the macguffin is on earth. that was 12 hours ago, so we should make it there at least 20 earth hours before the kree are able to arrive”

mh, Sunday, 17 March 2019 18:43 (one month ago) Permalink

so was I supposed to know about jump points?

Josh in Chicago, Sunday, 17 March 2019 18:55 (one month ago) Permalink

they said it in the movie man

pippin drives a lambo through the gates of isengard (Sparkle Motion), Sunday, 17 March 2019 19:00 (one month ago) Permalink

on several occasions

pippin drives a lambo through the gates of isengard (Sparkle Motion), Sunday, 17 March 2019 19:00 (one month ago) Permalink

looks like none off the magic used in this movie actually exists irl

~mine own~ bitcoin (darraghmac), Sunday, 17 March 2019 19:36 (one month ago) Permalink

if you all think it's incredible I missed all this, imagine how I feel.

Josh in Chicago, Sunday, 17 March 2019 19:42 (one month ago) Permalink

turn in your FOOM card at the door

pippin drives a lambo through the gates of isengard (Sparkle Motion), Sunday, 17 March 2019 20:32 (one month ago) Permalink

(Followed by someone explaining six of them, and Josh going “well, I don’t remember that at all. Therefore [continues to talk about one of those six]”)

I enjoy that you apparently also never remember that this is how every thread goes after you watch something :)

https://i.imgur.com/zRmkOSN.jpg

steven, soda jerk (sic), Sunday, 17 March 2019 20:53 (one month ago) Permalink

well, I know that you always correct me, at least I remember that much.

Josh in Chicago, Sunday, 17 March 2019 21:26 (one month ago) Permalink

Nah, I tried watching Avengers #21 last night and gave up confused ten minutes in

steven, soda jerk (sic), Sunday, 17 March 2019 21:49 (one month ago) Permalink

I am, coincidentally enough, just about to read Kree/Skrull War as part of my suuuuuuuper slow chronological Marvel read-thru project, will let u all know how it compares to this thing (not loving early Roy Thomas, so my hopes...they are not high, but I'm thanking christ that at least it isn't early Gerry Conway).

Goody Rickels on the Dime (Old Lunch), Sunday, 17 March 2019 23:30 (one month ago) Permalink

The Kree/Skrull War arc (which isn't really an "arc" in the sense we speak today, because for most of its duration the actual war is on the background and other plots are happening) is a mess, like most Roy Thomas comics. I would say he's overrated, but I dunno if anyone actually rates him these days? It also has one of the most ridiculous deus ex machina endings I've ever read; I actually thought it was cool when I first read it as a kid, but rereading it as an adult, it's just incredibly silly. I don't think the movie really used anything from that story, beyond the fact that there's a war between the Kree and the Skrull, and Captain Marvel (the original one, not Carol Danvers) is involved?

The movie owes much more to Kelly Sue DeConnick's revamp of Carol/Cap Marvel, and she and artist David Lopez (who designed Carol's new superhero look) did got a dedication in the end credits, unlike Roy Thomas and Gene Colan... I think Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning got a similar credit in the GotG movie, which also makes sense, since even though most of the characters weren't created by them, it's clearly their version of the Guardians that the movie is based on.

Tuomas, Monday, 18 March 2019 07:52 (one month ago) Permalink

Though of course Marvel could and should do more to acknowledge and compensate for the original creators of the characters as well, like with Bill Mantlo and Rocket Raccoon. It's a shame they only do something when threatened with bad publicity, which the Mantlo situation obviously could've caused.

Tuomas, Monday, 18 March 2019 07:54 (one month ago) Permalink

I think you mean artist Jamie McKelvie there, Tuomas - I don't remember if he's in the credits, but it's definitely his design.

Andrew Farrell, Monday, 18 March 2019 08:00 (one month ago) Permalink

she and artist David Lopez (who designed Carol's new superhero look)

I haven’t read any of these, but I’ve been under the impression (from being on message boards with him c. 2001-13) that McKelvie did the modern designs?

steven, soda jerk (sic), Monday, 18 March 2019 08:07 (one month ago) Permalink

xpost, lol

steven, soda jerk (sic), Monday, 18 March 2019 08:08 (one month ago) Permalink

crossref Kieron with whatever that “famous ppl who posted on ILX three times back in the day” thread was recently

steven, soda jerk (sic), Monday, 18 March 2019 08:09 (one month ago) Permalink

Oh, ok. Since Lopez was the original artist in the revamped Cap Marvel book, I thought he also designed the new costume, but I guess it was McKelvie then. My bad.

Tuomas, Monday, 18 March 2019 08:10 (one month ago) Permalink

But anyway, my main point was that even though Thomas technically created Carol Danvers, I dunno how much credit he deserves, because the current version has little to do with the character he created, and much more to with what DeConnick, as well as Claremont, did with her later on. They even included Claremont's amnesia subplot, which defined the character for a long time, even though in the movie it obviously wasn't caused by Rogue.

Tuomas, Monday, 18 March 2019 08:18 (one month ago) Permalink

Heh, occurred to me that another reason (besides clearly not paying attention) that I have trouble following some of the details and beats of these films is that unlike many of you fine folks who can cite Marvel chapter and verse, as a kid in the '80s I was at best a casual comics fan. When you mention Roy Thomas, my first thought is Roy Thomas Baker, and when someone says Gerry Conway I think, the drummer from Fotheringay and Fairport Convention? I'm not sure I knew Captain Marvel at all before this movie, and only loosely knew of the Kree and Skrull by name. I didn't read any comics stuff save for maybe a short run of the X-Men (and spinoffs) and honestly forgettable stuff like the Transformers and GI Joe comics when I was maybe a bit younger. So ... yeah.

Josh in Chicago, Monday, 18 March 2019 13:02 (one month ago) Permalink

I mean...yeah, familiarity with the source material probably doesn't hurt, but they're pretty good about avoiding unnecessary intertextuality. References to the comics which might fly over the heads of casual audience members are only there as in-jokes and easter eggs for the true Zombies. And there's so much reconfiguration of that source material in the translation to the screen that one's familiarity doesn't really pay that many dividends.

(Although it is a nice treat for those in the know when e.g. the identity of Liz Allan's stepfather or the nature of the Skrulls takes a hard right from what we were expecting.)

Goody Rickels on the Dime (Old Lunch), Monday, 18 March 2019 13:12 (one month ago) Permalink

I would advise those who were previously unfamiliar with the character to go take a peek at the Wikipedia page for Carol Danvers and see how much of a favor the filmmakers did in streamlining her painfully convoluted history 4 u.

Goody Rickels on the Dime (Old Lunch), Monday, 18 March 2019 13:16 (one month ago) Permalink

Oh along the lines of the undermined expectations I mention, I appreciated that (unless I missed it) they waited for some time before revealing the name of Jude Law's character, which allowed those in the know to go on believing for a while that he was in fact a whole other character with whom they were familiar (and who I believe he had long been reported as portraying in the film). Because had I known, the twist would have announce itself much much earlier.

Goody Rickels on the Dime (Old Lunch), Monday, 18 March 2019 13:20 (one month ago) Permalink

I think the big difference is that for those in the know, hearing a referenced to Admiral Dingus or whatever might cause you to pay closer attention, but for those not in the know a passing reference to an important character might vanish like a shimmering exposition mirage. I did know the Skrulls were handled differently than they were in the books, as far as I could tell. But I still had to google Ronan the Accuser (like I did with GotG?), and I still don't know why he dresses like that, carries a hammer, acts differently from the other Kree, was helping Thanos, etc. I had no idea who Jude Law's character or characters were supposed to be, in terms of Marvel mythology, other than the leader of her team.

Josh in Chicago, Monday, 18 March 2019 13:27 (one month ago) Permalink

Also Josh (since I'm just going to flood this thread now apparently), I should just note that you're far from alone. My gf has watched every single minute of MCU filmed entertainment alongside me (yes, including all of the shows...well, except for Inhumans, admittedly) and she has the same 'wait, who is that person (who's been prominently featured in five movies previous to this one)?' issues. These details are of more importance to some of us than others, and that's okay, and here's why.

Goody Rickels on the Dime (Old Lunch), Monday, 18 March 2019 13:28 (one month ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAyKJAtDNCw

Josh in Chicago, Monday, 18 March 2019 13:33 (one month ago) Permalink

But I still had to google Ronan the Accuser (like I did with GotG?), and I still don't know why he dresses like that, carries a hammer, acts differently from the other Kree, was helping Thanos, etc. 
He dresses like that and carries a hammer because of he's the commander of a special strike force called the Accusers. And he was working with Thanos because Thanos gave him an Infinity Stone which helped him push his own political agenda. All of this was explained in the GotG movie and this one, you don't need any knowledge of the comic book Ronan (who's quite different, and hasn't even been a villain for quite a while) to understand his role in the movies.

Tuomas, Monday, 18 March 2019 23:15 (one month ago) Permalink

Also he was the one Jude Law was talking to in the context of him bombing the shit out of one planet - when Jude Law contacts him later in the context of him bombing the shit out of Earth, the context there is him bombing the shit out of earth.

Andrew Farrell, Monday, 18 March 2019 23:42 (one month ago) Permalink

they should have had him swing his hammer a little in the hologram and say something like “i’m gonna ally with thanos and collect some stones if this kree thing doesn’t work out!”

alternatively he could have shown his double-blades lightsaber to remind us of who he isn’t

mh, Tuesday, 19 March 2019 00:59 (one month ago) Permalink

the orange cat was everything I hoped he would be. a very fun movie!

the girl from spirea x (f. hazel), Wednesday, 20 March 2019 02:54 (one month ago) Permalink

I enjoyed this. I get that everyone wants every Marvel movie to be Ragnarok or Black Panther but... not every Marvel movie is going to be Ragnarok or Black Panther. This was solidly Good and I didn't feel like I wasted my money watching it, ergo thumbsup.jpg

GDPR vs GAPDY (DJP), Monday, 1 April 2019 21:29 (three weeks ago) Permalink

agree

Squeaky Fromage (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 1 April 2019 22:58 (three weeks ago) Permalink

I bumped into a friend and his two girls in the store yesterday. I asked how their spring break was, and they said, good, they saw a lot of movies. What did you see? I asked. "Captain Marvel," one of them said. "It was pretty good!" "So tell me the truth," I said. "Would you rather see another Captain Marvel movie, or a movie just about the cat?" "The cat!" they shouted, in unison.

Josh in Chicago, Monday, 1 April 2019 23:22 (three weeks ago) Permalink

saw it last night. I gotta say that I feel a little disappointed that (SPOILER; altho its unlikely anyone who knows about what I'm about to mention hasn't seen the movie if they intend to) is that the Stan Lee colan creation Mar vell was not only transfigured, but was in fact present only in flashbacks (I protected myself from details of the film so well that I walked in thinking Jude Law was going to be portraying Mar vell). I have an inexplicable fondness for this character, who was not only created to field a dubious copyright claim, but was also worked on by creators who never seemed to know what to do with him. Even Jim Starlin seemed to use him for Thanos-, Eros-, Mentor- and Titan-shit that he was really interested in, and only seemed connect with the character when he got cancer in 1982.

I'm also fond of Carol Danvers, and echo Old Lunch in that the interested really should look at the wikipedia page for the character. The Avengers 200 incident involving Jim Shooter, David Michelinie et al crafting a story involving inter-dimensional rape/stockholm syndrome even made 10 year old me gobsmacked, and the subsequent Avengers annual written by Claremont is one of the more obvious examples of meta/internecine score settling in superhero shit… a few years ago, someone wrote a story about the editorial cluster fuck that resulted in this incident, and its really fascinating.. the lalte 90s Busiek/Perez run of Avengers saw her become an alcoholic, and I thought "hasn't this character gone through enough?"

In any case, from 1963 until the 2000s, Marvel never had a marquee female character a la Wonder Woman—although Jean Grey or Storm or Rogue might fit the bill— and that was a problem. There is no doubt that 15 years ago, Quesada or Jemas or Bendis or whoever decided that they had to fix this, and Carol Danvers, who had tortuous continuity and very very little in the way of genuine grass roots enthusiasm, was going to do it. Again, I like the character, but the Carol Corps as such is trying to will iconic qualities on a character who never had much support, and is thus doing Disney's bidding. Although I think its a good super hero movie, and I am gratified that enough of the character I knew in the 70s and 80s is present.

veronica moser, Wednesday, 3 April 2019 18:22 (three weeks ago) Permalink

I thought the Carol Corps was specific to the Kelly Sue DeConnick version from 2012 (prior to which her profile seemed pretty low)?

Andrew Farrell, Wednesday, 3 April 2019 18:46 (three weeks ago) Permalink

I like the character but I don't think there's a been single comic with Carol Danvers in the starring role that I've really connected with. Comics-wise, she seems to work best as part of an ensemble.

Piecing together a lost culture from an unearthed Joshua Kadison CD (Old Lunch), Wednesday, 3 April 2019 18:50 (three weeks ago) Permalink

"I thought the Carol Corps was specific to the Kelly Sue DeConnick version from 2012 (prior to which her profile seemed pretty low)?"

yeah that may be: I should watch what i'm talking about cuz I don't read modern superhero shit.

veronica moser, Wednesday, 3 April 2019 19:24 (three weeks ago) Permalink

as far as I remember the carol corps was a grassroots thing kicked off around 2012ish (as Andrew mentioned), partially as a reaction to Marvel's inability to market their own releases in any intelligent way

I mean, it's doing Disney/Marvel a great service by building enthusiasm for a character, but (and with a resigned sigh, here) the fact is that we're in a Marvel character moment and writers/artists pushing that attention toward characters that might actually be interesting or change the landscape seems like a lesser evil

mh, Wednesday, 3 April 2019 19:39 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Monica Rambeau > Carol Danvers

GDPR vs GAPDY (DJP), Wednesday, 3 April 2019 21:31 (three weeks ago) Permalink

was that ever in question?

mh, Wednesday, 3 April 2019 23:56 (three weeks ago) Permalink

finally saw this over the weekend, thought it was pretty meh besides samuel l., who was incredible, and the cat, who was a very good cat indeed. i also liked that the directors let mendelsohn keep his natural accent, even though none of the other skrulls sounded like they came from the planet down undah.

i'm not familiar with the comics version of carol, but it feels like she'll suffer from the superman problem, namely that they'll have to nerf her abilities for 3/4 of whatever movie she's in before unleashing the glowing CGI version for the last 1/4 of the movie. maybe the inevitable sequel will match her up against a cosmic-scale villain that would actually pose a challenge.

to halve and half not (voodoo chili), Monday, 8 April 2019 15:17 (two weeks ago) Permalink

The inevitable sequel is out later this month, so the chances are pretty good?

Andrew Farrell, Monday, 8 April 2019 15:31 (two weeks ago) Permalink

im talking captain marvel 2, not MCU 22 or whatever

to halve and half not (voodoo chili), Monday, 8 April 2019 15:52 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Oh, you mean Shazam, that's in theaters rn

Hangover Ape (Old Lunch), Monday, 8 April 2019 16:16 (two weeks ago) Permalink

i mean kazaam

to halve and half not (voodoo chili), Monday, 8 April 2019 16:50 (two weeks ago) Permalink

critical support for comrade carol’s compassion for the plight of space palestinians

Boris Bronfentrinker of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan (bizarro gazzara), Sunday, 21 April 2019 13:00 (three days ago) Permalink


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