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Captain Marvel Review

Director: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck Cast: Brie Larson, Samuel L Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law, Clark Gregg The 21st film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe,  Captain Marvel , is a product of many firsts and lasts. While many expected a Black Widow film,  Captain Marvel  has come as the first standalone female superhero film from Marvel. It’s also one of the first films from the franchise, along with  Captain America , to have a storyline set in the past. On the other hand,  Captain Marvel  will also be the last film with a cameo of Stan Lee; it’s also the last before its biggest film,  Avengers:  Endgame , hits theatres this April. With a lot to live up to and a lot to deliver, considering Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) is expected to be a gamechanger in  Endgame , directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck have much on their plates to work with. That’s probably why they have rather taken a laidback approach in making this origins film. Captain Marvel , unlike DC’s  Wonder Woman,