Captain Marvel Ending Explained And What It Means For Avengers Endgame

Bessie Dean
March 9, 2019

Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, the directing duo's capability for establishing fundamentally real relationships between characters who have just met (think Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn in Mississippi Grind) truly shines with Captain Marvel's ensemble.

Captain Marvel opens in the United Kingdom and USA on Friday, which has been designated International Women's Day 2019. And now just before Avengers: Endgame, debuts we get to see the origin story of Captain Marvel and how she will be integrated into the MCU. Though the film is precisely engineered to appeal to critics like me - feminist women who came of age in the 1990s - it's a disappointment, from the poorly shot action sequences to a shallowly written hero's journey.

To play Danvers, Larson spent nine months in rigorous physical training. But today, I suddenly felt that Brie Larson's superhero deserved all my love. Why? She escapes to Earth, circa 1995, where she finds more answers to her identity, discovers the strength necessary to stand tall between the Kree and the Skrulls, and even plays a pivotal role in jump-starting Nick Fury's (Samuel L. Jackson) Avengers Initiative. She'll have to convince MCU fans that she's a vital part of the cinematic universe, despite being introduced fully only in this penultimate film of the current Marvel cycle. She can fly, shoot photon beams from her hands and even walk through walls. She can absorb energy.

Feige told Entertainment Weekly there are "are a lot of reasons" this movie was not made before now.

The film, the first from Marvel to have a stand-alone female lead, stars Oscar-winner Brie Larson as an intergalactic warrior with untapped super powers. Vers is having pesky dreams of a different life, one in which her father and brother were mean to her about her desire to race go-karts, and an obnoxious pilot taunts her by saying "You do know why they call it a cockpit".

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Seeking to be more representative, Marvel, a Disney subsidiary, finally responded to demands for more strong female characters on the silver screen - which were further spurred by the #MeToo movement.

There is also something to be said for one of the movie's unexpected high points: I can't believe I'm writing this, but the breakout character of "Captain Marvel" may wind up being an adorable cat named Goose, whose cuteness seems destined to launch thousands of social media posts.

Its sequel, "Wonder Woman 1984", is due out in 2020. As a result, Captain Marvel doesn't need to overly contort itself to fit the existing storyline of the other movies and can largely exist on its own terms.

The original Captain Marvel in Marvel Comics was also a male.

During Captain Marvel, Fury was shown using the pager.

However, in an interview with MTV International posted to YouTube just a day after on June 2nd, Larson had no idea who Captain Marvel was.

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