This Captain Marvel VFX Breakdown Shows That Maybe the Movie Didn’t Need 4 Cat Actors

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Without Goose the Flerken, there’s a very good chance that Nick Fury would have been murdered by the Kree in Captain Marvel, which would have had catastrophic consequences for the larger MCU. Without Fury, there probably wouldn’t be any Avengers, and without them, well. You get the idea.

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Exclusive: Captain Marvel Becomes a Bodega Avenger in a New Series from IDW

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Now that Captain Marvel’s made her long-awaited debut on the big screen in her own solo film and helped defeat Thanos in Avengers: Endgame, she’s one of Marvel’s most high-profile heroes taking up space in audience’s minds. So it’s none too surprising that she’s the centerpiece of an all-new comic from writer Sam…

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More Avengers: Endgame Gauntlets Than You Can Snap a Finger At, and the Rest of the Most Powerful Toys of the Week

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of all things good and merchandisable, as seen on the internet lately. This week: so many gauntlets, so little time! Star Trek cats! A very peculiar Far From Home vehicle! And Boba Fett—Boba Fett, where!? Check it out.

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Have You Seen This Cat?

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Before any of you wiseacres say, “Technically yes, now I have,” just take a sec and think, because there’s a very distressed man in Portland, Oregon who would like to be reunited with this handsome feline.

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Scientists Talked to Cats to Figure Out If They Know Their Own Names

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Plenty of cat owners will happily tell you their felines are capable of responding to their own names, but the scientific jury remains ambivalent on the matter. A fascinating new experiment suggests this might actually be true for some cats, and it’s a capacity very much tied to the social environment in which the cat…

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Pet Sematary Tries to Dig Deep But Maybe Should’ve Been Left in the Grave

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The best movie remakes take inspiration from source material that’s already strong, then innovate enough to justify their own existence. The worst ones, on the other hand, beg the question “Why?” Pet Sematary, based on a Stephen King novel that was previously adapted in 1989, falls somewhere in the middle.

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