Why Captain Marvel Has on More Make-Up in Endgame Than Her Solo Movie

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What’s up with the make-up? That’s what fans wanted to know after the second trailer for Avengers: Endgame, which finally added Captain Marvel into the manic mix of superheroes. Many noticed that in her solo outing, which was directed by a man and a woman, Carol Danvers didn’t wear much make-up, but in Endgame, which…

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Captain Marvel Presents Complicated Political Messages Worth Examining

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Because an amnesiac Carol Danvers spends so much time during Captain Marvel trying to figure out who she is, there’s a way in which she’s never quite given a chance to deeply grapple with some of the moral issues the movie presents to her. That job largely falls on the audience, and the film’s relative…

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io9 Roundtable: Captain Marvel’s Epic Crash Landing Into the MCU

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Captain Marvel is finally in theaters. Unsurprisingly, the movie’s doing gangbusters at the box office, and Carol Danvers’ status as one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s most powerful heroes has been solidified. But there’s so much more to Carol and Captain Marvel’s story than her cosmic powers and, while we liked…

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Captain Marvel’s Directors Discuss the Importance of the Women in Carol Danvers’ Life

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With Captain Marvel, co-directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck not only introduce the first female hero to lead her own movie set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but they also define a significant moment in the universe’s history that will factor into its future in a major way.

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Captain Marvel Is Heavily Inspired By RoboCop, But Not for the Reasons You Think 

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When you think of Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 film RoboCop, you think robots. You think sci-fi violence. You think social commentary. You don’t think about a woman flying around space fighting bad guys. But for Captain Marvel directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, that unlikely connection was incredibly important.

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