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Is Captain Marvel a buddy cop movie, a super hero film, or both?

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The early buzz for Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel is good. The first batch of movie reviewers have seen the film, and while they’re embargoed from writing a review until early March, their social media feed back is uniformly positive. Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson have a good on screen rapport making Captain Marvel both a great super hero adventure and a buddy cop movie.

A new featurette gives us our first good luck at the big bad guys of Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel – The Skrulls. The Skrulls are shapeshifters intent on stealing from earth something vital and they don’t care who gets in the way.

I can’t believe how well the technology Disney and Marvel used to de-age Samuel L. Jackson works. Also, I like how the shape shifter special effect is something new and unique. I wonder what those Skrulls want? Is it something we’ve seen before in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Marvel also released a new TV spot called ‘Play’ where you get to see bit more of the buddy cop story taking place.

About Captain Marvel:

Set in the 1990s, Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes. While a galactic war between two alien races reaches Earth, Danvers finds herself and a small cadre of allies at the center of the maelstrom.

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The film stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Rune Temte, Algenis Perez Soto, Mckenna Grace, with Annette Bening, with Clark Gregg, and Jude Law.

Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” is produced by Kevin Feige and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Jonathan Schwartz, Patricia Whitcher and Stan Lee are the executive producers. The story is by Nicole Perlman and Joe Shrapnel & Anna Waterhouse, and the screenplay is by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck and Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Jac Schaeffer.

Captain Marvel will soar into U.S. theaters on March 8, 2019.