With the social media embargo lifted for Captain Marvel, it’s good news for fans and bad news for Thanos. Critics have praised the film for its fun 90s vibe and strong performances from the cast including lead Brie Larson.
Below is a roundup of spoiler-free reactions from critics who attended an early screening:
Set in the 90s, some critics praised the film for leaning into the era and the retro vibe:
Captain Marvel is the first woman-led Marvel film, and critics loved the character of Carol Danvers and Brie Larson’s performance:
Fans will love Goose the Cat, the true breakout star of the film (though the other new characters rock too)
Captain Marvel hits theaters March 8, 2019.