‘Captain Marvel’ Just Screened in Los Angeles, Early Reactions Hitting

Marvel Studios first female-fronted solo superhero film Captain Marvel just had a screening in Los Angeles. With the official social media embargo lifting post-screening, early reactions are popping up all over Twitter and Facebook.

Obviously the spoiler embargo won’t lift til much later, and the official review embargo for press is still in place til March 5th. So, unless you haven’t seen any of the trailers or press materials, these reactions shouldn’t be true spoilers. Our friends over at Captain Marvel News on Twitter are doing a bang-up-job of retweeting the reaction posts.


The Editor-In-Chief of Fandango Erik Davis said:

Collider EiC Steven Weintraub said:

Politico author Bill Kuchman said:

Reporter Anna Klassen (Buzzfeed, Newsweek, Bustle) said:

Den of Geek staff editor Kayti Burt said:

Devan Coggan of Entertainment Weekly said:

Deputy Entertainment Editor at Mashable Angie J. Han had probably one of the best reactions:

And, Brandon Davis of ComicBook.com answered a much-asked Marvel film question about a post-credits scene:

Hopefully, all this positive buzz is indicative of a good film, and those early Captain Marvel review bombers will be proven wrong. Again. Like they were for Black Panther.

Anna Boden (first female director for Marvel Studios, only took 21 films) and Ryan Fleck are directing from a script they wrote with Liz FlahiveCarly MenschMeg LeFauveNicole Perlman, and Geneva Robertson-Dworet.

Captain Marvel stars Oscar winner Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Jude Law as the commander of Starforce (who may or may not have two names), Clark Gregg as Phil Coulson, Lee Pace returning as Ronan the Accuser, Djimon Hounsou as Korath the Pursuer, Gemma Chan as Minn-Erva, Ben Mendelsohn as Skull Commander Talos, Lashana Lynch as Maria Rambeau, Algenis Perez SotoMcKenna Grace, and Annette Bening in as-yet-undisclosed roles.

Captain Marvel is set to hit theaters on March 8th 2019 (International Women’s Day), and tickets are on sale now.

 

About Mary Anne Butler

Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool.



Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 



Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 



Though she be but little, she is fierce. #MabTheProfessional

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