Comes off as lifeless and perfunctory despite two strong casting choices and a taste of the franchise’s comedy.
Feels like a stand-alone story with little connection to the franchise other than some of the actors/characters and a country that still doesn’t trust mutants.
If you can stave off the initial boredom, the plot takes off like a rocket for the film’s second half.
Not only the satisfying conclusion to a two-movie story but also the perfect payoff to that 10-year journey on which moviegoers embarked.
It packs a lesson every bit as pertinent today as it was nearly five decades ago.
I’ve been engaged by 30-second commercials for schmaltzy Hallmark Channel love stories more deeply.
Captain Marvel doesn’t feel cohesive and at times bored me with its awful pacing and storytelling.
Captain Marvel borrows heavily, but not heavily enough, from Guardians of the Galaxy.
This curious, unexpected story had me in its grasp… before dropping me like a bad habit.
Hart and Cranston are flawlessly cast, and I’d love to see more of their chemistry.
Contains too many dead spots and occasionally wanders off course like a faulty broom on magical autopilot.