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How Directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck Went From Sundance to ‘Captain Marvel’


Higher. Further. Faster. The remarkable career path of the ‘Captain Marvel’ directors.

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Nick Fury: Cynic or Secret Optimist?


The young, laughing, cat-cuddling Nick Fury seen in ‘Captain Marvel’ may show us the optimistic underside of our favorite MCU spymaster.

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‘Captain Marvel’ Review: A Hero Takes Flight, Eventually


Turns out the MCU’s glass ceiling was just the floor for unexceptional but entertaining enough superhero movies.

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The Story of Captain Marvel and The Avengers


Here’s the cliff notes version of a legacy that spans decades.

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Investigating the Use of Smartphones in Popular Movies


Watch a video essay that examines the surprisingly minor use of smartphones in last year’s biggest movies.

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What We Learned From the ‘Captain Marvel’ and ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Super Bowl Trailers


The Captains reigned at Super Bowl LIII as Marvel rallies fans.

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Divergence, Not Convergence, Marks the Future of the Superhero Franchises


‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse,’ not ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ marks the future of the superhero genre.

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‘Doctor Strange’ Sequel Moves Forward With Returning Director Scott Derrickson


Where the title character will fit in the future of the MCU following ‘Avengers: Endgame’ remains a mystery for now.

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Inclusive Casting is Allowing Stuntwomen to Flourish


These high-flying performers are finally getting their due after portraying some of our favorite badass women.