Captain Marvel first reactions: What do critics and fans in Europe have to say?
Captain Marvel has a number of limited screenings before its release. Tonight is the European Premiere, and more critics and lucky fans in attendance are taking to Twitter to voice their reactions. In spite of the baseless backlash from a particular subset of fans, responses have been strong.
What are critics and fans saying about Captain Marvel?
Film critic Hannah Ines Flint wrote: “Just saw Captain Marvel and it is just so ridiculously good.
“The fights, the humour, the soundtrack, the MCU references, the Flerken.
“I cannot wait to watch it again! Believe the hype, people!”
Matt Ferguson, poster designer who has worked with Marvel, wrote: “No word of a lie Captain Marvel is absolutely amazing.
Believe the hype. They’ve raised the bar again.”
Portuguese site Dimensao Geek (Geek Dimension) wrote, as translated by Captain Marvel News: “CaptainMarvel is so good.
“An excellent protagonist, important messages of overcoming, female empowerment, and refugees.
“Soundtrack is awesome. Post credits scene give us chills!”
Twitter user Kate wrote: “Captain Marvel is… more than I expected and I could’ve hoped for???
“It’s exactly like her comics, translated into a movie. Carol has HER type of humour, but also her POWER her everything.”
Another movie-goer, Nath, wrote: “What an awesome empowering film. And loved Goose! That’s all I’ll say for now. No spoilers!”
Ica Hontiveros-Cheng, a fan in attendance, wrote: “Takes a while for the seat to warm up (Kree culture is weird) but once it gets going, Captain Marvel is a fun and exciting part of the grand Marvel Cinematic Universe puzzle.
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“A reverse superhero origin story, it’s not as much as how she becomes a Hero but what makes HER a HERO.
“The 90s setting is a big treat, the music, spotting the Easter eggs is one big nostalgic trip, especially for the 90s kids (me).”
“Goose the Cat and a younger Nick Fury are scene stealers.”
Captain Marvel is out in UK cinemas on March 8, 2019