After almost a year-long hiatus, I’m back on the blog. Soon I’ll have a new schedule and approach, but for now I’m jumping back in with a review of the Captain Marvel movie.
I know, I know, I’m a white male writing a review of Captain Marvel. That’s apparently an incendiary action these days, but as a writer I’ve written about quite a few topics in ways which have made people squirm and even lash out. Good writing will challenge how you think, push you out of your ideological comfort zone, and get you to look at things from a different perspective. If I’m not doing that, I’m not doing my job.
To start, let me just say I’m a big fan of Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel. Despite people running around trying to say otherwise, the character wasn’t changed or created for this new film. Yes, in the comics she’s ultra-powerful, at one point taking on an entire star fleet single-handedly and winning. But she’s also not perfect, and that’s one of the charming qualities she possesses. Continue reading “Captain Marvel Movie Review”