Watch: Why Captain Marvel is the superhero 2018 needs

It's the first time a female superhero has ever scored her own film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Brie Larson as Captain Marvel. (Image: Marvel Entertainment)
  • Brie Larson stars as Carol Danvers, better known by her alias Captain Marvel.
  • Captain Marvel is the first female superhero to land her own film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • The movie promises something of an origin story for Nick Fury, played by Samuel L. Jackson.
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When Netflix Is Attacked at Cannes, Will Smith Steps Up

Will Smith defends entry of non-theatrical Netflix movies at Cannes.

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Two of the films in competition at this year's prestigious Cannes Film Festival were produced by and for Netflix. It may be a watershed moment for films, given that the two movies — Okja and The Meyerowitz Stories — were produced for a TV streaming service, and not for a movie theater. At the festival's opening press conference on May 17, renowned Spanish filmmaker and Palme d'Or prize juror Pedro Almodovar read a pre-written statement that said in part, “I personally do not conceive, not only the Palme d'Or, any other prize being given to a film and not being able to see this film on a big screen."

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