“Captain marvel”: friendly neighbor Carol Danvers
Although a single cinematic universe Marvel and appeared earlier kinovselennoy DC, a solo film about a female character in it came out just now. In the tape “Captain marvel” (Captain Marvel) tells the story of a relatively little-known in the vastness of Russia Carol Danvers, but it is told with a very clear and, what to hide, nice.
The film is built so that superheroes do not seem. This is primarily the story of a particular person, and despite the constant mention of saving the world — and not one-looks very intimate, in fact affecting only a small handful of characters.It is a story of becoming, of representation, of appearance. And not only the main character-Carol Danvers, but also others already familiar to us from the earlier films of the film universe.It’s a very cute movie. I don’t know if I’ve been lucky enough to get cute pictures lately, but compared to all the latest movie comics, “Captain marvel” is as toothless as possible. By God, even spider-Man: across the universes was tougher and tougher.The plot, as usual for kinokamera, simple, as five cents — to blame amnesia (now, last month it was tied “Alita”, also because Kinomax). Vers, who lives on a distant planet of the Cree race, lost her memory six years ago, she is tormented by fragmentary memories and an unbridled superpower, but her superiors reproach her for all manifestations of emotions about this. By chance, it throws on the Ground, where she meets several interesting characters and learns a lot of interesting things about yourself and the world.It would seem that such a banal story we have seen hundreds of times, but “Captain marvel” has its own special charm, which lies in the character played by brie Larson character. Carol Danvers — or Vers, as she’s called at first — is a girly version of spider-Man, the neighborhood girl who’s ready to go with you to rip your ass off a pine tree, jump bikes off a roof, catch may bugs and yell karaoke. And we do not just show this image in flashbacks — Carol keeps it in adulthood. She is playful, sarcastic, for a word in his pocket does not climb and will give in the scoreboard at an opportunity. She is easy on the rise and does not hide emotions-though it is her superiors and censured.
This is not the most familiar character from the playful list of “strong and independent”, she does not have the animal seriousness and some unreal, feigned coolness. Carol, realizing his superpower, writes in the sky turns with joyous cries and quite obviously catches a buzz from the fact that he can shoot from the palms of photon charges. In General, behaves like an ordinary person.
And it is this humanity, which was awarded to the superhero, whose mission is to save all the “Avengers” in the scheduled for next month’s “Finale”, just has the viewer.She’s just a girl. She was always a simple girl with her dreams, she aspired to them, got up after each defeat and tried again, she persevered – and she achieved them. Here in such here ultimatum superhero form.And that, I think, is fine.
Carol Danvers in the form in which it was shown in “Captain marvel” — more realistic, more lively, more accessible role model for today’s girls than the same “Wonder Woman”. Such Carol can be meet in every district dozen — we accurately with one of its survivors prototypes were applying plantain to obodrannym knees, pulyali a ball in basketball ring, exchanged chips with ” Pokemon.” But the princesses in our hinterland is not delivered.
Show Danvers help the most different characters — and in primarily the old girlfriend, which reminds it, who same she on fact, completes for it phrase and implicitly in it believes. She believes — and trusts, and her trust allows Carol to understand what to do with her life next.
Rejuvenated by computer graphics, Samuel L. Jackson in the role of nick fury in this film pays more attention to the wonderful red cat named Goose, rather than the hell happening around, the super-woman in the passenger seat and the green-skinned aliens. Well, if I was fury in my first-ever alien invasion situation, I’d use the cat as a grounding, too, just to keep from going crazy. It is this Duo — fury and Goose — that accounts for most of the smile-inducing moments of the entire film.
Jude law in this movie brightness of the eyes competes with Chris Pine of times of “Star trek”. Nothing except this he, in principle, more and not stands out, wasn that actively is participating in classic for cartoons confrontation great for good and not less great of evil. The images of the character Jude law, Carol’s boss, and Ben Mendelssohn, who played the boss of the opposing side, Talos, perfectly set off each other and demonstrate completely different values important for this picture. But the film, despite the seemingly large-scale conflict that threatens an entire race of living beings, in the end turned out to be very compact and kind — and primarily at the expense of the characters.
Its action takes place in the nineties, and the soundtrack is matched to become-R&B and hip-hop performed by Salt-n-Pepa and TLC, R. E. M, Nirvana, Garbage, No Doubt and other hits of the time, although in moments with planes I no-no Yes waited for the sound of “Take My Breath Away” – but I, alas, was not pleased. All this familiar aesthetics with pagers, slow Internet, hefty CRT monitors, clothes of those years and slightly yellowish color of the picture in the sum with the plot and with the mood of the picture evoke thoughts that the film was late. And late very strongly, least years on 15. He would have come out around the time Sam Raimi’s “spider-Man” was playing on the screens — and he would have been priceless.
Now “Captain marvel” looks just a response to ” Wonder Woman.” Immensely soulful, sweet, even lamp, much more for me personally native-but appeared at the wrong time. The film is outdated at the time of the premiere, and you need to watch it at home, with tea, with cookies, surrounded by soft pillows, family and cats.The marvel cinematic universe has already introduced several female characters and it would be more logical to develop already familiar heroines. But “Captain marvel” in some ways serves as an exposition for all the mess that we have already shown. And as an exposition, this film works well.This is not a super-nimble modern superheroics, in which the circle crash-boom-Bang, bright flashes, it is not clear who is on whom, who is at war with whom, what is happening and who are all these creatures-although I have no complaints about the action, it is made qualitatively, with the right share of idiocy and color. But here’s the thing: in this movie, action is not an end in itself.”Captain marvel — is a human story. This is the story, we can say, growing up, understanding, acceptance, awareness and all sorts of many important things for the formation of personality. Not necessarily, of course, in order to go through all these stages, to lose memory and gain superpower — but Carol’s path, unfortunately, was thorny.P.S.: there is no romantic line In the film, and I can only call the moments with Stan Lee tearful. And this is another point in the piggy Bank of sweetness and in the piggy Bank of dissimilarity.