- Early viewers for The Marvels say it is an absolute blast! The cast’s chemistry is out of this world, and the movie captures the heart and charm of Marvel comics.
- Nia DaCosta delivers a well-paced and energetic film that surpasses its predecessor, Captain Marvel. The action and end credits scene are especially exciting.
- The Marvels is a fun, hilarious, and delightful experience. The film has a likable team dynamic and offers thrilling fight choreography.
Critics have finally shared their early reactions to the last Marvel Cinematic Universe film of 2023, The Marvels. The sequel to the Captain Marvel film, which was a huge success for Marvel Studios and brought Carol Danvers together with Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel, Monica Rambeau/Photon are reunited. The roles of Monica and Kamala are set by Ms. Marvel, WandaVision and The Marvels respectively will merge their respective arcs to Carol’s story.
The Marvels will be released in cinemas on Friday, after a series of delays. The Marvels is the latest Marvel movie to be previewed by selected members of the press and critics. They are finally able to share their first impressions. Below are some comments.
Screen Rant‘scalled The Marvels “an absolute BLAST,” as she commended director Nia DaCosta’s work with the latest MCU installment while also praising Brie Larson, Teyonah Parris, and Iman Vellani’s performances.
Fandango‘spraised DaCosta’s The Marvels as being “a great time at the movies,” while celebrating its good pacing, and brings up Vellani as stealing the show with her “wide-eyed “Holy Cow!” humor to the story.”
referred to The Marvels as “a lovely, surprising, decent, and delightful experience,” and also referred to the final act as having some great “emotional beats.”
Film criticwent on to say that The Marvels is “one of the better times I’ve had in a theater with a Marvel movie in the last couple of years,” and describes the dynamic with the characters as a “wonderful ensemble.”
Buzzfeed‘sadmitted that as someone who “adore[s] Captain Marvel and WandaVision,” The Marvels was something she was ready to have fun with, and she praised the three female stars for their “superb comedic timing together, but also beautifully worked in the touching scenes.”
TVInsider‘sdescribed The Marvels as “the next great addition to the MCU” that is “full of personality,” while also enjoying the fight choreography and also how Marvel Studios “finally let Samuel L. Jackson just be funny.”
Fandom‘sbrought up how The Marvels, following “the big low of [Ant-Man and The Wasp:] Quantumania and the high of GotG 3,” is “a solid middle of the path.”
The Mary Sue‘sspoke about how The Marvels is not only “so much fun,” but also how it is “action-packed goodness,” as she loved the female trinity’s dynamic on screen.
Film Poser‘slabeled The Marvels “the most fun I’ve had in theaters all year,” as she went on to praise Vellani’s presence with her co-stars.
Screen Rant‘sstated that “all I wanted from The Marvels was to have a good time and that movie is stupid fun!” He also added that Kamala, Monica, and Carol’s presence in the movie is a big enjoyment.
Screen Rant‘salso shared how The Marvels is “big, a bit silly, and a lot of fun,” particularly due to the power swapping that helped add for “unique action scenes” while also teasing “lots of MCU connections and teases for the future.”
What The Marvels Reactions Mean For The MCU Movie
Although the MCU will soon be able judge The Marvels, early reactions have been positive. The Marvels reportedly targeted a box office weekend 72% less than Ant-Man & the Wasp Quantumania. Word of mouth is likely to help the box office in the next few weeks, as The Marvels has already started to gain buzz.
If The Marvels is a success commercially for Marvel Studios it would mean more female-led MCU superhero films will be approved. Black Widow had mixed reviews, but Captain Marvel is the first woman-led superhero film to surpass $1 billion, so a sequel seemed a given. If The Marvels proves to be a financial success for Marvel Studios then a third movie is likely. Kevin Feige may even consider giving other female superheroes solo movies.
It will be interesting to see what happens in the future with Carol, Kamala and Monica. Whether it’s a follow-up or in the Phase 6 Avengers films, their relationship is one that stands out. The Marvels will be interesting in determining if it sets up a potential Ms. Marvel Season 2 is said to be dependent on the success of this movie. Marvels will begin airing this Friday.
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