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The Marvels

By Alan Ng | November 8, 2023

NOW IN THEATERS! Ironically, The Marvels is about as fun as a cat and a laser pointer (which appears in the movie). You’ll chase the story only for so long before you realize there’s nothing there.

Our tale opens with the Kree leader Dar-Benn (Zawe Ashton) searching for a powerful wrist gauntlet, which happens to match the design of teen superhero Kamala Kahn’s (Iman Vellani), a.k.a. Ms Marvel’s bangle…more on her later. Paired with Dar-Benn’s “Universal Weapon,” the bangle gives Dar-Benn great power…almost on par with Captain Marvel herself, Carol Danvers (Brie Larson).

Dar-Benn plans to use her newfound powers to destroy the planet where the exiled Skrulls now live. Under the guise of a potential peace treaty, Dar-Benn instead uses her new powers to create a “jump point” between the Skrull planet and the Kree planet Hala, where Dar-Benn is able to steal the planet’s atmosphere and restore Hala’s dying ecosystem.

“…Dar-Benn is able to steal the planet’s atmosphere and restore Hala’s dying ecosystem.”

Any of this make sense? You’ll need to watch Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain Marvel, and the Ms. Marvel television series to understand anything. It also helps to watch Wandavision while you’re at it.

Meanwhile, back on earth, Kamala Kahn is dreaming about one day teaming up with her hero Captain Marvel. Monica Rambo (Teyonah Parris) is on the SABRE space station with Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) investigating a space anomaly (jump point) and Carol Danvers is requested to investigate the jump point on the other side. It’s here that Carol discovers Dar-Benn’s sinister plan, but then we discover that Dar-Benn’s powers have tied Kamala, Monica, and Carol’s light-based powers together, causing them to swap places whenever they use it at the same time.

It’s up to the Marvels to figure out Dar-Benn’s ultimate plan, retrieve the bangle that she found, and learn to work as a team that respects and lifts one another up under the bond of “girl power.”

The Marvels (2023)

Directed: Nia DaCosta

Written: Nia DaCosta, Megan McDonnell, Elissa Karasik

Starring: Brie Larson, Teyonah Parris, Iman Vellani, Samuel L. Jackson, Zawe Ashton, etc.

Movie score: 4/10

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  1. Jeff Hamel says:

    Clearly this reviewer hasn’t read any Captain Marvel comics in the past 5 years since some elements of The Marvels are exactly things that happened in the comics.

    Who the hell still references “Archie”?

  2. John Ruben says:

    Seriously, this is the epitome of the Panderverse — Put a chick in it and make her gay and lame. Someone needs to get rid of all the garbage and start making films that are consistent w/ the actual source material (comics).

  3. Connor cahill says:

    Well…… that’s what I figured based off all the reviews leaks rumors etc… mainly from nerdrotic geeks and gamers and film threat and multiple other channels in that space. All even comic book cast . What’s pathetic film. Put a women in and make her lame and Gay. I’ve been. Marvel fan since 8 years old that’s 20 years and after end game everything went to crap. I’m done been done since the last Spider-Man not even interested anymore.

  4. The Marvels Featured, Reviews Film Threat – says:

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  5. Jose says:

    That’s an insult to people that read Archie comics

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