A Marvel Fan’s (Mostly) Objective Review of ‘Captain Marvel’

Marvel Studios’ latest chapter — Captain Marvel, starring Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, and Ben Mendelsohn — posted an above-average hold of 55 percent in its second weekend. In its third, a decrease of just 49 percent in the U.S. has, in addition to impressive overseas box office, put Captain Marvel on the cusp of a billion dollars globally.