Film: Larson takes a Marvelous turn

Film: Larson takes a Marvelous turn

Captain Marvel's writing and directing team Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck have a lot of fun with their 1990s setting, mining the era for nostalgic references and soundtrack cues, but politically their film is very much of the moment

Captain Marvel: Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, Nationwide, 12A, Rating: ****

Border: Directed by Ali Abbasi, Selected, 16, Rating: ****

After 20 films, and more than $17 billion at the box office, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has descended into the kind of endlessly repeating formula you’d have seen in a Tom Mix serial from the 1930s. With Captain Marvel, the first female solo character in the studio’s ten-year...

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