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Captain Marvel is episode 37 of Blank Check: Special Features and a commentary episode on the Marvel Cinematic Universe film of the same name. Posted November 1, 2019.

Summary[]

Writer and friend, Esther Zuckerman, stops by Big Nice studios in New York City to discuss 2019's Captain Marvel! [1]

Milestones and Ephemera[]

  • Movie starts at approximately 19:00.
  • Humblebrag is unretired!
  • Griffin reveals his impeachment-worthy karaoke pick.
  • Some pre-movie eating on mic.
  • The Stan Lee fanfare (The Stanfare?)
  • Esther's Dickinson piece: How 'Dickinson' Makes an Emily Dickinson for the Billie Eilish Era [2]
  • Some lively debate on Brie Larson's casting and Boden/Fleck as a directing team being a not great fit with Marvel.
  • Ben likes scaly lizard boys, wanted to get abducted as a child, and wants to talk to aliens.
  • PEAK de-aging! Esther kind of agrees. [3]
  • Old lady fight!
  • Esther's Captain Marvel review: 'Captain Marvel' Is a Flawed, But Necessary Superhero Movie. [4] Not a negative review, but rotten?? Rotten Tomatoes is broken.
  • Some excellent Farina insight! And British chimney sweep insight. From whom? Who knows.
  • Temperature performance: Ben Mendelsohn.
  • Box-office game: March 8, 2019.

References[]

  1. Blank Check Podcast. Spider-Man: Far From Home. Patreon. Retrieved on April 17, 2022.
  2. Esther Zuckerman. How 'Dickinson' Makes an Emily Dickinson for the Billie Eilish Era. Thrillist. Retrieved on April 17, 2022.
  3. Esther Zuckerman. Young Nick Fury Is the Best Example of Creepy De-Aging Technology in Movies Yet. Thrillist. Retrieved on April 17, 2022.
  4. Esther Zuckerman. 'Captain Marvel' Is a Flawed, But Necessary Superhero Movie. Thrillist. Retrieved on April 17, 2022.
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