While some misogynistic trolls have already taken to Rotten Tomatoes to slam the film, the real first reactions are in for Captain Marvel, and critics are giving Brie Larson’s hero a big thumbs-up.

Check out some of the critics’ takes below:

Also, it appears that being the first Marvel movie released since Stan Lee’s death, Captain Marvel pays tribute to the late comic book titan:

Of course, the first reactions are always slightly more positive than the general public’s reaction, but it’s definitely reassuring to hear that Marvel have managed to bring Carol Danvers to the big screen in a way that sounds as though it will absolutely please comic fans and audience members alike.

Captain Marvel is set for release on March 8th.

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