By now, promotion for Captain Marvel is in full swing and one piece of viral marketing has now popped up that pays homage to the video stores of the 1990s. Marvel Studios has been in the process of setting up pop-up "video stores" name Stanley's Video in an effort to promote the movie.
First posted to r/MarvelStudios by u/joshuarlee1, the pop-ups don't appear to be actually functioning video stores. Rather, it's an elaborate Captain Marvel-themed scavenger hunt.
Blockbuster Parody store called “Stanley’s Video” at my local mall that had a scavenger hunt with a Captain Marvel pin as the prize. from r/marvelstudios
The marketing surrounding the Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck-helmed movie has been a blast from the past as the film is set in the mid-1990s. According to Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige, the crew behind the film decided to make the flick a prequel set in the 90s since it's an era they have yet to tap into.
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