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SPOILERS FOR AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR MAY FOLLOW. YE BE WARNED.

I think it’s about damn time Marvel gave a woman her own superhero film, and with the end-credits scene from Infinity War, I’m glad it’s Carol Danvers.

Now, if you’re just a casual movie-goer and not a comic nerd, you may be unfamiliar with this hero. Gather round, and listen to Mummy Collectress, as she tells you a little bit about the awesomeness of Captain Marvel, and just what role she may play in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

There are a lot of good films out there, so many, in fact, that sometimes some of the best ones get overlooked. Sometimes these star big names and are produced by big studios, but for whatever reason, didn’t get the full weight of the big studio juggernaut marketing. Don’t worry; I’m here to give voice to the indie films and the lesser known films that you’ve probably seen on Netflix but never knew enough about to click “play.”

via Giphy

I always keep a weather eye open for films being released near holidays (namely Thanksgiving and Christmas), and this year will not be a disappointment. Here are seven movies coming out before 2015 that look terribly promising (and I wish I had the money to go see them all).

*Please note that the release dates listed are for the US. If you live elsewhere, please click on the title to see IMDB’s listing of other dates.

Big Hero 6 | November 7, 2014

Ever since I saw the teaser trailer for Big Hero 6, I’ve known it was something I had to see. Not only does it look entertaining, but it’s the first animated film from Disney that is based on their recently acquired ownership of Marvel Comics. If you haven’t heard of the Big Hero 6 team before, don’t worry—it’s one of the more obscure comics, out-shined by the heroics of the big guys (Thor, Iron Man, that whole gang).

This came out just a few days ago in the US, so you can still be among the first to see the Disney/Marvel fusion. If you need motivation, just watch the teaser. Seriously, it’s the cutest thing.