Black Panther

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  1. cheesebeef

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    That teaser was great.

    If this is really good (and with Coogler directing and pretty much EVERY great black actor still alive cast in it, I have a feeling it will be), it could have a Wonder Woman like run, hitting the cultural zeitgeist as the first MAJOR black superhero.

    I know there was already Blade, but he was such a fringe character and most people thought he was just a vampire killer... had no clue he was a superhero.
     
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    Looks like a great movie.
     
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    Man, Disney/Marvel have been hitting them out of the park with trailers lately.
     
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    This trailer revealed too much. Especially the Michael B. Jordan suit.
     
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    Covert Rain Father smelt of elderberries!

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    I have to be honest all the Alien stuff kind of hit me from left field even though I think it looks good.
     
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    This movie is getting stellar reviews. Only 47 so far, but a solid 100% on Rotten Tomatoes so far. Rolling Stone even calls it a Masterpiece.
     
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    Man, I hope this movie lives up to the hype.

    The best thing about seeing Wonder Woman was going in with ZERO expectations. DC was a mess, there had been rumors of a bumpy shoot and they didn’t even really go full mega force promoting it.
     
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    The only non-black cast (billed) in Black Panther are Andy Serkis and Martin Freeman.


    I guess you could say they are the Tolkien Whites.

























    (Disclosure - I stole that from the twitters)
     
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    Stout I gave my cards a victory...

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    Just effin' amazing. On ALL levels. The ONLY nitpick I found was the nittiest of picks, and that just because the friend I saw it with was too dumbfounded at my NOT having any complaints.

    Simple Marvelous.
     
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    Black Panther

    Release date: February 16, 2018
    Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Marvel Studios
    Director: Ryan Coogler
    MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for prolonged sequences of action violence, and a brief rude gesture)
    Screenwriters: Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole
    Genre: Action
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    Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Andy Serkis

    Plot Summary: Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" follows T'Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king—and Black Panther—is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.

     
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    What was the nitpick? It was great but not amazing. To me it was similar to the first captain America movie, just introduction movie to let the world know how he is. Was more about where he came from and who he is and less about a major issue/villain. That's fine be me as it needed show who he was. Look forward to the next ones in a few years.
     
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    I am sitting in the theater as I type this. How can something be great but not amazing. I don’t call something great unless it’s amazing.

    Taking my two older kids!
     
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    Great and amazing to me or on totally different levels. :)
     
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    It was pretty good. Not amazing, but I had high expectations that weren't completely met. I got the same feeling after the movie that I had after, say, Guardians of the Galaxy.

    Some really good stuff in there, including the villain (nice surprise, although MBJ is a fantastic actor) and the female leads. Both were spectacular, especially Danai Guira from Walking Dead. She stole every scene she was in and was a total bad ass. The world-building and character stuff was spot on, but the final battle between Black Panther and Killmonger was confusing and not very exciting. Luckily the rest of the battle with the other characters was much better.

    I'm frankly a little flabbergasted that Stout thinks this is "effin amazing".
     

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