Marvel does it again with "Black Panther"

Black Panther has been an unprecedented success for Marvel, pulling in $427 million worldwide in its four-day opening weekend, and $242 million at the domestic box office. It will be written by Black Panther veteran Ta-Nehisi Coates, with artwork by Daniel Acuna. I would definitely say, "Worth the money".

This is mostly problematic because the film's very premise lies in a sense of pan-Africanism - that black people around the world are tied by a claim to Africa and therefore, can share a bond regardless of experience.

Black Panther tells the story of T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman), newly crowned king of the mysterious African country of Wakanda.

Black Panther's stars, meanwhile, have their own theories on why the film has struck such a chord with audiences.

David Hamilton Golland, of Governors State University, saw the movie on Saturday at the Marcus Theater in Chicago Heights.

No movie is ideal, and there is definitely one aspect of "Black Panther" that lacks a sense of resolve. To protect the vibranium, Wakanda uses its technology to hide it from the rest of the world.

From the moment we meet him in Black Panther ogling ancient African artifacts at a British museum, one thing stands out about Michael B. Jordan's Erik Killmonger: his hair. It also created what is known as the "heart shaped herb", a plant that gives Black Panther his powers, as well as his ability to commune with the panther god Bast. Golland also was impressed with the films embodiment of "empowered black people". Black Panther is a beautifully inclusive celebration of black history and culture, where incredible actors of colour have been given roles of a lifetime-which is so important for people who are not used to seeing themselves represented in pop culture, let alone in a huge superhero blockbuster movie.

"Awesome", said Purham, who bought six tickets to the matinee.

Now that Black Panther is conquering movie theaters, Marvel Comics is going to set T'Challa on a path across the cosmos.

Purham's father, Laurence Huntly of Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood, was equally satisfied with the movie and made mention of its final message as a call for unity.

"I'm going to get a lot of kids saying I want to be this, I want to be that", Chris Gantz Jr. said after the movie, dean of students at Cole Arts & Science Academy. Black Panther had helped the Fantastic Four on several other occasions fighting villains like Doctor Doom and Psycho-Man.


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