Exploring power and privilege: why Black Panther is a hero for our time

Exploring power and privilege: why Black Panther is a hero for our time From the moment the talking drum announces the entrance of the Wakandan king, Black Panther sets itself apart from its comic book-inspired brethren. Sure, it’s still a superhero film, with all that term entails — chase sequences, fantastical weapons, cackling bad guys. But the influences woven into Continue Reading

Black Panther Review: It’s their moment. Wakanda forever!

And while T’Challa is perfectly likable, there isn’t a whole lot about the character for the audience to latch onto emotionally. We’re not properly invested in his relationship with his father, who we’ve only met very briefly. And his great struggle seems to be over Wakanda’s strict isolationist policies. The superhero origin story has a Continue Reading

10 Black Panther Secrets And Easter Eggs You Definitely Missed

 10 Black Panther Secrets And Easter Eggs You Definitely Missed With the success of the “core” Avengers movies (we’re now up to 10 and counting because, yeah, The Hulk does actually count), it’s no surprise that Marvel continues to expand its comics universe on the big screen. Guardians of the Galaxy, once considered a little-known comic outpost for the Continue Reading

Black Panther Trailer Breakdown and Analysis

Black Panther Trailer Breakdown and Analysis The Black Panther trailer takes us to places we’ve never been in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here’s everything we caught. It’s here! Marvel has released the trailer for Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther. And while it’s hard to get excited for anything after watching J.R. Smith brick off-balance three point shots Continue Reading