'Black Panther' Has Best Wednesday Of Any Marvel Studios Film

Since the release of Iron Man in 2008, the franchises have released more than 40 superhero movies. T'Challa, the Black Panther, rules the kingdom that prides itself on isolation. Worst case scenario, you end up finding the nerds behind the prank and get to geek out about Black Panther while sitting in a Brookstone massage chair eating Panda Express.

In the earlier film, Townsend plays a 30-something-year-old substitute teacher in Washington, D.C., who is struck by a radioactive meteor and given Supermanlike powers.

She says a local bus company has donated its services to transport students to the movie this weekend. Ultimately, it wasn't a good film. This past Monday, former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama came out in support of the film, saying: "I loved this movie". As a child, I saw a few black superheroes, but none were ever the dress-up-for-Halloween types like myriad white superheroes. Marvel's latest film is now enjoying status as a cultural phenomenon, thanks in large part to it appealing to traditionally unrepresented superhero fans. Opening larger than any solo superhero film yet-bigger than Batman, Spider-Man, or Iron Man-and having a larger four-day haul than even Marvel Studios' highest grossing film, The Avengers, all eyes are certainly on Ryan Coogler's newest film. Other aspects of the film didn't borrow as directly from McGregor's work, but the general arc of Killmonger certainly has its origins in the types of stories the writer told during his time in Wakanda. Black Panther is stylish, full stop. Strangely Boseman's T'Challa is one of the few characters who hasn't been confirmed for next year's Avengers 4, but given that almost every other actor who has so much as walked by a Marvel set will be in it... there's a good chance we will be seeing him.

Fictional Wakanda is a very advanced nation in Africa that possesses the knowledge, wealth and technology to not only help the lesser parts of Africa but the entire world.

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Black Panther had great potential, but the weak script failed to take advantage of the talented cast. "Because of you, young people will finally see superheroes that look like them on the big screen".

  • Jacqueline Ellis