At the Movies: Marvel's 'Black Panther' Saves Studio's Day
23 February, 2018, 02:02 | Author: Kristopher Anderson
Hopefully, with the massive success of Black Panther, studio heads will finally be convinced that black filmmakers are not "risks" or niche projects and more Wakandas will appear on screen soon.
This is way more than just a movie; this has become an influential movement. In an exclusive interview with Blavity, Raser said she saw "Black Panther" on Saturday and felt the film touched on a variety of important topics - from African history to Afrofuturism - that made her want to spark discussions with her students to unpack them.
"Black Panther" is in theaters now.
It also surpassed the record for the largest opening for an African-American director, topping F. Gary Gray's The Fate of the Furious by over $100 million. "I'm so excited to hear what they think". For example, Carter fashioned the Jabari tribe in the movie after the Dogon people of West Africa.
In addition to this revelation, Coogler also treated Black Pantherfans to an interactive look at how one of its scenes came together. "The numbers are especially remarkable considering that people of color also probably traveled farther to see the film - many a couple of times - because historically, there are fewer theaters in predominantly African American neighborhoods".
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With the way affecting culture right now, black panther is a film that's not only memorable, but will change the standards of movie goers everywhere. "And we touched them up every two weeks to make sure they always looked good on camera".
In the Marvel Universe, everyone believes that T'challa ( Chadwick Boseman) country of Wakanda is simple and undeveloped, a ruse designed by his ancestors to hide their advanced civilization from the world. But after watching "Black Panther", I couldn't help but have a renewed desire to visit the Motherland again.
To me as a reader of the actual comics, I viewed the Killmonger character as such: He was one of the lost, left behind African Children amidst the impoverished setting of the American African experience of the times. Marvel's latest film is now enjoying status as a cultural phenomenon, thanks in large part to it appealing to traditionally unrepresented superhero fans.
As Black women collectively, we're basking in the glow from the cinematic beauty of a film that portrays us as the fierce women we are while retaining our femininity and ability to love and be loved.
His character arc in the film is as strong as the Black Panther's and both go all the way back to the idea that "with great power comes great responsibility". The Black Panther premiered in Hollywood on 29th January 2018, and other parts of the world followed.
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