Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Why Black Panther had a larger budget than recent Marvel movies

Excitement, expectations high at New York City 'Black Panther' premiere Why Marvel's Black Panther Matters Now More Than Ever
Herman Weaver | 15 February, 2018, 16:18

Director Ryan Coogler packed the film with empowered, valiant female characters.

Jordan, Academy Award (r) winners Lupita Nyong'o and Forest Whitaker, Golden Globe Award nominee Martin Freeman and Andy Serkis, Academy Award nominees Angela Bassett and Daniel Kaluuya, Golden Globe victor Sterling Brown, Danai Gurira and Letitia Wright. "Black Panther" breaks boundaries, not only as a film, but also as a symbolic character.

Adding further, he hoped that the success of Black Panther will stop Hollywood from saying "well, your movies don't travel".

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For some context, Black Panther reportedly had $200 million to work with whereas movies like Doctor Strange, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Thor: Ragnarok supposedly came in at around $170 million. There are quite a few themes that we found common in both the movies. Well, isn't that Kattappa for you? There are two scenes at the end of the film, one mid-credits and one at the very end.

In Farah Khan's enjoyable directorial debut, Suneil Shetty plays a villain with sympathetic and tragic background but a sense of misguided patriotism. However, the hero of Wakanda has finally made it to the big screen. He sat down next to his onscreen rival Michael B. Jordan (Erik Killmonger) - whom he actually gets along with really, really well in real life - to share what they could, and maybe couldn't, say about the highly anticipated movie.

"You have the CW with its series "Black Lightning, ' you have 'Luke Cage" on Netflix". Also the entire Busan casino sequence will remind you of Bond in Dr No and Casino Royale. "He doesn't have to go to Cambridge or Yale or any place to study". In the later sequence, T'Chaka gives him a choice of staying with his dead ancestors or returning to the living world.

The action and special effects are done well, but there's nothing mind-blowing about them. Whether you're a big MCU fan or just intrigued because of the uniqueness of this outing, it seems like the film is poised to unique moviegoing audiences in a way we rarely see this early in the year.

"I think the idea that this is the most political Marvel film, or the most political comic-book film comes up a lot, but [Black Panther] should be, because of who the character is - the character is literally a politician, and he's an African King".

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