‘Black Panther’ review: This is one superhero movie we’ve been waiting for
Movie: Black Panther
Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B Jordan, Martin Freeman, Danai Gurira, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Daniel Kaluuya, Sterling K Brown, Andy Serkis
Director: Ryan Coogler
Genre: Action adventure
Duration: 2 hrs 14 min
Critic’s Ratings: ****1/2
T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) is the king who cannot decide what is the best way forward for his kingdom of Wakanda. Wakanda is a country that has flourished because of the Vibranium mines they have. But this progress has been in seclusion while the rest of the world has been burning to find peace. This new kind now must decide if he wants to follow the footsteps of his ancestors or be the first-ever trailblazer to open two-way communication with the world. In this journey of self-discovery, as has been the norm of most of the Marvel superhero movies, T’Challa learns to respect what being a Black Panther means, what is the significance of doing the right thing.
Director Ryan Coogler has brought a beautifully simplified lesson about the things plaguing the planet right now. It’s wrapped in a spectacularly executed fantasy world so that it will be easy to digest even for those who are least interested.
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