Black Panther

Black Panther ★★★★

The rooted cultural flavor, broad themes, fleshed out characters and the structure, is what makes this superhero drama uniquely fresh and satisfying. It’s by far the most politically driven movie in the cinematic universe and the impactful dialogues reflect the theme solidly. The world of Wakanda is well detailed, with good color choices, making it visually striking. The cinematography and music add to its flavor. Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and the entire cast deliver solid performances. The CGI gets a bit glaring and it does have its hiccups, but still ends up as one solid watch.

“Now more than ever, the illusions of division threaten our very existence. We all know the truth. More connects us than separates us. But in times of crisis, the wise build bridges, while the foolish build barriers. We must find a way to look after one another as if we were one single tribe.”

“In my culture, death is not the end. It’s more of a stepping off point. You reach out with both hands and Bast and Sekhmet, they lead you into a green veld where you can run forever.”

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