This Black Panther movie review is eye opening, very well written and too honest for Variety, obviously.
25 February 2018
As a film, Black Panther is not that great. It’s a decent superhero movie that fits snuggly within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, both in terms of lore and quality. It doesn’t hit the heights of last year’s Spider-Man: Homecoming but doesn’t exactly sink as far as Thor: The Dark World. Black Panther is just another entertaining superhero movie from a studio that knows how to make them. So what’s the problem?
I don’t usually get hung up on other people’s opinions when it comes to entertainment. You’re allowed to praise what you think is praiseworthy and more often than not, art is subjective. However, when it comes to this film in particular, I have the feeling that it’s being praised for the wrong reasons, reasons that are external to the movie’s actual merit.
In the weeks leading up to its release, Black Panther wasn’t so much…
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