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What to Watch This Weekend: Black Panther

Special Black Panther Edition! GeekScholars Movie News is off this week, but the hosts couldn’t resist getting together to have a spoiler-free discussion of the massively successful (deservedly so) Black Panther film.

What to Watch This Weekend is a weekly podcast from GeekScholars Movie News. Each Friday, the GeekScholars present a spoiler-free review of a film that has just become available in the past week to watch by renting, streaming, or purchasing.

Black Panther is almost as good as the Hype Suggests, Michelle’s Review!

You all know how I roll. I’m not one of those “Marvel can do no wrong” and all DCEU movies “Sucks” fangirls (I mean critics). I’ve hated plenty of Marvel films. I’d love to be my usual contrarian self here and tell you all that Black Panther sucks but it doesn’t.  With that said please stop with the blatant lies about the “historical significance” of this movie. When did the “Oh my god this is the first black led Superhero film” and “this is such a milestone movie because of all the black people involved” garbage come from?

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Marvel’s Black Panther Rules (Literally and Figuratively)!

Marvel’s Black Panther – T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman_ – Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios.

Marvel’s Black Panther follows the basic plot structure of the studio’s other movies (hero arises; hero faces obstacles and loses; hero finds a way to overcome said obstacles) – but there are only so many stories (back in high school literature class the number seven was mentioned), so the differences have to come, largely, from point of view.

Black Panther’s point of view is unique – a superhero who is the latest in his country’s line of hereditary monarchs – and African.
Marvel may have taken its time to bring the Black Panther to the screen, but it took the time to get it right.

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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised Trailer: Black Panther!

Marvel’s Black Panther – Okoye (Danai Guirara),T’Challa (Chadewick Boseman) and Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) – Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios.

Following the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron, T’challa returns home to Wakanda to succeed his father as king of the small, isolated, technologically advanced African nation.

When an old enemy appears, he must learn for himself the power of the Black Panther.

Black Panther opens on February 16, 2018.

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El Dorado Trailer: Black Panther!

‘What do you know about Wakanda?’ asks Ulysses Klaue (the man who will become Klaw). It’s El Dorado – and those who sought it in South America were looking on the wrong continent!

Marvel Studios has released the teaser trailer for Black Panther and it’s one of the most intriguing teasers the studio has ever released.

Black Panther opens on February 16, 2018.

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Marvel’s Black Panther Begins Production!

Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War – Black Panther/T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman)
Photo Credit: Film Frame © Marvel 2016

Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther has begun production.

Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Prince T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) returns home to Wakanda to take his place as King.

The Marvel Studios production also stars Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett and Forest Whitaker. Coogler directs from a script he co-wrote with Joe Robert Cole.

Marvel’s Black Panther is slated to premiere on February 16th, 2018. Further details follow…

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Comic-Con 2016: Marvel Studios Unleashes… a New Logo?

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Lots of stuff from Marvel Studios today at Comic-Con 2016. The casts of Black Panther, Thor: Ragnarok, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Guardians of the Galaxy 2 all made appearances and some new title treatments were revealed.

Also, there was the new poster and trailer for Doctor Strange (see previous post) and one other really big announcement (see next post).

Details follow the jump.

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Your New Look at Ta-Nehisi Coates & Brian Stelfreeze’s Black Panther #1 from Marvel Comics

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A new era dawns for Wakanda and its ruler, T’Challa! Marvel is proud to offer your new look atBLACK PANTHER #1 written by national correspondent for The Atlantic, MacArthur Genius, and National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates (Between the World and Me) and illustrated by living legend Brian Stelfreeze, BLACK PANTHER “A Nation Under Our Feet” is a story about dramatic upheaval in Wakanda and the Black Panther’s struggle to do right by his people as their ruler.

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Marvel Cinematic Universe – Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, and The Avengers: Infinity War

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has unveiled their film plans until 2019. On this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie Newsthe crew gets into the details about several of the planned movie including the background and what audiences might expect. Hit the jump for the films included, or hit play above. Continue reading Marvel Cinematic Universe – Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, and The Avengers: Infinity War