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.
Your legacy is more than a name. Adonis Johnson has boxing in his blood – and not just because his father was Apollo Creed. He has had to fight every day of his life and now he has chosen to make boxing his career.
Who does he want to train him? Rocky Balboa – but Rocky has sworn he’s never getting back in the game. Check out the first trailer for Creed after the jump.
When Josh Trank was picked to helm the reboot of the Fantastic Four – on the strength of his found footage take on superpowered people, Chronicle – it was seen as a very good move by 20th Century Fox.
Then came the casting – and what a furor that caused! Now, we finally get our first look at Reed Richards (Miles Teller), Benjamin Grimm (Jamie Bell), Susan Storm (Kate Mara) and her brother, Johnny Storm (Michael B. Jordan) – and see if all that noise was over nothing.
Check out the Fantastic Four teaser following the jump.
Chronicle is not a superhero movie – even though it has kids who gain superpowers. Instead, it’s a chronicle of the way kids might really behave if they gained such abilities – and it’s both delightful and terrifying.