Watching Marvel’s “Black Panther”

Watching “Black Panther” ’cause T is teaching it today in her Afrofuturism class. Were this a perfect world, it would be in the upper half of Marvel movies, but carrying some flaws in effects (some of the modeling is no better than, say, Raimi’s SPIDERMAN II CGI), and I’m not totally happy with the Casino fight scene, which showcased the female characters but did not give T’Challa the same level of power and authority in movement that say Captain America would have had in the same context. His action was actually crisper in CIVIL WAR (although his movements were too Asian, not African enough…

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Steven Barnes is a NY Times bestselling author, ecstatic husband and father, and holder of black belts in three martial arts. www.lifewritingpodcast.com.

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Steven Barnes

Steven Barnes is a NY Times bestselling author, ecstatic husband and father, and holder of black belts in three martial arts. www.lifewritingpodcast.com.