'Black Panther' heads to glory with $235m holiday weekend


Q: What makes "Black Panther" such a highly anticipated comic book movie? The abilities of T'Challa's mettle as the future king and as Black Panther is tested when he enters into conflict with the enemy.

On Monday, some lucky CPS students got to see the movie for free. I don't see "Black Panther" as the game-changer that some critics are proclaiming it to be, but it's a fine, serviceable MCU entry.

The two who play Erik Killmonger and Nakia in Black Panther respectively, have not revealed what the bet was other than Jordan lost it. It makes for better, richer storytelling, and we're a business.

Leading the cinema pack in box office sales are SM Mall of Asia (P10.56-M), SM Megamall (P8.87-M) and SM North EDSA (P8.65-M). You work harder than you show, and you give us a window into your handsome soul. "In the long run, it will not detract from the cultural significance of 'Black Panther, ' but it does blunt some of the positive force it has as it opens".

"Despite the different racial issues, the black community is making sure their voices are being heard, so this movie is a great addition to the current movement", Ojebuoboh wrote in an email.

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Other celebrities including Robin Thede, Trevor Noah and Kerry Washington also applauded the movie.

It holds the honor of 5th biggest opening weekend of all time, biggest solo superhero launch, and biggest grossing movie in the country directed by a black film maker.

One of those "kids of all ages" was Mildred Johnson, 73, who was sitting in front of a huge "Black Panther" display ahead of her noon showtime. Last year, talent agency CAA found that of the top 10 grossing films in 2016, 47 percent of the opening-weekend audience was made up of people of color, up 2 percent from the year before. Most superhero movies are action-packed, but the lead characters are usually white.

"This is proof that the big screen experience may arguably be the most powerful platform of change in our society", said Mr Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst with comScore. That's when you get to these much bigger than expected debuts.

Michelle appreciated and hailed the team of "Black Panther", which is among the first films from the house of Marvel Studios that predominantly has a black cast and also shows a number of women of substance who work as the allies of the protagonist T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman).

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