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Black Panther Rated 12A

Black Panther

Dir. Ryan Coogler. USA, 2018. 2h 14m. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Forest Whitaker.

Marvel Studio’s latest comic book adaptation is a bold step forward for black superheroes — and superhero films in general. T’Challa returns home to the secret African nation of Wakanda, but a hostile outsider challenges his claim as king.

‘'The intriguing thing about Black Panther is that it doesn't look like a superhero film - more a wide-eyed fantasy romance: exciting, subversive and funny.’ ★★★★ Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

‘'Everybody wants these superhero movies to be better: funnier, smarter, more inclusive, more super. A huge step in the right direction, Black Panther is that dream come true.’ ★★★★ Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out