Post by Lord Steven, Master of Coin on Feb 16, 2018 15:00:49 GMT -6
I thought it was great.
-I think Killmonger might genuinely be my favorite MCU villain thus far in terms of the movies. Jordan did a fantastic job in the role and he was incredibly well written. -Nakia is also easily my favorite Marvel love interest in the MCU. -I quite liked Shuri in the film as the movie’s Q (Insert "favorite Disney princess joke" here) -I know that there is going to be a group that really dislikes the more overtly political moments of the film, but I thought they were really well handled and made sense for the characters. -It was very standalone as a film, set in the MCU but doing its own thing with a much more serious tone than the rest of the films that really worked for the gravitas of a character like Black Panther. -I really liked the second post-credit scene, and thought it was an interesting direction to that character.
-As much as I did love Killmonger in this movie, the hero fighting an evil version of himself in the final fight feels like it's been done before. -Black Panther takes sort of a back for a sizable amount of the film, which gives the other characters a lot of time to shine but still felt a bit off to me. -The death of