Black Panther's Circle of Hype – National Review

Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa in Black Panther(Disney/Marvel Studios) This banal comic-book blockbuster follows Democratic-party ‘politricks.’ The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) first infantilizes its audience, then banalizes it, and, finally, controls it through marketing. This commercial strategy, geared toward adolescents of all ages, resembles the Democratic party’s political manipulation of black Americans, targeting that audience through …

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African fans are embracing Black Panther's Afrofuturistic fantasy of Africa – Quartz

Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther embraced Africa in set, costume, language and post-colonial narrative. Now African audiences are rewarding these efforts by contributing to the global hype and box office sales. For the first time a black superhero, surrounded by a cast of black warriors, will save his own world on the big screen. Long before …

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Netflix's live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie gets adorable new … – Polygon

Netflix’s live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie is almost available to stream, but just in case you missed previous trailers, here’s your latest look at it. Based on Hiromu Arakawa’s popular manga of the same name that ran from July 2001 through June 2010, Fullmetal Alchemist follows Edward Elric on his journey to become a state alchemist …

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Natalie Portman, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson and the sci-fi … – Los Angeles Times

These soldiers — a psychologist (Jennifer Jason Leigh), a biologist (Natalie Portman), a paramedic (Gina Rodriguez), a physicist (Tessa Thompson) and an anthropologist (Tuva Novotny) — enter what is about to become a living, breathing nightmare, an environmental disaster zone without scientific explanation, as filtered through the mind of “Ex Machina” director Alex Garland, adapting …

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Our Dream Cast for Kim Possible's Live-Action Movie – Papermag

By now you’ve heard the sitch: Disney Channel has announced the production of a live-action film reboot of Kim Possible, everyone’s favorite crop-top/ cargo pant redhead. According to this Tweet, the soon-to-be legendary DCOM (that’s Disney Channel Original Movie, though if you didn’t know that, we’re not sure why you’re reading this) has already begun …

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Netflix's live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie gets adorable new trailer – Polygon

Netflix’s live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie is almost available to stream, but just in case you missed previous trailers, here’s your latest look at it. Based on Hiromu Arakawa’s popular manga of the same name that ran from July 2001 through June 2010, Fullmetal Alchemist follows Edward Elric on his journey to become a state alchemist …

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