What are the critics saying about Black Panther?

Disney and Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever hits theaters on November 11, 2022 (with showings in some cities beginning November 10) and the official critic review embargo for Wakanda Forever has finally lifted! As of the time this was written, the current Rotten Tomatoes critics score for Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is 86% … Continue reading “What are the critics saying about Black Panther?”

Ironheart will follow the events of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

After three weeks of filming in Chicago, Disney+ and Marvel Studios’ Ironheart wrapped production. Now, a new interview says that Riri Williams’ adventures will pick up right after the events of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. While speaking with CinemaBlend, producer Nate Moore spilled the tea on how an  Ironheart TV series came about. “That show is an … Continue reading “Ironheart will follow the events of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”

Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever first reactions

Disney and Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever doesn’t officially hit theaters until November 11, 2022 (with showings in some cities beginning November 10) but on Wednesday, October 26, the star studded world premiere occurred in Hollywood California.  The official review embargo for Wakanda Forever lifts on November 8, but the social media embargo for … Continue reading “Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever first reactions”

New Target Black Panther spot reveals new Ironheart footage

Marvel Studios’ emotionally-packed and highly anticipated Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is only three weeks away from opening. Now Target has released a new spot that features co-star Dominique Thorne as Riri Williams/Ironheart. The new creative, which debuted October 16, highlights Target’s educational efforts in support of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) subjects. Over footage … Continue reading “New Target Black Panther spot reveals new Ironheart footage”

Marvel debuts new Black Panther 2 trailer

Marvel Studios shared a new trailer and poster for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, the action-packed feature film that ventures back to the kingdom of Wakanda, where a new threat emerges from a hidden undersea nation called Talokan. In the film, Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira), and the Dora … Continue reading “Marvel debuts new Black Panther 2 trailer”

Marvel rocks Hall H with emotional Black Panther: Wakanda Forever trailer

Even without the astounding and emotionally-packed Black Panther: Wakanda Forever trailer, Marvel Studios, with its announcements of Phases 4, 5 and 6 would have still easily won the hearts of fans in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con. But the Wakanda Forever trailer solidified the win. Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios and chief creative … Continue reading “Marvel rocks Hall H with emotional Black Panther: Wakanda Forever trailer”

Black Panther director Ryan Coogler mistaken for bank robber

This is a case of guilty while being Black. Variety has reported a shocking story that acclaimed Black Panther and Creed director Ryan Coogler was arrested by Atlanta police after being mistaken for a bank robber. In January, Coogler entered a Bank of America brand to make a teller withdrawal. The filmmaker was reportedly wearing a COVID … Continue reading “Black Panther director Ryan Coogler mistaken for bank robber”

‘Black Panther’ turns three-years-old

In Adventures In The Screen Trade, the seminal, tell-all 1983 memoir about the mercurial, white knuckle, roller-coaster ride that is making a living working in Hollywood, two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter William Goldman famously said that when it comes to determining whether a movie will turn out to be a hit or a miss, “Nobody knows … Continue reading “‘Black Panther’ turns three-years-old”

Chadwick Boseman ‘Black Panther’ dead at 43

The Reel 360 team is heartbroken. Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman has died at 43. His Twitter account reported that he had been battling colon cancer. Boseman also appeared in Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods, Get on Up, 42 and Draft Day. “It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman,” the statement … Continue reading “Chadwick Boseman ‘Black Panther’ dead at 43”

Kanye says ‘Black Panther’ will influence presidency

“WestKanda forever!” Last week, we reported that Grammy-winning artist Kanye West had announced his bid for the presidency. That’s the presidency of the United States. Needless to say, the announcement on Twtter was met with the expected mixture of praise (looking at you Elon Musk, you enabler) from fans and eye rolls from everyone else. … Continue reading “Kanye says ‘Black Panther’ will influence presidency”

‘Black Panther II’ set for May 2022 release

While Marvel Studios sorts out the Spider-man debacle between it and Sony, the production company still has lots of big news to announce at D23, being held this weekend in Anaheim. This time it was director Ryan Coogler who got to drop the news. Black Panther II, the sequel to the 2018 cultural phenomenon, will … Continue reading “‘Black Panther II’ set for May 2022 release”

‘Black Panther’s’ Bassett narrates new Ford campaign

Ford Motor Company has released its latest TV spots: “Built Ford Proud: “We Lead” and “Ode to the Builders.” The new campaign showcases the brand’s F-150, SUV and car lineup, and features the smooth, strong and powerful voice of actress Angela Bassett (American Horror Story). Created by UWG in New York, the company’s African American … Continue reading “‘Black Panther’s’ Bassett narrates new Ford campaign”

‘Black Panther’ stuns at 25th annual SAG Awards

The REEL 360 team did not see this coming. Marvel’s superhero hit, Black Panther, beat out favorites A Star is Born, Bohemian Rhapsody, BlacKkKlansman, and even Crazy Rich Asians to take home the coveted Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Not only did it … Continue reading “‘Black Panther’ stuns at 25th annual SAG Awards”

‘Black Panther’ and ‘Saul’ among 2018 AFI honorees

The American Film Institute has announced the film and TV honorees of the AFI Awards 2018, celebrating the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image — with 10 films and 10 television programs deemed culturally and artistically significant. In addition to the 20 honorees, AFI also recognized Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma with … Continue reading “‘Black Panther’ and ‘Saul’ among 2018 AFI honorees”

‘Black Panther: Wakanda’ remixed EP available digitally

Last week Marvel Music/Hollywood Records released the Black Panther: Wakanda Remixed digital EP, featuring 5 remixes of tracks from the original motion picture soundtrack composed by Grammy®-nominated composer and songwriter Ludwig Göransson. Göransson produced and remixed two of the five tracks, “Waterfalls” and “Black Panther.” The Black Panther score soundtrack debuted at No. 1 on … Continue reading “‘Black Panther: Wakanda’ remixed EP available digitally”

“Black Panther,” “Stranger Things” dominate MTV Movie & TV Award noms

Wakanda! It’s official, Black Panther is king. At least for now. As the Marvel epic begins its awards run (it will get nominated for Best Picture in 2019 heard it here first), there is no better place to start than the fun and always spontaneous MTV Movie and TV Awards. Noms for this year were … Continue reading ““Black Panther,” “Stranger Things” dominate MTV Movie & TV Award noms”

Author Blair Davis on “Black Panther’s” epic influence

According to DePaul University Associate Professor Blair Davis, Black Panther is worth all the hype. “My students have been over the moon since last year,” he says. “Not only because there is a black superhero, but also because there is a big budget blockbuster with a huge Hollywood marketing campaign and toys and t-shirts.”   … Continue reading “Author Blair Davis on “Black Panther’s” epic influence”

Lexus, Black Panther team up for Super Bowl LII

Step aside Audi, there’s a new luxury ride in Marvel films. And it’s the vehicle of Kings. Or one King to be exact – T’Challa from the upcoming Disney/Marvel film, Black Panther. Lexus, which has had a TV relationship with Marvel’s Agents of Shield for the past 5 seasons, has unleashed a 60-second extended digital … Continue reading “Lexus, Black Panther team up for Super Bowl LII”

Black Adam electrifies Hall H with trailer

Let’s call it a case of quality over quantity. While Marvel… marveled audiences in Hall H with a slew of announcements and trailers for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, Warner Bros, New Line Cinemas and DC were much more subdued. But what they did show was amazing! As the lights dimmed, … Continue reading “Black Adam electrifies Hall H with trailer”

Godfather of Black Cinema, Melvin Van Peebles, passes away at age 89

Daytime Emmy Award Winner, actor, filmmaker, playwright, novelist, composer, and Godfather of Black cinema, Melvin Van Peebles has passed away at age 89 at his home in Manhattan.  His death was confirmed by his son, Mario Van Peebles, who said in a statement: “Dad knew that Black images matter. If a picture is worth a … Continue reading “Godfather of Black Cinema, Melvin Van Peebles, passes away at age 89”