• R, 2 hr. 4 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Mario Van Peebles
    In Theaters:
    May 3, 1995 Wide
    On DVD:
    Dec 22, 1998
  • PolyGram Video
  • Panther
    1 minutes 33 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008

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Panther Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

In his fictionalized story, Van Peebles simplifies the history of the Black Panthers, doing harm to a subject that he presumably intends to honor. Panther suffers from the same narrative and stylistic problems that has plagued his earlier films.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: C

October 6, 2006
Fred Topel
About.com

Doesn't really shed much light on the movement.

| Original Score: 2/5

July 14, 2003
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C+

September 7, 2011

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C+

April 4, 2011
Susan Tavernetti
Palo Alto Weekly

| Original Score: 2.5/4

May 20, 2003
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Full Review | Original Score: 5/10

November 13, 2002
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

| Original Score: 3/5

July 29, 2002
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

| Original Score: 2/5

July 26, 2002
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3/5

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Scott Renshaw
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Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: 5/10

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Variety
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Time Out
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Michael Eric Dyson
New York Times
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Los Angeles Times
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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
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Washington Post
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