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Black Panther (2018)

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Critic Consensus: Black Panther elevates superhero cinema to thrilling new heights while telling one of the MCU's most absorbing stories -- and introducing some of its most fully realized characters.

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"Black Panther" follows T'Challa who, after the events of "Captain America: Civil War," returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T'Challa's mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.

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Chadwick Boseman
as T'Challa/Black Panther
Michael B. Jordan
as Erik Killmonger
Martin Freeman
as Everett K. Ross
Andy Serkis
as Ulysses Klaue / Klaw
John Kani
as T'Chaka
David S. Lee
as Limbani
Isaach De Bankolé
as River Tribe Elder
Connie Chiume
as Mining Tribe Elder
Danny Sapani
as Border Tribe Elder
Marlana Carter
as Dora Milaje
Sope Aluko
as Shaman
Stan Lee
as Thirsty Gambler
Ashton Tyler
as Young T'Challa
Denzel Whitaker
as James/Young Zuri
Shaunette Renee Wilson
as Dora Milaje (1992)
Bambadjan Bamba
as Militant Leader
Roland Kilumbu
as Young Militant
Jay Lynch
as Nigerian Militant #1
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When it comes to creative visuals, engaging action and likable characters, "Black Panther" stands confidently next to the best fare offered up by the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

February 19, 2018 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

Whether or not this is the best film Marvel Studios has made to date-and it is clearly in the discussion-it is by far the most thought-provoking.

February 17, 2018 | Full Review…

The identity politics provide a fresh spin to the genre's increasingly tedious narrative formula.

February 16, 2018 | Full Review…

Jordan has swagger to spare, with those rolling shoulders, but there's a breath of charm, too, all the more seductive in the overblown atmosphere of Marvel. He's twice as pantherish as the Panther.

February 16, 2018 | Full Review…

Coogler is trying for a lot of things in Black Panther, probably too many, but there is also a winning modesty to his ambition.

February 16, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Ultimately, it's more interesting to think about than it is to watch.

February 16, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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