Black Panther Movie: Big Hit

Bella Barreto, Staff Writer

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On February 16, the newest Marvel movie Black Panther, came out to theaters. Directed by Ryan Coogler, the movie follows the story of the lost prince of Wakanda (played by Chadwick Boseman) and his journey to help his beloved country. Being one of the movies connected to Avengers: Infinity War, T’Challa and the kingdom of Wakanda play a big role in the upcoming movie.

After the death of his father, T’Challa returns home to take his rightful place as king. Soon a new threat appears and indimitates the royal family and Wakanda. T’Challa, as king and as the Black Panther, is tested through challenges that risks the fate of Wakanda and the world. On his journey, he is accompanied by General Okoye (played by Danai Gurira), Nakia (played by Lupita Nyong’o) and Princess Shuri (played by Letitia Wright).

The movie shows the perspective of Black Panther and his story to get to the top and to save his cherished country. Many of the costumes, makeup, and props were vibrant, making the story more intriguing as the plot went on. The soundtrack for the movie has many exhilarating songs, such as All the Stars by Kendrick Lamar and Big Shot by Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar.

While keeping watchers on the edge of their seats, Coogler showed many sides of the story involving not only the protagonist, but the antagonist as well. He also managed to make the personalities of each character different, making the plot intriguing and fun with its bits of comedy. The movie itself had many different animations of the city and its high tech features that made Wakanda seem like a real place.

The movie was heartwarming, full of adventure and funny, especially with the cast that was selected. From sci-fi to adventure, Black Panther is a must-see for everyone.