Category Archives: Movies

Saturday Open Thread

Happy Saturday, Everyone! Enjoy your weekend with family & Friends. As with any movie, I’d prefer having the experience of attending and watching vs. reveiws. I’m looking forward to seeing A Wrinkle in Time.”

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Black Panther Movie | WakandaForever

Second weekend for ‘Black Panther’ is one of the best ever. ‘The question isn’t so much if it gets to $1 billion, but how far beyond that number does it go? NEW YORK — “Black Panther” scored one of the … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Black Panther is a gorgeous, groundbreaking celebration of black culture

Marvel’s Black Panther is a cultural phenomenon, a historic box office success that’s brought in rave reviews and sparked conversation all over social media and traditional media alike. There are no signs of the excitement abating, either, as the conversation … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Lupita Nyong’o says Black Panther’s Wakanda is Africa if it had never been colonized

Cinematic smash hit Black Panther means many things to many people – including the film’s star Lupita Nyong’o, who said that the film’s re-imagining of Africa had the continent not been colonised is liberating. The 34-year-old appeared on The View … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Ryan Coogler breaks down Black Panther’s casino fight scene

After an opening weekend for the ages, it seems likely that we’ll be examining Black Panther for long time to come. However, director Ryan Coogler is getting a jump on everybody else by breaking down one of Black Panther‘s signature … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

oHappy Saturday, Everyone. Enjoy your weekend with family & friends. I’ve been watching TCM AKA Tuner Classic Movies. They are doing a countdown of Oscar winning movies. 1939 movie clip from Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. 1939, folks. Seem familiar?

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Monday Open Thread | Countdown to Wakanda

I can’t even express how excited I am for Black Panther. I have my own Countdown Clock. It’s ELEVEN DAYS UNTIL WAKANDA! 2/16/2018 Do You Have Your Tickets? ICYMI, The Black Panther Premiere was last week. To say that it … Continue reading

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