It’s been a full week since I’ve seen Black Panther for the first time, and I still cannot get it out of my head. While we’ve heard about the movie and the amazing female characters within it, there’s another important aspect of the film—Community. Black Panther takes community to a different level than any Marvel Cinematic Universe film before it; audiences can only hope that this undercurrent continues in future films. Continue reading Gotham Gal West Coast – How an Action Movie Taught Me the Value of Community
If you’re like the majority of the movie going public, you saw Black Panther this past weekend (it is one of the highest grossing opening weekends ever, after all). And sure, I could do a review of it, but that’s what everyone else is doing – plus, you already know it’s a fantastic movie. What I want to talk about is female representation in the film and what Marvel has done right, where so many other movies have failed. (Don’t worry if you haven’t seen the movie, there aren’t any plot spoilers.) Continue reading She Geek Critique – Wakanda’s Warrior Women
There was certainly a lot wrong about Batman v. Superman – the plot, introduction of characters, the climax. The one thing that was in no way wrong (okay, maybe a few tiny exceptions) though was Wonder Woman. This introduction of the character said immediately that she was badass, didn’t care about anybody’s preconceived ideas, and she had been fighting for a long time to protect those she loved. She was Diana, princess of Themyscara. Continue reading Best Geeky Finds – Wonder Woman!
It’s official: Black Panther fever has hit and no one is safe! Marvel’s latest entry into the MCU is poised to be a blockbuster and will add another win in the MCU success column. But unless you watch the animated shows, follow the MCU or read Marvel Comics, the character may be a mystery for you. Outside of occasional mentions on various shows the general populace knows very little, if anything, about King T’Challa and his nation of Wakanda. So here is a crash course. Continue reading Irregular’s Intel – Who Is The Black Panther?
A few big trailers dropped this week that we really want to talk about, especially Venom, Solo and Deadpool 2. And then there was the Cloverfield Paradox, which dropped a trailer and premiered on the same day! But there was also a lot of news this week, including a few firsts for the MCU and some interesting movie rumors. Listen now! Continue reading GW1 142 – Trailing Around