Black Panther opens this Thursday and while the movie isn't officially out as of yet, it's kicking all kinds of butt!
Black Panther now has a whopping $170 million estimated opening, and its ticket sales have been through the roof.
Black Panther also has a huge Rotten Tomatoes score--presently at 97%!
A third "rotten" negative review has now been posted online for Black Panther from Australia's The Daily Telegraph.
"In an effort to be all things to all people, Marvelâ€™s Black Panther has lost its roar in a dull and longwinded story that packs few surprises," the review states.
Similar to the previousÂ negative reviews, this review seems to indicate thatÂ Black Panther has a hard time finding its place by offering: "the problem appears to be a classic case of trying to be all things to all people â€” and pleasing none."
This review also mentions Wonder Woman (which the previous negative review compared it to): "AfterÂ Wonder Womanâ€™sÂ critical and commercial success, the time is certainly ripe for an action fantasy about a black superhero helmed by an African American..."
I'll see the movie this week and post my own opinion. With such a high number of positive reviews, it can't be that bad, right?Â
Black PantherÂ currentlyÂ has 108 reviews with 105 Fresh to 3 Rotten.
Black PantherÂ has a February 16, 2018 release starring Chadwick Boseman (â€śCaptain America: Civil War,â€ť â€śGet on Upâ€ť), Michael B. Jordan (â€śCreed,â€ť â€śFruitvale Stationâ€ť), Academy Award winner LupitaNyongâ€™o (â€śStar Wars: The Force Awakens,â€ť â€ś12 Years a Slaveâ€ť), Danai Gurira (â€śThe Walking Dead,â€ť upcoming â€śAll Eyez on Meâ€ť), Martin Freeman (â€śHobbitâ€ť trilogy, â€śSherlockâ€ť), Daniel Kaluuya (upcoming â€śGet Out,â€ť â€śSicarioâ€ť), with Academy AwardÂ® nominee Angela Bassett (â€śAmerican Horror Story,â€ť â€śLondon Has Fallenâ€ť), with Academy AwardÂ® winner Forest Whitaker (â€śRogue One: A Star Wars Story,â€ť Lee Danielsâ€™ â€śThe Butlerâ€ť), and Andy Serkis (â€śAvengers: Age of Ultron,â€ť â€śStar Wars: The Force Awakensâ€ť). Additional cast members include Letitia Wright (â€śUrban Hymn,â€ť â€śGlasgow Girlsâ€ť), Winston Duke (â€śPerson of Interest, â€śModern Familyâ€ť), Florence Kasumba (â€śCaptain America: Civil War,â€ť â€śEmerald Cityâ€ť), Sterling K. Brown (â€śWhiskey Tango Foxtrot,â€ť â€śThe People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Storyâ€ť) and John Kani (â€śCaptain America: Civil War,â€ť â€śCoriolanusâ€ť).
Marvel Studiosâ€™Â Black PantherÂ follows Tâ€™Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful old enemy reappears, Tâ€™Challaâ€™s mettle as kingâ€”and Black Pantherâ€”is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.