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The Black Panther is Lean, but not Quite Mean

16 Feb

black_panther_posterBy Ed Sum
(The Vintage Tempest)

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Enough has been said in early reviews of why Marvel Studios’ Black Panther is great. It plays the race card right. No clear winners are defined because part of the narrative is about freedom from oppression. This detail is internalized in the conflicts between man vs man. Missing is the spiritual discourse which made me interested in this hero played by Chadwick Boseman when he was introduced in Captain America: Civil War.

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