BLACK PANTHER (M)
LASHING OUT POWERFULLY, WITH CLAWS AND EFFECT, US, 134 MIN
Black Panther doesn’t just hit its marks. It leaves marks, landmarks – as the first Marvel movie blockbuster to put a superhero of colour at the epicentre of the action should. An involving plot tracks the dramatic rise, fall and resurrection of T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), young ruler of the African nation of Wakanda. In his secret superhero guise of Black Panther, T’Challa leads an elite, predominantly female, fighting force to fend off threats to his homeland’s future. Co-stars Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o.