"Black Panther" heads for big opening

Black Panther Noovie

Black Panther Noovie

Freelance film writer Rebecca Theodore-Vachon said Black Panther "was everything I wanted and more".

It is, in essence, a fictional African utopia that's rich in culture and bulletproof vibranium - the same material that lines the shield of Captain America.

"Women are just front and center in 'Black Panther, '" she says.

There was also widespread praise for the performance delivered by Michael B.Jordan in the role of villain Erik Kilmonger who is hellbent on taking control of Wakanda.

Early reactions from Black Panther have been effusive and will most certainly ratchet up the excitement a couple of more notches for urbanites to see the film on its February 16 release date. According to Deadline, "non-Disney estimates before tracking believe Black Panther will post a $80M-$85M start with a possible shot at $100M-plus".

Daniel Kaluyya, who plays W'Kabi in the superhero film, was dressed in a kanzu - a long linen robe worn by East African men - beneath a burgundy velvet blazer.

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Since the first reveal of Marvel's Black Panther, fans have talked on social media about the wardrobe.

Teenage princess Shuri (Letitia Wright) is the smartest person in the world in 'Black Panther'. She didn't specify which Star Wars she was talking about, but I think we can assume it was one of the good ones.

Lupita Nyong'o at the "Black Panther" premiere. I personally found this a contradiction of what Black Panther set out to do in its narrative of a technologically advanced African country.

Boseman was speaking at a Beverly Hills news conference along with director Ryan Coogler and co-stars including Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira the morning after Monday's glittering Hollywood premiere.

That is, the Oakland-born filmmaker who studied at Saint Mary's College in Moraga may be the latest non-establishment director to breathe new life into the superhero movie, a genre that has always been talked about as becoming prey to audience and box-office fatigue.

Judging by the reactions, it sounds like Marvel is yet onto another crowd pleasing movie.

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