Black Panther's Rotten Tomatoes score is a perfect 100
Marvel first standalone black superhero movie 'Black Panther' has got a rare 100% rating from review aggregator RottenTomatoes.com. The movie received rave reviews from critics who hailed it as one of the best Marvel movies which poignantly portrays Africa. Directed by Ryan Coogler it features Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o and Angela Bassett. The movie is slated to be released on February 16.
Rotten Tomatoes tweets on the feat achieved
Why is Black Panther an important movie?
'Black Panther' is the blackest superhero Marvel made, which shows concrete steps towards inclusion are being taken. The timing of 'Black Panther' couldn't have been better. The under representation of actors of color in Hollywood has been facing ire lately. The #OscarsSoWhite campaign also spoke about this negligence, which led the Academy to make much-needed changes.
All hail Black Panther, say critics
Black Panther is the story of a fictional, technologically advanced African nation Wakanda, whose newly crowned king T'Challa faces trouble from within. The concept, direction, and performances have got rave reviews from critics. While one called it 'a love letter to every black person', another said it was 'a correction for years of diversity neglect'.