Black Panther

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Masterful Marvel film has depth, diversity -- and violence.

PG-13 2018 134 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 154 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 294 reviews

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age 16+

Not Good

It was overhyped. Lots of people claimed it was the first superhero movie with a black lead, but that isn't true. Before this, you had Blade, Steel, and the Luke Cage tv show. I liked all of these. They were well-done, with characters that mattered. This movie fails at all of that. The characters are one-dimensional, the action is boring, and the effects are garbage. Add to that mix the fact that they kill all Black Panther's main villains in one movie, and fill it with a ton of reverse-racism and you have a big, smelly, pile of garbage. The only redeeming quality is the lead's commitment to the role.
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age 12+

The world created is a world that fills the screen and the senses!

The future of superhero films. Rooted in real cultural consequence but at the same time offering a vision of the future...afrofuturism...finally on the big screen with a big budget.

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