Why Did Disney Animation Release ‘Strange World’ Opposite ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever?’

This is a question for the ages because the original Black Panther earned $1.3 billion worldwide in 2018, so it’s reasonable to assume it’s sequel would perform well; the question is only HOW well, not the aforementioned performance in and of itself. Which I ask because Disney – which happens to be the same company […]

Namor May Not Care, But You Should

I caught Black Panther: Wakanda Forever last night and think I might be seeing it again soon, which for me is a pretty ringing endorsement (also because I was so blown away by the initial viewing I need to see it again with a more critical eye). I didn’t think much of Black Panther (2018) […]

I Hate to Say I Told You So…

Remember when I wrote Can We Just Admit That Black Adam is a (Soft) Failure? Apparently I’m not the only person to think so because The Wrap has recently reached the same conclusion (you’d have to join WrapPRO to read the full article but the two paragraphs you can read gratis are enough) albeit 11 […]

The Panther Strikes!

I said that Black Adam would have a problem when Black Panther: Wakanda Forever premiered though people say a lot of things, it doesn’t make them true. Though the proof is in the pudding. Wakanda Forever has been out for two days – it premiered November 11 – and has pulled in $330 million. Now […]

Is October Long Enough to Save Black Adam?

Warner Bros/New Line’s Black Adam dropped Friday in the United States, opening with a $26.8 million haul, not too shabby considering a projected $62.2 opening weekend. Now here’s the problem. Most superhero movies have a second week drop-off – let’s roll with that $62.2 million weekend opening estimate (at the end of the day actual […]