Feb 25, 2018
Movie Meltdown - Episode 429 (For our Patreon supporters.)
This week the Super Series continues as we talk about Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther. And as we come to terms with awkwardly sitting next to people, we also mention… animation style, Chadwick Boseman, a lot of Minnie Mouse-themed things, technologically superior, Michael B. Jordan, dominate the sack race, Utilized everyone, the wall of wood, Lupita Nyong'o, a two-year-old with a Tesla car, the get out of jail free card, Danai Gurira, sci-fi, no-stick pans, hot dude of the moment, Martin Freeman, the center of the chicken is the calmest part, Rod Serling, snow-capped mountains, Daniel Kaluuya, on the rocks, as British goes, being vegetarian, the city, Letitia Wright, the colors, soul stone, nanobots, those aren’t our people, Angela Bassett, Red Sparrow, Captain America: Civil War, costumes, motion capture, making fish oil, you’re just a jackass alone in a room, Andy Serkis, contractually obligated to not shave, each of the tribes, we’re living in Black Mirror, that’s not the way a princess should behave, The Crow and and that sort of throws that whole fanboy theory out the window.
Spoiler Alert: Spoilers for Black Panther… so hopefully by now you have already seen the movie.
“I think that they go… 'this is a guy who’s doing good stuff. And given the smorgasbord of stuff we have, he can probably do this movie. But we’re not just going to throw him… and a bunch of money… and say go make a movie. We’re going to help him with as much stuff as we can, so that our final product… is good and is unique and different and not the same as every other superhero movie.' And I think that’s where you’ve got this mechanism working behind the scenes that Marvel has…”