'Black Panther' is the first black-led superhero movie and the excitement heading into opening weekend is off the chart. High pre-ticket sales plus critics' scores that are through the roof have the film set to break records, and perhaps prove once and for all that the notion that black films don't cross over is a false one. 'Black Panther' has already inspired pride within the African American community, and could prove to be a powerful piece to the puzzle of unlocking more opportunities for black directors and actors.
FROM THIS EPISODE
More From Hollywood Breakdown
Looking ahead to the AT&T-Time Warner merger decision A decision is expected on June 12 as to whether AT&T will be allowed to buy Time Warner. The Justice Department sued to blocked the merger, supposedly on the basis of antitrust laws, but many speculate more political motivations because Trump is no fan of CNN, which is owned by Time Warner.
LATEST BLOG POSTS
The battle over water in Santa Barbara’s high desert Cuyama is one of 21 critically overdrafted groundwater basins in the state. Now, the community must come together and figure out a way forward before there’s nothing left. Read More
Snap is leaving Venice, but its imprint remains Social media giant Snap Inc. is moving out of Venice, the city that presided over its now $3 billion success story. The news comes as a relief to many in… Read More