The game-raising partnership of Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan goes beyond Black Panther

It’s probably not fair to say that Black Panther, the Marvel blockbuster that’s already one of the most popular superhero movies of all time, is most interested in its instantly and rightfully praised villain, Killmonger, played by Michael B. Jordan. The exploits of the movie’s title hero (Chadwick Boseman) and…

Black Panther is one of Marvel's best and most dramatically complex movies

A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky return to discuss the latest—and one of the greatest—from Marvel Studios, Black Panther. Directed by Creed and Fruitvale Station’s Ryan Coogler, Black Panther veers from the template established by Marvel’s previous 18 films by introducing a…

Here’s everything you should know before seeing Black Panther

Black Panther ascends to the throne on February 16, when director Ryan Coogler will make his Afrofuturist-inspired contribution to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Black Panther is the first spin-off for the Marvel character, but as with all things in the MCU, he’s already carrying a lot of baggage. So The A.V. Club

T’Challa’s suit got an upgrade in new Black Panther footage that Marvel won’t show us

A lot of Captain America: Civil War involved laying the groundwork for the Black Panther movie, and during its Comic-Con panel today, Marvel unsurprisingly revealed that Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther will actually take place just after the events of Civil War—meaning T’Challa’s father has just been killed and Bucky…