First Reactions From Black Panther: Wakanda Forever World Premiere
The premiere was held at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. Fans were able to watch the event live on Twitter.
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Several videos surfaced on social media showing people lined up for the affair. Dressed in their best Wakandan garb, they were hyped for the event!
Marvel Entertainment released some footage of the setup via its official Twitter account. Several costumes were on display, giving fans an up-close look at the exquisite designs.
The legacy continues.
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While official reviews for the movie will be withheld until November 8, social media reactions have already come in. The Hollywood Reporter shared several tweets, and so far, they’re all leaning positive.
Here are some of the reviews. Writer and actress Dani Fernandez shares, “It was creepy and BRU-TAL in parts. Heartbreaking and beautiful.”
No spoilers. Wakanda Forever had so many emotions!!! It was creepy and BRU-TAL in parts. Heartbreaking and beautiful. And the fight scenes were WILD. I’m in awe of the care put into representing these cultures. #WakandaForever pic.twitter.com/HHSClXcxoY
— Dani Fernandez (@msdanifernandez) October 27, 2022
Germain Lussier, the senior Reporter for Gizmodo and io9, stated, “The story is hugely ambitious & thematically rewarding with gut-wrenching twists and turns throughout.” He also said that the movie has “the best credits scene in Marvel history, no contest.”
Black Panther: #WakandaForever is as epic as Marvel sequels get. The story is hugely ambitious & thematically rewarding with gut-wrenching twists and turns throughout. You feel the length but it’s fun, wildly beautiful and has the best credits scene in Marvel history, no contest. pic.twitter.com/zD8nYIFKXC
— Germain Lussier (@GermainLussier) October 27, 2022
Film critic Fico Cangiano explained, “Coogler delivers a soulful, wondrous sequel that packs an emotional punch…A beautiful tribute to Boseman’s legacy.”
#WakandaForever is fantastic! Coogler delivers a soulful, wondrous sequel that packs an emotional punch & effectively explores relevant world themes. A beautiful tribute to Boseman’s legacy. Letitia & Tenoch are great, & the mid-credits scene is really moving. #BlackPanther pic.twitter.com/dqoSSfnTR9
— Fico (@FicoCangiano) October 27, 2022
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
The sequel to Black Panther (2018) is the MCU’s 30th feature film. Marvel has high hopes for its premiere, which debuts to the public on November 11.
The original brought in $1.35 billion in ticket sales. It also earned an Oscar nomination for best picture.
While it’s interesting to hear first reactions to films like this, we look forward to seeing what the general public thinks after they get their chance to experience Black Panther: Wakanda Forever in theaters.