FYMP Podcast #5 – The Great Black Panther Hype

In this spoiler-heavy podcast we deep dive into Black Panther: the movie itself and the hype surrounding it. If you haven’t seen it yet, and don’t want to know key plot points, better to wait until you have before listening to this one!

Timestamp Recap
(02:35) The pre Black Panther Hype: movie doldrums
(04:45) Black Panther – first impressions and strengths
(13:38) Black Panther – the highs and lows
(20:55) Black Panther and the black led movie
(22:58) The action of Black Panther & Khemit’s 2nd unit rant
(35:40) Black Panther and the catharsis problem
(44:00) An Angela Bassett/Winston Duke tangent
(46:35) Black Panther – How does it rank
(48:15) Marvel Universe/Comic Book movie rankings and a Superman tangent
(52:29) The message of Black Panther

Stories Discussed
Movies – Black Panther, Dr. Strange, Blade, Spider-Man: Homecoming, The Bourne Identity, Strange Days, Unbreakable
TV – Misfits
CreatorsChadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Angela Bassett, Winston Duke

Dis/Honorable Mention
Movies – Inception, Iron Man, Ant Man, Dr Strange, Thor, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Thor: Ragnarok, 42, Get on Up, Message from the King, Deadpool, Kill Bill, Get Out, John Wick, Oldboy, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Rumble in the Bronx, Dead Poets Society, Storm, Passion of the Christ, Superman: The Movie, Queen of Katwe
Creators –  Zhang Ziyi, Keanu Reeves, James Caviezel, Richard Donner, Gregory Peck, Christopher Reeves, Henry Cavill, Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely
TV – Person of Interest
Comics – MiracleMan, All-Star Superman

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