"Black Panther" has nearly everything going for it - great cast, fantastic computer-generated imagery, and distinctive and impressive production design - except for a solid screenplay. The movie has been hailed as the first Marvel Cinematic Universe directed by an African American, Ryan Coogler, with an African American cast in lead roles. Chadwick Boseman, an extraordinary actor, is the main reason why "Black Panther" holds together. Michael B. Jordan has equally strong screen presence. The supporting cast - including Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, and Daniel Kaluuya among many others - is also stellar.
Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the superhero film.
(Original air-date: 03/05/18)