I'm Dr. Jimmy O'Tool, PhD, who was hired to replace "Professor Problmatic" (GROSS!). Before joining FlapzzFeed I obtained my PhD in interpretative tribal dance and was named of the Feminist Studies department at Vassar University Online (Gooooooo FIGHTING Menses!) I hope you like the new and improved FlapzzFeed, where we aim to be your one-stop-shop for everything noteworthy in news, fashion, and entertainment! As always... served with a side of love, empowerment, and justice!!!
Now, here you may be thinking, “Didn’t Professor Problematic used to have something called Octo-Reviews? (DOUBLE GROSS!) Where you did deep dives into what made classic films great?”
Haha! LOL! We totally did!
But Octo-Reviews is now FlapzzFlickzz. (YAAAASSSS). From now on, we’ll be taking a look at cinema from a broader perspective. As the events over the summer showed, we still have a long way to go as a nation towards healing the wounds caused by systemic injustice. We have to be SO MUCH BETTER, which is why today we’ll be reviewing THE GREATEST MOVIE OF ALL TIME. PERIOD.
BLACK PANTHER!!! (DOUBLE YAAAASSSS!!!)
This movie is groundbreaking on so many levels. It makes my brain hurt just thinking about how revolutionary it is! Let’s take a look at some of Black Panther’s many “FIRSTS”:
1) First movie to EVER feature a Black superhero!
(excluding Blade, Hancock, Spawn, etc)
2) First movie to EVER feature a Black actor as its leading man!
(excluding Denzel Washington, Will Smith, Don Cheadle, Samuel L. Jackson, Danny Glover, Eddie Murphy, Lawrence Fishburne, Morgan Freeman, Forrest Whitaker, Sidney Portier, James Baskett, etc)
3) First movie to EVER have a Black director!
(excluding Spike Lee, Lee Daniels, F. Gary Gray, Steve McQueen, Ava DuVernay, John Singleton, Gordon Parks, Oscar Micheaux, etc)
4) First movie to EVER be set in Africa!
(excluding King Solomon’s Mines, Tarzan, Zulu, The Power of One, Cry Freedom, The Lion King, The Constant Gardner, Hotel Rwanda, The Last King of Scotland, Blood Diamond, District 9, Beasts of No Nation, etc)
5) First comic book movie to EVER be written by a Black screenwriting team!
(based on the comic book originally created by two dead white Jewish guys)