Review Category : ENTERTAINMENT

My Hero Is A Black Panther

The open credits have ended, the scene begins with an action setting. The group of men are running for their lives, 4 white men and 1 Black man.
The troubled group find themselves cornered. They scurry to a small opening in the cave, and before a valiant attempt could be made, “Slash!“. The Black character is struck down, his death came quick! Not even 10 minutes into the movie.
It is almost the given in most action and horror movies. The spoken rule, that is openly discussed amongst “Black” Americans and the movie industry.
Even Black “A-List” actors are not safe from the proverbial “Chop!“.

Then there are the Heroin movies. The cast are primarily white with a disproportionate number of Melanin Rich characters. These movies will feature some world ending calamity or social destruction, where the white man or woman, “saves the day“. Yes, the white savior.

When there is a Black Heroin, he is; a homeless-drunk, the Spawn of the Devil or an “Undead” Day-Walker. He is more times over, created with massive character flaws.
To be fair, in the most recent Superhero movies, a lot of the known white superheroes have been cast with “Black” actors. A generous move to say the least.

One could ask, Why would a white writer, write a fantastical heroic movie about a black heroin in a predominantly melanin rich metropolis?
Where in that story could he/she relate?

So when a story is written about the riches, technologically advanced Nation in the world, led by, one of the world’s most intelligent minds, in a fictitious, secretly located area in Africa, one would expect such an epic story to be created by a Black man, right? Wrong.

T'Challa: Black Panther

T’Challa: Black Panther

The story of The Black Panther was a joint creation of Marvel’s Jack Kirby and Stan Lee (1966). This would be the first Black Superhero in a mainstream American comic. Everything about the Black Panther was original and unique from it’s back story to origin.

The creation of The Black Panther had no correlation with The Black Panther Party, which formed the same year (1966).

Black Panther quickly became a relevant character and superhero in the Marvel Universe, so how could anyone other than a Black man write such a progressive story and character?

T’Challa, a prince, who had risen to King (after the assassination of his father, T’Chaka, former King and Black Panther) of one of the most powerful nations (Wakanda: fictitious Kingdom in Africa) that operated in stealth in the continent of Africa. He would rank as one of the top 5 greatest minds in the world and considered an elite superhero, even defeating America’s Hero, Captain America.

Captain America Is Defeated By The Black Panther during An Invasion Of His Homeland, Wakanda.

Captain America Is Defeated By The Black Panther During An Invasion Of His Homeland, Wakanda.

Yet, this awe inspiring story was not the creation of a Black man.

The entertainment industry have been profiting quite handsomely for several years now off of many Comic Heroes and stories.
As mentioned, some of these stories have been altered (for self – creativity and progressive direction), at times, these changes have disappointed the loyal Comic Community and others have accepted it. From minor alterations to bolder decisions, there has been plenty of room made to constantly invoke new ideas.

Such as the direction, Marvel Studios president, Kevin Feige had taken when hiring director Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station and Creed) on-board.

Director: Ryan Coogler Fruitville Station And Creed

Director: Ryan Coogler
Fruitvale Station And Creed

Marvel explains that Black Panther will be one of the last superhero characters to get their own stand-alone film. Feige also admits that, “He’s [Black Panther] important” to the future of the Marvel Universe.
In addition to Coolger directing the film, Feige announces that Black Panther would be the first Marvel film to feature a majority black cast, with Chadwick Boseman (42) already casts’ as Black Panther.

“It was important they remained faithful to the comic and the character’s origins”, shared Feige.

For all Marvel fans, comic/action movie enthusiasts and Melaninated People this should be promising and exciting.

One would be curious to, Captain America star, Anthony Mackie‘s thoughts on the decisions and directions of Marvel’s selection of Ryan Coogler, as director. The actor made a statement saying, “The race of the director shouldn’t factor into the decision.

I don’t think it’s important at all (having a Black Director)”, Mackie expresses. “As a director your job is to tell a story. You know, they didn’t get a horse to direct ‘Seabiscuit!’…
Comments like these weigh heavily in the Melanin community especially when, at times, they seem slighted against a shared race. Many times the vocal party would be labeled “cooning“.

What are your thoughts?

Black Panther is scheduled to be released on Feb. 16, 2018.

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Here Is The “F*ing” News!

Why are so many Nations at war with Syria?
What are your thoughts on David Cameron?
Is China really bad?

These are questions that many may have, and often questions such as these are answered with the most benign response, propagandized filler or obvious lies.
How refreshing would it be, to have a Reporter, “Give it to you straight”?
Johnathan Pie does just that! Here (Spoof Reporter) Johnathan Pie delivers the news on the lawn with the view of the Palace Of Westminster in focus, during a familiar day in London.
Bothered by the weather conditions, the reporter questions the studio’s need to capture the reporting in this state and suggests for an “in-studio” recording. This is where one is led to believe he is insulted by a Studio Official. This angers the reporter and persuades him to…
Deliver “The f*..ing News!”

Remember, this is a spoof, but as my father always said…”We often joke the truth!“.

When “They” ask a question and are not prepared for the truth, this is the result!

Cheers Mate!

(Warning: The video contains strong language)

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What If…Men Could Give Birth?

What if…You had the power to do ANYTHING? What would you do?

These are the type of questions and more that are asked during this What If? Show.

In this show, a Florida woman engages in a light dialog with Show host, discussing a range of hypothetical topics, from; What if John F. Kennedy was still alive, or could there ever be a woman President and What if men could give birth?

Listen and watch this entertaining show as you hear a lot emotion and laughter being shared.

We Provoke Thought
Host: THE VOICE
Random call with a Florida resident
Subject: Random What If? Questions; What If Men Could Give Birth?
Audio: GOOD

 

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Is Romance Dead?

This video is a look into the host of We Provoke Thought’s life and a Spoken Word Poem to a socially important question…

Is Romance Dead?
Host: THE VOICE
A NEW Introduction to We Provoke Thought and Spoken Word
Subject: Is Romance Dead?
Audio: Excellent

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