This week on End Credits, we get excited to remember. The long anticipated sequel to Black Panther arrives in theatres, and it carries with it a hint of sadness because of the death of its star. While a new Panther arises in Wakanda Forever, we will first talk about some of the latest film news that has gotten chins wagging recently around streaming issues and Oscar buzz.
This Wednesday, November 16, at 3 pm, Adam A. Donaldson and Candice Lepage will discuss:
Streaming of Consciousness. This week, we go back to our regular movie news segment to talk about some of the latest issues in the movie business. Is a holographic Tom Cruise the future of the movie business? Is Steven Spielberg flexible on what goes to theatres, and what goes to streaming? And are some of the best animated movies of the year eligible for the Oscar for technical reasons? For the first time in a long time, we cover The News!
REVIEW: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022). The untimely death of Chadwick Boseman affected many people, including fans of his his boundary breaking superhero alterego, the Black Panther. How would the Marvel sequel address the loss of its star? By acknowledging it. Wakanda Forever begins with the loss of its king and protector, and seques into the introduction of a major new Marvel character who represents a major threat to everyone’s favourite high-tech African kingdom. So is this new Black Panther able to deliver on the promise of the original?
End Credits is on CFRU 93.3 fm and cfru.ca Wednesday at 3 pm.