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The number one movie at the national box office is officially Gina Prince-Blythewood. the king womanwhich easily topped the charts with a higher-than-expected opening weekend of $19 million.
While historical epics have proven highly unpredictable over the past decade, a stellar A+ CinemaScore, 94 percent Certified Fresh Rotten Tomatoes rating, and 99 percent user average have seen the hard-hitting action actor ride a wave. . of rumors and impetus until reaching the pinnacle of cinema.
Having proven his chops when it comes to directing hard-hitting genre films fronted by kick-ass women with Netflix’s smash hit. the old guardPrince-Blythewood has outdone herself the king womanwith Viola Davis dominating every inch of the screen with a ferocious performance that’s as good as you’d expect from one of the best in the industry.
However, the filmmaker isn’t swayed by its success and made sure to point out during an interview with Collider that her movie might not have existed in its current form were it not for the Marvel Cinematic Universe-backed Best Picture nominee. Ryan Coogler. Black Panther.
I absolutely believe in the success of Black Panther opened the door for this to be done. was developing before Black Panther coming out, but he didn’t have his green light. Black Panther it changed everything, it changed the game, it changed the culture, it changed the perception. It showed the value of our stories and that the audience would come out and see our stories. So thank you Ryan Coogler for making such a great movie.”
Black Panther It was more than just a spectacular comic; it was a full-fledged cultural event that dominated headlines for months. Although we should not wait the king woman to get that lightning in a bottle back, though, is off to a truly impressive start.