Episode 128: What Lessons Can Star Wars Learn From Black Panther?

 

What’s been the secret to the success of Black Panther – and can it happen for Star Wars, too? What lessons can Star Wars take from Black Panther?

News story for this week: SOLO: A Star Wars Story Trailer #2 Breakdown

  • Trailer (Link
  • The Verge breaks down the newest trailer (Link)
  • False Hope of Really Great Trailers? (Link)
  • Five Takeaways from the new SOLO trailer (Link)

CLOSER LOOK: What Lessons Can Star Wars Learn From Black Panther? 

  • Black Panther Sinks Titanic at the Box Office (Link)
  • Is Black Panther A Defining Moment for the United States? (Link)
  • Why Black Panther is a Bigger Box Office Success than Star Wars or Jurassic World (Link)
  • Black Panther Succeeds on the Strength of its Villain (Link)

Special thanks to our Patrons!


Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Neil Lowery, William Pollock, Regina Sanders, Connie Shih, Aaron Sinner, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Brad Tracy, Michael Ward, Amy Wishman...and, of course, our mystery donor...for you...it’s another “I love C3PO moment!”