James Cameron’s Titanic has become Hollywood’s measuring scale for a really good and popular movie. That’s primarily because the movie Titanic held the record for the all-time high grossing American theatrical release for years.
That was until Cameron again beat that record with the release of Avatar. Few years after that, Star Wars: The Force Awakens surpassed both movies to become the highest grossing U.S. theatrical release in history.
Nonetheless, Titanic remains the yard-stick for measuring how good a movie is with the masses. Therefore, Ryan Coogler, deserves a standing ovation given his Black Panther film release has just rocketed passed the Titanic.
Black Panther has grossed about $661 million in its box office run; narrowly staying ahead of the ship-sinking epic film. Coogler has – at least in the foreseeable future – cemented its place as the third highest grossing U.S. theatrical release in history.
Well, Coogler and team behind Black Panther elicited a lot of racial feeling, particularly in the United States. There are those who are of the view the movie was necessary so that the underrepresented communities in Hollywood films have something to look up …read more