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In this episode, Brian, Ayla, and Uday discuss the latest Marvel film to hit theaters Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

[Warning: Spoilers for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever are discussed in this podcast!]

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Episode 15: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Discussion (Spoilers)


    • 00:25 – Intros
    • 01:00 – Uday is VERY excited to talk about Wakanda Forever!
    • 03:45 – The high emotional stakes in this film.
    • 06:45 – Shuri as the lead and her emotional journey. The fate of Queen Ramonda.
    • 15:13 – Solutions to bring back Angela Bassett after a performance of a lifetime.
    • 16:10 – Attempts at humanizing Namor. Namor’s journey.
    • 20:30 – It’s all about Riri (or not).
    • 22:24 – What if Shuri had killed Namor?
    • 26:40 – Ramonda and Okoye relationship & The “Queen Mother.”
    • 30:00 – Val, Ross, Vibranium, and other plans and implications.
    • 37:20 – Where will be we see Val next?
    • 39:10 – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever discussion final thoughts. Killmonger thoughts.
    • 40:53 – Creating 3-dimensional women in the MCU.
    • 41:49 – Riri as a well-rounded character, and excitement about the Ironheart series.
    • 44:02 – Outros

Podcast credits and show notes


    • Ayla Ruby
    • Brian Kitson
    • Uday Kataria

Executive Producer/Editor

    • Lizzie Hill

Recorded on 12/18/22.

Superhero theme by HumanoideVFX on Pixabay.

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Lizzie Hill

I'm a lifelong fan of sci-fi, fantasy, and comic book movies. In July 2021, I launched The Cosmic Circus as Editor-In-Chief with a small but passionate group of writers. @MsLizzieHill on Twitter and Instagram.

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