In a World where watching a new movie online the same day is possible. People chose to attend the movies because of the experience. Movie sales Today are a sign of what people are in the feel for, Marketing and Promotions have ultimately been a waist of money, if you’re in-tuned with search engines, twitters , youtube subscriptions and views then creating a Box office smash may be simple. Gamer’s and fantasy also reach into what may create Box office success. Comic Book Movies in the past did not live up to the fantasy , But today Comic Book Cinema is a Gold Mine.
As of today Monday Feb 19th the last day of opening weekend The Black Panther has a Record setting weekend of over $360 Million sold, today will be counted as well as today is presidents day, no school no work for some.
Has Black culture saved Hollywood again ? the top grossing film that was knocked from #1 was straight outta Compton. there was a time when Titanic, star wars, and Armageddon were hard to beat, they are not even mentioned as contenders any more. Black successful films become Cult Classics, look at the last dragon and coming to America. The black panther is Most certainly one of those films many people will collect, and the best part of it all, is that this film was not linked to the marvel universe deeply if at all. it will be a long time before the black panther is removed from the top post of opening weekends, and i am almost certain that the next film to top the blank panther will be A Black Centered Film.
This may not be what Hollywood wants to hear, this may not be what america elected Donald trump for. But this is capitalism, and capitalism votes with its Monetary substance. the vote has come in time and time again, america simply Loves the idea of a Good Black story line. which poses the questions has white america lost interest in white Hollywood ? i have heard many complaints about the same movie being made over and over again, but since black centered movies are rare in the mainstream this untapped market is soon to explode and possibly change the Dynamic of Generations culture.