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Rhyanna Morgan + William Garner on Black Panther, The Boondocks & Coming to America | WSH Radio (Ep. 5)

Originally recorded February 17, project curator Larry J. Sanders welcomes WSH's new film + television critic Rhyanna Morgan and William Garner to discuss all things Black Panther, with some Boondocks and Coming to America talk toward the end. The trio riff on Michael B. Jordan as villain (2:40), our confidence in Agent Ross's character (14:55), T'Challa's vulnerability (19:05), James Franco's career (22:00), Oprah's hypothetical presidential campaign (25:30), Rhyanna's Coming to America piece (34:00), and some final Black Panther thoughts (36:00).

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Rhy's Black History Month Series: Coming to America

I often struggle with picking a definitive list of my favorite movies, but on today, here’s the shortlist: Silence of the Lambs, The Godfather, and Coming to America. I could easily write an argument for the greatness of Silence of the Lambs or The Godfather, but the clear underdog in my top-three is Coming to America. This is completely unfair, however, and thus why I want to discuss why Coming to America is an undeniable masterpiece that doesn’t get nearly enough credit.

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