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America Needs a New Thanksgiving Movie.  Let's Make It 'Coco'

America Needs a New Thanksgiving Movie. Let’s Make It ‘Coco’

It’s an annual fall ritual for which few culture writers would want to give thanks. Every November, representatives from your favorite websites—including, yes, WIRED—gather to discuss Thanksgiving-week content. (Or “gobblecon,” as it’s called in the biz.) Without fail, someone in the room eventually asks that most doomed of questions: “What about a roundup of great …

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Review: 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' Is Not Your Typical Marvel Movie

Review: ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Is Not Your Typical Marvel Movie

The release of Black Panther was like nothing before it. The impact, immediate and abiding, was cosmic. That the film premiered during the Trump years, a dystopian period in 2018 when Black life felt more precarious than usual and the call for Black superheroes more urgent, gave its message a special charge. It was a …

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