Black Panther: Wakanda Forever: The best performance of Tenoch Huerta in a closure of Phase 4 of Marvel that remains to be

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever He arrives with a lot of uncertainty around him, as the film went through hell in its production.

Since the unfortunate death of Chadwick Boseman, the protagonist of the story, to multiple delays in its production; without forgetting the anti-vaccine controversy of Letitia Wright.

Everything seemed to indicate that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was doomed; especially seeing how disappointing Phase 4 of the MCU has been for many people.

And while Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is not a disappointment or a bad movie, if you feel the problems it went through in its development, with a rather irregular plot, which is largely saved by Tenoch Huerta.

Tenoch Huerta in'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'

Tenoch Huerta in ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ (screenshot)

What is Black Panther: Wakanda Forever about?

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever puts us after the untimely death of T’Challawith his mother and sister dealing with the duel, as well as being responsible for the kingdom.

However, their task is easy for us, as the nations of the world will try to take advantage of the loss of Wakanda, playing in their favor with geopolitical strategies.

To this we must add an incident at sea that makes namor emerges from the depths, asking Wakanda for help while also issuing an ultimatum, which heightens the tension.

Now the Queen and Princess Shuri must face the worst political crisis in their country, precisely at a time when Black Panther can no longer protect them.

Mabel Cadena as Namora in'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'

Mabel Cadena as Namora in ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ (Marvel Studios)

If Black Panther: Wakanda Forever succeeds in something, and that is where the UCM Throughout this phase, it is to give us a film with the right balance between seriousness and “Marvel style”.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever manages to respect the memory of Chadwick Boseman and portray the (real) feeling that was had at the loss of T’Challa.

Under that concept, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever could not be a “happy” film, since it deals with loss and how we deal with it; even so, he does not avoid the comic moments to relieve all the tension on the screen.

The plot problem comes when we move on to the conflict part; Although the conditions for this are met, they do not seem sufficient or necessary.

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New images of Black Panther 2 (Marvel Studios)

It all boils down to a “tantrum” between two powerful nations that, unable or unwilling to fix things in other ways, decide to fight with all possible weapons. Something that is very common in historical political dynamics.

This makes the message that is wanted to be given in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, about forced migration and preventive war, diluted.

So we have moments that want to be serious and thoughtful, followed by other stereotyped ones; that would clash quite a bit, if it weren’t for the fact that actors and actresses get the best out of a script that doesn’t help them.

A pity, because the dynamic between Wakanda, the most powerful nation in the world Marveland Talokan, the empire that had to hide, could give more in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Tenoch Huerta steals Black Panther: Wakanda Forever with his Namor

Yes ok Black Panther: Wakanda Forever gives us incredible performances by the entire cast, from Angela Bassett, through Danai Gurira and Letitia Wrightit is Tenoch Huerta who steals the movie

The namor de Tenoch Huerta joins the small (very small) list of great MCU villains, introducing us to a character who has just reasons to do what he does.

Namor is ruthless, and unlike T’Challa and his family, he has no qualms about showing his power when someone puts him down.

We can say without fear of being wrong, that it is the best role of Tenoch Huerta in his career, demonstrating a greater range of acting and an “evil” beyond the Manichaean.

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Tenoch Huerta as Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Marvel Studios)

And this despite the fact that the narrative, on more than one occasion, seems determined to show namor as a parody (the explanation of his name is unnecessary and ridiculous).

Namor is one scene or comment away from being misunderstood, walking a pretty fine line between narrative justification and cliche, where Tenoch can be said to act like Tenoch.

Hence the great success of Tenoch Huerta, since he manages to present the speech of the “submariner” fortunately.

The Mexican manages to capture the essence of the Marvel anti-hero without any problem, presenting a faithful and sometimes better version than his comic book counterpart.

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Tenoch Huerta as Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Marvel Studios)

Unfortunately, the “family” facet of Namor is not explored; despite having Namora on screen, the warrior played by Mabel Chain it is totally wasted.

A pity, because it would have been interesting to see the dynamics between the cousins, their points of view and decisions that have led them to where they are.

Instead, Mabel Cadena’s Namora is reduced to a backless action figure who’s just there to punch; although it must be said that she imposes every time she appears on the screen.

How about the effects of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever?

If something has suffered Marvel in his latest productions, it’s his mediocre special effects; thankfully Black Panther: Wakanda Forever doesn’t suffer from that.

While not surprising, at least it holds up to what you’d expect from a high-budget Hollywood movie and Disney.

Especially if we take into account that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has several underwater scenes, so the interactions in that environment should be noted.

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New images of Black Panther 2 (Marvel Studios)

The action scenes look pretty seamless (seeing Namor flying is impressive), and there’s nothing that jumps out like it did in Thor: Love and Thunder.

Likewise, there is a great world construction in relation to TaloKan, in the same way that it was done with Wakanda in the first movie.

Everything about this new society feels very well integrated into what the MCU aesthetic is, giving it fertile new territory to explore that is visually stunning.

Is Black Panther: Wakanda Forever worth it?

Let’s be specific, if you don’t like superhero movies or are a little sick of Marvel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever won’t give you any excuse to go see her.

Although it is not a comedy festival and tries to take itself more seriously, it is also not a reflective document about loss, grief and overcoming this.

In the same way, the possible criticism that there would be about imperialism and historically oppressed societies is diluted by its lack of narrative coherence.

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Tenoch Huerta as Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Marvel Studios)

Well, everything is kept within an American vision of what African and pre-Hispanic cultures are, despite the ancestry and ethnic origin of the filmmakers and cast.

However, if you are looking for a good action movie, pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman and show that Tenoch Huerta is a great actor, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is the choice.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is not at the level of its predecessor; but it marks a nice reset for these characters who were hit by tragedy on and off set.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever: The best performance of Tenoch Huerta in a closure of Phase 4 of Marvel that remains to be