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It largely speaks to how different the landscape of Hollywood used to be compared to our present that even though Harrison Ford has been immortalized in two of pop culture's biggest Blockbuster franchises, he still has had a long and fulfilling career outside of those bubbles. Maybe it's the transition into IP-driven pictures and cinematic universes, but where most actors these days often find themselves stuck typecast, Ford thrived beyond his time as Han Solo and Indiana Jones.

Nostalgia is usually a surefire way to get an audience excited. After all, we're all getting older and the world is changing fast. Films are becoming an escape again fast, and what better world to escape into than one we already know well — which is why the news that our very own Indiana Jones, also known as the great Harrison Ford, will be de-aged in the opening sequence of "Indiana Jones 5" is so exciting."This is the first time I've seen it where I believe it," Ford told Empire about the young version of himself during an interview published in November 2022. "It's a little spooky.

In the past, George Lucas himself has admitted that he's not exactly a wordsmith when it comes to movie dialogue. In 1999, just as the "Star Wars" prequel trilogy was getting underway with "The Phantom Menace," Lucas spoke at length to Empire magazine about his utilitarian attitude toward dialogue, saying things like, "I'm aware that dialogue isn't my strength," and, "I'd be the first person to say I can't write dialogue."If he'd be the first, then Harrison Ford would surely be the second.

Iconic fedora? Check. Dusty old jacket? Check. Trusty whip? Of course. The upcoming "Indiana Jones" movie even has a dangerous new locale for our beloved hero to traverse (New York City), so all that's missing is a formidable opponent with a meltable face. It's a good thing that director James Mangold ("Ford v Ferrari," "Logan") called up Mads Mikkelsen, because nobody wears villainy quite as well as him.In 2023, Harrison Ford will star as the titular archaeologist for the fifth time, bringing us through the end of his heroic journey after 42 years.

If there's a highlight of "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," it's Namor the Sub-Mariner (Tenoch Huerta Mejía). For the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Namor was reinvented as a man of Mayan descent, with his underwater kingdom renamed from Atlantis to Talokan. He's still just as self-righteous as his comics self, though, and a scarier fighter to boot.Like Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) before him, though, one can view Namor as an anti-hero, a man with some good ideas who's going about them in all the wrong way.

Iconic fedora? Check. Dusty old jacket? Check. Trusty whip? Of course. The upcoming "Indiana Jones" movie even has a dangerous new locale for our beloved hero to traverse (New York City), so all that's missing is a formidable opponent with a meltable face. It's a good thing that director James Mangold ("Ford v Ferrari," "Logan") called up Mads Mikkelsen, because nobody wears villainy quite as well as him.In 2023, Harrison Ford will star as the titular archaeologist for the fifth time, bringing us through the end of his heroic journey after 42 years.

"Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" sends its characters — and the actors who play them — into the water, which can be a terrifying prospect if you're not confident in your swimming skills. But for Danai Gurira, who reprises her role as the Dora Milaje general Okoye, this wasn't a problem, since she came from a background as a competitive swimmer.Okoye has her own Disney+ series on the way, so we'll be seeing much more of her in the future, and Gurira will no doubt have her work cut out for her when it comes time to prepare for her starring TV role.

Warning: This article contains major spoilers for the movie "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever."If you're reading this, you likely cared for the life and career of Chadwick Boseman, the late 43-year-old actor who played T'challa the Black Panther across four Marvel movies and made an indelible impression on pop culture forever. Boseman will forever be inseparable from the role that made him legendary.

WARNING: This article contains major spoilers for "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.""Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" is playing in theaters now, and the reviews are in: it's the most acclaimed Marvel movie of the year. Fans and critics have praised how the film handles the passing of Chadwick Boseman, the introductions of Namor (Tenoch Huerta) and Ironheart (Dominique Thorne), and even its mid-credits scene. By most accounts, writer-director Ryan Coogler nailed the difficult task of making a sequel to his masterpiece without the beloved Boseman.However, that doesn't make it a perfect film.

There's a lot to like about "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," from its moments of homage to the late star Chadwick Boseman to powerhouse performances from actors like Angela Bassett and Tenoch Huerta Mejía. One of the things I love most about the movie, though, is how it successfully recaptures the magic of discovering a fully formed new world within the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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