''Black Panther" opened in theaters on Friday, February 16. Many of the well-known critics are celebrating the diversity of the superhero movie. They say the film is the first of its kind. It was led by black writer and director, 31-year-old Ryan Coogler, and starred some of the best young black actors, such as Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, and Letitia Wright. The Marvel film also has some veteran actors such as Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett.

1. Variety

Movie reviewer Peter Debruge pointed out that there is a lot of diversity in "Black Panther." It has a good combination of strong black women, men, and members of the LGBTQ community.

Moviegoers are enjoying seeing inclusivity in a film, especially since the world seems so divided these days.

2. USA Today

Brian Truitt spoke out about the talent of Chadwick Boseman, who didn't even have to audition for his starring role. He mentioned that Boseman is the best Marvel superhero yet, and "Black Panther" happens to be the best Marvel brand since "Guardians of the Galaxy."

3. The New York Times

Manohla Dargis is one of the chief film critics for The New York Times. She gave a positive review of the movie and its cast. She mentioned the superb acting of Michael B.

Jordan. She commented that there are times when viewers might wonder if he might have made a better Black Panther.

4. Entertainment Weekly

Leah Greenblatt says the film isn’t flawless. She noted that some of the battle scenes were shot in turbulent closeup. She mentioned that the last 30 minutes make moviegoers feel like there are vibrators in their seats.

However, the comic book movie did have a lot of very meaningful scenes to offer.

5. Deadline

Peter Hammond is impressed that the director was able to use so many characters to weave all the stories together. He mentioned the great work of the production crew with key positions filled by females. He added that Hollywood has never seen this much diversity on or off the screen.

6. Rolling Stone

Peter Travers praised Coogler for proving his skills behind the camera at bringing a new world to the screen. He calls "Black Panther" a masterpiece, and unlike any other Marvel film. He was happy with everything about the movie, from start to finish.

7. Indiewire

David Ehrlich admits that he has seen a lot of superheroes in movies, but he has never seen anything like this film. He pointed out that Coogler delivered the best Marvel movie to date. He concluded that the Marvel film makes moviegoers feel like the events take place in the real world.

8. Mashable

Critic Angie Han believes "Black Panther" is more than most superhero films. She is impressed by the way the characters have their own stories within the film. Han says it's almost a letdown to reach the end of the film and realize it's over. If there's a downside to the film is that it does end. However, there is hope that there will be a "Black Panther 2."

9. The Daily Beast

Ira Madison III says the film feels like an invitation for every black person to see the movie because it honors their history. It shows where they came from to a world that's possible.