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Here Are Some Of The Most Visually Stunning Scenes From The New "Black Panther" Trailer

Is it too early to call this film a masterpiece?

Posted on October 16, 2017, at 1:35 p.m. ET

Here ye, here ye! Today, on a Monday — of all days! — we have been blessed with the first full-length trailer of Marvel's upcoming blockbuster Black Panther.

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And the visual does not disappoint — it's packed with tons of beautifully rehearsed action scenes and it lets viewers in on glimpses of the incredibly gorgeous cinematography.

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So let's ~marvel~ at 21 of the most breathtaking images from the trailer until Black Panther is finally released on Feb. 16, 2018.

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1. It's only appropriate to begin by admiring the incomparable Angela Bassett, who plays the Queen Mother of Wakanda, Ramonda.

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2. Danai Gurira appears to command — with ease — a very large aircraft, and she looks amazing while doing so.

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3. The visual rewards our eyes even more by giving us a wider scope of the land that is Wakanda.

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4. From large bodies of water, which appear to be home to very large whirlpools and daunting cliffs...

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5. ...to mysterious technological advancements like we've never seen before in the MCU.

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6. The level of detail is astonishing.

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7. There's even a quick shot of another community which may or may not be in Wakanda, but it's lovely just the same.

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8. We're given peeks at T'Challa's impressive aerial skills, like how he casually swoops through an exit that's definitely reminiscent of the Moon Door.

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Hello, GoT fans.

9. There are more captivating shots of fight scenes.

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10. And gratuitous close-ups of the supremely talented Lupita Nyong'o, who plays Nakia.

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11. And look, look, LOOK, at this still of Black Panther's *multiple* fighting outfits.

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12. T'Challa glows in this series of shots where he approaches a large tree with literal black panthers resting on its branches.

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13. The colors look dazzling.

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14. And delightful.

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15. Ample screentime is given to Michael B. Jordan, who plays one of the antagonists in the film, Erik Killmonger.

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16. That smolder. That body. Those flames.

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17. W'Kabi (Daniel Kaluuya) looks on confidently as T'Challa approaches Erik.

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18. ...and Boseman's Black Panther moves forward, looking resolute amid the destruction around him.

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19. The special FX are next level, and that's most evident in this GIF where Erik becomes combat-ready in just seconds.

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20. Is it too early to call this film a masterpiece? Because it looks like a masterpiece.

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21. Oh! There's also a bit of Ayo (Florence Kasumba) giving it her all while wielding a spear.

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As the trailer stated, "the revolution will be live," and audiences will be counting down the days until its time to experience Wakanda — in all its glory — for the very first time.

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CORRECTION

Angela Bassett's name was misspelled in an earlier version of this post.

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