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    Angela Bassett's Performance In "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" Has Fans Demanding She Receive Her Long-Overdue Oscar

    When it comes to watching Angela Bassett onscreen, you know you're in for an unforgettable performance, and that's exactly what she gave us in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

    It seems like everything Angela Bassett touches turns to gold, because her performances have a special way of leaving a lasting impression on you for years to come.

    A closeup of Angela Bassett smiling

    And after watching her literally move viewers to tears in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever as Queen Ramonda, fans are demanding the Academy to hand over the actual Oscar.

    (Okay, so Oscars aren't really made of gold, BUT they are gold plated. That should count for something.)

    Here's what people on Twitter are saying:


    two performances that stayed with me the most after watching black panther: wakanda forever was from tenoch huerta and angela bassett. both give incredibly captivating performances and how they expertly handle the nuances of grief was possibly the best i've seen in any cb movie

    Marvel Studios / Everett Collection, Twitter: @travellingsoot


    We gotta give Angela Bassett her flowers cause she really snapped in this movie she really gave the performance of the year has to be my favorite performance in Phase 4 #QueenRamonda #WakandaForever

    Marvel Studios, Twitter: @Hawkmaestro21


    angela bassett deserves to be the first actor nominated for an oscar for a marvel movie for her work in black panther wakanda forever, my god

    Twitter: @noradominick


    angela bassett is truly a GOD tier actor. an absolute force as queen ramonda. give her 10s! her 100s her millions billions! #WakandaForever

    Marvel Studios, Dom Silike / Alamy Twitter: @wandaslizzie


    This scene had me SHOOK. Pure excellence. Give Angela Bassett her flowers. #WakandaForever

    Marvel Studios / Everett Collection, Twitter: @Cinemaniac94


    Angela Bassett deserves an Oscar for this scene in #WakandaForever alone.

    Marvel Studios, Twitter: @hosthetics


    If Angela Bassett and Danai Gurira didn't earn an Oscar for this scene, water not wet. 🤌🏿🤌🏿🗣🗣 #WakandaForever #BlackPanther #Okoye #QueenRamonda #mbaku

    Marvel Studios, Twitter: @PettyTendrgrass


    Angela Bassett deserves an Academy Award for pretty much every performance she has given on screen as far as I’m concerned

    Twitter: @BriMalandro


    Spoiler free takeaways from Wakanda Forever: 1) Angela Bassett gave one of the best performances of her career. 2) DON'T SLEEP ON DANAI GURIRA EVER IN YOUR LIFE 3) I feel so bad for not knowing Tenoch Huerta before this, but I won't make that mistake again in the future!

    Twitter: @BlerdGirl1908


    Wakanda Forever was a 10/10. A touching tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman and a brilliant love letter to the incredible women of color in the MCU. Give Angela Bassett an Oscar nom for her strong as fuck performance #BlackPanther #Shuri #WakandaForever

    Marvel Studios / Everett Collection, Alamy,  Twitter: @brettdburger


    Angela Bassett IS Queen Ramonda. Her performance was timeless. I loved her in black panther so much. #WakandaForever And she's fucking gorgeous.

    Annette Brown /© Marvel / © Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures /Courtesy Everett Collection, Twitter: @marvevi_


    Angela Bassett (who very well may be one of the most beautiful women on the planet) delivers powerful moments of sorrow and strength in every scene she's in as a grieving mother and queen. #WakandaForever #BlackPanther

    Marvel Studios / Everett Collection, Twitter: @KTSylar


    ...what got me was just watching Angela Bassett as a Queen clapback at France and the US alone was worth the price of admission....But then it keeps building......SPOILER....

    Twitter: @cheo_coker


    This may very well be one of the greatest moments in any Comic Book Movie. The raw emotionally gripping performance from Angela Bassett & Danai Gurira combined with the subject matter made for one of the most extremely powerfully hitting moments in #BlackPanther #WakandaForever

    Marvel Studios, Twitter: @Prime4Film


    Give Angela Bassett every damn acting award on this planet rn. And I mean every one. Queen Mother was everything and then some.

    Twitter: @YeahThatsRocc


    Angela Bassett. WOW. All's I'm gonna say is if the academy have any ounce of shame she deserves at least an Oscar nomination for her performance. First of the MCU. #WakandaForever

    Marvel Studios / Everett Collection, Dom Slike / Alamy,  Twitter: @RichyRevived


    @photonsmight No because Angela Bassett was delivering EVERY syllable in that read, that speech! Queen Ramona’s was so heartbroken and furious at the same time!! “I am of THE most POWER-FUL NATION in the WORLD and my EN-TIRE FAMILY is GONE… Have I not given EVERYTHING!!” Wow! Not a dry eye

    Marvel Studios / Everett Collection, Twitter: @Khrysmunroe


    Angela Bassett acted her fucking heart out in this movie. I usually shrug off when MCU fans talk about Oscar Noms, but in this case I think it’s a real possibility 💀

    Twitter: @Pollos_Hernandy


    So I just finished seeing #WakandaForever and that movie was phenomenal. It was action packed, funny, sad, hopeful, it was all the things. Angela Bassett and Tenoch Huerta acted their asses off. I mean, they really killed their performances. I also was crying ten minutes in.

    MTV, E!, Bravo, Twitter: @hoodopulence


    Thinking about these 2 scenes. How the Queen uttered the heartbreaking & emotional “Have I not given everything?!” line in the Throne Room, amongst family. But gave us steely reserve during this council meeting, barely raising her voice above a whisper. Masterful. #WakandaForever

    Marvel Studios, Everett Collection,  Twitter: @ReignOfApril


    This scene took my breath away. Angela Bassett displaying what truly is a mother's rage but also that of a queen who was betrayed by her closest friend. And Danai Gurira grief stricken, mourning what a grave mistake she made. GIVE THEM THEIR OSCARS RN #WakandaForever

    Marvel Studios / Everett Collection

    Have you seen Black Panther: Wakanda Forever yet? If so, tell us your thoughts in the comments below.