Oprah Winfrey makes a big statement on Black Panther

Los Angeles, Feb 18: Oprah Winfrey is all praises for "Black Panther" and the talk show host and actor has called the Ryan Coogler-directed film a "phenomenal" piece of work.

The 64-year-old media mogul took to Twitter to laud the Marvel movie calling it a multi-layered masterpiece, which she watched with longtime partner Stedman Graham.

"Just saw it with Stedman. It's Phenomenal!! Layers and layers of it. Wakunda ForEveeeerrrr! #BlackPanther (sic)" Winfrey wrote.

"Black Panther" is the first Marvel film to be led by a person of colour - Chadwick Boseman - and featuring a virtually all-black cast with Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Andy Serkis, among others.

The movie is receiving rave reviews and is going strong at the box office.