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Black Panther Becomes the First Superhero Movie to Be Nominated For a Best Picture Oscar

Black Panther Becomes the First Superhero Movie to Be Nominated For a Best Picture Oscar

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Kendrick Lamar and SZA also nabbed Oscar nominations.

The 2019 Oscar nominations were revealed on Tuesday, January 22nd. The big winner was the gigantic hit Black Panther, which was nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.

Black Panther is now the first superhero movie to ever be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. (The Dark Knight was infamously snubbed for a Best Picture nomination 10 years ago.)

READ: Golden Globes 2019: Green Book Beats If Beale Street Could Talk, Bohemian Rhapsody Gets Best Drama Film & More

Black Panther is joined by Bohemian Rhapsody, Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, Vice, The Favourite, Green Book, A Star is Born, and Roma.

READ: Black Panther is a Masterpiece & the Only Black Alternate Reality Worth Inhabiting [Review]

It’s a great morning for the TDE crew. Kendrick Lamar and SZA have received their first Oscar nominations, for their Black Panther duet “All the Stars.”

Here is a list of the nominations that have been announced so far:

Performance by an actor in a leading role
Christian Bale Vice
Bradley Cooper A Star Is Born
Willem Dafoe At Eternity’s Gate
Rami Malek Bohemian Rhapsody
Viggo Mortensen Green Book

Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Mahershala Ali Green Book
Adam Driver BlacKkKlansman
Sam Elliott A Star Is Born
Richard E. Grant Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Sam Rockwell Vice

Performance by an actress in a leading role
Yalitza Aparicio Roma
Glenn Close The Wife
Olivia Colman The Favourite
Lady Gaga A Star Is Born
Melissa McCarthy Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Performance by an actress in a supporting role
Amy Adams Vice
Marina de Tavira Roma
Regina King If Beale Street Could Talk
Emma Stone The Favourite
Rachel Weisz The Favourite

Best animated feature film of the year
Incredibles 2 Brad Bird, John Walker and Nicole Paradis Grindle
Isle of Dogs Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson
Mirai Mamoru Hosoda and Yuichiro Saito
Ralph Breaks the Internet Rich Moore, Phil Johnston and Clark Spencer
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller

Achievement in directing
BlacKkKlansman Spike Lee
Cold War Paweł Pawlikowski
The Favourite Yorgos Lanthimos
Roma Alfonso Cuarón
Vice Adam McKay

Best documentary feature

Free Solo Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin, Evan Hayes and Shannon Dill
Hale County This Morning, This Evening RaMell Ross, Joslyn Barnes and Su Kim
Minding the Gap Bing Liu and Diane Quon
Of Fathers and Sons Talal Derki, Ansgar Frerich, Eva Kemme and Tobias N. Siebert
RBG Betsy West and Julie Cohen

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)
Black Panther Ludwig Goransson
BlacKkKlansman Terence Blanchard
If Beale Street Could Talk Nicholas Britell
Isle of Dogs Alexandre Desplat
Mary Poppins Returns Marc Shaiman

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)

“All The Stars” from Black Panther

Music by Mark Spears, Kendrick Lamar Duckworth and Anthony Tiffith; Lyric by Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, Anthony Tiffith and Solana Rowe

“I’ll Fight” from RBG

Music and Lyric by Diane Warren

“The Place Where Lost Things Go” from Mary Poppins Returns

See Also

Music by Marc Shaiman; Lyric by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman

“Shallow” from A Star Is Born

Music and Lyric by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt

“When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” from The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Music and Lyric by David Rawlings and Gillian Welch

Achievement in visual effects

Avengers: Infinity War Dan DeLeeuw, Kelly Port, Russell Earl and Dan Sudick
Christopher Robin Christopher Lawrence, Michael Eames, Theo Jones and Chris Corbould
First Man Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles and J.D. Schwalm
Ready Player One Roger Guyett, Grady Cofer, Matthew E. Butler and David Shirk
Solo: A Star Wars Story Rob Bredow, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan and Dominic Tuohy

Adapted screenplay

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Written by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
BlacKkKlansman Written by Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee
Can You Ever Forgive Me? Screenplay by Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty
If Beale Street Could Talk Written for the screen by Barry Jenkins
A Star Is Born Screenplay by Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper & Will Fetters

Original screenplay

The Favourite Written by Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara
First Reformed Written by Paul Schrader
Green Book Written by Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly
Roma Written by Alfonso Cuarón
Vice Written by Adam McKay



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