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Marvel breaks the Oscar curse: Black Panther sets a record

Marvel has had an enormous success with the Oscar nomination in the category Best Picture. In general, Black Panther has set a record for the MCU: 7 Oscar nominations went to his account. There have never been so many nominations for the superhero franchise. After more than 10 years of the MCU, many fans were excited about the studio, because maybe there would be a real surprise this year. The great success in the Best Film category did not materialize, but Black Panther still set a record: the superhero film won three Oscars. In doing so, he breaks the spell, because no MCU film before him could call an Oscar its own.

Black Panther wins two Oscars early that evening

Black Panther is in 7 categories for the Oscar been nominated. That was a big surprise. Tonight the surprises at the Oscars continue, and so do ours Live blog about the Oscar were duly admired. In the early evening there were two Oscars in the category Best costume design as Best product design to the Marvel film.

Most recently, the Oscars in the Best Product Design category often went to Period Pieces, so Black Panther's victory in this category is particularly surprising. In Black Panther, a utopian Afro-Futurism was put on show because it didn't exist before. In addition, it will probably be the case that most of the members of the Academy saw the superhero film. These are noteworthy signs for the main categories.

Costume designer Ruth E. Carter's Oscar acceptance speech was combative. She not only thanked the also nominated filmmaker Spike Lee for starting her career, but also spoke of the fact that an American Marvel hero would become a "african kingThis shows once again how important the superhero film was and is for the current discussion in the USA about everyday racism and fair participation in society.

Marvel also wins in the Best Animated Film category

At around 3:30 am the time had come: The category Best animated film was presented. Spider-Man: A New Universe deservedly received the award. Marvel won its third Oscar that evening. Sony Pictures Animation produced the Marvel film. The studio has won its first ever Oscar in the animation field and stands up to Pixar and Disney.

Another surprise for Marvel in the Best Film Music category

In the Category Best Film Music are not currently subscribed to Marvelfilm. But here, too, Black Panther won at the 91st Academy Awards. As a composer, Ludwig Göransson gave his acceptance speech. The Swede also composed the music for the superhero film Venom and the two Creed films.

But Marvel also missed out on important categories

Surprise in a negative sense for Marvel too. Avengers Infinity War was slated to be the winner in the Best visual effects category. But here in particular, Marvel came away empty-handed. It won the journey to the moon, which had more of an outsider chance. To date, Marvel has never been able to win in this very important technical category, although a lot is invested in this category and the films are almost predestined for this category. So far, they have been nominated

  • Iron Man (lost to The Curious Case of Benjamin Button in 2009)
  • Iron Man 2 (lost to Inception in 2011)
  • The Avengers (lost to Life of Pi in 2013: Shipwreck with Tiger)
  • Iron Man 3 (lost to Gravity in 2014)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (lost to Interstellar in 2015)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (lost to Interstellar in 2015)
  • Doctor Strange (lost to The Jungle Book in 2017)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 (lost to Blade Runner 2049 in 2018)
  • Avengers 3: Infinity War (lost in 2019 against setting off for the moon)

Hopes are now on the upcoming MCU films Captain Marvel and Avengers 4: Endgame.

They were nominated in the Best Costume Design category

They were nominated in the Best Product Design category

Spider-Man: A New Universe

They competed in the category of best animation film

There were 5 nominees in the Best Visual Effects category

In the category The 5 candidates were best for a film score

What do you think of Black Panther's double Oscar win?