Marvel Studios and Disney are pushing for their 2018 cultural phenomenon Black Panther to be a major contender for this year’s award season. The film received acclaim from both critics and audiences and some believe that it is good enough to be considered for the top honors at the Academy Awards, including a nomination for Best Picture.
As awards season kicks into high gear, Black Panther begins to add some special awards to its name now that the National Board of Review has named it one of the 10 best films of 2018. You can read the list as follows, in alphabetical order:
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
If Beale Street Could Talk
Mary Poppins Returns
A Quiet Place
A Star Is Born
Along with the release of these 10 films, the National Board of Review named Green Book as the best film of 2018.
Do you think that Black Panther is worthy enough to be nominated for Best Picture at the upcoming Academy Awards ceremony? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news about Black Panther and its awards season chances.
Here is the synopsis for Black Panther:
After the death of his father, T’Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king — and as Black Panther — gets tested when he’s drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people.
Directed by Ryan Coogler, the film stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Andy Serkis, John Kani, Florence Kasumba and Sterling K. Brown.
Black Panther is now available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD.
Captain Marvel Art Offers Look At Red Suit With Helmet
Previews World has unveiled official Captain Marvel promotional artwork that offers a first look at Brie Larson's Carol Danvers in her iconic costume with a helmet.
Captain Marvel will make her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in roughly four months and it appears the titular heroine will don more than one version of her costume in her highly-anticipated standalone film. Now, recently unveiled framed art prints offer fans their first look at Carol Danvers in her red costume and helmet.
You can check out first photo below and click "Next" to see the rest of the gallery!
The framed art prints will be available on February 27, 2019. Here's the official synopsis for the upcoming Marvel Studios movie:
Based on the Marvel comic character first appearing in 1968, the story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, “Captain Marvel” is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte, McKenna Grace, Clark Gregg, and Jude Law.
Captain Marvel will be released in theaters on March 8, 2019. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding Brie Larson's Carol Danvers and the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe1
Source: Previews World