Black Panther, Into the Spider-Verse Share Wins at Critics Choice Awards

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At the Critics' Choice Awards, both Black Panther and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse walked away with some major awards.

Early in the night, Sony Pictures Animation's Into the Spider-Verse won Best Animated Feature. That Sony Pictures Animation movie has dominated that category across awards season and has a solid shot at winning an Academy Award for the same category.

After going into the night with an astounding 12 nominations, Black Panther won three major awards. As Variety noted,  The Marvel Studios film won for Best Visual Effects in a crowded field. Ruth Carter won Best Costume Design for her outstanding work on the film. Hannah Beachler and Jay Hart won Best Production Design for their work on the movie.

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Although Black Panther had a better night than it did at the Golden Globes, it still suffered some of the night's signature awards. It lost Best Picture to Roma, and Best Acting Ensemble to The Favourite. It also lost Best Action Movie to Mission: Impossible Fallout

Ryan Coogler and Joe Ryan Cole lost Best Adapted Screenplay to Barry Jenkins' If Beale Street Could Talk. The film also lost Best Hair and Makeup to Vice. Michael B. Jordan was nominated for his role as Killmonger, but lost Best Supporting Actor to former Luke Cage star Mahershala Ali for his role in Green Book. Rachel Morrison lost Best Cinematography to Alfonso Cuaron's work in Roma.

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In a repeat of its Golden Globes losses, Kendrick Lemar and SZA's "All the Stars," from Black Panther: The Album, lost Best Original Song to Lady Gaga's "Shallow" from A Star Is Born. Ludwig Göransson's instrumental Black Panther score lost Best Original Score to Justin Hurwitz's score for First Man.

Two other Marvel movies were completely snubbed at the ceremony. Deadpool 2 lost Best Comedy to Crazy Rich Asians and Best Action Movie, and Deadpool 2's Ryan Reynolds lost Best Actor in a Comedy to Vice's Christian Bale. Similarly, Avengers: Infinity War lost Best Action Movie and Best Visual Effects.

Directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther is currently available on Digital HD, DVD and Blu-ray.

Directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse stars Shameik Moore, Brian Tyree Henry, Jake Johnson, Mahershala Ali, Hailee Steinfeld, Liev Schreiber, Luna Lauren Velez, Lily Tomlin, Nicolas Cage, John Mulaney and Kimiko Glenn. The film is in theaters now.

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