Oscars: ‘Black Panther’ Becomes First Superhero Movie Ever Nominated for Best Picture

Tues­day morn­ing, 10 years after Christo­pher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” forced a sig­nif­i­cant par­a­digm shift at the Acad­e­my Awards, a super­hero movie was final­ly nom­i­nat­ed for best pic­ture: Mar­vel’s ” Black Pan­ther.” And it rep­re­sents a fair­ly remark­able cul­mi­na­tion.