The year superheroes triumphed in Hollywood

Aquaman, which has made more than $1.4 billion worldwide, is one of the movies that helped to make 2018 the greatest year in superhero cinema.
Aquaman, which has made more than $1.4 billion worldwide, is one of the movies that helped to make 2018 the greatest year in superhero cinema.PHOTO: WARNER BROS

NEW YORK • On Sunday, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse was named best animated feature at the Critics' Choice Awards while best-picture nominee Black Panther won for production design, costume design and visual effects.

The results helped build momentum for both Oscar hopefuls starring costumed heroes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 16, 2019, with the headline 'The year superheroes triumphed in Hollywood'. Print Edition | Subscribe