Which is the only film ever to have won every single Oscar it was nominated for ?
The academy again honors films that change and define what film can do in terms of production, effects, sounds, acting, screenplays, cinematography, and visuals. Despite the achievement of being the first crossover superhero movie, The Avengers used the same story formula and did nothing new to change it nor explore any relevant themes or concepts outside of good vs evil. Its no different then any superhero film outside of there being more then one present in the film.
In contrast the Dark Knight, a comic book movie that did win oscars, did not follow the superhero formula. Yes there was a superhero who went up against a supervillian and won. However the film also touch ...more