“Black Panther” was 2018’s top-grossing movie in the United States and Canada.
“He was widely anticipated to be a surefire contender” for best director, Screen International editor Matt Mueller said.
NEW YORK: Barry Jenkins's coming of age drama "Moonlight" won the coveted best picture statuette at Sunday's Oscars -- but the evening ended in chaos as "La La Land" was mistakenly handed the award. Hollywood legends Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, stars of 1967 crime classic "Bonnie and Clyde," were meant to give the evening's top prize to Jenkins's film, but she mistakenly called it for Damien Chazelle's musical. Scenes of confusion and embarrassment followed after the "La La Land" crew -- already on stage and…