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"Black Panther" rules at this year's MTV Movie & TV Awards


Date Posted: 19 June 2018


(L-R) Winston Duke, Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan accepting
the Best Movie award for "Black Panther".

19 Jun – It's a tie for "Black Panther" and "Stranger Things" at the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards, which took place on 16 June at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, U.S. and was aired earlier today.

"Black Panther" and "Stranger Things" each won four awards in total out of the 15 categories.

As most fans have been rooting for, "Black Panther" won Best Movie, Best Villain for Michael B. Jordan, and Best Performance in a Movie and Best Hero for star Chadwick Boseman.

However, Boseman's noble act following his Best Hero win made everyone look up to the 'King of Wakanda' even more, as he handed his Golden Popcorn over to a real-life hero.

"Receiving an award for playing a superhero is amazing, but it's even greater to acknowledge the heroes that we have in real life," said Boseman in his speech, as quoted by The Independent, before handing the award over to James Shaw Jr., an electrician who saved lives by fighting off a gunman during a shooting back in April in Tennessee.


Chadwick Boseman honouring real-life hero, James Shaw Jr.
(Photo source: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for MTV).


Tiffany Haddish accepting her Best Comedic Performance award – in a very comfortable-looking bathrobe
(Photo source: Rob Latour/Variety/Rex/Shutterst).

Host Tiffany Haddish, who is the first black woman to host the awards ceremony, also didn't go home empty handed as she nabbed the Best Comedic Performance accolade for her role in "Girls Trip".

She even took the chance to include this year's MTV Generation Award recipient in one of her jokes, "I'm glad this show covers both TV and Movies, because now I get to flirt with Chris Pratt from "Parks and Recreation" and Chris Pratt from "Guardians of the Galaxy". Hey, Chris. I got a galaxy you can guard."

It was a memorable night for young actor Finn Wolfhard too as two of his works in both movie and TV walked away winners. "It", which he stars in as Richie, won Best On-Screen Team, while "Stranger Things", in which he stars as Mike, won Best Show, among others.

Seeing that the awards ceremony celebrates the best of best in the movie and TV worlds, some of the nominations include talents from both movie and TV while others are specifically just for either movie nominees or TV nominees.

Read on below for the full winners list of MTV Movie and TV Awards 2018 (winners highlighted in bold for each category):

Best Movie:
"Avengers: Infinity War"
"Black Panther"
"Girls Trip"
"IT"
"Wonder Woman"

Best Performance in a Movie:
Chadwick Boseman, "Black Panther"
Timothée Chalamet, "Call Me by Your Name"
Ansel Elgort, "Baby Driver"
Daisy Ridley, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"
Saoirse Ronan, "Lady Bird"

Best Show:
"13 Reasons Why" (Netflix)
"Game of Thrones" (HBO)
"grown-ish" (Freeform)
"Riverdale" (The CW)
"Stranger Things" (Netflix)

Best Performance in a Show:
Millie Bobby Brown – "Stranger Things"
Darren Criss – "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story"
Katherine Langford – "13 Reasons Why"
Issa Rae – "Insecure"
Maisie Williams – "Game of Thrones"

Best Hero:
Chadwick Boseman (T'Challa/Black Panther), "Black Panther"
Gal Gadot (Diana Prince/Wonder Woman), "Wonder Woman"
Daisy Ridley (Rey), "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"
Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), "Game of Thrones"
Grant Gustin (Barry Allen/The Flash), "The Flash"

Best Villain:
Josh Brolin (Thanos), "Avengers: Infinity War"
Adam Driver (Kylo Ren), "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"
Michael B. Jordan (N'Jadaka/Erik Killmonger), "Black Panther"
Bill Skarsgard (Pennywise), "IT"
Aubrey Plaza (Lenny Busker), "Legion"

Best Kiss:
Nick Robinson (Simon) and Keiynan Lonsdale (Bram), "Love, Simon"
Olivia Cooke (Sam) and Tye Sheridan (Wade), "Ready Player One"
Gina Rodriguez (Jane) and Justin Baldoni (Rafael), "Jane the Virgin"
KJ Apa (Archie) and Camila Mendes (Veronica), "Riverdale"
Finn Wolfhard (Mike) and Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven), "Stranger Things"

Most Frightened Performance:
Talitha Bateman (Janice), "Annabelle: Creation"
Emily Blunt (Evelyn Abbott), "A Quiet Place"
Sophia Lillis (Beverly Marsh), "IT"
Cristin Milioti (Nanette Cole), "Black Mirror"
Noah Schnapp (Will Byers), "Stranger Things"

Best On-Screen Team:
Chadwick Boseman (T'Challa/ Black Panther), Lupita Nyong'o (Nakia), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Letitia Wright (Shuri), "Black Panther"
Finn Wolfhard (Richie), Sophia Lillis (Beverly), Jaeden Lieberher (Bill), Jack Dylan Grazer (Eddie), Wyatt Oleff (Stanley), Jeremy Ray Taylor (Ben), Chosen Jacobs (Mike), "IT"
Dwayne Johnson (Smolder), Kevin Hart (Mouse), Jack Black (Shelly), Karen Gillan (Ruby), Nick Jonas (Seaplane), "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"
Tye Sheridan (Wade), Olivia Cooke (Samantha), Philip Zhao (Sho), Win Morisaki (Daito), Lena Waithe (Aech), "Ready Player One"
Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin), Finn Wolfhard (Mike), Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas), Noah Schnapp (Will), Sadie Sink (Max), "Stranger Things"

Best Comedic Performance:
Jack Black, "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"
Tiffany Haddish, "Girls Trip"
Dan Levy, "Schitt's Creek"
Kate McKinnon, "SNL" Amy Schumer, "I Feel Pretty"


Scene Stealer:
Tiffany Haddish (Dina), "Girls Trip"
Taika Waititi (Korg), "Thor: Ragnarok"
Letitia Wright (Shuri), "Black Panther"
Dacre Montgomery (Billy Hargrove), "Stranger Things"
Madelaine Petsch (Cheryl Blossom), "Riverdale"

Best Fight:
Charlize Theron (Lorraine) vs. Daniel Hargrave (Sniper), Greg Rementer (Spotter), "Atomic Blonde"
Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch) vs. Carrie Coon (Proxima Midnight), "Avengers: Infinity War"
Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther) vs. Winston Duke (M'Baku), "Black Panther"
Mark Ruffalo (Hulk) vs. Chris Hemsworth (Thor), "Thor: Ragnarok"
Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman) vs. German Soldiers, "Wonder Woman"

Best Music Documentary:
"Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story"
"Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated"
"Gaga: Five Foot Two"
"Jay-Z's "Footnotes for 4:44"
"The Defiant Ones"

Best Reality Series / Franchise:
"Keeping Up With the Kardashians"
"Love & Hip Hop"
"Real Housewives"
"RuPaul's Drag Race"
"Vanderpump Rules"

Best Musical Moment:
"Stranger Things", Mike and Eleven dance to "Every Breath You Take"
"Black-ish", Cast performs "Freedom"
"Call Me By Your Name", Elio crying through the end credits
"Girls Trip", "Girls Trip" dance battle
"Love, Simon", "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" dream sequence
"Riverdale", Cast performs "A Night We'll Never Forget"
"The Greatest Showman", Phillip and Anne sing "Rewrite the Stars"
"This Is Us", Kate sings "Landslide"

SPECIAL AWARDS:
MTV Generation Award: Chris Pratt
Trailblazer Award: Lena Waithe

(Photo source: VIMN Asia)

Writer: Florey DM



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