NO director (male or female) has ever been nominated for an Oscar nor Golden Globe for directing a superhero film.

Snubs include Christopher Nolan, Jon Favearu, Tim Burton, Sam Raimi, Richard Donner, Kenneth Branagh, Brad Bird, Brian Singer, Guillermo del Toro, Patty Jenkins, James Mangold and Joss Whedon.

No director nominations for any of the Dark Knight, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers, Spider-Man, X-Men, Batman, Iron Man and Superman films as well as The Incredibles, Wonder Woman and Deadpool.