Here’s The Short List for the Best Visual Effects Oscar!


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Okay, Oscar watchers, here’s another piece of the puzzle!

Earlier today, the 20 semi-finalists for the Best Visual Effects Oscar were announced!  All of the films that you would expect are listed.  And then there’s one that’s taking some people by surprise — Kubo and the Two Strings!

(It’s rare that animated films are ever nominated for Best Visual Effects.  The last time it happened was back in 1993 when The Nightmare Before Christmas was nominated.)

Here they are!

  1. “Alice Through The Looking Glass”
  2. “Arrival”
  3. “The BFG”
  4. “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice”
  5. “Captain America: Civil War”
  6. Deadpool”
  7. “Deepwater Horizon”
  8. “Doctor Strange”
  9. “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them”
  10. “Independence Day: Resurgence”
  11. “The Jungle Book”
  12. “Kubo and the Two Strings”
  13. “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”
  14. “Passengers”
  15. “Rogue One”
  16. “Star Trek Beyond”
  17. “Suicide Squad”
  18. “Sully”
  19. “Warcraft”
  20. “X-Men: Apocalypse”

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