Sunday, May 19, 2024

The 2017 Visual Effects Oscar Shortlist Down To 10

By Matt Neglia

The Visual Effects race has officially been narrowed down from 20 films to 10 as per The Hollywood Reporter.

Click below to see which films are left and could go on to be nominated for the Oscar.

Alien: Covenant
Blade Runner 2049
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Kong: Skull Island
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
War for the Planet of the Apes

The films from the previously announced 20 that DID NOT make the shortlist are:

Beauty and the Beast
‘‘Ghost in the Shell
“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”
Justice League
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Spider-Man Homecoming
Thor: Ragnarok
Wonder Woman

Probably the three biggest misses are, “Beauty and the Beast,” Logan” & “Wonder Woman.” But this is it. These are our final 10 and in the end, there will only be five.

​What are you predicting will be the final five films nominated for Best Visual Effects at this year’s Oscars? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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