Visual Effects Oscar Shortlist Is Out: From Blockbusters To Specialty Pics

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed the field for
Visual Effects Oscar nominations to 20, ranging from blockbusters and would-be blockbusters to specialty fare and two films that haven’t hit theaters yet. The list includes seven of the year’s 10 biggest domestic grossers including the top four —Beauty and the Beast, Wonder Woman, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Spider-Man Homecoming. It is peppered with others such huge-grossing films as Thor: R…