Visual Effects Oscar Contenders Narrowed to 10

Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans in The Avengers

Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans in 'The Avengers' - Photo © Marvel Studios

10 films have made it onto the shortlist for the 85th Academy Awards’ Visual Effects Oscar. Five of the films will be selected as the finalists after members of the Visual Effects Branch view 10 minute excerpts of each of the 10 films.
The Amazing Spider-Man
Cloud Atlas
The Dark Knight Rises
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
John Carter
Life of Pi
Marvel’s The Avengers
Snow White and the Huntsman
The 85th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, February 24, 2013, at the Dolby Theatre™ at Hollywood & Highland Center.

Source: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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