Rebel Moon, Barbie, Ant-Man 3 & more among visual effects Oscar finalists

Rebel Moon, Barbie, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and more are among the visual effects Oscar finalists.

Visual effects Oscar, 2024, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

We all love a good visual effect, and so does the Academy. Variety has reported that the top 20 finalists for the Visual Effects Oscar have been informed that they’ve made it to the next round of voting. The finalists include Rebel Moon: Part One – A Child of Fire, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One, and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Modok’s Tiny Wet Butt.

Here are the Top 20 Visual Effects Oscar Finalists:

  • Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quanumania” (Marvel Studios)
  • Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” (Warner Bros.)
  • Barbie” (Warner Bros.)
  • The Boys in the Boat” (Amazon MGM Studios)
  • The Creator” (20th Century Studios)
  • Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” (Paramount Pictures)
  • Godzilla: Minus One” (Toho)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” (Marvel Studios)
  • Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” (Walt Disney Pictures)
  • Killers of the Flower Moon” (Apple Original Films/Paramount Pictures)
  • The Marvels” (Marvel Studios)
  • Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One” (Paramount Pictures)
  • Napoleon” (Apple Original Films/Sony Pictures)
  • Nyad” (Netflix)
  • Poor Things” (Searchlight Pictures)
  • Rebel Moon: Part One – A Child of Fire” (Netflix)
  • Society of the Snow” (Netflix)
  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” (Sony Pictures)
  • Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” (Paramount Pictures)
  • Wonka” (Warner Bros.)

The next round of voting will occur from December 14-18, after which the list will be narrowed down to ten movies announced on December 21. The final five nominees will be determined after voting through January 11-16, with the official Oscar nominations in all categories announced on January 23.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania came under fire for its poor visual effects, so some fans may question its inclusion in this list of finalists, but that list will be whittled down to just five nominees next month. So, I’ll leave it you you — which films would you remove from this list and which five deserve to be Visual Effects Oscar nominees?

Source: Variety

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