Many people complain about the lack of accesibility the academy has with popular conventions...well, look no further to this years Visual Effects Finalist.
Of the 7 finalist for best visual effects, three will go on to receive Academy Award nominations.
FINALISTS FOR THE VISUAL EFFECTS OSCAR
(and supplemental box office information)
(currently $137 million, currently 10th highest grossing film of the year)
($23 million opening weekend)
Night at the Museum
(December 22nd Release Date)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
($423 million, currently #1 highest grossing film of the year)
($200 million, currently #5 film of the year)
X-Men The Last Stand
($234 million, currently #3 film of the year)
I predict nominations for the highest grossing pop-culture favorites...Pirates, X-Men, and Superman.
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