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Dunkirk, Star Wars, Planet of the Apes make it to Oscars VFX shortlist. See top 10 here

hollywood Updated: Dec 19, 2017 14:56 IST

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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows director Christopher Nolan, left, on the set of Dunkirk with actor Kenneth Branagh.
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows director Christopher Nolan, left, on the set of Dunkirk with actor Kenneth Branagh. (AP)
         

A list of 10 films, including Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Blade Runner 2049, Dunkirk have advanced to the next round in the visual effects category for the 90th Academy Awards.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAAS) has announced a shortlist of movies, with big-budget films such as Alien: Covenant dominating the line-up.

Small-budget movies South Korean action-fantasy Okja and Guillermo del Toro’s Cold War fantasy, The Shape of Water also made it to the list.

This image released by Lucasfilm shows Daisy Ridley as Rey in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
This image released by Lucasfilm shows Daisy Ridley as Rey in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. ( AP )

Other films that have advanced to the next round are - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Kong: Skull Island,Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and War for the Planet of the Apes.

The members of Academy’s Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee, who determined the shortlist, will now be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the shortlisted films on January 6.

The members will then vote to nominate five films for final Oscar consideration. The award ceremony will be held on March 4.

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First Published: Dec 19, 2017 14:56 IST

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