2018 Oscar Predictions – BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

2018 Oscar Predictions –

VISUAL EFFECTS

(UPDATED – JUNE 2, 2017)

Star Wars: The Last JediCan one of the best franchises finally get its due for its motion capture apes?  Can one of the best franchises finallt get its due for its stunning space battles?  Can one of the best franchises get its due for build up of a giant cinematic universe?  Many questions, no answers….yet.

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AND THE PREDICTED NOMINEES ARE:

  1. "Blade Runner 2049" (Warner Bros.)
    TBA

  2. "War for the Planet of the Apes" (20th Century Fox)
    TBA

  3. "Transformers: The Last Knight" (Paramount Pictures)
    TBA

  4. "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" (Walt Disney Pictures)
    TBA

  5. "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" (Marvel Studios)
    TBA

  6. THE NEXT FIVE:

  7. "Murder on the Orient Express" (20th Century Fox)
    TBA

  8. "Dunkirk" (Warner Bros.)
    TBA

  9. "The Shape of Water" (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
    TBA

  10. "Mute" (Netflix)
    TBA

  11. "Spider-Man: Homecoming" (Marvel Studios)
    TBA

  12. TOP-TIER CONTENDERS:

  13. "Coco" (Pixar)
    TBA

  14. "The Mummy" (Universal Pictures)
    TBA

  15. "Geostorm" (Warner Bros.)
    TBA

  16. "The Fate of the Furious" (Universal Pictures)
    TBA

  17. "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" (20th Century Fox)
    TBA

  18. "Logan" (20th Century Fox)
    TBA

  19. "Atomic Blonde" (Focus Features)
    TBA

  20. "Beauty and the Beast" (Walt Disney Pictures)
    TBA

  21. "Granite Mountain" (Lionsgate)
    TBA

  22. "Thor: Ragnarok" (Marvel Studios)
    TBA

  23. ALSO IN CONTENTION:

  24. "Alien: Covenant" (20th Century Fox)
    TBA

  25. "Kong: Skull Island" (Universal Pictures)
    TBA

  26. "Life" (Sony Pictures)
    TBA

  27. "Okja" (Netflix)
    TBA

  28. "The Mountain Between Us" (20th Century Fox)
    TBA

  29. "Alien: Covenant" (20th Century Fox)
    TBA

  30. "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" (Sony Pictures)
    TBA

  31. "The Dark Tower" (Sony Pictures)
    TBA

  32. "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man Tell No Tales" (Walt Disney Pictures)
    TBA

  33. "Power Rangers" (Lionsgate)
    TBA

  34. "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" (EuropaCorp)
    TBA

UNRANKED CONTENDERS

The Beguiled” (Focus Features) — “Brawl in Cell Block 99” (Sony Pictures) —  “Bright” (Netflix) — “The Current War” (The Weinstein Company) — “Flatliners” (Sony Pictures) — “Hostiles” (No U.S. Distribution) — “Journeyman” (No U.S. Distribution) — “Justice League” (Warner Bros.) — “The Legacy of a Whitetail Deerhunter” (No U.S. Distribution) — “Logan Lucky” (Bleecker Street) — “Marshall” (Open Road) — “Mary Shelley” (No U.S. Distribution) — “The Mercy” (No U.S. Distribution) — “Mother!” (Paramount Pictures) — “The Snowman” (Universal Pictures) — “The Solutrean” (Sony Pictures) — “Stronger” (Lionsgate) — “Thank You for Your Service” (Universal Pictures) — “Under the Silver Lake” (A24) — “Untitled Steven Spielberg Film” (20th Century Fox) — “The Wall” (Roadside Attractions) — “Wind River” (The Weinstein Company) — “Wonder Woman” (Warner Bros.)

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MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING | SOUND MIXING | SOUND EDITING | VISUAL EFFECTS |
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| DOCUMENTARY FEATURE | FOREIGN LANGUAGE |

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  • Life and a Pixar movie ahead of Alien: Covenant (every Alien movie was nominated here except the fourth one)?

    Okay…

  • Mister Sushi

    Ghost in the Shell nowhere on the list?
    Come on guys, if Ex Machina can win an oscar, Ghost in the Shell can at least get a nomination.