They called this the list of “eligibles” but technically every movie is eligible for Visual Effects (even Book Club). This is more the longlist, of the 20 they’re deemed worthy of inclusion.
And then in about two weeks they’ll knock this list down to ten. And from that, five will be nominated.
Pretty efficient system. Generally hard to find fault with their choices. Usually there’s some weird stuff that gets in the final ten, but it’s only like one or two of them, and typically it’s from people who are respected within the branch. But that’s putting Descartes before the horse. And he’s just going, “Is it, though?”
Anyway, here are the 20 eligible films for Best Visual Effects: (more…)
The Annie Award nominations were announced today. Generally meaningless, but they announce early and it’s something to talk about before Oscar season is in full swing.
Plus, with the Animated Feature category so bizarre this year (owing to a very weak field), maybe this will be able to give us some insight? Doubtful, but it can’t hurt, right?
Here are your Annie Award nominations for this year: (more…)