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2014 Oscar Predictions: Best Visual Effects

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire January 6, 2014 at 11:50AM

Here's our take on the best visual effects race.
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Gravity trailer, Clooney

Indiewire will provide regular updates of our predictions for the 86th Academy Awards through March 2nd, when the winners are announced.

If anything beats "Gravity" here, it would be the biggest surprise of the night.


Nominees and predictions below. Check out all predictions in all the categories here.

The nominees:
“Gravity” Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk and Neil Corbould
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and Eric Reynolds
“Iron Man 3” Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Erik Nash and Dan Sudick
“The Lone Ranger” Tim Alexander, Gary Brozenich, Edson Williams and John Frazier
“Star Trek Into Darkness” Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, Ben Grossmann and Burt Dalton

Will win: “Gravity” Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk and Neil Corbould
Could win: N/A
Should win: “Gravity” Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk and Neil Corbould

Check out all predictions in all the categories here.

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