In a blinding stampede of wizards, robot boxers, mutants and magical automatons, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released its list of 10 films still alive for nominations in the Best Visual Effects category at next month's 84th Academy Awards.
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Seems like everyone is bustin' out their best Batman these days—even the King of the Jungle.
Ever have that strange sense of déjà vu watching Spielberg's Raiders of the Lost Ark? Well, somebody else did, too, and matched up mirror images from vintage Lost City serials and paired them side-by-side to compare. The result will give you jungle fever and have you seeing double for days.
Let's face it, Santa has a pretty tough gig. All that jet lag and those nagging elves leaving cookie crumbs in the sleigh can elevate the big guy's blood pressure. Plus, when loading up on Christmas Eve, he's got to make sure to only pack dolls and puppets that won't attack or murder innocent recipients.
The final frontier got a bit more crowded today with NASA's cosmic discovery of two Earth-size planets. Astronomers monitoring the Kepler spacecraft found the twin orbs, one as big as Earth, the other smaller than Venus, 950 light years away from our solar system.
If epic wasn't epic enough, Andrew Stanton's John Carter just got super-sized with a gladiator arena sized image featuring twin White Apes. Bigger is always better, right?
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Sounds like the new Transformers movie is powering up fast and adding some serious British muscle to its robot roster. First Michael Bay may return for another turn and now a series of vague tweets by T3 alum could point straight to that brawny Transporter dude.
Okay, Peter Berg just might pull this whole boardgame movie thing off. The second trailer for Hasbro's naval warfare invasion flick goes for a stunning air, land and sea assault of colossal spaceships, cool cyborg soldiers and an insane arsenal of stuff that goes BOOM.
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