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2021 Oscars Predictions:
Best Visual Effects
Updated: Oct. 15, 2020 (Pre-season)
With the death of the summer 2020 blockbuster season, the opening of “Tenet” on the big screen may yield rewards from the visual effects branch, who saw the film on the big screen, at least until others like “Wonder Woman 1984
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