Oscars: 20 Films Move Forward in Visual Effects Race

Contenders range from 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' to 'The Shape of Water.'
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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Twenty films remain in contention for this season's Oscar for visual effects, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed Monday.

Later this month, the committee will select the 10 films that will advance to nominations voting.

The 20 films are:

Alien: Covenant
Beauty and the Beast
Blade Runner 2049
Ghost in the Shell
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Justice League
Kong: Skull Island
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
The Shape of Water
Spider-Man Homecoming
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Thor: Ragnarok
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
War for the Planet of the Apes
Wonder Woman