As the holiday season revs up, so too does awards season. And with nominations already in for both the
The list of 10 includes
"Star Wars" opened this week to record-breaking box office numbers. Directed by
"Jurassic World" opened in June to acclaim from fans and critics alike. The Colin Trevorrow-directed picture stars
The list also includes "The Martian," "Tomorrowland" and "The Revenant," which opens in theaters Christmas Day.
Next on the journey to an Oscar nomination involves all members of the Visual Effects Branch of the Academy. They will view 10-minute excerpts from each of the shortlisted films then decide on the final five that will receive the nomination.
Check out the full list of potential nominees below:
"Avengers: Age of Ultron"
"Mad Max: Fury Road"
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"