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As usual, the movies nominated for the visual effects Oscar include such fantastical topics as dreamscapes, superheroes and magic, as well as a simulated natural disaster.
A screaming Red Queen with a head that's double the normal size. A suitably Mad Hatter with eyes that jump in size and change color with his moods.
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As far back as production designer Dante Ferretti can remember, he was transfixed by the movies.
Breakout directors. Cutting-edge techniques. Revolutionary storytelling devices.
Rapunzel's "Tangled" tresses didn't come easily. It took years for a team of software engineers and developers who'd been obsessed with hair simulations to make them look right.
Visual effects pros who work in an animation wrestle with many of the same problems as their colleagues on live-action pics -- fire, water, smoke, explosions.
With Jennifer Lawrence of "Winter's Bone" and Hailee Steinfeld of "True Grit" filming Oscar-worthy performances while still in their teens, it's clear they're the latest in a long line of talented…
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