This year's Oscar visual effects race is like something out of Mad magazine: if not "Spy vs. Spy," certainly Aliens vs. Aliens vs. Aliens.
"Avatar" advances the art and technology of visual effects in so many areas that winnowing down the bake-off presentation to 15 minutes is a challenge.
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
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Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar