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Ten films have made the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' short list to compete for a visual effects Oscar nomination. All members of the visual-effects branch will view 10-minute excerpts from each of the 10 films on Jan. 19 during the so-called bake-off. Following the screenings, the members will vote to nominate five films for final Oscar consideration, the results of which will be announced with Oscar noms on Jan. 24.
The films are listed below in alphabetical order:
**"Captain America: The First Avenger"
** "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2"
** "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol"
** "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"
** "Real Steel"
** "Rise of the Planet of the Apes"
** "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"
** "The Tree of Life"
** "X-Men: First Class"