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Video: The best visual effects are the ones we don't even see. In Rogue One, we know Tarkin isn't physically there and that the Death Star doesn't really exist. So it's the landscapes that are the true magic: Entire worlds created in a computer to build out and expand a little sliver of actual filming, or nothing at all.

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The Academy Awards are almost here and many people will be talking about red carpet fashion, comedic monologues, and who got robbed. But few will be paying attention to the most important awards category — Best Visual Effects. This supercut pulls together all the past winners into a nice little reminder of how much has changed in the field, and how much visual effects changed the way movies are made.

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CITIZENFOUR, Laura Poitras' riveting documentary about Edward Snowden's efforts to shed light on gross surveillance abuses by the United States government and its partners, just won the 2014 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.