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You need to watch this stunning mashup of Oscar nominees for best visual effects

From space romps to western grit, they make for one truly pretty picture.

You need to watch this stunning mashup of Oscar nominees for best visual effects

You're not supposed to judge a book by its cover.

But these are films - visual spectacles that are judged, scrutinised and awarded for having the best darn covers in the business.

Editor and cinematographer Vic Rincon has compiled a whirlwind, 100-second tour of the five films nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects:

  • Mad Max: Fury Road 
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens 
  • The Revenant 
  • The Martian 
  • Ex Machina 

From space romps to western grit, they make for one truly pretty picture.