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Godzilla Minus One Nominated for Best Visual Effects Oscar!

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Godzilla Minus One continues to make history and is now the first Godzilla movie in the franchise to be nominated for an American Academy Award. It is also the first Japanese film in history to receive the honor of Oscar nomination for the Best Visual Effects category.

Minus One was nominated alongside, The Creator, Guardians of the Galaxy 3, Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning and Napoleon. But it received the biggest applause of the five nominees. See for yourself in the announcement video:

Director Takashi Yamazaki and his visual effects team celebrated upon finding out their film made history yet again. Watch them celebrate upon discovering the announcement:

Congratulations to Yamazaki and his team for making history and the honor of being nominated for Best Visual Effects at the Oscars. And best of luck to all in involved.

Set in a post-war Japan, Godzilla Minus One will once again show us a Godzilla that is a terrifying and overwhelming force. Japan, which had already been devastated by the war, faces a new threat with Godzilla, bringing the country from nothing (zero) into the ‘minus.’

Godzilla Minus One is directed by Takashi Yamazaki. An award winning filmmaker and avid Godzilla fan, his work on Always: Sunset on Third Street (2005) earned him two Japanese Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Screenwriter. He was honored with another Best Director and Best Screenplay nomination for the sequel, Always: Sunset on Third Street 2 (2007). In 2016, he won the Best Director category again for The Eternal Zero. Yamazaki also helmed highly acclaimed actioners, Returner, Space Battleship Yamato and many others.

He gave Godzilla a cameo during an opening dream sequence in Always: Sunset on Third Street 2. In 2021 he returned to Godzilla and directed footage for Seibuen Amusement Park's Godzilla the Ride: Giant Monster Battle Summit.

Godzilla Minus One is now playing in both Japan and North America.
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Source:
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Written by G. H. (Gman)Published on 2024-01-24 09:47:09

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BaragonMember212 XPJan-25-2024 5:42 PM

Yamazaki's team's reactions are priceless!! Congrats! So very well deserved. Bring it home!

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