Visual Effects Oscar Winners

Here’s a very cool montage of all the Academy Award winners in the category of Best Visual Effects. Prior to 1977 there was no annual category for special effects.

Academy Awards: Best Visual Effects Oscar Winners from Nelson Carvajal on Vimeo.

I was caught off guard when “The Matrix” was shown at 1999. It’s personally depressing in a “confronting mortality” kind of way when realizing that move is 15 years old, but it’s a credit to the vision that the Wachowskis had so long ago.

(h/t kottke)