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The Oscars Best Picture Nominees, as Illustrated By Emoji

The Academy Awards are just two days away. Maybe you've seen some of the films. Maybe you've seen none at all. Either way, you'll end up at your film buff friend's house on Sunday, and you're going to want to sound smart when you talk about the nominated movies.

But it's too late now to watch them all. What to do? With these handy emoji cheat sheets to this year's biggest Oscar films, you'll be in the clear. Maybe.

Beware: Tiny, adorable Japanese spoilers ahead.

See also:

- Gorge on This Year's Oscar-Nominated Short Films

- Oscars Fashion: The Good, the Bad, and the "Whaaat?"

The Oscars Best Picture Nominees, as Illustrated By Emoji

Amour

Emoji makes this year's most depressing film (yes, even more than Les Miserables) slightly more tolerable.

The Oscars Best Picture Nominees, as Illustrated By Emoji

Argo

Somehow, it's just not quite as suspenseful this way.

The Oscars Best Picture Nominees, as Illustrated By Emoji

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Girl and father fight, storm hits, mythical pigs appear. That's pretty clear in emoji, right?

 

The Oscars Best Picture Nominees, as Illustrated By Emoji

Django Unchained

Hey, we did the best we could, considering.

The Oscars Best Picture Nominees, as Illustrated By Emoji

Les Misérables

Singing, crying, more singing, more crying. The end.

The Oscars Best Picture Nominees, as Illustrated By Emoji

Life of Pi

That's it, basically, right?

 

Lincoln

Short and sweet. You already know the story anyway.

Silver Linings Playbook

Boy plus drugs. Girl plus drugs. They run. They dance. They fall in love.

The Oscars Best Picture Nominees, as Illustrated By Emoji

Zero Dark Thirty

You thought we'd use the emoji character in the turban, didn't you? Racist.

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