How To Sound Like You Know A Lot About This Year's Oscar Movies

February 17, 2015 3:13 PM

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How To Sound Like You Know A Lot About This Year's Oscar Movies

With less than a week until the Oscars, chances are you've caught most of the movies you'll manage to see before Sunday's ceremony. Even if awards fatigue has made this a particularly lethargic final few weeks, the final stretch toward Hollywood's big night will inevitability conjure up last-minute hopes and predictions. You may even find yourself in the company of others who care to discuss the rather odd slate of films that have defined Oscar season since it began in earnest. Because these last few months have been overloaded with Oscar fare, we're here to help. Three of the four acting races are locked up (early congrats, Julianne Moore, J.K. Simmons and Patricia Arquette!), so our cheat sheet puts an emphasis on the eight Best Picture nominees. With the exception of a few titles, they're the only movies that remain relevant anyway. Here's some party chatter you can whip out in the coming days even if you haven't laid eyes on a single one of this year's nominees.

"American Sniper" Directed by Clint Eastwood Written by Jason Hall Starring Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Max Charles and Luke Grimes • "Even Renesmee thought the baby looked fake." • Take your pick: "'American Sniper' is Iraq War propaganda." OR "'American Sniper' is a patriot's dream. It's about ...

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