This Year's Best Picture Nominees As You've Never Seen Them Before: In Emojis

No, none of them are the smiling poopy face.

The year's biggest stars and most lauded movies come together in Los Angeles tonight for the ultimate honor in filmmaking: the Academy Awards. There are eight movies up for Best Picture, and for months, you've likely been meaning to see all of them.

Well, time's up. The Oscars begin shortly, and you don't have a hope of catching up now. Unless there was some way you could get the basic premise of the nominated flicks through a short series of simple illustrations...

Spoiler: there is a way. We here at MTV News know you're short on time, so we've saved you the trouble and made these emoji summaries of all eight nominated films. You're welcome.

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