Oscar Emojis

By Becky Beggs

Hollywood’s biggest night is finally upon us and the stars are sure to impress on the red carpet of the 87th Academy Awards, airing on ABC on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. If you haven’t yet had the chance to catch all of the nominated films, never fear! Our Oscar Emojis recap will have you up to speed in no time!

Can you guess these nominees?

Hint: Humans can’t fly… or can they?
Birdman

Hint: Although intermittent filming sessions only lasted a few weeks in total, this film took twelve full years to complete!
Boyhood

Hint: You can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but other species may be more adaptable… just be careful not to get singed!
How to Train Your Dragon 2

Hint: The main character in this biographical film lives with Lou Gehrig’s disease, known more recently for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
The Theory of Everything

Hint: Hotel, motel, Holiday Inn…
Grand Budapest Hotel

Hint: You’ll be tapping your toes to the rhythm of the drums in this high-energy film!
Whiplash

Hint: If you like puzzles and codes, you’ll find this movie hard to replicate.
The Imitation Game

Hint: John Legend and rapper Common co-wrote the theme song for this film, set in the 1960s.
Selma

Hint: The most shocking thing about this film is that anyone would want to leave Ben Affleck.
Gone Girl

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