What if Oscar film posters told the truth?

The Shiznit has created hilarious alternative posters for every Oscar-nominated film that say what we were all thinking. Which one will be victorious come awards night?

La La Land

lalaland

What's it about? 

A young struggling actress named Mia, and wannabe jazz musician Sebastian fall unwittingly in love against a backdrop of sunny LA and a sumptuous musical score. 

Who stars?

Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling

What's it nominated for?

Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Cinematography, Original Screenplay, Original Score, Original Song, Film Editing, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Production Design, Costume Design 

Read more: The musicals that inspired La La Land

 

Manchester By The Sea 

Manchester by the sea

What's it about?

When his brother dies, an uncle is forced to return home to care for his bereaved nephew. As he adjusts to his new situation, he's haunted by the memories that caused him to leave Manchester in the first place. 

Who stars?

Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams

What's it nominated for?

Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay 

Read our Manchester By the Sea review

 

Jackie

Jackie

What's it about?

The story of the day that changed history, as told from the point of view of First Lady, Jackie Kennedy. 

Who stars?

Natalie Portman

What's it nominated for?

Best Actress, Original Score , Costume Design 

Read our Jackie review

 

Arrival

arrival

What's it about?

An expert linguist is tasked with investigating a mysterious alien spacecraft that's just landed on earth. 

Who stars?

Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker

What's it nominated for?

Best Picture, Best Director, Cinematography, Adapted Screenplay, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Film Editing, Production Design 

Read more: 10 Of the most shocking film plot twists

 

Lion

Lion

What's it about?

Saroo Brierley was adopted by an Australian couple after getting lost in Calcutta as a young boy. Years later, he decides to search for his real family.

Who stars?

Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman

What's it nominated for?

Best Picture, Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Cinematography, Adapted Screenplay, Original Score 

Read our review of Lion

 

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