The 2016 Academy Awards are almost here. After weeks of bad publicity over another year of #OscarsSoWhite drama, the ceremony will finally play out, with or without notable personalities such as Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith in attendance.
This year, there are eight films nominated for Best Picture: The Big Short, Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, Room, and Spotlight. It's a diverse crop, and with just six days left before a winner is announced, it's unlikely you'll see every single one by the time that envelope is unfolded late Sunday night.
Luckily for you, YouTube and Digg exist. The latter site compiled a supercut of all eight films, summarizing each one for a total runtime under four minutes, and posted it on the former. So if you're strapped for time, cash, and attention span, check it out to get educated before the Oscars begin on the 28.