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Here's how you can watch every Oscar-nominated film

Here's how you can watch every Oscar-nominated film

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The 2016 Oscar nominees were announced this morning, which means right about now you're probably realizing just how few movies you've actually seen. I've only seen four out of the eight Best Picture nominees (five, I guess, if you count stumbling across Bridge of Spies' film set one day in DUMBO), none of the animated film nominees, none of the documentary nominees, and only one of the 15 nominated shorts. It's not a good situation to be in if I'm going to enter an Oscars better pool, which I'm not, but nonetheless want to be able to effectively argue with people that Room clearly deserves Best Picture, which is a thing I might do but can't right now because I haven't seen it.

The Academy Awards are on February 28th this year, so you have just over a month to catch up. Here's where you can go to find the nominees:

Best Picture:

Best Director:

Best Actor:

Best Actress:

Best Supporting Actor:

Best Supporting Actress:

Best Original Screenplay:

Best Adapted Screenplay:

Best Animated Feature Film:

Best Foreign Language Film:

Best Documentary — Feature:

Best Documentary — Short Subject:

None of the short documentary nominees appear to be available online, but they'll be back in theaters soon: ShortsHD is once again putting together screenings that package together all of the nominated short documentaries. Keep an eye out for it starting January 29th if you're near a theater that typically plays smaller films.

  • Body Team 12
  • Chau, Beyond the Lines
  • Last Day of Freedom
  • Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah
  • A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness

Best Live Action Short Film:

None of the nominated live action shorts appear to be streaming right now, but they'll be in theaters soon: as with the short documentaries, ShortsHD will package them all together into a single screening starting January 29th. They usually play at smaller theaters.

  • Day One
  • Everything Will Be Okay
  • Stutterer
  • Ave Maria
  • Shok

Best Animated Short Film:

Most of the animated short nominees aren't streaming, but you'll be able to catch them in theaters soon: as with the other short categories, ShortsHD will package all of the animated short nominees together into a single screening — I've gone to this about three years now, and it's always a fun time. Screenings start January 29th.

Best Original Score:

Best Original Song:

Best Sound Editing:

Best Sound Mixing:

Best Production Design:

Best Cinematography:

Best Makeup and Hairstyling:

Best Costume Design:

Best Film Editing:

Best Visual Effects: