The Reader / Slumdog MillionaireIt's OK to admit it -- you haven't gotten around to seeing all the Oscar-nominated movies, have you? In fact, no one would hold it against you if you hadn't even heard of most of them.

So now you're going to an Oscars party, and you have no idea what to say if someone asks you about any of the movies ... Well, don't hide in the corner with the Chex mix just yet.

Print out this handy Oscars Made Easy cheat sheet and carry it around with you (or better yet, memorize it!), and we guarantee you'll come off sounding like Roger Ebert -- even if you have no idea what you're talking about.

Just don't forget to thank us in your acceptance speech.

The Reader / Slumdog MillionaireIt's OK to admit it -- you haven't gotten around to seeing all the Oscar-nominated movies, have you? In fact, no one would hold it against you if you hadn't even heard of most of them.

So now you're going to an Oscars party, and you have no idea what to say if someone asks you about any of the movies ... Well, don't hide in the corner with the Chex mix just yet. Print out this handy Oscars Made Easy cheat sheet and carry it around with you (or better yet, memorize it!), and we guarantee you'll come off sounding like Roger Ebert -- even if you have no idea what you're talking about.

Just don't forget to thank us in your acceptance speech.

What to say about ...

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'
"It's kind of like 'Forrest Gump' meets 'Cocoon.'"
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Changeling'Changeling'
"You know, Angelina Jolie discovered she was pregnant during filming."
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Doubt'Doubt'
"
It's much better than the director's last movie, 'Joe vs. the Volcano.'"
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Frost/Nixon'Frost/Nixon'
"It's a political David vs. Goliath match for the ages."
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Frozen River'Frozen River'
"It's kind of like 'Maria Full of Grace' meets 'Fargo.'"
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Man on Wire'Man on Wire'
"Petit's trek to the top of the World Trade Center is as inspiring as it is fascinating."
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Milk'Milk'
"It's got a positive, uplifting message that anyone -- gay or straight -- can connect with."
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Rachel Getting Married'Rachel Getting Married'
"The documentary-style shooting made me feel like I was invited to the most colorful wedding ceremony I'd ever seen."
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(See below for the rest of the list)


Oscars 2009 Nominees



The Reader'The Reader'
"It's kind of like 'The Graduate' meets 'Schindler's List.'"
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Revolutionary Road'Revolutionary Road'
"Kate Winslet is better here than in 'The Reader.'"
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Slumdog Millionaire'Slumdog Millionaire'
"The dance scene at the end made me want to run out and rent a week's worth of Bollywood movies."
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Vicky Cristina Barcelona'Vicky Cristina Barcelona'
"It's kind of like 'Wild Things' meets 'Hannah and Her Sisters.'"
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The Visitor'The Visitor'
"It's kind of like 'Drumline' meets 'Gran Torino.'"
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WALL-E'WALL-E'
"Only Pixar could pull off a movie that has barely any dialogue in it."
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Waltz With Bashir'Waltz With Bashir'
"It's a thought-provoking examination of war and the human psyche's response to it."
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The Wrestler'The Wrestler'
"Mickey Rourke's art-imitating-life performance is an emotional body slam."
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