Watch: Learn How the Oscars Work in Quick Three-Minute Lesson
Every year the Academy Awards nominations roll around, there's always something to be upset about. This year, some of the biggest snubs were dealt to Selma lead actor David Oyelowo and the film's director Ava DuVernay, not to mention The LEGO Movie getting an unforgivable snub in the Best Animated Film category. And if you've ever wondered how this is possible, and how the voting worked out this way, the folks at AJ+ (via SlashFilm) have put together a quick three-minute lesson that explains just how the Oscar nominations work, how the winners are chosen, and more of the intricacies of The Academy's system.
Here's Oscar Nominations 2015: How Old White Guys Make Their Picks from AJ+:
The 87th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, February 22nd at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood with a live telecast airing on ABC starting at 7PM (EST) / 4PM (PST). This year's ceremony is being hosted by entertainer/actor Neil Patrick Harris. The full list of 2015 Academy Awards nominees is right here.