The actual movie posters for this year's Best Picture nominees have nothing on these. The Academy teamed up with Gallery1988 (which we've written about before) to commission artists to create screen prints inspired by the top films. The final products are beautiful and evocative of the themes and moods of the movies they represent. While we like them all, we're partial to the haunting, reflective take on Beasts of the Southern Wild. You can learn more about the artists here

Artist: Matt Owen
Movie: Amour

Artist: Anthony Petrie
Movie: Argo

Artist: Rich Kelly
Movie: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Artist: Mark Englert 
MovieDjango Unchained 

Artist: Phantom City Creative
Movie: Les Misérables

Artist: Jeff Boyes
Movie: Lincoln

Artist: Tom Whalen
Movie: Life of Pi

Artist: Joshua Budich
Movie: Silver Linings Playbook

Artist: Godmachine
Movie: Zero Dark Thirty

If you happen to be in Los Angeles the exhibit "For Your Consideration," which also features other Oscar-inspired art, will be on view February 14 through 17 at Gallery1988's Melrose location.