Time Warp: See 10 Oscar Nominees Posing with Their Younger Selves
by Nate Jones
Every Oscar night, the past comes alive through lifetime achievement awards, "in memoriam" segments and other Hollywood retrospectives
But what if the past came alive, literally?
Through the magic of Photoshop, we've sent 10 of 2014's Oscar nominees back in time to chill with their younger selves. Just imagine being a fly on the wall for these meetings! Would the elders impart crucial career advice? Would the youngsters be shocked at the crags and wrinkles they acquired? Or would they all, as actors, see the experience as crucial research for their next role?
See 10 of these pairings below, complete with the conversations we can't help but imagine they're having.
All photo illustrations by Linzi Silverman for PEOPLE.com.
Tom Hanks in 2014 (left) and in 1980
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"Does Bosom Buddies hit the 100-episode mark?"
"No. But don't worry, you'll be fine."
Sandra Bullock in 2014 (left) and in 1993
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"Kid, I've got some advice for you: Say yes to all the cop roles, and to anything involving transportation. Except – and this is crucial – stay away from cruise ships."
Meryl Streep in 1980 (left) and in 2013
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"I've got good news and bad news. The bad news is, you don't look like that anymore. The good news is, neither does the subway."
Matthew McConaughey in 2014 (left) and in 1996
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"Is it all right if I call you McConaughey?"
"Only if it's all right if I call you McConaughey."