Would Straight Outta Compton Have Been an Oscar Contender if Paul Giamatti, AKA a White Guy, Was the Star?

One YouTuber recut the film from Giamatti’s perspective

This weekend’s Oscars were overshadowed by the gloomy fact that Straight Outta Compton, arguably one of the best movies of the year, didn’t get a nod for awards in acting, directing or Best Picture.

But YouTube user Super Deluxe did something incredible by remixing footage from the film and turning it into something that the Industry might perceive as a more “traditional” Oscar contender. How? By having the whole story told from Paul Giamatti’s point of view.