Luckily, this entirely skips his young punk phase. (illustrator: Linzi Silverman)

Remember how adorable Leonardo DiCaprio used to be before his dreams were beaten down by a series of fruitless Oscar nominations? Or how Tom Hanks used to look like Colin Hanks? Or how Meryl Streep used to look basically exactly like she does now? put 2014 Oscar nominees side-by-side with their childhood selves, for a photo series that's totally enjoyable and a great reminder that aging gracefully doesn't happen to everyone.

We get misty-eyed just thinking about that long hair. (illustrator: Linzi Silverman)