And the Nominees Are…

January 16, 2014

Only a few hours until the nominees for the 86th Oscars are announced. Who’s going to get picked? Is it about quality and talent? Is it about being hot with the kids? Who knows?┬áTrying to predict the whims of the Academy is like forecasting the lottery. But fear not for we’ve put together a little cheat sheet for you. Here’s what some of the pundits are saying…

Todd Leopold over at CNN provides the widest possible range of potential nominees from the late James Gandolfini all the way to Steve Coogan. Check out his thoughts here.

Marlow Stern and Kevin Fallon of The Daily Beast serve up their best guesses of who will and who should get nominated.

The folks over at EW have put together a gallery of predictions as well as potential wild cards.

Mark Harris at Grantland talks about the 8 best picture nominees. While, the folks at Gold Derby have made predictions in all 24 categories based┬ábased upon a combination of all their forecasts: Experts, Editors, Top 24 Users (highest scores predicting last year’s nominations) and All Users. Check it out here.

So what do you guys think? Who will be nominated? Who should be? Sound off on our Facebook page!

And don’t forget, Oscar Sunday is March 2, 2014.