Who will be nominated, who peaked with The Golden Globes or Critics Choice Awards?
Who will be content to pull an Indie Spirit Award nomination?
And will this be the only time The Academy jams up the schedule like this in an effort to stop all the other awards shows from stealing their thunder?
Brad Pitt is charming his way toward a best supporting actor lock with his acceptance speeches. Joaquin Phoenix doing a “60 Minutes” sit-down may be how he locks up best actor.
Zellweger and Dern, nothing but front runners and foregone conclusions?
Did the Globes get it right, all up and down the line?
A totally different electorate, a much more diverse one, should say “No.”
But this shorter calendar certainly leaves the favorites anchored in place.
Oscars.org this AM and assorted other websites are the best way to avoid the “Good Morning America” teasing.
Remember the word of the day is always “snubbed” on Oscar nominations Monday.