Expert analysis and picks on every category. A must read before you submit your pool picks.
“Avatar” Mauro Fiore
“Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” Bruno Delbonnel
“The Hurt Locker” Barry Ackroyd
“Inglourious Basterds” Robert Richardson
“The White Ribbon” Christian Berger
Who Will Win: "Avatar"
Who Should Win: "The Hurt Locker"
Upset Contender: "The Hurt Locker," but it's so close it really wouldn't be a shocker. Now, if "Ribbon" wins? Considering how few in the Academy have actually seen the foreign language contender? That would be a real surprise.