Who's in, who's out and where are the upsets?
2012 Oscar Predictions
After four and a half months of campaigning, awards season has entered its final stretch. On Tuesday, the Academy will announce the nominees for the 84th Academy Awards with major changes to the best picture fact in effect. Will we have five nominees? Six? Seven? Maybe even eight or nine? The 5% rule means 289 first place votes are necessary to even qualify. Everyone knows "The Artist," "Hugo" and "The Descendants" will make it in and receive a slew of nominations in other categories.
The questions are whether there are any real surprises on the horizon. Of course, there are always are, but which categories will the upset nominations occur? And how big will they be? Check out my final predictions for this year's nominees by clicking on the slides above. And, yes, "Bridesmaids" made the best picture cut. Who knew?