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Gregory Ellwood, Guy Lodge and Kristopher Tapley predict: "Behind the Candelabra"
Lowdown: No overlap here with the Academy's field, which is interesting -- and also offers no clear pointers. And the standout work in the field is the one that wasn't even eligible for Oscar consideration, though it took multiple makeup categories at the Emmys. Would "Behind the Candelabra" be the Oscar frontrunner if it had been a theatrical release in the US? We'll never know, but this win seems likely -- unless the kitsch coiffure of "American Hustle" takes it.