Is it a 'Boyhood' vs. 'Birdman' Oscar preview?
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Damien Chazelle, "Whiplash"
Ava DuVernay, "Selma"
Alejandro G. Iñárritu, "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)"
Richard Linklater, "Boyhood"
David Zellner, "Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter"
Who will win: Ava DuVernay, "Selma"
If not, then: Damien Chazelle, "Whiplash"
Who should win: Ava DuVernay, "Selma"
Lowdown: Reaching here. The logical prediction is Linklater or even Iñárritu, but something tells us Spirit voters may send a message to The Academy. Maybe.