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Jessica Chastain ("A Most Violent Year")
Pros: Yes, she may well. Chastain was a possibility for a lead actress push, but it appears things might change (perhaps as a reaction to a somewhat muted "Interstellar" reception?). With this, "Interstellar" and "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," Castain obviously has a high profile this year.
Cons: She should get in. "Should."
- Kristopher Tapley