Will win: "Gravity"
Could win: "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"
Should win: "Gravity"
Should have been here: "Man of Steel"
It's a shame the fantastic, world-building work done on Zack Snyder's Superman reboot fell victim to politics in the ever-embattled visual effects industry this year, but perhaps it's just as well, since it would have just been invited to a contest it would have lost. The smart money in this category is on "Gravity."