Well it has been the second year now of my reviews, and I must say I am interested to return to the Best Actor category, and look forward to the nominees annoucement.
And perhaps the Academy will finally decide that is a mistake that Gary Oldman has not been nominated before:
Or maybe one of these two could surprise:
It could any of these way or a Hodge Podge of the alternates in the last two spots, since Fassbender is not even a lock. This year is most certainly hard to predict but I wish it was even more unpredictable though as three of the nominees seem to be sewn up, this is not commenting on their quality (I have so far only seen Pitt) I just enjoy unpredictable nominations.
The unpredictability of this year's races seems to go even more so for my other category Best Supporting Actor.
This outcome to me seems the most likely with it being a very veteran actor centered year with all of them being previously nominees except for Hill.
Or it could stay with veteran actors but add an even older one to the mix: