10 Likeliest Best Picture Oscar Nominees

I know, I know: it’s way too soon. But Cannes, which usually yields as awards favorite or two, is just around the corner. So here are at least one movie blogger’s 10 Likeliest Best Picture Nominees, plus other contenders. (Scroll down to get the list.) 1. Lincoln (mid to late December), d: Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis (pictured); 2. The Master, d: Paul Thomas Anderson; 3. The Great Gatsby (12.25), d: Baz Luhrman, 4. This is Forty (12.21), d: Judd Apatow; 5. The Silver Linings Playbook (11.21), d: David O. Russell; 6. Gravity (11.21), d: Alfonso Cuaron; 7. Les Miserables (12.7), d: Tom Hooper; 8. Anna Karenina (November/early December), d: Joe Wright; 9. Zero Dark Thirty (12.14), d: Kathryn Bigelow; 10. Hyde Park on Hudson, d: Roger Michell. Wild Card: Joel and Ethan Coen’s Inside Llewyn Davis.

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