Our Oscar Watch has predicted the Best Picture Oscar nominees, and now as we march towards the January 15 nominations announcement, we shine the spotlight on the leading men.
There are five spots for Best Actor nominees and it is one of the more competitive in recent years. There are easily 10 actors who could vie for the coveted quintet of spots.
But, Movie Fanatic’s Oscar Watch believes that these five stars below are locks to hear their name called at 5:30 a.m. PST this upcoming Thursday. One of them, we had a fantastic chat with in our Nightcrawler Jake Gyllenhaal exclusive interview!
You may think there’s a huge snub here, but we think that the Academy will agree with us and we’ll delve further into that when we publish our Oscar Watch: Snubs and Surprises in the hours after nominations reveal!
So click through and discover who we believe will be your Best Actor Oscar nominees and stay with Movie Fanatic as we predict Best Actress nominees on January 12, Best Supporting Actor on January 13, Best Supporting Actress on January 14 and we're all over those nominations on January 15!: