The Flick Chick’s Oscar cheat sheet
Here at TODAY, we not only set you thinking—but give you a leg up on life’s more important competitions. Like your office/university/movie club high-stakes Oscar pool—which, we all know, is as much about bragging rights as the most knowledgeable Hollywood guru as it is about the moolah.
Not to say that we’re condoning gambling. But hey, it’s still Chinese New Year—so why say no to doubling your ang pow money?
BEST PICTURE: Amour, Argo, Beasts Of The Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Lincoln, Life Of Pi, Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty
Best Bet: Argo
Don’t Be Surprised By: Lincoln
Dark Horse: Zero Dark Thirty
BEST DIRECTOR: Michael Haneke (Amour), Lee Ang (Life of Pi), David O Russell (Silver Linings Playbook), Steven Spielberg (Lincoln), Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
Best Bet: Steven Spielberg