Our Oscar Predictions

Picking the winners and losers at Sunday's ceremony

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So, is The Artist really going to win everything on Sunday? Basically, probably, yes. We've analyzed the winners of the precursor ceremonies along with industry trends, Oscar history, and our ever-important "gut feeling" to come up with predictions from which films, cast members, directors, and writers will prevail at this weekend's Academy Awards. Here, a detailed look at what will likely come out on top in the six major categories, as well as our predictions for the rest of the less splashy awards:

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Kevin Fallon is a reporter for the Daily Beast. He's a former entertainment editor at TheWeek.com and former writer and producer for The Atlantic's entertainment channel.

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