Indiewire will provide regular updates of our predictions for the 85th Academy Awards through February 24th, when the winners are announced.
Here's our take on best cinematography, which represents yet another chance for Roger Deakins to win an Oscar, this time for "Skyfall." Nominated 10 times, Deakins has never won — and will probably lose again this year, most likely to Claudio Miranda for "Life of Pi" (who has also never won, but this is only his second nomination). But you never know…
Nominees and predictions below. Check out all predictions in all the categories here, and this list of all the Oscar-nominated films available ON DEMAND right now.
"Anna Karenina" Seamus McGarvey
"Django Unchained" Robert Richardson
"Life of Pi" Claudio Miranda
"Lincoln" Janusz Kaminski
"Skyfall" Roger Deakins
Will win: "Life of Pi"
Could win: "Skyfall"
Should win: "Skyfall"
Check out all predictions in all the categories here.