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 sound mixing, which looks like a showdown between James Bond and "Les Mis." We give the slight edge to the latter, though hope the former might win anyway and give Greg P. Russell his first Oscar after 16 nominations.
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.
John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Jose Antonio Garcia
Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes
"Life of Pi"
Ron Bartlett, D.M. Hemphill and Drew Kunin
Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Ronald Judkins
Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell and Stuart Wilson
Will win: "Les Miserables"
Could win: "Skyfall"
Should win: "Skyfall"
Check out all predictions in all the categories here.