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Indiewire will provide updates of our predictions for the 87th Academy Awards through February 22nd, when the winners are announced.

This is a much tougher call than it once seemed to be. "Ida" had been positioned as the frontrunner for some time, and while it still holds that position, Golden Globe winner "Leviathan" is coming on strong, as is "Wild Tales" -- which is definitely the biggest crowdpleaser of the bunch. We're actually going to make one of our bolder predictions and suggest the latter gives the night's bigger surprises.

Check out our predictions in other categories here.

The Nominees:
"Ida"
"Leviathan"
"Tangerines"
"Timbuktu"
"Wild Tales"

Will Win: "Wild Tales"
Could Win: "Ida" or "Leviathan"
Should Win: "Leviathan"
Shoulda Been Here: "Mommy"

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