By Indiewire | Indiewire January 6, 2007 at 4:6AM
Hollywood experts on Friday narrowed their guesses for best film Oscar candidates to a short list including widely touted musical "Dreamgirls" and crime thriller "The Departed," after seeing this week's key award nominations. Close behind on the short list are comedy "Little Miss Sunshine" and searing cultural drama "Babel." Several industry pundits caution that the final spot on the list of five vying for the movies' top honor could go to one of a range of films. Bob Tourtellotte reports.