I feel like we don't have a bead on where the male acting categories are going yet. If you really stop to think about it the early year buzz leaders: Up, Bright Star and Precious... techs for Star Trek (excessively popular films score in tech categories) -- well, none of these films will factor into the male acting categories at all. The races are so wide open, you could steer a house carried by balloons through them.
So I've thrown caution to the wind in my predictions: Summer nominees, lyncathropes, evil Nazis in films Oscar won't like at all ... you name it, they figure in. Prediction Updates for BEST ACTOR and BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR .