“Boyhood” seemed destined for Oscar gold, but “Birdman” has soared in all the leading predictors for Best Picture. That uncertainty extends to the race for Best Director. Will Alejandro G. Inarritu’s dark comedy swoop in and take the win from Richard Linklater’s 12-years-in-the-making masterpiece?
The Best Actor race is equally intriguing. Controversy about sniper Chris Kyle, the focus of “American Sniper,” may have an effect on the Oscar-nominated Bradley Cooper, sitting in his third consecutive ceremony up for an award. Will he finally win an Oscar, or is Eddie Redmayne from “The Theory of ...
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