Handicapping the 2014 Oscar Nominations

The last of this year's crowded field has opened to the public -- who is leading the race?

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Best Supporting Actor

Jared Leto's surprising turn in "Dallas Buyers Club" as a feisty, AIDS-suffering cross dresser makes him a front-runner in this category. If Tom Hanks is pushed out of the best actor nomination, expect him here for "Saving Mr. Banks." "12 Years A Slave" has Michael Fassbender to lend to this category, while "American Hustle" could score nominations for both Bradley Cooper and Jeremy Renner. And while he was snubbed by the Golden Globes, the late James Gandolfini could get a posthumous nomination for "Enough Said" -- and not just for sentimental reasons, but because the film has been popping up on many critics' best movies of the year lists.

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