Oscars 2012 Nominations: Handicapping

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Wreck-It Ralph

Score by Henry Jackman, who has no previous Oscar nominations.

100/1
The Lorax

Score by John Powell.

100/1
Snow White and the Huntsman

Score by James Newton Howard, an eight-time Oscar nominee.

100/1
Mirror Mirror

Score by Alan Menken, an eight-time Oscar winner with 19 career nominations.

100/1
Hotel Transylvania

Score by Mark Mothersbaugh, who has no previous Oscar nominations.

100/1
Dark Shadows

Score by Danny Elfman, who has four previous Oscar nominations.

100/1
Promised Land

Score by Danny Elfman. He has four previous Oscar nominations: "Milk," "Big Fish," "Good Will Hunting," and "Men in Black."

He's also eligible this year for "Hitchcock," "The Silver Linings Playbook," and "Frankenweenie."

100/1
Zero Dark Thirty

Score by Alexandre Desplat. He has four previous Oscar nominations, all of them in the last five years: "The King's Speech," "Fantastic Mr. Fox," "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," and "The Queen."

Desplat has four other films eligible this year: "Rise of the Guardians," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Rust and Bone," and "Argo."

100/1
The Sessions

Score by Marco Beltrami. He has two previous Oscar nominations: "The Hurt Locker" and "3:10 to Yuma."

100/1
The Master

Score by Jonny Greenwood. He has no previous Oscar nominations, but he earned a BAFTA nod for his score for "There Will Be Blood."

100/1
The Impossible

Score by Fernando Velazquez. He has no previous Oscar nominations.

100/1
The Hunger Games

Score by James Newton Howard. He has eight previous Oscar nominations, most recently for "Defiance," "Michael Clayton," and "The Village."

Howard is also eligible this year for his score for "The Bourne Legacy."

100/1
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Score by Howard Shore. He won three Oscars for the "Lord of the Rings" franchise: Best Score for "Fellowship of the Ring" and "Return of the King," and Best Song for "Into the West" from "Return of the King." He was also nominated last year for his score for "Hugo."

100/1
The Dark Knight Rises

Score by Hans Zimmer. He won an Oscar for composing "The Lion King" and has eight other nominations, most recently for "Inception," "Sherlock Holmes," and "Gladiator."

100/1
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Score by Thomas Newman. He has 10 previous Oscar nominations, but no wins. His most recent nominations include "WALL-E," "The Good German," "Finding Nemo," and "Road to Perdition."

Newman is also eligible this year for his score from "Skyfall."

100/1
The Avengers

Score by Alan Silvestri. He has two previous Oscar nominations: Original Score for "Forrest Gump" and Original Song for "Believe" from "The Polar Express."

Silvestri is also eligible this year for his score for "Flight."

100/1
The Amazing Spider-Man

Score by James Horner. He won a pair of Oscars for scoring "Titanic" and co-writing its original song "My Heart Will Go On." He has eight other nominations for music.

100/1
Skyfall

Score by Thomas Newman. He has 10 previous Oscar nominations, but no wins. His most recent nominations include "WALL-E," "The Good German," "Finding Nemo," and "Road to Perdition."

Newman is also eligible this year for his score from "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel."

100/1
Rise of the Guardians

Score by Alexandre Desplat. He has four previous Oscar nominations, all of them in the last five years: "The King's Speech," "Fantastic Mr. Fox," "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," and "The Queen."

Desplat has four other films eligible this year: "Moonrise Kingdom," "Rust and Bone," "Zero Dark Thirty," and "Argo."

100/1
Prometheus

Score by Marc Streitenfeld. He has no previous Oscar nominations, but he received a BAFTA bid for his score for "American Gangster."

100/1
On the Road

Score by Gustavo Santaolalla. He won Oscars for composing "Babel" and "Brokeback Mountain."

100/1
Lincoln

Score by John Williams. He has won five Oscars: "Schindler's List," "E.T.," "Star Wars," "Jaws," and "Fiddler on the Roof." With a total of 47 nominations, Williams is the second most nominated person in the history of the Oscars (behind Walt Disney).

100/1
Life of Pi

Score by Mychael Danna. He has no previous Oscar nominations.

100/1
Lawless

Score by Warren Ellis and screenwriter Nick Cave. They have no previous Oscar nominations.

100/1
John Carter

Score by Michael Giacchino. He won an Oscar for composing "Up" and was also nominated for "Ratatouille."

100/1
Hitchcock

Score by Danny Elfman. He has four previous Oscar nominations: "Milk," "Big Fish," "Good Will Hunting," and "Men in Black."

He's also eligible this year for "Frankenweenie," "Promised Land," and "The Silver Linings Playbook."

100/1
Frankenweenie

Score by Danny Elfman. He has four previous Oscar nominations: "Milk," "Big Fish," "Good Will Hunting," and "Men in Black."

He's also eligible this year for "Hitchcock," "Promised Land," and "The Silver Linings Playbook."

100/1
Flight

Score by Alan Silvestri. He has two previous Oscar nominations: Original Score for "Forrest Gump" and Original Song for "Believe" from "The Polar Express."

Silvestri is also eligible this year for his score for "The Avengers."

100/1
Cloud Atlas

Score by Reinhold Heil, Johnny Klimek, and co-director Tom Tykwer. They have no previous Oscar nominations.

100/1
Brave

Score by Patrick Doyle. He has two previous Oscar nominations: "Hamlet" and "Sense and Sensibility."

100/1
Beasts of the Southern Wild

Score by Dan Romer and director Benh Zeitlin. This is their first feature film composing credit. They have no previous Oscar nominations.

100/1
Argo

Score by Alexandre Desplat. He has four previous Oscar nominations, all of them in the last five years: "The King's Speech," "Fantastic Mr. Fox," "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," and "The Queen."

Desplat has four other films eligible this year: "Rise of the Guardians," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Rust and Bone," and "Zero Dark Thirty."

100/1
Anna Karenina

Score by Dario Marianelli. He won an Oscar for composing "Atonement" and was also nominated for "Pride & Prejudice," both films directed by "Anna Karenina" helmer Joe Wright.

100/1

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