For the past two months, one of Hollywood's reigning Oscarologists, Dave Karger (Fandango), has been backing "Silver Linings Playbook" as the next Best Picture champ, but today he switched to "Les Miserables." In the battle over Best Supporting Actress, he dropped Helen Hunt ("The Sessions") in favor of "Les Miserables" songbird Anne Hathaway. See all of Karger's predix here.
Karger joins nine other Oscarologists picking Tom Hooper's screen adaptation of the Broadway classic, thus thrusting it firmly in the lead ahead of "Argo," which held the front spot by a 12 to 5 score last Friday. Now it's 10 pundits for "Les Miz" and 5 for "Argo" and "Lincoln." READ MORE.