HSX's Oscar Nomination Predictions
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By Staff of LMI     Published January 31, 2006
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Predicted Nominees
HSX's most likely to be nominated (as indicated by the implied odds of the option prices). Revised with the nominated movies are in bold:

Best Picture
Brokback Mountain (98.3%)
Crash (92.5%)
Capote (84.5%)
Good Night, and Good Luck (87.5%)
The Constant Gardener (80.1%)
A History of Violence (78.4%)
Walk the Line (54.1%)
Munich (50.7%)
Pride & Prejudice (17.3%)

Best Director
Ang Lee (99.2%)
George Clooney (88.8%)
Paul Haggis (82.0%)
Bennett Miller (62.0%)
Steven Spielberg (55.9%)
Woody Allen (42.9%)
Fernando Meirelles (30.0%)

Best Actor
Phillip Seymour Hoffman (99.2%)
Joaquin Pheonix (96.6%)
Heath Ledger (94.0%)
David Strathairn (90.0%)
Terrence Howard (59.3%)
Russell Crowe (28.1%)
Ralph Fiennes (14.3%)

Best Actress
Reese Witherspoon (99.2%)
Felicity Huffman (98.3%)
Judi Dench (77.5%)
Charlize Theron (75.8%)
Keira Knightley (49.8%)
Ziyi Zhang (44.6%)
Joan Allen (22.1%)

Best Supporting Actor
Paul Giamatti (93.1%)
George Clooney (91.4%)
Jake Gyllenhaal (86.2%)
Matt Dillon (77.5%)
Don Cheadle (56.7%)
William Hurt (38.5%)
Terrence Howard (29.0%)

Best Supporting Actress
Rachel Weisz (94.0%)
Michelle Williams (90.5%)
Catherine Keener (73.2%)
Amy Adams (71.5%)
Maria Bello (54.1%)
Laura Linney (49.8%)
Scarlet Johansson (34.2%)
Frances McDormand (30.7%)
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