We will know the nominations in just a few minutes and has there ever been a year with more high profile contenders? 

According to PolicyMic pundit Andy Holdeman, here are the predictions for this morning's Oscar nominess: 

Best Picture
This is relative easy — not because the nominees are necessarily no-brainers, but because the dollars spent by studios and the hype liberally doled out by the mainstream media demand them.

My predictions: LincolnArgoZero Dark ThirtyLes MiserablesDjango Unchained, Silver Linings PlaybookMoonrise Kingdom, and of course Ted.