Robert De Niro Oscars 2013: De Niro Will Win Best Supporting Actor

So the nominees for Best Supporint Actor are: 

Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained
Phillip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
Alan Arkin, Argo
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

My Prediction: Robert De Niro 

A toughie of a category as all five of these gentlemen have been nominated before. Robert De Niro may be an American icon but the man hasn’t won an Oscar since 1981 when he took home the trophy for Raging Bull. After a few years of real celeb-leaning snooze roles (ahem, Meet the Fockers) De Niro finally acted his heart out again, and it only took David O. Russell and Silver Linings Playbook for him to do it.

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Elena Sheppard

Elena is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at Mic. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Time Out New York, The New York Times Upfront, ABC News, and various travel publications. She is also a Princeton alum, a former Thailand resident, and a Brooklyn native.

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