Maybe it's a race, after all.
What else made the cut, and what notably didn't?
"I will kill you, you understand."
Which represent realistic, serious campaigns, and which are windmill-tilting for a beloved star?
Here are six presumptive nominees who are dangerously on the bubble.
What is going on!
And 'Black Swan' for twelve.
Speech face-offs! 'Burlesque'! Bieber!
"I, for one, am sick of these directors with the homely kids."
Seven films qualify for the Academy's makeup short list.
But David O. Russell got in.
The baby talk is a little weird, sure, but overall, very cute.
Two surprises: 'Please Give' and 'I Love You Phillip Morris.'
Congratulations to 'Hot in Cleveland'!
The Hollywood Foreign Press was wined and dined in an eyebrow-raising way.
Congrats to Mila Kunis, 'The Walking Dead,' Halle Berry, and ... 'The Tourist.'
Also: 'Tiny Furniture.'
See 'em all.
Including 'Hereafter,' somehow.
Spike's video-game awards, to be exact.
It's often referred to as the most prestigious gig in Hollywood, even though it's been given to Donald Duck and Crocodile Dundee.
It didn't go that well the first time.
Any event attended by Rihanna, Willow Smith, and Ke$ha is going to boast some discussion-provoking outfits.
The movie star will host the Nobel Peace Prize concert with Anne Hathaway.
He won Entertainer of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards.