In the second and final part of our four-way Oscar predictions smackdown, Gold Derby’s Tom O’Neil, IndieWire’s Anne Thompson, Variety’s Tim Gray and I go head to head on all the other categories as we try to assess the chances for an across-the-board sweep for La La Land or a night that might be full of unexpected twists.

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These are the categories that can make or break your Oscar pool, so listen carefully to what we have to say — though we don’t always agree. We also get into the touchy subject of how politics and travel ban controversies could affect the outcome of the Foreign Language Film race.


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