Best Original Screenplay nominees

2015 Oscar Predictions: Best Original Screenplay

The Grand Budapest HotelTue Feb 17 10:03:00 EST 2015

Here's our take on the best original screenplay category.

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Indiewire will provide updates of our predictions for the 87th Academy Awards through February 22nd, when the winners are announced.

"Birdman" and "Boyhood" might be battling it out for Best Picture, but they are in a genuine three-way race here, with Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness' script for "The Grand Budapest Hotel" pulling ahead with its recent BAFTA win. Any of the three screenplays could win, but something tells us this will end up going to "Budapest."

The Nominees:
"Birdman, " Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo
"Boyhood, " Richard Linklater
"Foxcatcher, " E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman
"The Grand Budapest Hotel, " Wes Anderson; Story by Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness
"Nightcrawler, " Dan Gilroy

Will Win: "The Grand Budapest Hotel"
Could Win: "Birdman" or "Boyhood"
Should Win: "Nightcrawler"
Shoulda Been Here: "Mr. Turner"

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