Call it Oscars Armageddon -- our final, fiercest battle of derby season. HuffPost editors Michael Hogan and Chris Rosen and I have clashed over predictions often during the previous months, but no one is vanquished -- yet.
In the video below, as hard as I blast away at poor Chris to give up his fight for Michael Hanake (Amour) in the directors' category, he won't cave. Meantime, Mike valiantly carries his flag for David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook) and, in the supporting actors' slot, I refuse to agree with their joint view that the winner will be Robert De Niro (Silver Linings Playbook). Nope, I say it will be Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained) and that's that.
Watch our slugfest below and decide for yourself who is correct. Here you can view all of our predictions, compared to the forecasts of 23 other top Oscarologists. Here is our collective view when the predictions are combined and translated into rankings and odds.