By Joseph White, Gold Derby associate editor

Nothing ever goes according to script in Hollywood, of course -- and that includes the Academy Awards.

Every year pundits huffily tout their predictions only to be flouted on Oscar night by upsets. Just over the past decade, for example, there were jawdroppers achieved by 'Crash' in the Best Picture race and, in the acting categories, Alan Arkin ('Little Miss Sunshine'), Jim Broadbent ('Iris'), Adrien Brody ('The Pianist'), Marion Cotillard ('La Vie en Rose'), Marcia Gay Harden ('Pollock') and Tilda Swinton ('Michael Clayton'), among others.

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tags oscars
categories Features, Oscars, Awards