Three Oscar-predicting lulus have turned up in BBC entertainment reporter Neil Smith‘s 10.24 article: (1) “Having won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar last year for Syriana, George Clooney could also be up for that prize for playing a conflicted lawyer in Michael Clayton“; (2) “Robert Redford‘s political thriller could figure among the Best Picture candidates” (3) “Hairspray could easily land [acting] considerations for Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken.”