By Mandi Bierly
February 24, 2012 at 11:12 PM EST

As you’re scrambling to fill out your Oscar pool, you’re confronted with that age-old question: Is the person who will win the person who should win? Let’s take it to a vote in eight categories. Click here to see what EW’s Oscar expert Dave Karger has to say on the subject, and here for his final predictions in all 24 categories.

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Merie Wallace

Next: Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress

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Next: Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay

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