Poll: Can Tom Hanks pull off Best Actor Oscar upset?

Poll: Can Tom Hanks pull off Best Actor Oscar upset?
Are we all underestimating Tom Hanks' Oscar chances for "Captain Phillips"? (Vote in our poll at the bottom of this article!) His raw, emotional performance in the final 10 minutes of this hostage flick would normally propel anyone to the top of the Best Actor list. The film and Hanks reaped bids from the Golden Globes, Critics' Choice and most recently BAFTA where it picked up nine nominations. So why is Hanks still down in lowly fifth place in Gold Derby's predictions? The simple answer most awards pundits abide by is that Hanks has already won two Best Actor Oscars ("Philadelphia," 1993 and "Forrest Gump," 1994), so there's just no urgency to reward him again. Well, try telling that to Daniel Day-Lewis and Meryl Streep, both of whom won their third Oscars in the past two years -- him for "Lincoln" (2012) and her for "The Iron Lady" (2011). The Academy is on a threepeat streak in recent years,
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