Will Meryl Streep receive an 18th nomination for August: Osage County despite the films mixed reviews? Will Robert Redford be nominated for a performance in All Is Lost that contains virtually no dialogue? Will 12 Years a Slave, Gravity or American Hustle pick up the most nominations?
Academy Award nominations will be revealed early Thursday morning. At 8 a.m., Bee film critic Carla Meyer and features editor Tim Swanson will assess the nominations and offer opinions, insights and historical context during a live online chat at www.sacbee.com/live.