Oscars 2009 - Best Actress

Nate Silver is picking Kate Winslet over Meryl Streep in the Best Actress category for a number of reasons, the most compelling of which is that “[she] is due.” Winslet has apparently never won an Oscar, not even after five prior nominations.

  1. Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married
  2. Angelina Jolie, Changeling
  3. Melissa Leo, Frozen River
  4. Meryl Streep, Doubt
  5. Kate Winslet, The Reader

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