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Best Actress: Susan Sarandon, ‘The Meddler’

Paired with the always-amusing Rose Byrne, Sarandon is a pesky mom who can't stay out of her screenwriting daughter's (or anyone else's) business in one of her most fully realized and accomplished performances in years. (Photo: Sony Pictures Classics)

15 Oscar Long Shots We'd Love to See Get Nominated

Nominations for the 89th Academy Awards are set to be announced bright and early on Tuesday morning, Jan. 24. We can expect La La Land, Moonlight, and Manchester by the Sea to dominate the field (with some love for Fences, Jackie, Nocturnal Animals, Arrival, and Hidden Figures spread around as well). However, we're still hoping a few out-of-left-field choices defy the odds and sneak into the mix when the Academy's choices are revealed. In anticipation of the official list of 2017’s contenders, here’s a salute to the Oscar long shots we'd love to see snag nominations.