"Anna Karenina," Darlo Marianelli
"Argo," Alexandre Desplat
"Life of Pi," Mychael Danna
"Lincoln," John Williams
"Skyfall," Thomas Newman
VIBE PREDICTION: The award goes to "Argo," and Alexandre Desplat. It won't be the last time John Williams or Thomas Newman will be up for a gold statuette, but Argo has proven its weight and worth in Hollywood, culminating in it surprising many in a few other categories.