THE CONTENDERS: Best Sound Editing


9/19 Thoughts: A movie like “Real Steel,” which is actually being well-received in some quarters, could totally show up here.

Good bets:
1. “The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn”
2. “Rango”
3. “Super 8”

Other possibilities:
4. “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”
5. “Cars 2”
6. “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”
7. “Real Steel”
8. “Warrior”
9. “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”
10. “War Horse”

Dark horses:
11. “Captain America: The First Avenger”
12. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”
13. “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”
14. “The Artist”
15. “Battle: Los Angeles”

The rest of the field:
“Cowboys & Aliens”
“Green Lantern”
“Fast Five”
“The Flowers of War”
“Happy Feet 2”
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2”
“Jane Eyre”
“Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows”
“Source Code”
“The Three Musketeers”
“Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”
“The Tree of Life”
“X-Men: First Class”