This year, you can't rely on the writers' guild to give a clue for the Oscar winner for Best Adapted Screenplay. More than likely, "12 Years a Slave" is the frontrunner – but it was ineligible for the guild awards, which gave its prize to "Captain Phillips." "12 Years a Slave" will get plenty of support, and "Captain Phillips" may be close behind. Any other year, and "Philomena" might have had a shot.
COMING MONDAY: Best Supporting Actress