The 89th annual Academy Awards are this Sunday, and to celebrate the end of another long awards season, The A.V. Club has been sitting down every day this week to discuss the major Oscar categories, offering thoughts of who will win and who should. For much of 2016, Casey Affleck was seen as the sure-fire Best Actor winner for his affecting role in Manchester By The Sea. But a lack of momentum in precursor awards has given Denzel Washington’s turn in Fences a narrow lead in the office betting pools of the world.