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Is Leto a lock for Best Supporting Actor? Vote now for a chance to win a year's free movie pass

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Jared Leto in Dallas Buyer's Club
Jared Leto in Dallas Buyers Club. Photo courtesy of Focus Features
Bradley Cooper and Christian Bale in American Hustle
Bradley Cooper, left, with Christian Bale in American Hustle. Photo by Francois Duhamel/Annapurna Productions
The Wolf of Wall Street with Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill
Jonah Hill, left,  with Leonardo DiCaprio in Wolf of Wall Street. Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures
Somali pirates in Captain Phillips
Barkhad Abdi, center, in Captain Phillips. Photo by Hopper Stone/Columbia Pictures
Michael Fassbender and Sarah Paulson in 12 Years a Slave
Michael Fassbender in 12 Years a Slave. Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures
Jared Leto in Dallas Buyer's Club
Bradley Cooper and Christian Bale in American Hustle
The Wolf of Wall Street with Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill
Somali pirates in Captain Phillips
Michael Fassbender and Sarah Paulson in 12 Years a Slave

In the Oscar race for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Jared Leto stands out his portrayal of a graceful, hard-bargaining transexual afflicted with AIDS in Dallas Buyers Club. Leto won just about every award leading up to the announcement of the Academy Award nominations last month and is believed to be a sure thing when the Oscars are handed out on March 2.

Leto has the kind of backstory Oscar voters love. He starred in the beloved '90s teen ansgt television series (My So-Called Life) and he's been away from movies for six years as he toured with his band, 30 Seconds to Mars.

But is Leto a lock for an Oscar?

While the odds are on his side, Leto has some formidable competition from Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips), Bradley Cooper (American Hustle), Jonah Hill (The Wolf of Wall Street), and Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave)

Vote for your favorite and you could win a year of free movies at Sundance Cinemas.

CultureMap has teamed with Hotel Derek for our third annual Pick the Oscar Winners contest.  Here's how it works — Cast your vote in any or all of the following categories:

Best Supporting Actor: February 6 - 9
Best Actress: February 10 -16
Best Actor: February 17 - 23
Best Picture: February 24 - March 1

Everyone who votes will be entered to win an annual pass to Sundance Cinemas for you and a guest. Even better? The more you vote, the better chance you have of scoring this sweet prize. So go crazy and vote once a day.

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