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INTERVIEW: Has Mark Wahlberg Done It Again? The 'Broken City' Star Makes Oscar Predictions For 'Argo', 'Lincoln', 'Life Of Pi'...

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Mark Wahlberg has once again made some firm predictions for the winners of the Oscars, ahead of this year's gongs being handed out on Sunday evening.

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Mark Wahlberg is pretty confident he's got a handle on this year's Oscars recipients

The star, who caused a storm last year saying he had inside intelligence on whose names were inside the golden envelopes, sounded pretty confident when asked to make his predictions this year.

"I think there's a 110% chance Daniel Day Lewis will win, I think 'Argo' will definitely win Best Picture.

"I think Ben Affleck not being nominated for Best Director has now turned into a blessing because everyone's outraged by the fact he wasn't nominated, so now he's going to win everything, and I think it's a great movie too."

But the actor, whose film 'Broken City' is in UK cinemas from 1 March, has yet to see his co-star Russell Crowe in musical action in 'Les Miserables'...

"I haven't seen 'Les Miserables', but I've been asked by everyone if I've seen Russell Crowe in it, so I know there's SOMETHING going on there... so I'm going to see it this week."

Wahlberg's got his own favourite, though, regardless of whose name gets called out on Sunday...

"Personally, I love 'Life of Pi'. Maybe it was because I spent four months working opposite an imaginary (say it's not so!) teddy bear, and Suraj Sharma had to do the same thing this tiger, I just thought his performance was spectacular. And it was his first time out. I thought 'Wow.' It took me 30 movies to be confident enough to pull that off.

Wahlberg is equally excited to see his 'Ted' co-star Seth McFarlane in the role of host. "I think it's pretty ballsy of the Academy to hire a guy who doesn't water it down for anybody, literally anybody. He's not going to tone it down for anybody at the Oscars, and Ted and I certainly aren't."

We have been warned!

Do you agree with Mark Wahlberg? Here are all the Oscar nominees ahead of this year's ceremony...

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