Following word on the nominees for the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Thom Geier, senior editor of Entertainment Weekly magazine, said on "The Early Show" that Meryl Streep competing against herself was a surprise.
"I think the only one this year who is competing against herself in the same category (Best Actress in a Comedy)," he said. "It's Meryl Streep. It's hard to compete -- even against yourself." Streep was nominated for two films in the category, "It's Complicated" and "Julie & Julia."
However, to Geier, some of the nominations weren't a surprise. He said the best drama nominations were the films critics groups were rallying around.
Still -- who could fall out of the running as the Oscars approach?
Geier said James Cameron's "Avatar" may be the "most vulnerable" because, he said, "big, sci-fi oriented films tend not to be Best Picture material."
And with six Golden Globe nominations -- more than any other film -- "Up in the Air," Geier said, seems to be emerging as the frontrunner in the awards derby.