Last year Jennifer Lawrence grabbed the best actress lead in the beginning of January and never let go. Lawrence’s seemingly inevitable run to the Oscar was a sprint, however, compared to that of Cate Blanchett, who has been the favorite since “Blue Jasmine” premiered back in late July. Recent controversy has had people questioning her status. If that is the case, which of her fellow nominees is most ready to strike? Read the full list to find out where all the best actress nominees rank three weeks before the Oscars.