Hollywood’s biggest night is coming up February 26 with the 84th Annual Academy Awards. Our film critics weigh with their predictions for the biggest awards of the night.

Best Actor

Nominees: Damian Bichir, A Better Life; George Clooney, The Descendants; Jean Dujardin, The Artist; Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy; Brad Pitt, Moneyball

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Gary Oldman

Will Win: George Clooney

Martin Malloy

Will Win: Jean Dujardin

Should Win: Brad Pitt

Best Actress

Nominees: Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs; Viola Davis, The Help; Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo; Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady; Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Rooney Mara

Will Win: Viola Davis

Martin Malloy

Will Win: Viola Davis

Should Win: Michelle Williams

Best Supporting Actor

Nominees: Kenneth Branagh, My Week With Marilyn; Jonah Hill, Moneyball; Nick Nolte, Warrior; Christopher Plummer, Beginners; Max Von Sydow, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Christopher Plummer

Will Win: Christopher Plummer

Marin Malloy

Will Win: Christopher Plummer

Should Win: Christopher Plummer

Best Supporting Actress

Nominees: Berenice Bejo, The Artist; Jessica Chastain, The Help; Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids; Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs; Octavia Spencer, The Help

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Janet McTeer

Will Win: Berenice Bejo

Martin Malloy

Will Win: Octavia Spencer

Should Win: Melissa McCarthy

Best Director

Nominees: Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist; The Descendants, Alexander Payne; Martin Scorsese, Hugo; Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris; Terence Malick, The Tree of Life

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Terence Malick

Will Win: Michel Hazanavicius

Martin Malloy

Will Win: Michael Hazanavicius

Should Win: Terence Malick

Best Feature Film

Nominees: The Artist; The Descandants; Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close; The Help; Hugo; Midnight in Paris; Moneyball; The Tree of Life; War Horse

Mel Valentin

Should Win: The Tree of Life

Will Win: The Artist

Martin Malloy

Will Win: The Descendents

Should Win: The Descendents

Best Original Screenplay

Nominees: The Artist, Bridesmaids, Margin Call, Midnight in Paris, A Separation

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Margin Call

Will Win: The Artist

Martin Malloy

Will Win: Midnight in Paris

Should Win: Midnight in Paris

Best Adapted Screenplay

Nominees: The Descendants, Hugo, The Ides of March, Moneyball, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Will Win: The Descendants

Martin Malloy

Will Win: The Descendents

Should Win: The Descendents