The 2013 Academy Awards arrive with the usual red-carpet pomp on Sunday and the year’s best films. Our film reviewers, who caught most of the films during review screenings throughout the year, share predictions on who will win and who should win.

Best Picture

Beasts of the Southern Wild, Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty, Lincoln, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Amour, Django Unchained, Argo

Martin Malloy

Should Win: Django Unchained

Will Win: Argo

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Lincoln

Will Win: Argo

Best Director

David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook; Ang Lee, Life of Pi; Steven Spielberg, Lincoln; Michael Haneke, Amour; Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Martin Malloy

Should Win: David O. Russell

Will Win: Steven Speilberg

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Steven Spielberg

Will Win: Steven Spielberg

Best Actor

Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln; Denzel Washington, Flight; Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables; Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook

Martin Malloy

Should Win: Joaquin Phoenix

Will Win: Daniel Day-Lewis

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Joaquin Phoenix

Will Win: Daniel Day-Lewis

Best Actress

Naomi Watts, The Impossible; Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty; Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook; Emmanuelle Riva, Amour; Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Martin Malloy

Should Win: Jennifer Lawrence

Will Win: Emmanuelle Riva

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Naomi Watts

Will Win: Jennifer Lawrence

Best Supporting Actor

Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained; Phillip Seymour Hoffman, The Master; Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook; Alan Arkin, Argo; Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

Martin Malloy

Should Win: Philip Seymour-Hoffman

Will Win: Christoph Waltz

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Philip Seymour Hoffman

Will Win: Tommy Lee Jones

Best Supporting Actress

Sally Field, Lincoln; Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables; Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook; Helen Hunt, The Sessions; Amy Adams, The Master

Martin Malloy

Should Win: Amy Adams

Will Win: Anne Hathaway

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Amy Adams

Will Win: Anne Hathaway

Best Adapted Screenplay

Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild; Chris Terrio, Argo; Tony Kushner, Lincoln; David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook; David Magee, Life of Pi

Martin Malloy

Should Win: Silver Linings Playbook

Will Win: Lincoln

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Lincoln

Will Win: Argo

Best Original Screenplay

John Gatins, Flight; Mark Boal, Zero Dark Thirty; Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained; Michael Haneke, Amour; Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola, Moonrise Kingdom

Martin Malloy

Should Win: Moonrise Kingdom

Will Win: Zero Dark Thirty

Mel Valentin

Should Win: Moonrise Kingdom

Will Win: Zero Dark Thirty