The Washington Post’s three film critics have picked who will win the major Oscars, who should win and who should have been nominated:

PICTURE

“La La Land”
“Moonlight”
“Manchester by the Sea”
“Arrival”
“Fences”
“Lion”
“Hidden Figures”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“Hell or High Water”

Will win:
Ann Hornaday: “La La Land”
Michael O’Sullivan: “La La Land”
Stephanie Merry: “La La Land”

Should win:
A.H.: “La La Land”
M.O.: “Hell or High Water”
S.M.: “Moonlight”

Should have been nominated:
A.H.: “Loving”
M.O.: “20th Century Women”
S.M.: “Jackie”

DIRECTOR

Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”
Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight”
Denis Villeneuve, “Arrival”
Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea”
Mel Gibson, “Hacksaw Ridge”

Will win:
A.H.: Barry Jenkins
M.O.: Damien Chazelle
S.M.: Damien Chazelle

Should win:
A.H.: Barry Jenkins
M.O.: Denis Villeneuve
S.M.: Barry Jenkins

Should have been nominated:
A.H.: David Mackenzie, “Hell or High Water”
M.O.: David Mackenzie, “Hell or High Water”
S.M.: Jeff Nichols, “Loving”

ACTRESS

Natalie Portman, “Jackie”
Emma Stone, “La La Land”
Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”
Meryl Streep, “Florence Foster Jenkins”
Ruth Negga, “Loving”

Will win:
A.H.: Emma Stone
M.O.: Natalie Portman
S.M.: Natalie Portman

Should win:
A.H.: Natalie Portman
M.O.: Natalie Portman
S.M.: Natalie Portman

Should have been nominated:
A.H.: Amy Adams, “Arrival”
M.O.: Annette Bening, “20th Century Women”
S.M.: Greta Gerwig, “Maggie’s Plan”

ACTOR

Ryan Gosling, “La La Land”
Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”
Denzel Washington, “Fences”
Andrew Garfield, “Hacksaw Ridge”
Viggo Mortensen, “Captain Fantastic”

Will win:
A.H.: Casey Affleck
M.O.: Casey Affleck
S.M.: Casey Affleck

Should win:
A.H.: Casey Affleck
M.O.: Casey Affleck
S.M.: Denzel Washington

Should have been nominated:
A.H.: Don Cheadle, “Miles Ahead”
M.O.: Jake Gyllenhaal, “Nocturnal Animals”
S.M.: Joel Edgerton, “Loving”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Viola Davis, “Fences”
Michelle Williams, “Manchester by the Sea”
Octavia Spencer, “Hidden Figures”
Naomie Harris, “Moonlight”
Nicole Kidman, “Lion”

Will win:
A.H.: Viola Davis
M.O.: Viola Davis
S.M.: Viola Davis

Should win:
A.H.: Viola Davis
M.O.: Viola Davis
S.M.: Viola Davis

Should have been nominated:
A.H.: Janelle Monae, “Moonlight” and/or “Hidden Figures”
M.O.: Elle Fanning, “20th Century Women”
S.M.: Molly Shannon, “Other People”

SUPPORTING ACTOR

Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”
Jeff Bridges, “Hell or High Water”
Lucas Hedges, “Manchester by the Sea”
Dev Patel, “Lion”
Michael Shannon, “Nocturnal Animals”

Will win:
A.H.: Mahershala Ali
M.O.: Mahershala Ali
S.M.: Mahershala Ali

Should win:
A.H.: Mahershala Ali
M.O.: Mahershala Ali
S.M.: Mahershala Ali

Should have been nominated:
A.H.: Ralph Fiennes, “Hail, Caesar!” and/or “A Bigger Splash”
M.O.: Simon Helberg, “Florence Foster Jenkins”
S.M.: Issei Ogata, “Silence”

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

“La La Land”
“Hell or High Water”
“Manchester by the Sea”
“The Lobster”
“20th Century Women”

Will win:
A.H.: “Manchester by the Sea”
M.O.: “La La Land”
S.M.: “Manchester by the Sea”

Should win:
A.H.: “Hell or High Water”
M.O.: “Hell or High Water”
S.M.: “Manchester by the Sea”

Should have been nominated:
A.H.: “Paterson”
M.O.: “Paterson”
S.M.: “Sing Street”

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

“Moonlight”
“Arrival”
“Lion”
“Fences”
“Hidden Figures”

Will win:
A.H.: “Moonlight”
M.O.: “Moonlight”
S.M.: “Moonlight”

Should win:
A.H.: “Moonlight”
M.O.: “Moonlight”
S.M.: “Moonlight”

Should have been nominated:
A.H.: “Love & Friendship”
M.O.: “Love & friendship”
S.M.: “Nocturnal Animals”

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