The 88th Academy Awards take place on 28 February at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The stars will be out in full force for the ceremony, but which actors will end up taking home the famous golden statuette?

IBTimes UK film critics Alfred Joyner, Amy West and Ben Skipper pore over the Best Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress categories, before giving their verdict on who will win and who should win.

The nominations in the acting categories are: