Category: Under the Circuit

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Under the Circuit: Rachel McAdams

Can the "True Detective" star follow in Matthew McConaughey's footsteps and become an Oscar winner?

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Under the Circuit: Judd Apatow

Will one of comedy's current kings ever earn the respect of the academy?

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Under the Circuit: Melanie Laurent

Will Melanie Laurent get her chance to join the ranks of Marion Cotillard and Penelope Cruz as European stars who find Oscar glory?

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Under the Circuit: Steve Martin

He may have earned an honorary Oscar last year, but work of Steve Martin is another victim of the academy's lack of reverence for comedic work

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Under the Circuit: Paul Dano

Can Paul Dano end his drought at the Oscars with his role in the Brian Wilson biopic "Love & Mercy?"

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Under the Circuit: R. Lee Ermey

In celebration of Memorial this past Monday, Under the Circuit looks at the best performances of Marine turned actor R. Lee Ermey

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Under the Circuit: Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay may only have three feature films to her name, but she is quickly becoming one of the industries most respected names

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Under the Circuit: Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy is about to lead his first blockbuster in "Mad Max: Fury Road," now if only the academy could get off the snide and nominate one of the best actors working...

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Under the Circuit: Jack Black

"The D Train" marks Black's first credited role since 2012, but will it also be his first trip to the Dolby as a nominee?

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Under the Circuit: Scarlett Johansson

She's saved the world from an alien invasion, the least the academy could do is give her an Oscar nomination

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Under the Circuit: Matthias Schoenaerts

Belgian native Matthias Schoenaerts may be the next big foreign star, but will his time with Oscar ever come?

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Under the Circuit: Ben Mendelsohn

Ben Mendelsohn has come up snake eyes at the Oscars thus far, but is his luck about to change?

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Under the Circuit: Greta Gerwig

Indie queen has conquered the world of independent film, will she ever get that chance at the Oscars?

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Under the Circuit: Alan Rickman

Does Alan Rickman need to pull a Hans Gruber to get the academy to finally recognize him?

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Under the Circuit: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller

The pair behind 2014's most egregious snub have a previous gripe with the academy as well

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Under the Circuit: Kevin Bacon

"The Following" star is connected to nearly everyone in Hollywood, the one thing missing in an Oscar nomination

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Under the Circuit: Mia Wasikowska

"Maps to the Stars" star Mia Wasikowska looks to join many of her former co-stars as an Oscar nominee

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Under the Circuit: Bradford Young

The cinematographer for "A Most Violent Year" and "Selma" had multiple shots at an Oscar nomination and still somehow came up short

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Under the Circuit: Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum's career best performance is the biggest snub we aren't talking about from the 2014 Best Actor field

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Under the Circuit: Anthony Mackie

Anthony Mackie may soar in the Marvel universe, but he has yet to take flight with the Academy

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Under the Circuit: David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo's snub by the Academy last Thursday may be the most recent, but it isn't his first

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Under the Circuit: Jamie Lee Curtis

Most Known For: “Halloween,” “True Lies,” “A Fish Called Wanda” Snubbed For: “A Fish Called Wanda,” “True Lies” Acting, believe it or not, could be...

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Under the Circuit: Paul Bettany

Under the Circuit returns for the first time in 2015 with "Avengers: Age of Ultron's" Paul Bettany

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Under the Circuit: Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller always has a spot at the Oscars as a presenter, but will he ever get there as a nominee

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Under the Circuit: John Turturro

John Turturro has yet to receive an invite to the Oscars, is one for coming for the long time vet?