Category: Under the Circuit

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Under the Circuit: Ex Machina

Every Oscar season pundits attempt to figure out if there is a film from the first half of the year can survive the marathon to the February ceremony. For instance, last...

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Under the Circuit: Love & Mercy

Under the Circuit changes paces and looks at an under the radar contender for 2015 Oscar glory

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Under the Circuit: Joe Wright

After a fast start to his career, Wright has struggled to find the right chord to strike with the Academy

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Under the Circuit: Tobey Maguire

The 21st century's first super hero has yet to defeat the Oscar snub

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Under the Circuit: Brie Larson

As Larson gets ready for another award season, we look back at her previous run at Oscar glory

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Under the Circuit: Kevin Bacon

The Academy apparently isn't as big a fan of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon as the rest of us

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Under the Circuit: Rosemarie DeWitt

Most Known For: “Poltergeist,” ” “The Watch,” “Cinderella Man” Snubbed For: “Rachel Getting Married” It’s been a while since we’ve taken a look at...

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Under the Circuit: Hugh Grant

Can Hugh Grant spark his own career renaissance and find himself landing an Oscar nomination one of these days?

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Under the Circuit: Miles Teller

How far will Teller have to stretch before he gets rewarded by the academy with an Oscar nomination?

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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