Under the Circuit: Joe Wright

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

Under the Circuit: Tobey Maguire

Under the Circuit: Tobey Maguire

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

Spike Lee, Debbie Reynolds, and Gena Rowlands will Receive the Academy’s 2015 Governors Awards

Spike Lee, Debbie Reynolds, and Gena Rowlands will Receive the Academy’s 2015 Governors Awards

Honorary Oscars are a fascinating thing to me. Basically, they’re often used as make up attempts by the Academy to right past wrongs, though sometimes they’re legitimately just given to people who deserve the prize. This year, they’ve made three very interesting picks, as the Governors Awards this time around will be going to Spike […]

Under the Circuit: Judd Apatow

Under the Circuit: Judd Apatow

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

Awards Profile: Irrational Man

Awards Profile: Irrational Man

Welcome to the 2015 Awards Profiles series.  For the next two months, every day (except for Saturday), we will bring you a run down of a future 2015 film that we see as a potential awards vehicle for next year’s Academy Awards.  This is all speculative since with just about all these films, we haven’t seen a […]

Under the Circuit: David Oyelowo

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

Under the Circuit: Jamie Lee Curtis

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 considered a family business. Jeff and Beau Bridges followed in the steps of their father Lloyd. Ben Stiller had legendary comedians Gerry Stiller and Anne Meara for his parents. That […]

Under the Circuit: Paul Bettany

Under the Circuit: Paul Bettany

Under the Circuit returns for the first time in 2015 with “Avengers: Age of Ultron’s” Paul Bettany

Under the Circuit: Joel Edgerton

Under the Circuit: Joel Edgerton

Edgerton looks to join a club made up of Aussies Hugh Jackman, Jacki Weaver and the late Heath Ledger

Under the Circuit: Jennifer Aniston

Under the Circuit: Jennifer Aniston

Can Aniston be the next TV star turned Oscar nominee? Is “Cake” the film that will get here there?

Under the Circuit: J.K. Simmons

Under the Circuit: J.K. Simmons

Is the veteran character actor just months away from his first Oscar nomination?

Under the Circuit: Oscar Isaac

Under the Circuit: Oscar Isaac

One of 2013’s biggest snubs, can Oscar Isaac crack the top five in 2014?

Under the Circuit: James Gandolfini

Under the Circuit: James Gandolfini

The late actor’s last film hits theaters this Friday, could he earn posthumous nomination?

Under the Circuit: Steve Buscemi

Under the Circuit: Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi finally got his leading man role thanks to “Boardwalk Empire,” but will he ever get an Academy Award nomination?

Under the Circuit: Alfred Molina

Under the Circuit: Alfred Molina

Will Alfred Molina be snubbed once again this year, or will “Love is Strange” land him his first Oscar nomination?

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