Back Stage looks at the remarkable roles they've played and examines why the critical heat is trailing them:
Who's in the Running: Actresses
As awards season arrives, Back Stage takes a look at the actresses who've stood out over the last year for their film performances.
Who's in the Running: Actors
As awards season arrives, Back Stage takes a look at the actors who have made an impact this year.
And the Critics Like...
Film critics weigh in on their picks for best lead and supporting actors in this year's crop of movies.