Looking back on an actor's early roles is either a harbinger of genius or fodder for embarrassment. For every Colin Firth
in 'Another Country,'
there's Jeremy Renner
in 'National Lampoon's Senior Trip.'
But we all gotta start somewhere, right?
For the 20 actors up for awards at this year's Academy Awards, the Internet has been the gift and the curse, able to preserve both the stellar performances and the inauspicious starts. Thankfully, we dig both. Rufulicious indeed, Mr. Franco. Rufulicious, indeed.
Australian waterbed salesman's (Graeme Blundell) problem is women cannot resist him. Read More
A Sydney teen tries to make it as a rock singer, with help from her odd 14-year-old cousin. Read More
Collie helps teen (Thomas Guiry) and his family raise sheep in Virginia. Read More
A Spanish actress (Marisa Paredes) and her daughter (Victoria Abril) face a farcical murder trial. Read More
Three teenage bicycle-motocross racers find a stash of stolen two-way police radios. Read More