Oscars: A Look At The Best Actor Hopefuls, Including Tom Hanks, Chiwetel Ejiofor & Matthew McConaughey

As ever, all the Oscar categories look competitive even from this far out, but nothing is going to be a tougher fight this year than the Best Actor race. It's typically a harder slog than most categories -- ask John Hawkes, who missed the cut last year for "The Sessions," despite months of buzz and predictions -- but this year looks like something else entirely. It's still only October, with many of the major possibilities still to open, and a few still to be unveiled completely, and the line-up is stacked. There's already several performances that, in most years, would look like good bets not just for nominations, but to win. But with all those already out, and with more on the way, it's feasible that even some of the front-runners may end up missing out on the final five when January arrives. Having already looked at the supporting Actor and Actress categories,
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