There were dozens of great performances in 2015, many of which are already, deservedly, winning praise from awards groups and critics looking over the year as a whole. But we’re here to highlight some of the performances that were just as stunning but perhaps a bit overlooked—some even from the same people who may take the stage for other roles on Oscar night. Below, 18 performances that deserve your attention just as much.
Is that classic Christmas song stuck in your head now??? Sorry! I’m no Oprah, but I know this time of year gets crazy and it’s hard to come up with gift ideas for every person on your holiday gift list.