10 B-List Actors Who Should Be A-Listers

Sarah Polley

Admittedly, Polley’s low profile appears to be her choice; after the longtime indie darling fronted the big-studio, big-grossing 2004 remake of Dawn of the Dead, she followed it up with several small pictures and a feature directorial debut, the astonishingly assured Away From Her. But her return to genre film, 2009’s Splice, was a non-starter, and she went back to work behind the camera, helming the forthcoming Take this Waltz. While we’re certainly looking forward to another directorial effort, anyone who marveled at her tremendous performances in late-’90s indies like Guinevere and The Sweet Hereafter can’t help but wonder what we’re missing these days.