SAG Awards Preview

Tomorrow morning the Screen Actors Guild will announce their awards, starting early in the morning, around 5:30 am. The SAG awards are reliable predictors when it comes to Oscar’s acting categories. Getting an ensemble nod is always key to the run up for Best Picture. A...
Posted On 11 Dec 2012

Ensemble Casts on the Path to Best Picture

Will actors eventually be selected out of their central role in movies, increasing replaced by animation,  performance capture, and other evolving forms of digital characters?  That irrational fear has been drifting in and out of Oscar conversations for years. Just as the...
Posted On 12 Nov 2012

Oscar Watch – The SAG Rule

  Right after the SAG noms, EW’s Dave Karger, who has been predicting The Artist to win since very early in the season, tweeted out “bad news for Hugo – no film in 15 years has won Best Picture without a SAG nomination.”   That’s some good...
Posted On 14 Dec 2011

The SAG Nominations – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

  There is no need to panic about a few of the details today at the SAG award nominations. For instance, many thought Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy might have done better — but it will do very very well at the BAFTAs, which will push it from thence towards Oscar.  I...
Posted On 14 Dec 2011

SAG Nominations – The Help Leads

  18th ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS® NOMINATIONS THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role DEMIÁN BICHIR / Carlos Galindo – “A BETTER LIFE” (Summit Entertainment) GEORGE CLOONEY / Matt King – “THE DESCENDANTS”...
Posted On 14 Dec 2011