SAG Ensemble In a Split Vote for Best Picture and Director

Since the SAG awards began 20 years ago, whenever Best Picture and Best Director split, the SAG ensemble foretold Best Picture in every case, except once where the ensemble sided with Best Director. 2012 - SAG ensemble + DGA + PGA = Argo, Ang Lee for Life of Pi, Director 2005...
Posted On 01 Feb 2014

Screen Actors Guild Nominations!

BEST ACTRESS Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine Sandra Bullock, Gravity Judi Dench, Philomena Meryl Streep, August: Osage County Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks BEST ACTOR Bruce Dern, Nebraska Chiwitel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips Matthew McConaughey, Dallas...
Posted On 11 Dec 2013

Oscars, The Guilds and the Awards Calendar

Remember last year’s date scramble? I certainly do. For the first time in Oscar history the Academy had to turn in their ballots before the DGA announced. The DGA was the only really significant group that didn’t announce, though the Producers Guild announced one day...
Posted On 25 Mar 2013

19th Annual SAG Awards spread the wealth; Lincoln leads with two wins

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role DANIEL DAY-LEWIS / Abraham Lincoln – “LINCOLN” Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role JENNIFER LAWRENCE / Tiffany – “SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK” Outstanding Performance by a...
Posted On 27 Jan 2013

SAG nominees act and react

Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole: “I’ve been acting since I was fourteen and have grown up with actors. So to be acknowledged by my colleagues for this means an ENORMOUS amount to me. I am so grateful and I want to share this with the incredibly talented and generous Aaron...
Posted On 16 Dec 2010

SAG specifics for 2011

THR says SAG has already randomly selected the actors to sit on its two 2,100-member nominating committees — one for film and one for television. Key dates have also been announced: Submissions open July 12 and close Oct. 28; nominations ballots will be mailed Nov. 24 and...
Posted On 21 Apr 2010

Betty White to receive SAG Lifetime Acheivement Award

With 6 Emmys and 18 nominations, Betty White adds another trophy to her mantle this year. THR reports the the Screen Actors Guild will honor Betty with its Lifetime Acheivement Award. White is best known for her roles as the deceptively sweet Sue Ann Nivens on “The Mary...
Posted On 15 Sep 2009

SAG Preview

The Screen Actors Guild have not had the best track record with predicting winners. In fact, you can’t entirely go on the SAG any more than you can the Globes, by and large. The SAG has a gigantic membership and half the time they reflect the more popular vote, like Johnny...
Posted On 23 Jan 2009

Fisher in Hot Water

Frances Fisher is in hot water after forwarding emails that suggested the SAG’s voting members withhold their vote for actors who oppose the strike. Opposing the strike right now? Are they crazy? Let’s see how much farther the economy can sink before we do anything...
Posted On 16 Jan 2009

SAG Nominations

Full List from SAG’s site: THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role RICHARD JENKINS / Walter Vale – “THE VISITOR” (Overture Films) FRANK LANGELLA / Richard Nixon – “FROST/NIXON” (Universal...
Posted On 18 Dec 2008
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