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Pimping for Oscars; SAG Nominees Make Picking Winners Tough Call 2

Pimping for Oscars; SAG Nominees Make Picking Winners Tough Call

Bruce Dern, James Gandolfini and Oprah Winfrey are sentimental favorites for the 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards but sentiment may not fly this year, given the rich field of nominees like Forest Whitaker, Cate Blanchett, Judy Dench, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts and oh yes, did we mention Meryl Streep? The SAG awards derive most of their importance as a possible indicator of Academy Award nominees and winners, because SAG members also vote for Oscars....
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Jennifer Lawrence Golden Globe Ushers in New Hollywood Generation

Jennifer Lawrence signaled the arrival of a new generation of actresses with her Golden Globe victory for best actress in a comedy. She shyly joked that she beat Meryl Streep for the award, but there was some universal truth in the statement. Her victory last night was over a strong field that included Emily Blunt for “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,” Judy Dench for “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” Maggie Smith for “Quartet” and, yes, Meryl Streep for “Hope Springs.”...