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Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett Oscar Leaders After SAG 2

Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett Oscar Leaders After SAG

Cate Blanchett and Matthew McConaughey cemented their spots as front-runners for Oscars following their Screen Actors Guild wins last night (Jan. 18), while Lupita Nyong’o is giving Jennifer Lawrence a run for her money as supporting actress. Chiwetel Ejiofor, “12 Years a Slave,” also remains a strong dark-horse contender. Christian Bale, “American Hustle,” Bruce Dern, “Nebraska,” and Chiwetel Ejiofor, “12 Years a Slave” are also in the Oscar hunt. At the SAG awards, Blanchett topped Sandra Bullock, “Gravity,” Judi Dench, “Philomena,” Meryl Streep, “August: Osage County,” and Emma Thompson for “Saving Mr. Banks.”...
Gravity, American Hustle, Top Oscar Noms; See Snubs, Picks! 4

Gravity, American Hustle, Top Oscar Noms; See Snubs, Picks!

Sandra Bullock led “Gravity” to the top of the leaderboard for Oscar nominations, along with “American Hustle” and “12 Years a Slave,” setting up an interesting match up for Academy Awards. But as always, some snubs and notable omissions overshadowed the picks. Let’s get the snubs out of the way, right off the bat....