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Screen Actors Guild Favors Small Arty Films for 2016 Nominees (Full List) 2

Screen Actors Guild Favors Small Arty Films for 2016 Nominees (Full List)

The Screen Actors Guild followed an unexpected arc this year. Many of its 2016 awards nominations went to small arty films like “Trumbo,” “Carol” and other off-beat pictures, while popular movies like “Creed,” “Bridge of Spies” and Jennifer Lawrence’s uplifting “Joy” got short shrift. “Trumbo” a biographical drama film directed by Jay Roach and written by John McNamara, led with three nominations....
Golden Globes vs. Screen Actors Guild Awards: How Do They Compare? 4

Golden Globes vs. Screen Actors Guild Awards: How Do They Compare?

The Golden Globes are the ugly step-sister of Hollywood’s season of self-congratulation, largely because of the sketchiness of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. So how did their nominations stack up against the more prestigious Screen Actors Guild? A good starting point is the Best Actor category. The SAG nominated Steve Carell (“Foxcatcher”), Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Imitation Game”), Jake Gyllenhaal (“Nightcrawler”), Michael Keaton (“Birdman”) and Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”) The HFPA, which nominates separately for drama and comedy films, added David Oyelowo (“Selma”) to its list for drama and match the SAG on all of its other nominations, except for Keaton....
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Kristen Stewart Snubbed by Screen Actors Guild, Despite Sony Hype

Kristen Stewart was aced out of a nomination for a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) film award for her role in “Still Alice,” raising questions about the wisdom of a Sony honcho who vowed to campaign for the “Twilight” actress to win an Oscar. Michael Barker, co-chief executive of Sony Pictures Classic, said in October that Stewart’s work in the picture is her best. Instead, nominations went to Patricia Arquette for her role as Olivia in “Boyhood,” Keira Knightley for her role as Joan Clarke in “The Imitation Game,” and Emma Stone who played Sam in the Searchlight film “Birdman.” Also nominated were Meryl Streep for her role as the witch in Disney’s “Into the Woods” and Naomi Watts for her role as Daka in “St. Vincent.”...
Natalie Dormer Fears She's Too Intimidating For Men; See Why! 6

Natalie Dormer Fears She’s Too Intimidating For Men; See Why!

Natalie Dormer talks about dating in a new GQ magazine interview. Would you believe she doesn't get a lot of attention from men? She thinks she’s may be too intimidating; one look at her new photo spread my suggest why. Dormer, 32, is an English actress who is best known for her role as Anne Boleyn in the Showtime series “The Tudors” and as Margaery Tyrell in the HBO series “Game of Thrones.”...
Oscar Race Still Foggy for Best Picture Following SAG Awards 8

Oscar Race Still Foggy for Best Picture Following SAG Awards

Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams and cast snared surprise best ensemble honors at the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards last night (Jan. 18). It halted some of the momentum of “12 Years a Slave,” and turned the Best Picture Oscar race into a muddle. “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” are emerging as head-to-head rivals with “Gravity,” thought to be a strong contender early on, fading in comparison....
Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett Oscar Leaders After SAG 10

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.”...
Golden Globe Nominations, Quirky as Ever, Usual Glaring Omissions 14

Golden Globe Nominations, Quirky as Ever, Usual Glaring Omissions

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association nominees for Golden Globe Awards, always quirky for out-of-left-field picks and glaring omissions, was true to form this morning (Dec. 12). It elevated some obscure names and films while bypassing more obvious choices. Among those included on the list were Robert Redford. The 77-year-old icon was nominated for best actor in a drama for “All Is Lost.”...
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SAG Television Awards: Alec Baldwin, Betty White Shine

Alec Baldwin of “30 Rock” and Betty White of “Hot in Cleveland” won the best acting in a TV comedy series SAG awards, with both adding heartfelt moments. Well, at least White did. Baldwin squealed like a pig, but was gracious in his acceptance speech. Baldwin, a five-time winner for his role as Jack Donaghy, paid tribute to writers Tina Fey, Robert Carlock and others in his speech. The NBC sitcom’s strength, he said, was in “the greatest writing.” He also mentioned the SAG Foundation’s literacy initiative Book Pals....
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Viola Davis, 'The Help' Win Night of Big Dreams at SAG Awards

Viola Davis was named best actress and her movie “The Help” won for best ensemble cast, marking a night of big dreams come true at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. “The Artist” juggernaut was stopped cold. “The Help” won three awards while only French actor Jean Dujardin represented “The Artist” on the awards podium. He won best actor in a drama for his role as silent film star George Valentin....