As the Oscar race for Best Picture ventures on, we keep a close eye on the ever evolving Best Director race. In the trifecta of major precursors – National Board of Review, New York Film Critics Circle, and Los Angeles Film Critics Association – director Barry Jenkins of the masterful “Moonlight” took home prizes from […]
As we exist now in the second half of the year, studios and awards strategists are positioning their slates for the fall festivals and beyond. As the Academy Awards make pivotal announcements towards inclusion and diversity, we’re looking back at the early months to see what films and performances are in contention for next year’s Oscars. […]
Tonight is the Screen Actors Guild Awards, where we will get either a validation or strong indication on where the acting categories will go at the upcoming Academy Awards. The Oscars will be handing out ballots in a few weeks so a win at the SAG awards can tip a contender in the right direction. […]
Can we get these guys on the big show? It’s one more award and these men and women deserve a spotlight. Read the press release: LOS ANGELES (Jan. 18, 2016) — SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard and SAG Awards® Committee Chair JoBeth Williams will announce the honorees for Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Stunt […]
With the SAG nominations being announced today, some of the newly minted contenders for the ACTOR are offering their reactions to learning the news. Read them before EDDIE REDMAYNE / Lili Elbe – “THE DANISH GIRL” (Focus Features) – Nominee, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role – SAG “It means a great deal […]
Taking a week off from any Oscar prediction updates (there will be this coming week along with a new column), some focus has to be placed on the Golden Globes and SAG awards that have been a powerful indicator of support for films and performances. I thought I’d use this space to offer up some prediction updates in […]
OSCAR PREDICTIONS 2013: Well, here we are…many of the studios will be closing up for business today to go on their holiday leave, save for a couple of publicists that will be standing by to assist with any last-minute screenings to organize. The Academy at large will be gathering up all the screeners they’ve collected […]
With the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild unveiling their nominations over the past two days, the race has taken a shape, many didn’t see happening. Jean-Marc Vallee’s Dallas Buyers Club has risen considerably while actors like Barkhad Abdi and Daniel Bruhl have become the hands on favorite to be nominated in their respective categories. Oprah Winfrey got a huge blow earlier today, […]
Announcement begins at 8:50 am ET. Include your predictions down below. ENSEMBLE 12 Years a Slave American Hustle August: Osage County Dallas Buyers Club Lee Daniels’ The Butler LEAD ACTOR Bruce Dern – Nebraska Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club Forest Whitaker – […]
The Environmental Media Association will bestow the honor of their Green Production Award to the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams during the 23rd Annual Environmental Media Awards on October 19, 2013. Here is the official press release from SAG: LOS ANGELES, (September 4, 2013) – The Environmental Media Association (EMA) has announced the Screen Actors […]
Academy Award winning actress Rita Moreno (Best Supporting Actress – West Side Story; 1961) is being honored with SAG-AFTRA’s highest honor, the SAG Life Achievement Award for Career Achievement and Humanitarian Accomplishment. This tribute will take place at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 18, 2014. Moreno is one of 11 artists to have ever […]
On the heels of Sunday night’s highly successful Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards presentation – which drew 5.2 million viewers – TNT and TBS have announced a new three year extension to their contract with SAG-AFTRA. Have a look at their official release after the jump.
I was speaking with some of my writers recently about who and what could be winning Best Picture and the subject came up about Argo. With Argo winning Best Picture and Director at the Critics Choice Movie Awards and Golden Globes, Ben Affleck’s film is in a position to make unprecedented history and I’m not […]
The 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will take place on January 27th, but today the guild has announced several of their presenters. The list includes a few nominees (Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Hugh Jackman, and Anne Hathaway) along with other stars like Viola Davis, Justin Timberlake, and Sigourney Weaver. Have a look at the […]
On Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, ballot instructions on how to choose recipients of the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be mailed to SAG-AFTRA members. After the jump, have a look at the official release with details on how voters will proceed with selecting their winners from the nominees that were announced back on November 30th.