"The Sisters Brothers" spins a unique Western yarn                "Colette" is another period piece showcase for Kiera Knightley                John C. Reilly looks like a late breaking Academy Award player in the Trailer for "Stan & Ollie"                Brie Larson saves the day in the First Trailer for "Captain Marvel"                The Toronto International Film Festival boosts "Green Book" with its Top Prize                Updated Academy Award predictions for early September                "White Boy Rick" is a compelling character study and period piece                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders                Shane Black gives "The Predator" his signature clever spin                Venice Film Festival award winners include "The Favourite" and "Roma"                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actor contenders                Watch out for Ben Foster in Best Supporting Actor for "Leave No Trace"                "The Favourite" releases a new Trailer to build off of its positive festival buzz                "All About Nina" and "Fahrenheit 11/9": Films to look forward to in September                Trailer for "The Front Runner" and Buzz from Telluride suggest another Oscar player for Jason Reitman        

Tag Archives: Screen Actors Guild

“Spotlight” takes the top prize from SAG to stay alive in the Oscar race

Over the weekend, the Screen Actors Guild Awards (or SAG, for those who don’t know) did their best provide both questions and answers in regards to the Oscar race. On the one hand, much of what we suspected to the the Academy’s likely favorites remains as such, but on the[...]

Updated Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild Predictions

Folks, we have another huge weekend ahead of us. This one, frankly, may very well decide the Oscar race. Yes, the Screen Actors Guild (or SAG) will be having their awards show tomorrow night, with the acting races, as well as Best Picture, potentially set to be decided. With really[...]

This year’s SAG nominations are all over the place

Just a few short minutes ago this morning, the Screen Actors Guild unveiled their 2015 awards nominations, giving us the first major precursor to really sink our teeth into. At the same time, they really went in a whole other direction than expected. Yes, SAG actually bucked the trend of[...]

Final SAG awards predictions

The very first guild of the season announces tomorrow folks. Yes, the Screen Actors Guild will reveal their nominations in less than 24 hours, which is pretty exciting if I do say so myself. This is one of the biggest precursors, since voters here are also potentially members of the[...]

Did “Birdman” just soar into the lead of the Oscar race?

Barely more than 48 hours ago, it seemed like almost a foregone conclusion that Richard Linklater’s Boyhood was going to basically walk away with the top Academy Awards this year. Then, the guilds began to chime in and boy do we now have an Oscar race. Over the weekend, the[...]

Screen Actors Guild predictions

On Sunday night, the Screen Actors Guild will hand out their prizes, beginning the portion of phase two for the awards season where the guilds chime in. SAG is a particularly noteworthy one due to how they don’t just attempt to clear up the acting categories…they also can be a[...]

“Birdman” leads the 21st Screen Actors Guild nominations

Well folks, we have our first truly major precursor announcement…the Screen Actors Guild awards nominations The guilds are where we truly see how Academy members might go with their votes, so earlier today’s announcement has some real impact on the Oscar race. For certain candidates, they’ve now closed in on[...]

A look at Screen Actors Guild predictions

I’ve been tackling Academy Award and Golden Globe predictions for a substantial portion of the year now, but there are of course other awards and/or precursors worth mentioning. Over the rest of the season, I’ll be trying to figure those out too, with today marking the starting point as I[...]

Chavez Film: The Producer Strikes Back

By ROBERT W. WELKOS The producers of a new biopic about the late labor leader Cesar Chavez are rushing to tamp down a flickering controversy appearing on Latino social media over whether unionized workers were fired and non-union personnel employed on the film. The allegation is being vigorously disputed by lead producerPablo[...]

Oscars®: Get to know a Best Picture nominee: “12 Years a Slave”

12 Years a Slave Directed by: Steve McQueen Written by: John Ridley Main cast members: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong’o, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, Scoot McNairy, and Alfre Woodard Number of Oscar nominations in total: Nine Other nominations besides Best Picture: Best Director (McQueen), Best Actor[...]
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