The competitive race for Female Actor in a Leading Role went to Jennifer Lawrence “Silver Linings Playbook” beating out front-runner Jessica Chastain. She was completely stunned with her win as she took the stage; presented her award by co-star Robert De Niro. Its official the Best Actress prize for the Academy Award will be a nail-bitter between Lawrence and Chastain, both equally deserving of the prize.
The show opened as usual with the camera zoning in on various actors and actresses telling their stories about being in the industry. Including Jane Krakowski, Alfre Woodward, Helen Hunt, Hal Holbrook, Darren Criss and Sofia Vergara. Those openings delivered quite a few highlights hear and there. Actor in a Supporting Role went to Tommy Lee Jones for “
Actress in a Supporting Role went to Anne Hathaway for “Les Misérables.” “I got my SAG card when I was 14,” said Hathaway while accepting her award on stage. It’s pretty much a guarantee that Anne will be accepting that Oscar in a few weeks. The SAG for Male Actor in a Comedy Series was given to Alec Baldwin “30 Rock.” This is
In the competitive race for Female Actor in a Comedy Series the trophy was given to Tina Fey “30 Rock.” She was quite surprised for her win at the ceremony, as she fought back tears. “Modern Family” proved once again they’re the show to beat edging out “30 Rock,” “The Big Bang Theory” and the cast of “The Office” with a third consecutive win for Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series; thoroughly the most entertaining series on TV right now.
The award for Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie went to a deserving Julianne Moore for her impeccable work in “Game Change” for her portrayal of vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. Its hard to fathom she’s been nominated 10 times and this is her first win! This woman is incredible when it comes to acting. She thanked her entire cast during her acceptance speech. Kevin Costner continued his slate of awards this year picking up the Screen Actors Guild prize for Male Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie for his work in “Hatfields and McCoys.”
Dick Van Dyke was given the Lifetime Achievement Award by his peers. Neil Patrick Harris and Amy Poehler did a hilarious bit while introducing the nominees for Male Actor in a Drama Series. The winner was a bit of surprise as Bryan Cranston took home the award for his work in “Breaking Bad.” Many were expecting Damian Lewis of “Homeland” to take the prize, but
Now that the Screen Actors Guild Awards are behind us, the pinnacle of award shows, the Academy Awards arrives on February 24. While SAG is a strong indicator of where Oscar voters may be headed, we all now when it comes to the Oscars expect the unexpected. Surefire locks at the moment are the Supporting Actress and Best Actor races. While “Argo” is indeed the movie to beat for Best Picture, anything can happen in the coming weeks. Until Oscar night movie lovers!
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