The Cast prize is said to be SAG’s version of Best Picture, but it isn’t really, and the last two Best Picture Oscar winners, The Shape of Water and Green Book, weren’t even nominated for it. But in this case it will likely have an impact. As I pointed out in the live blog, when the Parasite cast came out to present a clip of their film early in the show and got such an enthusiastic standing ovation, it was probably an indication of the upset victory to come. I cannot recall any cast of any nominated movie ever getting that kind of welcome at the SAG Awards for just introducing a clip. When they actually won, the place exploded, and I thought Neon topper Tom Quinn was going to have a heart attack. It was the kind of genuine heartfelt and enthusiastic reaction that might send shock waves through the other contenders. … [Read more...] about ‘Parasite’, ‘1917’ Gain Oscar Momentum After SAG, PGA And ACE Eddies Reveal Their Votes
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The lack of inclusive film winners is another disappointing development in an awards season that, just in recent weeks, has seen the BAFTA Awards fail to nominate any actors of color for its film awards and the Golden Globes dole out most of its awards to mostly white winners, across film and TV, with Ramy's Ramy Youssef and The Farewell's Awkwafina, snubbed by SAG-AFTRA before being left out of this year's Oscar nominations, among the exceptions. … [Read more...] about SAG Awards Recognizes Mostly White Actors After Oscars Diversity Backlash
As with many of Scorsese's films, the cast is an ensemble of the acting elite, also including Oscar-winners Al Pacino, who plays labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa; Joe Pesci, who plays mobster Russell Bufalino; and Anna Paquin, who plays Peggy Sheeran, the daughter of De Niro's character, along with Ray Romano and Harvey Keitel. … [Read more...] about Robert De Niro while filming mob drama The Irishman in New York City opens fire at point-blank range
Fans were quick to praise the couple, with one writing: "They've captured the nation's hearts, I can see a Joe and Dianne clean sweep happening! Couldn't happen to two more deserving people either," while another added: "I think Joe & Dianne will win most if not all, judging by the crowds roar when they are on and with Joe's amount of followers. Such a feel good show." … [Read more...] about One couple has won every Strictly Live show so far – and it’s not Stacey Dooley!
Joaquin Phoenix took the award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role in a motion picture for his performance for Joker. Brad Pitt and Laura Dern took the awards for outstanding performances by a male and female actor in supporting roles in a motion picture for their work in Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood and Marriage Story, respectively. All four film acting awards went as expected, making these actors the clear front-runners to win Oscars three weeks from tonight. … [Read more...] about ‘Parasite’ Makes History as First Foreign-Language Film to Win SAG Award for Ensemble Performance