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Birdman Takes Top SAG Prize

Comedy gets 2nd Oscar boost in 2 days

(Newser) - A big Oscar boost for Birdman: The dark showbiz comedy took home the top prize at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards last night, winning best ensemble the day after it won the top honor at the Producer Guild Awards. The movie has now overtaken Boyhood as front-runner for Best... More »

Birdman Leads SAG Nominations

Snags 4 nominations for Screen Actors Guild Awards

(Newser) - The dark showbiz comedy Birdman topped this morning's Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations with four, including best ensemble cast. Star Michael Keaton was recognized for his work, as well as supporting co-stars Emma Stone and Edward Norton. Following with three nominations each were the coming-of-age tale and critics award... More »

12 Years a Slave Dominates SAG Awards Nods

Gets 4 nominations for Screen Actors Guild Awards

(Newser) - SAG Awards nominations have been announced, and leading the pack is 12 Years a Slave. The film received four nods: lead actor (Chiwetel Ejiofor), supporting actor (Michael Fassbender), supporting actress (Lupita Nyong’o), and the biggest trophy of all, cast ensemble (often a bellwether for Best Picture at the Oscars).... More »

Argo Snags Top Prize at SAG Awards

Affleck's CIA thriller continues awards sweep despite Oscar diss

(Newser) - Ben Affleck's Argo is heading into the Oscars with huge momentum, after taking the top prize at last night's Screen Actors Guild Awards. The thriller about a 1980 CIA plan to rescue hostages in Iran took the Best Ensemble prize, adding to prizes including Best Drama and Best... More »

The Help, Boardwalk Empire Win Big at SAG Awards

'60s-set drama scores upset win

(Newser) - The Help was the big winner at the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards last night, taking three awards many had expected to go to The Artist. The drama about racism in the South won awards including best cast performance, the SAG equivalent of the Oscars' best picture, reports the... More »

SAG Red Carpet: Who Rocked It?

One notable trend? Baby bumps

(Newser) - The Screen Actors Guild Awards are “awards season’s most self-congratulatory show,” writes Fug Girl Jessica Morgan, but that didn’t stop her from live-blogging the red carpet on the Fug Girls' website . Baby bumps were definitely very trendy, as were plunging necklines . Click through some of the... More »

King's Speech Takes Top Prize at SAG Awards

Colin Firth, Natalie Portman take top acting honors

(Newser) - The King's Speech took top prize at the Screen Actors Guild awards, giving the Oscars front-runner added momentum after it took top honors at the Directors Guild awards Saturday night. The British royals drama won the trophy for outstanding cast, the SAG equivalent of Best Picture, reports the Los Angeles ... More »

King's Speech, Fighter Come Out Swinging in SAG Nods

It gets four noms, as does 'The King's Speech'

(Newser) - Echoing the Golden Globe nominations, The Fighter and The King's Speech led the pack of Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees with four noms each, including best film ensemble, a sort of SAG equivalent of the Oscars' best picture category. They're joined by ensemble nominees Black Swan, The Kids Are All ... More »

Bridges, Bullock Continue Roll at SAG Awards

Sandra, Mo'Nique build momentum in run-up to Oscars

(Newser) - Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock, and Mo'Nique firmed up as Oscar favorites after picking up honors at the SAG Awards last night in an awards show oddly reminiscent of the Golden Globes—save Inglourious Basterds' triumph over Avatar for best ensemble performance. Calling her awards season success a "fluke,"... More »

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