Tuesday, April 16, 2024

SAG Awards Win Sets “Oppenheimer” Up for Oscar Sweep with Best Ensemble, Actor, Supporting Actor — Lily Gladstone Best Actress!

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“Oppenheimer” won Best Ensemble at the SAG Awards tonight, virtually guaranteeing it Best Picture at the Academy Awards next month. The Christopher Nolan epic also won Best Actor and Supporting Actor for Cillian Murphy and Robert Downey Jr.

Lily Gladstone won Best Actress. Da’Vine Joy Randolph won Best Supporting Actress. They are all headed to the Oscars.

Here are some notes from the often embarrassing show tonight. The only thing that worked was the In Memorian, which included everyone and was done tastefully.

EARLIER The SAG Awards are badly written and very weird. But they’re on Netflix right now, and the TV side is being given out.

Barbra Streisand wins Lifetime Award. She gave a great speech.

As for the TV Awards, the surprises were Best Actor and Actress in a Drama series.

Best Ensemble Drama: “Succession”

Best Ensemble Comedy: “The Bear”

“The Bear” is winning comedy acting for Jeremy Allen White and Ayo Edibiri. Pedro Pascal just won won Best Actor in a drama for “The Last of Us.” This means the “Succession” actors split their votes.

Best Female Actor in a Drama: Elizabeth Debicki– beats Sarah Snook! Forgot to say anything about Princess Diana

Male Actor in a Miniseries or Limited Series: Steven Yeun, “Beef”

Female Actor in Miniseries or Limited Series: Ali Wong, “Beef”

FILM:

Best Ensemble: “Oppenheimer”

Best Actor: Cillian Murphy, who the announcer called “Chillean”

Best Actress: Lily Gladstone!!!!

Supporting Actress Winner: Da’Vine Joy Randolph — she’ll win the Oscar now

Supporting Actor: Robert Downey Jr. — wear black tie please!

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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