SAG Award Nominations

Yes, fellow film geeks, fans, and aficionados it is that time of year again. Awards season, and one of the major organizations, the Screen Actors Guild, have released the nominees for this year’s SAG Awards. On the Film side, the SAG Awards are not only a prestigious award for the actors who win, but they usually act as a barometer for the Oscar race.
The list of nominees, which I picked up from Vanity Fair, is provided below.

The film categories:

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
“Beast of No Nation”
“The Big Short”
“Spotlight”
“Straight Outta Compton”
“Trumbo”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo”
Johnny Deep, “Black Mass”
Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”
Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs”
Eddie Redmayne “The Danish Girl”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Cate Blanchett, “Carol”
Brie Larson, “Room”
Helen Mirren, “Woman in Gold”
Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn”
Sarah Silverman “I Smile Back”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale, “The Big Short”
Idris Elba, “Beasts of No Nation”
Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”
Michael Shannon, “99 Homes”
Jacob Tremblay, “Room”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Rooney Mara, “Carol”
Rachel McAdams, “Spotlight”
Helen Mirren, “Trumbo”
Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl”
Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs”

The television categories:

Outstanding performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
“Downton Abbey”
“Game of Thrones”
“Homeland”
“House of Cards”
“Mad Men”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
“The Big Bang Theory”
“Key & Peel”
“Modern Family”
“Orange is the New Black”
“Transparent”
“Veep”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones”
Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”
Rami Malek, “Mr. Robot”
Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul”
Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”

Outstanding Performance by Female Actor in a Drama Series
Clare Danes, “Homeland”
Viola Davis, “How to Get Away With Murder”
Julianna Marguiles, “The Good Wife”
Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”
Robin Wright, “House of Cards”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”
Louis CK., “Louis”
William H. Macy, “Shameless”
Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”
Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Uzo Aduba, “Orange is the New Black”
Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”
Ellie Kemper, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries
Idris Elba, “Luther”
Ben Kingsley, “Tut”
Ray Liotta, “Texas Rising”
Bill Murray, “A Very Murray Christmas”
Mark Rylance, “Wolf Hall”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries
Nicole Kidman, “Grace of Monaco”
Queen Latifah, “Bessie”
Christina Ricci, “The Lizzie Borden Chronicles”
Susan Sarandon, “The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe”
Kristen Wiig, “The Spoils Before Dying”

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble

Motion Picture:
“Everest”
“Furious 7”
“Jurassic World”
“Mad Max: Fury Road”
“Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation”

Television:
“The Blacklist”
“Game of Thrones”
“Homeland”
“Marvel’s Daredevil”
“The Walking Dead”

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