The 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards are generally considered one of the most reliable indications of the Oscars. Award winners at SAG, will almost always win at the Oscars the next month.

The SAG Awards honors the best film and television performances of the year and this year was no different. The SAG Awards was held on Sunday, the 27th of January, hosted by Megan Mullally. We’re giving you the list of the nominees, the winners and some of the incredible acceptance speeches.

SAG awards 2019

The full list of nominees and winners follows:

Motion Picture Awards

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: 

Winner: Rami Malek, “Bohemian Rhapsody”

To see what the movie is all about, click here. And here is his acceptance speech:

Other nominees:

Christian Bale, “Vice”
Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born”
Viggo Mortensen, “Green Book”
John David Washington, “BlacKkKlansman”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role:

Winner: Glenn Close, “The Wife”

The Wife is an intelligent screen drama about the marriage between a celebrated author and his wife. A portrait of a marriage, thirty-plus years later–a lifetime’s shared compromises, secrets, betrayals, and mutual love. (Synopsis by IMDb and Rolling Stones).

Other nominees:

Emily Blunt, “Mary Poppins Returns”
Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”
Lady Gaga, “A Star Is Born”
Melissa McCarthy, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role:

Winner: Mahershala Ali, “Green Book”

Dr Don Shirley is a world-class African-American pianist, who is about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony Lip, a tough-talking bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx. Despite their differences, the two men soon develop an unexpected bond while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation (Synopsis by IMDb).

Other nominees:

Timothee Chalamet, “Beautiful Boy”
Adam Driver, “BlacKkKlansman”
Sam Elliott, “A Star Is Born”
Richard E. Grant, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role:

Winner: Emily Blunt, “A Quiet Place”

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. Two parents do what it takes to keep their children safe in a world full of creatures hunting every sound they can hear. (Synopsis by IMDb).

Other nominees:

Amy Adams, “Vice”
Margot Robbie, “Mary Queen of Scots”
Emma Stone, “The Favourite”
Rachel Weisz, “The Favourite”

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture:

Winner: “Black Panther”

Centuries ago, as five African tribes war over a meteorite made up of the alien metal vibranium, a warrior ingests a “heart-shaped herb” affected by the metal and gains superhuman abilities. Becoming the first “Black Panther”, he unites four of the five tribes and forms the nation of Wakanda. (IMDb synopsis).

Other nominees:

“A Star Is Born”
“BlacKkKlansman”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“Crazy Rich Asians”
Black Panther has had a  strong contention for an Oscars win this February.
Black Panther cast

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture:

Winner: “Black Panther”

Other nominees:

“Ant-Man and the Wasp”
“Avengers: Infinity War”
“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”
“Mission: Impossible — Fallout”

Television Awards

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries:

Winner: Darren Criss, “Assassination of Gianni Versace”

Other nominees:

Antonio Banderas, “Genius: Picasso”
Hugh Grant, “A Very English Scandal”
Anthony Hopkins, “King Lear”
Bill Pullman, “The Sinner”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries:

Winner: Patricia Arquette, “Escape at Dannemora”

The series is based on the true story of the 2015 Clinton Correctional Facilityescape in upstate New York. The escape prompted a massive manhunt for the two convicted murderers, who were aided in their escape by a married female prison employee with whom they both became sexually entangled. (Wikipedia)

Other nominees:

Amy Adams, “Sharp Objects”
Patricia Clarkson, “Sharp Objects”
Penelope Cruz, “Assassination of Gianni Versace”
Emma Stone, “Maniac”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series:

Winner: Jason Bateman, “Ozark”

A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the MissouriOzarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss. The Byrdes and their teenage kids, Charlotte and Jonah, are, for all intents and purposes, an ordinary family with ordinary lives. (IMDb)
Watch the trailer here.

Other nominees:

Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us”
Joseph Fiennes, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
John Krasinski, “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan”
Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series:

Winner: Sandra Oh, “Killing Eve”

Other nominees:

Julia Garner, “Ozark”
Laura Linney, “Ozark”
Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Robin Wright, “House of Cards”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series:

Winner: Tony Shalhoub, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

The series is set when Miriam “Midge” Maisel, a Jewish housewife who discovers a flair for stand-up comedy. After her husband leaves her, she finds a job as a make-up counter girl at B. Altman and starts performing stand-up comedy in clubs all across New York. (Wikipedia)

Other nominees:

Alan Arkin, “The Kominsky Method”
Michael Douglas, “The Kominsky Method”
Bill Hader, “Barry”
Henry Winkler, “Barry”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series:

Winner: Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Marvelous Mrs MaiselThe Marvelous Mrs Maisel took home all the awards in the categories it was nominated in. Tony Shalhoud and Rachel Brosnahan received the awards for outstanding male and female actor in a comedy series respectively, and the entire cast received the award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series.

Other nominees:

Alex Borstein, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Alison Brie, “Glow”
Jane Fonda, “Grace and Frankie”
Lily Tomlin, “Grace and Frankie”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series:

Winner: “This Is Us”

This is Us 2019

Other nominees:

“The Americans”
“Better Call Saul”
“The Handmaid’s Tale”
“Ozark”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series:

Winner: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Other nominees:

“Atlanta”
“Barry”
“Glow”
“The Kominsky Method”

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series:

Winner: “Glow”

In Los Angeles in 1985, Ruth Wilder, a struggling actress, auditions along with many other women in a fledgling professional wrestling promotion called the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW). She is at odds with GLOW’s director Sam Sylvia due to her tendency to overact.
Glow Poster

Other nominees:

“Marvel’s: Daredevil”
“Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan”
“The Walking Dead”
“Westworld”

Which were your favourite moments from this year’s SAG Awards? Did you favourite movie feature? Let us know in the comments below.
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