Will Smith, “King Richard”
Denzel Washington, “The Macbeth Tragedy”
Cumberbatch, Garfield, Smith and Washington are widely expected to repeat themselves at the Oscars, creating a real Clash of the Titans for victory. But it’s a big shock to see Javier Bardem here for his lively performance as Desi Arnaz in “Being the Ricardos”: SAG voters clearly responded to this behind-the-scenes story of TV actors working on an iconic show.
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Bardem won a fairly strong competition in this category, such as Peter Dinklage for “Cyrano” and Leonardo DiCaprio for “Don’t Look Up”. As DiCaprio’s film continues to garner momentum – Netflix says it is the second most-watched movie on the streamer – fifth place in this Oscar race is still available.
Jessica Chastain, «The Eyes of Tammy Faye»
Olivia Coleman, “The Lost Daughter”
Lady Gaga, «House of Gucci»
Jennifer Hudson, “Respect”
Nicole Kidman, “Being the Ricardos”
Award-winning voters want a convincing transformation into a real person, and this category offers it on sticks: Chastain, Gaga, Hudson and Kidman have all played real-life figures and the work they have done in these roles is obvious. So you would think that Kristen Stewart’s famous turn as Princess Diana in “Spencer” would be right in the alley of SAG, but the voters proved surprisingly resilient in crowning her.
If Stewart could not even be nominated by SAG, her chances for an Oscar look very shaky. So I wonder if an Oscar battle is brewing between two women seeking a second Oscar: Kidman, who transforms into Lucille Ball in “Being the Ricardos,” and Coleman, both stingy and sympathetic as a troubled mother in “The Lost.” ». Daughter.”
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House of Gucci
Although this is considered SAG’s top category, it has less to do with the Best Picture race: last year’s Oscar winner, “Nomadland”, was not even nominated for the outstanding SAG Award because the guild prefers to honor a large ensemble. instead of a movie in which only one or two performances dominate.
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