14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Nominations
Male Actor in a Leading Role
Leonardo DiCaprio / BLOOD DIAMOND
Ryan Gosling / HALF NELSON
Peter O’Toole / VENUS
Will Smith / THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS
Forest Whitaker / THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND
Female Actor in a Leading Role
Penelope Cruz / VOLVER
Judi Dench / NOTES ON A SCANDAL
Helen Mirren / THE QUEEN
Meryl Streep / THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA
Kate Winslet / LITTLE CHILDREN
Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Alan Arkin / LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
Leonardo DiCaprio / THE DEPARTED
Jackie Earle Haley / LITTLE CHILDREN
Djimon Hounsou / BLOOD DIAMOND
Eddie Murphy / DREAMGIRLS
Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Adriana Barraza / BABEL
Cate Blanchett / NOTES ON A SCANDAL
Abigail Breslin / LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
Jennifer Hudson / DREAMGIRLS
Rinko Kikuchi / BABEL
Cast in a Motion Picture
BABEL - Paramount Vantage
BOBBY - The Weinstein Company
THE DEPARTED - Warner Bros. Pictures
DREAMGIRLS - Paramount Pictures
LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE - Fox Searchlight Pictures
18th Annual Producers Guild Nominees
The Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures
Alejandro González Iñárritu
(Dreamworks SKG/Paramount Pictures)
LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
David T. Friendly
Albert Berger & Ron Yerxa
Full Theatrical List
Full Television List
AND I AM telling you I am loving all the Dreamgirls love. Though I have yet to write my own review, for I must see it a few more times before I can give it the kind of analysis it deserves, I can disclose that so much of the criticism of this film is based simply on the viewer just not getting it. That isn’t to suggest that everyone must like it, but the criticism I’ve read to date completely misses the fact that Dreamgirls is an archetype.
But more on that another day.
For now, I am ecstatic that members of the Screen Actors Guild know that a great performance, whether spoken, sung, danced, or all three, is a great performance. Dreamgirls has many. But none greater than the tour de force delivered by Jennifer Hudson, who has now become a nominee in every Oscar precursor there is.
I haven’t seen a lot of movies this season, so I can’t say all that much about the other films and categories, but it certainly is nice to see four Black folks in leading roles, as well as the main characters of that sensational ensemble, honored for their work.
What say you?
great nominations! Interesting that there is no sign of Clint Eastwoods films or Jack Nicholson in the Departed. Go Jennifer!!!
I'm loving the Dreamgirls love, you know I am. And to think many thought SAG would overlook it as best ensemble because it didn't feature "real" acting.
But actors know that conveying emotion, revealing inner character, and propelling a story through song is still acting and its core.
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