Monday Movie Report: Screen Actors Guild Winners

The best performances of 2018 were celebrated in Hollywood Sunday evening with the Screen Actors Guild Awards Ceremony.

The annual event, now in its 25th year, gave its top award of the night to the ensemble of “Black Panther.” Another big winner on the night was Rami Malek, who won the SAG’s best male actor performance for his work in “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

Longtime actor Alan Alda was also honored Sunday with the SAG’s Lifetime Achievement Award. In his career he earned several accolades for his work on “M*A*S*H” and “The West Wing” including six Emmys and six Golden Globes. Additionally, he’s a member of the Television Hall of Fame.

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Alan Alda receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award. Courtesy Entertainment Weekly.

The full list of winners from Sunday’s ceremony were:

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

  • Black Panther

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture

  • Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture

  • Glenn Close, The Wife

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

  • Mahershala Ali, Green Book

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

  • Emily Blunt, A Quiet Place

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

  • Black Panther

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At the weekend box office, it was the realistic superhero drama “Glass” earning the top spot with $19 million. Another movie hanging in the top five was “The Upside,” taking second with $12.2 million.

The full top five was:

1. Glass – $19,049,000
2. The Upside – $12,240,000
3. Aquaman – $7,350,000
4. The Kid who would be King – $7,250,000
5. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – $6,150,000

For the upcoming weekend, new releases include the action thriller “Miss Bala” and the survival drama “Arctic.”

On the small screen, meanwhile, new home releases are:

  • Boy Erased, my rating: 4.25 out of 5, 2018 Honorable Mention, Large Association of Movie Blogs rating: 4.07 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 80%.
  • The Wife, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 84%.
  • Hunter Killer, Large Association of Movie Blogs rating: 2.8 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 37%.
  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, Large Association of Movie Blogs rating: 2.7 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 34%

Author: Matthew Liedke

Journalist and film critic in Minnesota. Graduate of Rainy River College and Minnesota State University in Moorhead. Outside of movies I also enjoy sports, craft beers and the occasional video game.

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