Special Movie Report: 26th Screen Actors Guild Winners

The Academy Awards acting races had another development Sunday night with the Screen Actors Guild ceremony taking place.

Cementing their spots as front-runners this award season were Brad Pitt who won Best Supporting Male Actor, and Laura Dern, taking Best Supporting Female Actor.

Winning Best Cast, the show’s major award, was “Parasite.” Robert De Niro was also honored Sunday with the SAG’s Life Achievement Award.

The full list of winners is:

Best Male Actor

  • Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker”

Best Female Actor

  • Renée Zellweger, “Judy”

Best Supporting Male Actor

  • Brad Pitt, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

Best Supporting Female Actor

  • Laura Dern, “Marriage Story”

Best Cast

  • “Parasite”

A day before the SAG Awards took place, the Producers Guild of America also held its own annual ceremony. The winners from the PGAs Saturday were:

The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures

  • “1917,” producers: Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris, Jayne‐Ann Tenggren, Callum McDougall.

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures

  • “Toy Story 4,” producers: Mark Nielsen, Jonas Rivera.

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Picture

  • “Apollo 11,” producers: Todd Douglas Miller, Thomas Petersen.

At the box office this weekend, it was the third “Bad Boys” movie earning the top spot with nearly $70 million. In second place was “Dolittle” with $22.5 million.

The full top five was:

1. Bad Boys For Life – $59,175,000
2. Dolittle – $22,530,000
3. 1917 – $21,140,000
4. Jumanji: Next Level – $9,565,000
5. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – $8,374,000

For the upcoming weekend, releases include the ensemble crime film “The Gentlemen” and the horror flick “The Turning.”

On the small screen, meanwhile, films available include:

  • The Addams Family, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 43%, MetaCritic rating: 46.
  • Zombieland: Double Tap, my rating: 3 out of 5, Large Association of Movie Blogs rating: 2.94 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 68%, MetaCritic rating: 55.
  • Countdown, my rating: 1.5 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 27%, MetaCritic rating: 31.
  • Pain & Glory, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 97%, MetaCritic rating: 88.

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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