Didn't post the winners yet because a) I'm on pain meds because of falling on the bloody ice and b) I am still stunned that Helena wore something normal.
Here are you winners:
“The King’s Speech” and “The Fighter” were the obvious favourites during the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held Sunday night, with the two movies winning two awards each. The SAG ceremony focused only on acting achievements.
Two trophies also went to HBO movie for television “Boardwalk Empire”. It was also a big night for Golden Globe Best Actress Natalie Portman, who was also the Critic’s Choice for her role in the movie “Black Swan”.
Golden Globe winners “The Social Network” and “Glee” were went away with nothing. “The Social Network” was nominated for two awards, one for Jesse Eisenberg for Best Actor and another one for Best Cast Performance, but went away empty handed.
Eisenberg lost to Colin Firth, who was given the lead actor winner for “The King’s Speech”. The top prize for the night went to the cast of the said movie, which includes Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. His victory at the SAG secures the status of Firth as a frontrunner in next months’ Academy Awards.
Christian Bale got his second trophy this season after his performance in “The Fighter” was recognized as an Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role. Melissa Leo’s role in the same movie clinched for her the award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.
The Most Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series went to “Modern Family” while the Best Actor in a Drama Series award went to Steve Buscemi for “Boardwalk Empire”.
The other SAG winners include Julianna Margulies for “The Good Wife (Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series), Alec Baldwin for “30 Rock” (Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series), Betty White for “Hot In Cleveland” (Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series), Al Pacino for “You Don’t Know Jack” (Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries) and Claire Danes for “Temple Grandin” (Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries).
The SAG Honors for Stunt Ensembles went to “Inception” (Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture) and “True Blood” (Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series).