And the Screen Actors Guild Award Winners Are...

We round up the cinema and TV you have to see
BySarah Hedley HymersMonday , 26 January 2015
And the Screen Actors Guild Award Winners Are...
SAG Awards 2015

Welcome to the Screen Actors Guild Awards guide to your must-see TV and cinema releases in 2015 ­– we can’t wait to download these!

CINEMA/DVD MUST-SEES

Outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture

Winner: Birdman

Contenders:
Boyhood
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game

The Theory of Everything


Outstanding performance by a male actor in a motion picture

Winner: Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything

Contenders:

Steve Carell, Foxcatcher
Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler
Michael Keaton, Birdman

Outstanding performance by a female actor in a motion picture

Winner: Julianne Moore, Still Alice

Contenders:

Jennifer Aniston, Cake
Felicity Jones, The Theory of Everything
Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl
Reese Witherspoon, Wild

Outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role

Winner: J.K. Simmons, Whiplash

Contenders:

Robert Duvall, The Judge
Ethan Hawke, Boyhood
Edward Norton, Birdman
Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher

Outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role

Winner: Patricia Arquette, Boyhood

Contenders:

Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game
Emma Stone, Birdman
Meryl Streep, Into the Woods
Naomi Watts, St. Vincent


PRIME-TIME TELEVISION


Outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series

Winner: Downton Abbey

Contenders:

Boardwalk Empire
Game of Thrones
Homeland
House of Cards

Outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series

Winner: Orange Is the New Black

Contenders:

The Big Bang Theory
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Modern Family
Veep

 

Outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series

Winner: Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Contenders:

Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Woody Harrelson, True Detective
Matthew McConaughey, True Detective

 

Outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series

Winner: Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder

Contenders:

Claire Danes, Homeland
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Outstanding performance by a male actor in a comedy series

Winner: William H. Macy, Shameless

Contenders:

Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Louis C.K., Louie
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family


Outstanding performance by a female actor in a comedy series

Winner: Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black

Contenders:

Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation


Outstanding performance by a male actor in a television movie or miniseries

Winner: Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart

Contenders:

Adrien Brody, Houdini
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: His Last Vow
Richard Jenkins, Olive Kitteridge
Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo


Outstanding performance by a female actor in a television movie or miniseries

Winner: Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge

Contenders:

Ellen Burstyn, Flowers In the Attic
Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honorable Woman
Julia Roberts, The Normal Heart
Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful