So the second big event in the Awards Season calendar is done and dusted. Here is my opinion on the winners and the dresses.
I like the SAG awards because it’s actors voting for their peers, which makes things a bit more interesting and there’s the chance of a few surprises creeping in every year.
Again, for the awards, I’m only covering film because I don’t watch enough TV to be able to fairly offer a view on the winners for that.
Right, first stop, the winners:-
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture – Birdman
Birdman hasn’t been my favourite film of all the big Awards Season nominees, but the one thing that I thought when I came out of the screening was that it was a well-performed piece, so I can live with this award. Although, I would have liked to have seen The Great Budapest Hotel pick this one up.
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role – Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything)
Eddie FTW! Fully deserved. That is all!
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role – Julianne Moore (Still Alice)
Still Alice still hasn’t been released in the UK, so I’m reserving judgement, although I think this was to be expected. Julianne Moore is pretty much the favourite for every award going.
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role – J.K. Simmons (Whiplash)
Caught a showing of Whiplash last night and I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed it. It was interesting and intense. Most of the intensity came from J.K. Simmons’ performance, which was just amazing. I’m still trying to work out the character and if I should hate him or not. Although when he’s throwing chairs in an attempt to decapitate a drummer, you should probably hate him.
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role – Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)
Boyhood is the one I haven’t caught up with (it’s on my LoveFilm list, so stop judging me!). What I’ve picked up on, is that twelve years of work for Patricia Arquette is going to pay off this awards season.
Now, the second critique of the awards season is going to be the looks. I think there was some stunning dresses on this red carpet and the make-up and hair was a step up from what we saw at the Golden Globes. Although Rosamund Pike has disappointed me again. Come on Rosamund, I know you can do better than that.
In no particular order, here are my top five looks from the SAG Awards 2015.
- Claire Danes in Marc Jacobs
Very few people could pull off this dress and perhaps even this colour, but she makes it work. And the hair is just stunning.
- Sofia Vergara in Donna Karen Atelier
She’s just a general all-round stunner, so it would be hard to look anything except amazing, but Sofia Vergara looks fierce in red.
- Camilla Alves in Donna Karen Atelier
Absolutely love this dress, probably because it’s something I like to think I could pull off but know I never could in my wildest dreams. She’s just rocking it and it helps she has a rocking body to put the dress on.
4. Keira Knightley in Erdem
We can move on from that questionable Chanel butterfly dress at the Golden Globes. Keira Knightley looks stunning in purple and the pregnancy glow is only accentuating her beauty.
- Reese Witherspoon in Giorgio Armarni
Simple yet stunning.
Next stop is the BAFTAs! See you then.