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22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Complete List of Winners

Awards season continued full steam ahead with the presentation of the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards this past Saturday evening, which honored the best performances in film and television from the past year. The SAG Awards also included a tribute to Carol Burnett, who was the recipient of this year’s Life Achievement Award, (Tina Fey and Amy Poehlerpresented her with the honor). Here's the full : THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
BRYAN CRANSTON / Dalton Trumbo – “TRUMBO” (Bleecker Street)
JOHNNY DEPP / James “Whitey” Bulger – “BLACK MASS” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
WINNER: LEONARDO DiCAPRIO / Hugh Glass – “THE REVENANT” (20th Century Fox)
MICHAEL FASSBENDER / Steve Jobs – “STEVE JOBS” (Universal Pictures)
EDDIE REDMAYNE / Einar Wegener/Lili Elbe – “THE DANISH GIRL” (Focus Features) Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
CATE BLANCHETT / Carol Aird – “CAROL” (The Weinstein Company)

Jennifer Lawrence to Play Fidel Castro's Lover

Jennifer Lawrence to Play Fidel Castro's Lover Marita Lorenz in New Film Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence has been confirmed to play Cuban leader Fidel Castro's former lover, Marita Lorenz, in a new film from Sony Pictures.
The film, called "Marita," was pitched by "American Hustle" writer Eric Warren Singer. The film does not focus on Castro, but rather on his lover, who was later part of an assassination attempt on the leader by the CIA. Lawrence recently wrapped up another project with Sony, the sci-fi film "Passengers." The movie also stars Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen and Laurence Fishburne. The film will detail how Lorenz, a German-born American, met and fell in love with Castro at the age of 19 in 1959. It will then follow the events that led to her later joining the anti-communist movement in the United States. While the movie will be a romantic drama, it is sure to include plenty of conspiracy and political debate. Lorenz, who was imp…

21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards complete winners list

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson Top Critics’ Choice Award WinnersThe Critics' Choice Movie Awards is an awards show presented annually by the Broadcast Film Critics Association to honor the finest in cinematic achievement.
Although the Critics’ Choice Awards like to bill themselves as an accurate predictor of Oscar success, last year’s Critics’ Choice winners went on to win the Academy Award in only eight of the 19 categories shared by the two shows, an unusually low success rate. “Boyhood” and its director Richard Linklater were the Critics’ Choice winners, while “Birdman” and Alejandro G. Inarritu took the Oscars.
With 28 film categories and 23 television categories, the super-sized show, broadcast live on A&E, Lifetime and LMN, required a large number of categories to be announced as the show was going into commercial breaks. On the television side, “Mr. Robot” took Best Drama and Aziz Ansari‘s “Master of None” surprised for Best Comedy. Best Actor and Actress in comedy went …

Special Merit Awards: Class Of 2016

Run DMC, Herbie Hancock, and Earth, Wind & Fire are among this year's Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipients!

RUTH BROWN, CELIA CRUZ, EARTH, WIND & FIRE, HERBIE HANCOCK, JEFFERSON AIRPLANE, LINDA RONSTADT, AND RUN DMC TO BE HONORED WITH THE RECORDING ACADEMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDJOHN CAGE, FRED FOSTER, AND CHRIS STRACHWITZ TO BE HONORED WITH TRUSTEES AWARD EMT AND DR. HARVEY FLETCHER TO RECEIVE TECHNICAL GRAMMY®AWARDS SANTA MONICA, Calif. The Recording Academy®  announcedits Special Merit Awards recipientstoday, and this year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees areRuth Brown,Celia Cruz,Earth, Wind & Fire,Herbie Hancock,Jefferson Airplane,Linda Ronstadt,andRUN DMC.John Cage,Fred Foster, andChris Strachwitz areTrustees Awardhonorees; and EMT and Dr. Harvey FletcherareTechnical GRAMMY® Awardrecipients. A special ceremony and concert celebrating the honorees will be held in the spring of 2016. Additional details regarding the ceremony will be ann…