Sam & Leslie: SAGs Best Couple

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 22, 2018 16:09:49 January 22, 2018 16:09:49
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Do you love them as much as I love them? Do you love Leslie Bibb as much as I love her? Did you see her interview Guiliana Rancic on the red carpet and make it one of the best interviews of the night? Guiliana was supposed to be interviewing them, of course. Full Story

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Niecy Nash, Olivia Munn, and …Chris Pratt? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 22, 2018 15:11:48 January 22, 2018 15:11:48
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Two weeks ago at the Critics’ Choice Awards, Olivia Munn (who hosted) did a bit with Niecy Nash calling out Hollywood predators and also Mark Wahlberg. I was into it. And I was into the repeat performance last night when they co-presented at the SAGs, making a point that there were no Asian nominees in the Best Actor in a Drama Series category. Full Story

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Allison Janney: SAG Seventh Win

Duana Posted by Duana at January 22, 2018 14:53:34 January 22, 2018 14:53:34
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Is it not amazing how the movies and shows and performances get shifted or elevated or changed in your mind?  I saw I, Tonya before it was in wide release, so those who had seen it at film festivals were mostly talked out and everyone who hadn’t seen it yet weren't done yet.  And like I’ve written before, I literally thought about it every day. Full Story

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Frances and her “doorstops”

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 22, 2018 13:55:40 January 22, 2018 13:55:40
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On Saturday, the Producers Guild awarded its best picture honour to The Shape Of Water. The PGAs are reliable predictors for Oscar, although they chose La La Land last year and Moonlight went on to win. Last night, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri won for Best Ensemble, the SAG equivalent of Best Picture. Full Story

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You Need Gina Rodriguez In Your Life

Duana Posted by Duana at January 22, 2018 13:34:45 January 22, 2018 13:34:45
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I am all about the SAG awards having only female presenters, and it was pleasantly not noticeable in the way that men must feel all the time but I was of the opinion that Gina Rodriguez presenting with Megan Mullally was a slightly odd pairing, first of all, and a thankless task for both of them. I especially like how they were scripted to talk about the fact that each of their shows were groundbreaking and showcased a variety of communities … and then they presented the best Male Actor in a miniseries to – SING IT WITH ME – five white men. Full Story

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Tracee Ellis Ross: on agency and shoes

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 22, 2018 12:45:15 January 22, 2018 12:45:15
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As Duana just noted, there were a LOT of sequins going on last night. Every other dress glittered. Tracee Ellis Ross glittered in a breathtaking white Ralph & Russo gown with a wrap-around cape situation that fell off one shoulder. Full Story

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Kristen Bell, First Host

Duana Posted by Duana at January 22, 2018 12:28:53 January 22, 2018 12:28:53
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The SAG awards doesn’t get enough credit for being its own kind of weirdo awards show. It’s mercifully brief, there aren’t really ‘bits’ aside from the whole “I am an actor” business, and am I the only one who likes the whole long, slanted tables so nobody’s exactly in front thing?  That said, I feel like they didn’t do enough with Kristen Bell as host. Full Story

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Dear Gossips,

The Screen Actors Guild Awards are happening on Sunday. Will you watch? The SAGs aren’t as highly rated as the Golden Globes or the Grammys or the Oscars. And there’s some kind of football game on the same night.  Read Full Intro

What Else?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 19, 2018 21:33:31 January 19, 2018 21:33:31

Colin Firth has released a statement about Woody Allen. Well, more like a sentence, really. And it’s hard to read tone into it. Which is good, in the one sense, because that statement is clear, definitive, leaves no room for interpretation. Full Story

CHICAGO WEST

Duana Posted by Duana at January 19, 2018 21:20:39 January 19, 2018 21:20:39
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Noooooope this is not the way any of us thought this was going to go. Not one of us. Don’t you lie.  Nobody saw this coming. About a month ago Lainey really latched onto my suggestion of ‘Truth’  -- and I mean, based on ‘North’ and ‘Saint’, I felt good about that. Full Story