In the last ten days, the most important prizes of the American unions have been awarded: those for best director, producers and best performances.
Starting with the Daniels ‘ win at the DGA, Everything Everywhere All at Once has gained new momentum, cemented in the last few days before by winning the PGA for best picture and following today with four wins at the SAG.
The film is now the absolute favorite but we remind you that the last vote for the Oscars will be held in the next few days, from 2 to 7 March, while the awards ceremony will be held on 12 March.
Let’s recap the winners:
Director Guild Awards
– Feature Film
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” (A24)
– First-Time Feature Film Director
Charlotte Wells, “Aftersun” (A24)
– Drama Series
Sam Levinson, “Euphoria” – “Stand Still Like the Hummingbird” (HBO)
– Comedy Series
Bill Hader, “Barry” – “710N” (HBO)
– Movies for Television and Limited Series
Helen Shaver, “Station Eleven” – “Who’s There?” (HBO Max)
– Variety Talk/News/Sports (Regularly Scheduled Programming)
Liz Patrick, “Saturday Night Live,” “Host and Musical Guest Jack Harlow” (NBC)
– Variety Talk/News/Sports (Specials)
Glenn P. Weiss, “The 75th Annual Tony Awards” (CBS)
– Reality Programs
Ben Simms, “Running Wilds with Bear Grylls” – “Florence Pugh in the Volcanic Rainforests of Costa Rica” (National Geographic Channel)
– Children’s Programs
Anne Renton, “Best Foot Forward” – “Halloween” (Apple TV+)
Sara Dosa, “Fire of Love” (National Geographic)
Kim Gehrig (Somesuch, Inc.)
Producers Guild Awards
Only three times since 2009 has the PGA-winning film failed to win Best Picture at the Oscars. During the evening Tom Cruise won the David O. Selznick Achievement Award, which honors a producer or group of producers for their outstanding work in film.
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” (A24)
“Navalny” (CNN/Warner Bros.)
Best Animated Feature
“Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio” (Netflix)
Outstanding Drama Series
“The White Lotus” (HBO)
Outstanding Comedy Series
“The Bear” (FX)
Outstanding Limited Series
“The Dropout” (Hulu)
Outstanding Premiere for a Television Movie/Streaming
“Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” (Roku Channel)
Best Documentary Series
“Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy” (CNN)
Outstanding Live/Variety/Talk Series
“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” (HBO)
Best Game & Competition Television
“Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls” (Amazon Prime)
Screen Actors Guild Awards
The awards ceremony, which saw Everything Everywhere All at Once dominate, ended a few hours ago . The Daniels -directed film won four of the five categories in which it was nominated: best ensemble cast; Best Actress in Lead ( Michelle Yeoh ) and Supporting ( Jamie Lee Curtis ) and Best Supporting Actor ( Ke Huy Quan ).
Two historic victories for Yeoh and Quan, the first Asians to take home the statuette.
Brendan Fraser won for his performance in The Whale , while Best Stunt Doubles were Top Gun: Maverick .
As for television productions, Jason Bateman won Best Drama Actor for Ozark , while Jennifer Coolidge won Best Drama Actress for The White Lotus . Jeremy Allen White received the SAG for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, with The Bear , while Jean Smart with Hacks. Sam Elliott for 1883 and Jessica Chastain for George and Tammy went to the awards for Outstanding Actor in a Limited Series.
Finally, the award for Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series went to The White Lotus , Abbott Elementary took home the one for Comedy Series. The Best Small Screen Stunt Award went to Stranger Things .
Sally Field received the Life Achievement Award for “her achievements in her career and in the humanitarian field”. The award was presented to her by Andrew Garfield with whom she starred in two films of The Amazing Spider-Man.