SAG Awards Nominations: Complete List

Sag Awards Nominations 2016
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Nominations for the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced on Wednesday morning.

Anna Faris, Anthony Mackie and SAG-AFTRA Executive Vice President Gabrielle Carteris unveiled the nominees at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood.

The awards will be held at the Shrine Auditorium on Jan. 30 following voting by the 165,000 members of SAG-AFTRA. The telecast will air live on TNT and TBS.

Here’s the full list of nominees for the 22nd annual SAG Awards:

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)
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)
BRIE LARSON / Ma – “ROOM” (A24)
HELEN MIRREN / Maria Altmann – “WOMAN IN GOLD” (The Weinstein Company)
SAOIRSE RONAN / Eilis – “BROOKLYN” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
SARAH SILVERMAN / Laney Brooks – “I SMILE BACK” (Broad Green Pictures)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
CHRISTIAN BALE / Michael Burry – “THE BIG SHORT” (Paramount Pictures)
IDRIS ELBA / Commandant – “BEASTS OF NO NATION” (Netflix)
MARK RYLANCE / Abel Rudolph – “BRIDGE OF SPIES” (DreamWorks)
MICHAEL SHANNON / Rick Carver – “99 HOMES” (Broad Green Pictures)
JACOB TREMBLAY / Jack – “ROOM” (A24)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
ROONEY MARA / Therese Belivet – “CAROL” (The Weinstein Company)
RACHEL McADAMS / Sacha Pfeiffer – “SPOTLIGHT” (Open Road Films)
HELEN MIRREN / Hedda Hopper – “TRUMBO” (Bleecker Street)
ALICIA VIKANDER / Gerda Wegener – “THE DANISH GIRL” (Focus Features)
KATE WINSLET / Joanna Hoffman – “STEVE JOBS” (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
BEASTS OF NO NATION (Netflix)
ABRAHAM ATTAH / Agu
KURT EGYIAWAN / 2nd I-C
IDRIS ELBA / Commandant

THE BIG SHORT (Paramount Pictures)
CHRISTIAN BALE / Michael Burry
STEVE CARELL / Mark Baum
RYAN GOSLING / Jared Vennett
MELISSA LEO / Georgia Hale
HAMISH LINKLATER / Porter Collins
JOHN MAGARO / Charlie Geller
BRAD PITT / Ben Rickert
RAFE SPALL / Danny Moses
JEREMY STRONG / Vinny Peters
MARISA TOMEI / Cynthia Baum
FINN WITTROCK / Jamie Shipley

SPOTLIGHT (Open Road Films)
BILLY CRUDUP / Eric MacLeish
BRIAN D’ARCY JAMES / Matty Carroll
MICHAEL KEATON / Walter “Robby” Robinson
RACHEL McADAMS / Sacha Pfeiffer
MARK RUFFALO / Michael Rezendes
LIEV SCHREIBER / Marty Baron
JOHN SLATTERY / Ben Bradlee, Jr.
STANLEY TUCCI / Mitchell Garabedian

STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (Universal Pictures)
NEIL BROWN JR. / DJ Yella
PAUL GIAMATTI / Jerry Heller
COREY HAWKINS / Dr. Dre
ALDIS HODGE / MC Ren
O’SHEA JACKSON JR. / Ice Cube
JASON MITCHELL / Eazy-E

TRUMBO (Bleecker Street)
ADEWALE AKINNUOYE-AGBAJE / Virgil Brooks
LOUIS C.K. / Arlen Hird
BRYAN CRANSTON / Dalton Trumbo
DAVID JAMES ELLIOTT / John Wayne
ELLE FANNING / Niki Trumbo
JOHN GOODMAN / Frank King
DIANE LANE / Cleo Trumbo
HELEN MIRREN / Hedda Hopper
MICHAEL STUHLBARG / Edward G. Robinson
ALAN TUDYK / Ian McLellan Hunter

TELEVISION PROGRAMS

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
IDRIS ELBA / DCI John Luther – “LUTHER” (BBC America)
BEN KINGSLEY / Grand Vizier Ay – “TUT” (Spike)
RAY LIOTTA / Lorca/Tom Mitchell – “TEXAS RISING” (History)
BILL MURRAY / Himself – “A VERY MURRAY CHRISTMAS” (Netflix)
MARK RYLANCE / Thomas Cromwell – “WOLF HALL” (Masterpiece/PBS)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
NICOLE KIDMAN / Grace – “GRACE OF MONACO” (Lifetime)
QUEEN LATIFAH / Bessie Smith – “BESSIE” (HBO)
CHRISTINA RICCI / Lizzie Borden – “THE LIZZIE BORDEN CHRONICLES” (Lifetime)
SUSAN SARANDON / Gladys Mortenson – “THE SECRET LIFE OF MARILYN MONROE” (Lifetime)
KRISTEN WIIG / Delores DeWinter – “THE SPOILS BEFORE DYING” (IFC)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
PETER DINKLAGE / Tyrion Lannister – “GAME OF THRONES” (HBO)
JON HAMM / Don Draper – “MAD MEN” (AMC)
RAMI MALEK / Elliot – “MR. ROBOT” (USA Network)
BOB ODENKIRK / Jimmy McGill – “BETTER CALL SAUL” (AMC)
KEVIN SPACEY / Francis Underwood – “HOUSE OF CARDS” (Netflix)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
CLAIRE DANES / Carrie Mathison – “HOMELAND” (Showtime)
VIOLA DAVIS / Annalise Keating – “HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER” (ABC)
JULIANNA MARGULIES / Alicia Florrick – “THE GOOD WIFE” (CBS)
MAGGIE SMITH / Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham – “DOWNTON ABBEY” (Masterpiece/PBS)
ROBIN WRIGHT / Claire Underwood – “HOUSE OF CARDS” (Netflix)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
TY BURRELL / Phil Dunphy – “MODERN FAMILY” (ABC)
LOUIS C.K. / Louie – “LOUIE” (FX Networks)
WILLIAM H. MACY / Frank – “SHAMELESS” (Showtime)
JIM PARSONS / Sheldon Cooper – “THE BIG BANG THEORY” (CBS)
JEFFREY TAMBOR / Maura Pfefferman – “TRANSPARENT” (Amazon)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
UZO ADUBA / Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren – “ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK” (Netflix)
EDIE FALCO / Jackie Peyton – “NURSE JACKIE” (Showtime)
ELLIE KEMPER / Kimmy Schmidt – “UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT” (Netflix)
JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS / President Selina Meyer – “VEEP” (HBO)
AMY POEHLER / Leslie Knope – “PARKS AND RECREATION” (NBC)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
DOWNTON ABBEY (Masterpiece/PBS)
HUGH BONNEVILLE / Robert, Earl of Grantham
LAURA CARMICHAEL / Lady Edith Crawley
JIM CARTER / Mr. Carson
RAQUEL CASSIDY / Baxter
BRENDAN COYLE / Mr. Bates
TOM CULLEN / Anthony Gillingham
MICHELLE DOCKERY / Lady Mary Crawley
KEVIN DOYLE / Mr. Molesley
JOANNE FROGGATT / Anna Bates
LILY JAMES / Lady Rose
ROBERT JAMES-COLLIER / Thomas Barrow
ALLEN LEECH / Tom Branson
PHYLLIS LOGAN / Mrs. Hughes
ELIZABETH McGOVERN / Cora, Countess of Grantham
SOPHIE McSHERA / Daisy
LESLEY NICOL / Mrs. Patmore
JULIAN OVENDEN / Charles Blake
DAVID ROBB / Dr. Clarkson
MAGGIE SMITH / Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
PENELOPE WILTON / Isobel Crawley

GAME OF THRONES (HBO)
ALFIE ALLEN / Theon Greyjoy
IAN BEATTIE / Ser Meryn Trant
JOHN BRADLEY / Samwell Tarly
GWENDOLINE CHRISTIE / Brienne of Tarth
EMILIA CLARKE / Daenerys Targaryen
MICHAEL CONDRON / Bowen Marsh
NIKOLAJ COSTER-WALDAU / Jaime Lannister
BEN CROMPTON / Dolorous Edd
LIAM CUNNINGHAM / Ser Davos Seaworth
STEPHEN DILLANE / Stannis Baratheon
PETER DINKLAGE / Tyrion Lannister
NATHALIE EMMANUEL / Missandei
TARA FITZGERALD / Selyse Baratheon
JEROME FLYNN / Bronn
BRIAN FORTUNE / Othell Yarwyck
JOEL FRY / Hizdahr Zo Loraq
AIDAN GILLEN / Littlefinger Petyr Baelish
IAIN GLEN / Ser Jorah Mormont
KIT HARINGTON / Jon Snow
LENA HEADEY / Cersei Lannister
MICHIEL HUISMAN / Daario Naharis
HANNAH MURRAY / Gilly
BRENOCK O’CONNOR / Olly
DANIEL PORTMAN / Podrick Payne
IWAN RHEON / Ramsay Snow
OWEN TEALE / Ser Alliser Thorne
SOPHIE TURNER / Sansa Stark
CARICE VAN HOUTEN / Melisandre
MAISIE WILLIAMS / Arya Stark
TOM WLASCHIHA / Jaqen H’ghar

HOMELAND (Showtime)
F. MURRAY ABRAHAM / Dar Adal
ATHEER ADEL / Numan
CLAIRE DANES / Carrie Mathison
ALEXANDER FEHLING / Jonas Hollander
RUPERT FRIEND / Peter Quinn
NINA HOSS / Astrid
RENÉ IFRAH / Bibi
MARK IVANIR / Ivan Krupin
SEBASTIAN KOCH / Otto Dűring
MIRANDA OTTO / Allison Carr
MANDY PATINKIN / Saul Berenson
SARAH SOKOLOVIC / Laura Sutton

HOUSE OF CARDS (Netflix)
MAHERSHALA ALI / Remy Danton
DEREK CECIL / Seth Grayson
NATHAN DARROW / Edward Meechum
MICHAEL KELLY / Doug Stamper
ELIZABETH MARVEL / Heather Dunbar
MOLLY PARKER / Jackie Sharp
JIMMI SIMPSON / Gavin Orsay
KEVIN SPACEY / Francis Underwood
PAUL SPARKS / Thomas Yates
ROBIN WRIGHT / Claire Underwood

MAD MEN (AMC)
SOLA BAMIS / Shirley
STEPHANIE DRAKE / Meredith
JAY R. FERGUSON / Stan Rizzo
BRUCE GREENWOOD / Richard Burghoff
JON HAMM / Don Draper
CHRISTINA HENDRICKS / Joan Harris
JANUARY JONES / Betty Francis
VINCENT KARTHEISER / Pete Campbell
ELISABETH MOSS / Peggy Olson
KEVIN RAHM / Ted Chaough
KIERNAN SHIPKA / Sally Draper
JOHN SLATTERY / Roger Sterling
RICH SOMMER / Harry Crane
AARON STATON / Ken Cosgrove
MASON VALE COTTON / Bobby Draper

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
THE BIG BANG THEORY (CBS)
MAYIM BIALIK / Amy Farrah Fowler
KALEY CUOCO / Penny
JOHNNY GALECKI / Leonard Hofstadter
SIMON HELBERG / Howard Wolowitz
KUNAL NAYYAR / Rajesh Koothrappali
JIM PARSONS / Sheldon Cooper
MELISSA RAUCH / Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz

KEY & PEELE (Comedy Central)
KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY / Various Characters
JORDAN PEELE / Various Characters

MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
JULIE BOWEN / Claire Dunphy
TY BURRELL / Phil Dunphy
AUBREY ANDERSON EMMONS / Lily Tucker-Pritchett
JESSE TYLER FERGUSON / Mitchell Pritchett
NOLAN GOULD / Luke Dunphy
SARAH HYLAND / Haley Dunphy
ED O’NEILL / Jay Pritchett
RICO RODRIGUEZ / Manny Delgado
ERIC STONESTREET / Cameron Tucker
SOFIA VERGARA / Gloria Delgado-Pritchett
ARIEL WINTER / Alex Dunphy

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (Netflix)
UZO ADUBA / Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren
MIKE BIRBIGLIA / Danny Pearson
MARSHA STEPHANIE BLAKE / Berdie Rogers
DANIELLE BROOKS / Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson
LAVERNE COX / Sophia Burset
JACKIE CRUZ / Marisol “Flaca” Gonzales
CATHERINE CURTIN / Wanda Bell
LEA DELARIA / Carrie “Big Boo” Black
BETH FOWLER / Sister Jane Ingalls
JOEL MARSH GARLAND / Scott O’Neill
KIMIKO GLENN / Brook Soso
ANNIE GOLDEN / Norma Romano
DIANE GUERRERO / Maritza Ramos
MICHAEL J. HARNEY / Sam Healy
VICKY JEUDY / Janae Watson
SELENIS LEYVA / Gloria Mendoza
TARYN MANNING / Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett
ADRIENNE C. MOORE / Black Cindy
KATE MULGREW / Galina “Red” Reznikov
EMMA MYLES / Leanne Taylor
MATT PETERS / Joel Luschek
LORI PETTY / Lolly Whitehill
JESSICA PIMENTEL / Maria Ruiz
DASCHA POLANCO / Dayanara Diaz
LAURA PREPON / Alex Vause
ELIZABETH RODRIGUEZ / Aleida Diaz
RUBY ROSE / Stella Carlin
NICK SANDOW / Joe Caputo
ABIGAIL SAVAGE / Gina
TAYLOR SCHILLING / Piper Chapman
CONSTANCE SHULMAN / Yoga Jones
DALE SOULES / Frieda
YAEL STONE / Lorna Morello
SAMIRA WILEY / Poussey Washington

TRANSPARENT (Amazon)
ALEXANDRA BILLINGS / Davina Rejennae
CARRIE BROWNSTEIN / Syd Feldman
JAY DUPLASS / Josh Pfefferman
KATHRYN HAHN / Raquel Fein
GABY HOFFMANN / Ali Pfefferman
CHERRY JONES / Leslie Mackinaw
AMY LANDECKER / Sarah Pfefferman
JUDITH LIGHT / Shelly Pfefferman
HARI NEF / Gittel/Gerson
EMILY ROBINSON / Rose Boymelgreen
JEFFREY TAMBOR / Maura Pfefferman

VEEP (HBO)
DIEDRICH BADER / Bill Ericsson
SUFE BRADSHAW / Sue Wilson
ANNA CHLUMSKY / Amy Brookheimer
GARY COLE / Kent Davidson
KEVIN DUNN / Ben Cafferty
TONY HALE / Gary Walsh
HUGH LAURIE / Tom James
JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS / President Selina Meyer
PHIL REEVES / Doyle
SAM RICHARDSON / Richard
REID SCOTT / Dan Egan
TIMOTHY SIMONS / Jonah Ryan
SARAH SUTHERLAND / Catherine
MATT WALSH / Mike McLintock

SAG AWARDS® HONORS FOR STUNT ENSEMBLES

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
“EVEREST” (Universal Pictures)
“FURIOUS 7” (Universal Pictures)
“JURASSIC WORLD” (Universal Pictures)
“MAD MAX: FURY ROAD” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
“MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION” (Paramount Pictures)

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
“THE BLACKLIST” (NBC)
“GAME OF THRONES” (HBO)
“HOMELAND” (Showtime)
“MARVEL’S DAREDEVIL” (Netflix)
“THE WALKING DEAD” (AMC)

LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

52nd Annual SAG Life Achievement Award
CAROL BURNETT

 

Updated January 30, 3016: 2016 SAG Awards: Full Winners List here.

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  1. Alan says:

    Jason Trembley should have been nominated for the Oscar.

  2. Chris says:

    It’s interesting that even the SAG nominations only have one AA nomination– Idris Elba. Why no furor over this? The actors themselves– not just “old white men” voted almost the same way. This is inconvenient to their argument, though, so it doesn’t exist. Could it be that as AA are the best at basketball, white people are the best at acting?

    • Alan says:

      Enough, Chris. First, Jada Pinkett, would have never opened her mouth if her husband was nominated. Second, his performance was okay. Will Smith has been outstanding in many roles including “Six Degrees Of Separation”, “Ali” and “The Pursuit Of Happiness”. (He was nominated for the Academy Award for “BEST ACTOR”, for “Ali” and “The Pursuit Of Happiness”.) He overdid it in “Concussion”. Let’s make a fuss that Johnny Depp wasn’t nominated for the Oscar for “Black Mass”. If Will Smith was smart, he would tell his talentless wife to keep her trap shut, before she destroys his career. Hollywood needs to hire more black actors and put them in Oscar worthy material. That’s what needs to be done. Moronic Jada wants to boycott. That’s right alienate yourselves more. Will Smith should go to the Oscars and be proud of the work he did this year. The “Globes” recognized him with a nomination, but the Oscars didn’t, “Boo Hoo”. Get over it and make good movies. Not that Jada ever will, because she’s talentless.

  3. Erlinda fantauzzi says:

    Why not a Job for a position called “the fan”. With all the artsy reviews and slanted reviews we need honest feedback from the general public who actually pay for their tickets. No screener .. No perks.. Just cold cash. Without us movies would not earn money. What drives people like me who will see some movies over and over and who watch movies all genres. We don’t matter?

  4. SalULoyd says:

    Michael Shannon for 99HOMES, my top film of 2015.

  5. PBrookwell says:

    the snub for sam heugen as actor, tobias menzies, outlander drama series & outlandler cast is a huge disappointment! i’ve read the entire book series twice & the casting was sp[ot on! what a huge letdown for such great performances!

  6. JD Rourke says:

    While I agree with many of the year’s nominations, I’m confounded and disappointed that Tom Hardy was overlooked for his phenomenal work in Legend.

    As acting goes, Hardy nailed dual performances, playing both Kray brothers. Hardy gave each character (brother) fully fleshed out personalities and their own individual quirks and nuances.

    SAG needs to do a better job voting for what is the strongest acting, as opposed to the trendiest.

  7. T Cervantes says:

    Are you kidding me – no individual nominations for anyone from Straight Outta Compton – not even Easy E or Ice Cube. Shame on you – and these are
    nominations by peer? Hello – did anyone see the movie?

  8. Tracy Jane Wilton says:

    Johnny Depp should get the Screen Actors Guild Award for “Black Mass”. If there is any justice in the film world he should also be awarded the Best Actor Award at the Academy Awards for “Black Mass”. His performance in this film was that of an academy award winner, such an amazing transformation on screen both in his compelling , convincing and amazing acting talent ; and the make up artistry of Joel Harlow in the transformation was fantastic. Johnny’s Boston accent was spot on I am British but I know people from Boston and am familiar with this accent. Johnny portrayed Whitey Bulger as an evil, flawed psychopathic human being with few savings graces other than the love for his Mother and Son and the way in which he would help elderly ladies with their shopping! This is my film of the year. I have seen “Black Mass” four times, and found this film compelling and interesting every time. Johnny’s co-stars in the film delivered compelling performances too; Joel Egerton as Agent Connolley and Benedict Cumberbatch as lSenator Billy Bulger were compelling as we’re Dakota Johnson as Whitey Bulger ‘s
    Partner and Juno Temple as the stepdaughter of one of the Winter Hill Gang. Johnny Depp was deserving of an Oscar for “Sweeney Todd” as his acting was superb and his singing voice was amazing. He was also nominated for Academy Awards (Oscars) for “Pirates of The Caribbean – The Curse of The Black Pearl” and Finding Neverland”. I feel he should have also been nominated and awarded an Oscar for “The Libertine”, “Public Enemies” and “Donnie Brasco”. Plus Johnny is a top notch actor and is a very humble , humorous human being who does not treat cast and crew in a contemptuous , divaish manner like some actors. I have had the honour of meeting Johnny five times at premieres in Britain and he is the most genuine, humble actor in Hollywood. He gives generously of his time and spends ages signing autographs and appearing in selfies for his fans.He is also generous to charities in both the USA and Britain.Johnny is a very professional and extremely talented actor. He is the greatest actor of his generation and in my opinion the greatest actor of all time. He truly deserves the Screen Actors Guild Award and an Academy Award for “Black Mass” due to his stellar performance and to redress the balance of the previous injustices against Johnny at previous Academy Awards ceremonies.

  9. Was Tom Hanks’s performance in Bridge of Spies so good that it was ignored?

  10. JMinSanDiegoCA says:

    As a nerd, I’ve been on the receiving end of many recommendations to watch “The Big Bang Theory.” People tell me I’ll love it.

    Well, I’ve tried. The laugh track drove me away, each time. Maybe I read too much. Books let me decide what’s funny.

  11. Maddy S. says:

    I love movies and cable television’s continual ability to entrance us with new drama series. Game of Thrones, The Leftovers, Magic City as well as the White Queen are some of my favorites.
    Perhaps some may disagree. However, in all respects, I don’t understand the snub, entirely of “Outlander” the Starz drama series, which returns for a second year this Spring. The performances were truly moving and in some cases, remarkable!
    Certainly, I was truly moved.
    I suspect, often, that these award shows are motivated by factors other than “performance”.
    For these reasons, I only watch them, if at all, to see what the actors/actresses are wearing (lol).

  12. Malissa R. says:

    Still no acknowledgement for Outlander. An absolute crime.

  13. Bobbi says:

    I hope I’m not alone in being completely confused…BUT, I have a difficult time distinguishing one award show from the other. Why not keep it simple by recognizing performances in TV, movies, stage and music. After awhile, it’s as if people are getting participation trophies. You either win the World Series, Super Bowl, Olympics or you don’t. You’re either the Valedictorian, or you’re not. It just seems like performances are less meaningful with so many different opinions. Who are ALL these people that decide who’s a winner and who’s not, and WHY?

    • Alaia says:

      This one is actors giving each other a pat on the back. Peers. Which, again, leaves me baffled as to how some of the best shows on TV this year did not make the cut.

      • Bobbi says:

        Ummmm, if this particular awards show is actors recognizing their peers, then perhaps they should do that over a beer or invite one another to a big BBQ. That’s my point – it appears that ALL the nominations, in ALL categories and genres are subjective. What appears to be great entertainment to one judge or critic, may be overlooked by another. The general public knows what they like, reflected in ratings, record sales, and ticket sales at the box office and theater, However; many times these popular programs and performances are COMPLETELY disregarded and snubbed…as many people have posted. Why is it that some of the very best overall productions (all genres) are completely overlooked, especially when they have great ratings and/or make a ton of money? How many times has a movie won an Oscar for best picture, and the general public has never seen it, or even HEARD of it? It seems these awards shows are red carpet fiascos and seldom reflect what the public relates to… so what’s the criteria? What’s the Hollywood secret that the public – the people that pay the studio bills, don’t know? We know what we like, what we’ll buy a ticket for, watch on TV, listen to and sit through, and I can tell you this…anything trying to make a political statement, usually doesn’t cut it for most of us. Why doesn’t Hollywood listen to us? Why have so many great shows and performances been overlooked for this awards show?

  14. KGI says:

    No “Outlander”??? Superb acting for both season 1A and 1B.

    • Pedro says:

      You are confusing quality with quantity.

      So far, Jurrasic World and Furious 7 are the movies that made most money this year. And while I love them both, I have to say that, by no means, they had the best scripts or acting performances of the year.

      I agree the Oscars have become too elitist and political, but I can’t agree that they should just nominate the most popular films either.

      Just because McDonald’s sells a lot, it won’t get a best restaurant award,

    • Maddy S. says:

      I didn’t read the comment before I posted mine. I NEVER post.
      However, I was so annoyed at the Outlander snub I had to say something. A snub of the highest rated Starz original series EVER!
      I don’t think the final episodes of Sam Heughan and Tobias Menzies in the jail cell are rivaled by many actors. I was so affected that it stayed with me for days.
      It’s not often I get to feel that way about any performance…and I read all the books!
      Nevertheless, I agree wholeheartedly!

  15. Alaia says:

    I think The Leftovers should have been nominated for ensemble.

    And nothing for Fargo?!? What??

  16. TV2015 says:

    Sorry but those miniseries are Shit (well, Idris Elba/Luther is nice). The tv comedies are mediocre as usual. In Drama, House of cards, homeland, downton abbey are NOT some of the best shows this year. Game of thrones is great of course, this season wasn’t bad but it was a let down. SO my love goes to Mad Men, but it probably won’t win, let’s hope Jon Hamm wins at least. Happy for Rami Malek’s nomination!
    These award shows… i think we feel weird and sad with tv nominations, many times.
    I can’t say nothing against Game of thrones and Mad Men, these two are superior to everything else, maybe not this year but as a whole, probably two of the best shows ever made.
    Justified makes me sad, i really believe it is one of the best shows of the century, i adore that show, it should be nominated, it should be winning awards, but they ignored it; and Yes, the last season deserves it more than the other shows, it was a great end, a great tv season, one of the best of the year in my opinion, and the finale was perfect beautiful. Downton Abbey has nice costumes, House of cards looks very good and it has Kevin Spacey, and Homeland is ok not that great honestly, i’m not saying these are not good tv shows but there are better out there, they shouldn’t be nominated every year, is not fair.

  17. Robyn Wh. says:

    Hate to do this, BUT actor Sam Heaghan from OUTLANDER T.V. Series One – Part 2 is outstanding and grossly overlooked..

  18. Ruth says:

    Hmm, where is Benicio del Toro for supporting actor (Sicario)?

  19. Sophie says:

    Wishing Macbeth movie be considered for movie awards. Golden Globes, PGA, Bafta, and OSCARS.
    Marion Cotillard’s amazing performance deserves an Academy Award nom.

  20. We stopped taking this post serious after seeing Sarah Silverman as an outstanding lead nominee for her role in “I Smile Back”

  21. Bill B. says:

    I haven’t a clue what to say. There are major inclusions and omissions in every film category.

  22. Nothing for “The Leftovers”????? by far the bet written, best acted series, best series EVER!!!

  23. Sushi says:

    Bill Murray, playing HIMSELF deserves a nomination? What a wasted spot.

  24. Brandon Bell says:

    My only question to all of you who are complaining about the nominations, Did you see all of the projects that were considered? And you do know the nominating committees are blindly chosen and they are members from across the country. I would suggest they are a better representation of performers from across the country and their sense of the world, than the insular members of the Academy who are largely in LA and to a lesser degree, New York.

  25. spf1227 says:

    The SAG officially has its head up its A-S-S.

  26. ALM77 says:

    Some serious snubs here. No Tom Hardy, Mark Ruffalo or Michael Keaton? Even no Oscar Isaac…Ex Machina was this year. Speaking of Isaac, nothing for him or HBO’s ‘Show Me a Hero’??? Crazy.

    • kate says:

      Well Tom has said over and over again these awards can go f**k themselves. He’d rather take home a pile of s**t than an award.

  27. lyta says:

    i think this would be the year were the SAG and Oscar nominations will be more different… i dont see the academy chosing Cranston over Damon or Hanks… i dont think they will also go for Trembley or Bale over hardy, Ruffalo or Keaton… and i deffinily not see them going Silverman over Lawrence… this deffinly proved that Sag Aftra is mostly ruled by tv actors, that they showed their loved for Cranston, Silverman and Beast of no nation, who are recognise in the acting community but not neccesarily for film.

  28. POP says:

    Nicole Kidman in GRACE… ?? did the nominating jury actually watch it? weird indeed

  29. Gregg Hamel says:

    And where is ‘Fargo’ for ensemble cast. They are truly great.

  30. Gregg Hamel says:

    Surprised Jennifer Lawrence was left off for ‘Joy’.

  31. Dave Hunter says:

    Where’s Mark Ruffalo for Best Supporting Actor? Major oversight by excluding him.

  32. Zoe says:

    Annoying to see Mara and Vikander on the supporting list.

  33. Goodbyenoway says:

    Some of these nominations are totally bizarre!!!!

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