The Screen Actors Guild Awards are tomorrow night, so of course I have to post my film winner predictions. It's fun this year that every category doesn't seem like an absolute slam dunk. Without further ado:
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
I think Fences is a close second here, mostly because of the very strong performances of Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. Moonlight is the better film in my opinion, and not dominated by one or two powerhouse roles. Manchester by the Sea has the most nominations (3), but I actually think they'll come in 3rd.
Actress in a Leading Role
Emma Stone (La La Land)
I truly would not be shocked if Meryl took this, remembering that the voters include only actors and her Golden Globes speech probably spoke most closely to them, as far as industry insiders go. Awarding Streep could be a political statement, and then they'll give the Oscar to Emma.
Actor in Leading Role
Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)
Denzel is a very close second for me here.
Actress in a Supporting Role
Viola Davis (Fences)
Actor in a Supporting Role
Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)
Maybe not as guaranteed as Viola, but pretty close.