>As promised, here are my favorite nominees to win at this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards. Some are guesses as well, based on previous wins this award season.

  • Outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture – “The Social Network” or “Black Swan”
  • Outstanding performance, male actor, lead role – James Franco, “127 Hours”
  • Outstanding performance, female actor, lead role – Natalie Portman, “Black Swan”
  • Outstanding performance, male actor, supporting role – Christian Bale, “The Fighter”
  • Outstanding performance, female actor, supporting role – Hailee Steinfeld, “True Grit”
  • Outstanding performance, ensemble in a drama series – “Boardwalk Empire” or “Mad Men”
  • Outstanding performance, ensemble in a comedy series – “Glee” or “Hot in Cleveland”
  • Outstanding performance, male actor, drama series – Steve Buscemi, “Boardwalk Empire” or Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”
  • Outstanding performance, female actor, drama series – Mariska Hargitay, “Law & Order: SVU”
  • Outstanding performance, male actor, comedy series – Chris Colfer, “Glee”
  • Outstanding performance, female actor, comedy series – Betty White, “Hot in Cleveland”
  • Outstanding performance, male actor, TV movie / miniseries – Al Pacino, “You Don’t Know Jack”
  • Outstanding performance, female actor, TV movie / miniseries – Claire Danes, “Temple Grandin”
  • Outstanding performance, stunt ensemble in a motion picture – “Inception”
  • Outstanding performance, stunt ensemble in a TV series – “Southland”

Sometime next week, I may be going to see “127 Hours” now that it has been given a wider release. So, I’ll post my thoughts about it on here.