Well, we’re in the final stretch now of award season. Based on the trailers, general news and my own favorite names in the running this year, here are the SAG nominees I’m hoping will win tonight.


  • Male Actor, Lead Role – Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”
  • Female Actor, Lead Role – Reese Witherspoon, “Wild”
  • Male Actor, Supporting Role – Robert Duvall, “The Judge”
  • Female Actor, Supporting Role – Meryl Streep, “Into the Woods”
  • Cast in a Motion Picture – “Boyhood”
  • Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture – “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” or “Unbroken”


  • Male Actor, TV Movie or Miniseries – Adrien Brody, “Houdini”
  • Female Actor, TV Movie or Miniseries – Maggie Gyllenhaal, “The Honorable Woman”
  • Male Actor, Drama Series – Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones”
  • Female Actor, Drama Series – Claire Danes, “Homeland” or Viola Davis, “How to Get Away with Murder” or Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”
  • Male Actor, Comedy Series – Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”
  • Female Actor, Comedy Series – Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
  • Ensemble in a Drama Series – “Downton Abbey” or “Game of Thrones”
  • Ensemble in a Comedy Series – “The Big Bang Theory”
  • Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series – “Game of Thrones”

As we come up on the Oscars, which acting and movie nominees do you think will win?