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Doubt Leads SAG Award Nominations

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    The members of the Screen Actors Guild recently took a short break from calling for the replacement of their union's leadership to vote on those which they felt were the year's best performances. And this morning, in Los Angeles, the nominations for this year's SAG Awards were announced! Since actors constitute the Academy's largest voting bloc, SAG's awards are typically a more accurate Oscar predictor than most of the other meaningless ones you've been hearing about lately. Doubt picked up five nods, including ones for Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Viola Davis, plus one for Best Cast (which is basically SAG's Best Picture). Milk and Benjamin Button tied for three, followed by Frost/Nixon, Slumdog, and The Dark Knight with two each. Somewhat predictably, Wall-E was shut out. The full list (of nominations anyone cares about!) is after the jump.

    Best Actor:
    Richard Jenkins, The Visitor
    Frank Langella, Frost/Nixon
    Sean Penn, Milk
    Brad Pitt, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

    Best Actress:
    Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married
    Angelina Jolie, Changeling
    Melissa Leo, Frozen River
    Meryl Streep, Doubt
    Kate Winslet, Revolutionary Road

    Best Supporting Actor:
    Josh Brolin, Milk
    Robert Downey Jr., Tropic Thunder
    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Doubt
    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
    Dev Patel, Slumdog Millionaire

    Best Supporting Actress:
    Amy Adams, Doubt
    Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
    Viola Davis, Doubt
    Taraji P. Henson, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Kate Winslet, The Reader

    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture:
    Doubt
    Frost/Nixon
    Milk
    Slumdog Millionaire
    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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