Mo's Digital Last Word: SAGs
Screen Actors Guild Awards were passed out last night. Lots of pretty people patting themselves on the back; this is actors voting for actors, with none of those boring technical awards for, like, sound editing.
Big winners included Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything, Julianne Moore for Still Alice, and the entire cast for Birdman.
OnTV, Orange is the New Black and Downtown Abbey won the ensemble awards.
The best moment for me was Carrie Fisher giving her mother Debbie Reynolds a Lifetime Achievement award. She said Reynolds has been more than a mother to her, but not much.
You don’t need a therapist to see there are more issues there than on a newsstand.
Birdman also edged ahead at the Producer’s Guild Awards, winning the top prize, which is a serious Oscar indicator. Those prizes are coming down the pike, and not a moment too soon.
Your daily dose of Mo with the Last Word – 01/26/15
Mo's Digital Last Word: BIG BOX
Well that didn’t take long … American Sniper shot past the 200 million dollar mark this weekend, taking the top spot at the box office.
It didn‘t matter what critics thought of The Boy Next Door, – Jennifer Lopez’s poor man’s version of Fatal Attraction – it still took in enough sales to make second place.
Paddington rounded out the top 3.
The Wedding Ringer took fourth spot and Taken 3 sits in the 5th position.
If you’re wondering what smells like fish on Monday, that would be Mortdecai, which is stinking up the joint with a mere 8 million take over 3 days.