SAG Awards: 'Spotlight' Victory Confirms We Have an Oscar Race, Folks! (Analysis)

January 31, 2016 5:48 AM

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SAG Awards: 'Spotlight' Victory Confirms We Have an Oscar Race, Folks! (Analysis)

As if the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences needed some more salt thrown into the gaping wound it suffered upon the announcement of this year's Oscar nominations, the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards produced the most diverse set of winners in the event's history.

With Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs sitting in the audience, Idris Elba was awarded the best supporting actor prize for his performance in Beasts of No Nation — one that the Academy's actors branch didn't even nominate — and there were many other winners of color on the TV side, including Elb...

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