The Phenomenon Of “Hidden Figures!” Screen Actors Guild Upset! Shining A Light On Neglected History!

The Screen Actors Guild shocked the awards season by giving their top prize to “Hidden Figures” instead of “LaLa Land” –

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SAG Shocks Awards Season!

The Screen Actors Guild turned awards season upside down when they awarded best ensemble (their Best Picture Award) to “Hidden Figures”, a stunning upset over heavily favored “LaLa Land”!

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Prepare To Be Inspired!

I love to share positive stories like this – there is a quiet “phenomenon” underway in our country for the terrific historical drama “Hidden Figures”, which now includes the SAG Awards upset, and a nomination for Best Picture of 2016!

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The Screen Actors Guild Awards have proven to be a good indicator of how Oscar is voting, since the acting block is the largest one in the Motion Picture Academy. This continues the surprising awards run for the film, which is also a box office smash.

Oscar nominations were revealed Tuesday, January 24th, and “Hidden Figures” was nominated for best picture of the year.

The story of “Hidden Figures” is inspiring: it reveals…

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5 replies

  1. What a truly wonderful film Hidden Figures is. It’s been far too long since I’ve felt such a mix of emotions during a movie: disgust, anger, suspense and, most of all, joy. A great way to start 2017!

  2. Great! While I certainly enjoyed La La Land and no doubt it will win many awards, it isn’t even close to West Side Story and there are too many other great films out there that should get an award. Like ‘Hidden Figures’.

  3. Nice to see that La La Land isn’t going to win everything!
    Best wishes, Pete.

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