Sag Honors Its Own
What several critics regarded as movies with the showiest performances received the most nominations for Screen Actors Guild awards today (Thursday). Inglourious Basterds, Precious, An Education, The Hurt Locker and Nine were nominated for outstanding performance by a motion picture cast, the guild's counterpart to the best picture award. Nominees for best actor included Jeff Bridges ( Crazy Heart ), George Clooney ( Up in the Air ), Colin Firth ( A Single Man ), Morgan Freeman ( Invictus ), and Jeremy Renner ( The Hurt Locker ). Nominees for best actress included Sandra Bullock ( The Blind Side ), Helen Mirren ( The Last Station ), Carey Mulligan ( An Education ), Gabourey Sidibe (Precious ) , and Meryl Streep ( Julie & Julia ).