The Ghost of Chadwick Boseman dominates SAG nominations, “Minari” and “5 Bloods” save Oscar chances

“Minari,” a solid Troubles on the Farm American immigrants saga breathlessly praised in some quarters, got a bit of love from the Screen Actors’ Guild, love denied it by the Golden Globes nomination announcement. So it’s back on the Oscar radar.

As is Spike Lee’s limp but “Let’s honor him for ‘BlackKklansman’ a year late” summer Netflix release “Da 5 Bloods.” Shut out in Globes nominations, this gave a shot in the arm with SAG recognition.

Films like “Promising Young Woman” and “Pieces of a Woman” got a further boost, the wretched “Hillbilly Elegy” got more Amy Adams endorsement.

“Ma Rainey” ensured that Chadwick Boseman is not forgotten. Acting and ensemble nominations for that and his work in “5 Bloods ”

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