Denzel Washington

What the SAG Award winners mean for the Oscars

What the SAG Award winners mean for the Oscars

Oscar nominations haven’t even arrived yet. So why does it feel like we already know who’s going to take home the trophies when they’re handed out March 4?

We don’t, of course. The motion picture academy still might add a wrinkle or three into the race when nominations are revealed Tuesday. And after that, there’s still more than a month of time before voters have to turn their ballots in. Who knows what might happen? Maybe everyone will listen to Frances McDormand and allow one of the “young ones” to take home an Oscar “doorstop.”

Because the actors branch comprises nearly 17% of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ membership, Sunday’s SAG Awards are a pretty...

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