Though they both were shut out of any Golden Globe wins three weeks ago, "The Big Short" and "Spotlight" have gained momentum in the race for Oscar gold. Last week, "The Big Short" won the the Producers Guild Award, one of the bellwethers for the top Academy Award. And tonight "Spotlight" won the Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by a cast, the guild's equivalent of the best picture Oscar.
So how have these two fared during awards season? Here's a look at the top honors they have won and the awards for which they are still competing.
"The Big Short"
Academy Award nominations: Five including film,...