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‘Parasite’ Won the Most, however ‘1917’ Won the Big Ones

The Hollywood guilds {and professional} organizations have for probably the most half completed handing out their awards for the movies of 2019, with “Parasite” and “1917” rising because the yr’s massive winners.

Bong Joon Ho’s Korean-language black comedy gained probably the most guild awards, 5, however Sam Mendes’ World War I drama gained 4, together with two of the largest ones, from the Producers Guild and Directors Guild. Given the outcomes, it’s no secret why these two movies are the clear frontrunners heading into Sunday’s Oscars, or why “Jojo Rabbit” – which additionally gained 4 – is approaching sturdy as effectively.

In this rely, we’re together with the guilds or skilled organizations who align with an Oscars class. That leaves out the Artios Awards, which is given to casting administrators, and the Guild of Music Supervisors, which largely goes to supervisors, although it has one songwriting award for movie. (Only one of many Oscar tune nominees, “Into the Unknown” from “Frozen II,” is nominated, and the award gained’t be handed out till Thursday.)

The included guilds: the Screen Actors Guild, Directors Guild, Producers Guild and Writers Guild, the 4 largest Hollywood guilds and those watched most intently for Oscar predictions; and the American Cinema Editors, American Society of Cinematographers, Art Directors Guild, Cinema Audio Society, Costume Designers Guild, Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild, Motion Picture Sound Editors, Society of Composers and Lyricists, and Visual Effects Society.

The ultimate scorecard for the Oscar Best Picture nominees:

“Parasite”: 5
It gained the ensemble solid award from the Screen Actors Guild, plus the unique screenplay prize from the Writers Guild, each of them main wins. Additional wins got here from the American Cinema Editors (one thing of a shock), the Art Directors Guild and the Motion Picture Sound Editors, normally the primary time these awards have honored a movie not within the English language.

“1917”: 4
It gained the 2 most important guild awards, the Producers Guild Award and Directors Guild Award. Hampered by a late end that made it troublesome for early-voting guilds to see it, its different two awards got here from the American Society of Cinematographers and the Motion Picture Sound Editors, two Oscar classes by which it stands an excellent likelihood of successful.

“Jojo Rabbit”: 4
Its 4 awards solely embody one from the 4 main guilds, the Writers Guild, the place it beat “The Irishman” and “Little Women.” It additionally gained from the American Cinema Editors, Costume Designers Guild and Motion Picture Sound Editors.

(Yes, all three of the movies listed to this point gained MPSE awards – that group has a number of completely different movie classes, as do a number of of the guilds.)

“Joker”: 3
Joaquin Phoenix gained SAG’s best-actor award, together with each different performing prize there may be to win. Its rating was additionally honored by the Society of Composers and Lyricists, and its make-up artists gained from the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild.

“Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”: 2
With solely two awards, Quentin Tarantino’s movie has underperformed with the guilds, although Brad Pitt’s supporting-actor award from SAG is a part of his personal sweep by way of the performing awards. The movie additionally gained from the Art Directors Guild and is a robust contender to take the Best Production Design class on the Oscars as effectively. It was ineligible for the Writers Guild Awards, which it may have been a robust competitor to “Parasite.”

“Ford v Ferrari”: 2
It’s all in regards to the sound for James Mangold’s car-racing drama. The movie gained from each the Cinema Audio Society (sound mixing) and Motion Picture Sound Editors (sound enhancing).

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