>> The SAG Awards are seen as a preview for next month's Academy Awards, meaning Black Panther's win for Best Movie Ensemble, makes it a real contender for an Oscar.
Star Chadwick Boseman accepted the award.>> We knew not that we would be around during award season and that we would make a billion dollars, but we knew that we had something special that we wanted to give the world. That we could be full human beings in the roles that we were playing.
>> But the night delivered another snub for critic favorite, A Star is Born. Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga's musical also failed to take home the top prize at the Golden Globes. Best Film Actress award went to Glenn Close for her role as devoted spouse in The Wife.
And Rami Malek won the trophy for Best Film Actor for playing Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody.>> I'll thank Queen and Freddie Mercury. I get some power from him that is about stepping up and living your best life->> On the TV side, Amazon series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, swept the comedy honors, winning Best Ensemble plus Best Actor and Actress For Tony Shalhoub and Rachel Brosnahan.
>> To be able to count you all in this room as my peers, let alone to stand up on this stage is beyond my wildest dreams.>> NBC's This Is Us, won top television drama. And a Lifetime Achievement award went to Alan Alda. Best known for his role as army doctor Hawkeye on the TV show M*A*S*H.
>> When a culture is divided so sharply, actors can help, at least a little, just by doing what we do.>> This year's SAG awards largely steered clear of politics except for Patricia Arquette. While accepting her Best TV Actress award, she gave a shout out to Special Counsel, Robert Mueller for quote, making sure we have sovereignty in the United States of America.