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Gabby   //   December 04,2017   //   0 Comments   •   Awards

Saoirse is set to receive the Best Actress Honor at the Palm Springs Film Festival on January 2, 2018! Two years ago, on the exact same date, they honored her with the International Star Award. Back then it was for her work in the film “Brooklyn”, and now it’s for “Lady Bird”. The news comes from Deadline.

EXCLUSIVE: Saoirse Ronan’s performance in Lady Bird which has already been on a roll this season adds yet another honor by being named the recipient of this year’s Desert Palm Achievement Award from the Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Playing a catholic high school teenager trying to escape her family and surroundings in Sacramento, Ronan has already been honored with Best Actress prizes from the Gotham Awards and the New York Film Critics Circle, in addition to nabbing an Independent Spirit nomination for Lead Actress. She also is coming off her hosting gig on this weekend’s Saturday Night Live and is considered a strong bet for her third Oscar nomination following previous nods for 2007’s Atonement and 2015’s Brooklyn. Ronan joins previously announced 2018 PSIFF honorees Timothee Chalamet, Gal Gadot, Holly Hunter, Allison Janney, Gary Oldman, Sam Rockwell, and The Shape Of Water. “Saoirse Ronan delivers one of the most outstanding performances of this year as an outspoken high school student growing up in Sacramento in the critically acclaimed Lady Bird,” said Festival Chairman Harold Matzner. Past recipients of the Actress honor include several who went on to win the Oscar including Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore, Sandra Bullock, Halle Berry, Marion Cotillard, Anne Hathaway, and Charlize Theron.

The award will be presented at the 29th annual PSIFF awards gala on January 2, 2018. The Festival runs January 2-15.

Gabby   //   November 30,2017   //   0 Comments   •   Awards, Lady Bird

Saoirse won Best Actress at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards today, and “Lady Bird” picked up Best Film! Congratulations to the cast and crew, that’s such a big achievement. This is the 2nd time Saoirse wins Best Actress at the NYFCC, the 1st was a couple of years ago for “Brooklyn”.

Check out the complete list of winners here.

Dani   //   November 22,2017   //   0 Comments   •   Awards, Lady Bird

Great news! Today the Film Independent Spirit Awards announced their nominees and Saoirse received her second Best Actress nomination of the season already, the other being for Gotham Awards. In total, Lady Bird is featured in 4 categories:

BEST FEATURE: Lady Bird
BEST SCREENPLAY: Greta Gerwig
BEST FEMALE LEAD: Saoirse Ronan
BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE: Laurie Metcalf

The 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards will happen Saturday, March 3 on the beach in Santa Monica and will be broadcast live on IFC at 2p/5e with returning hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney.

Gabby   //   May 26,2016   //   0 Comments   •   Awards

The 2016 Tony Awards have announced the first group of presenters that will be handing out trophies on Sunday, June 12 in New York. Saoirse, Oprah Winfrey, Cate Blanchett and Steve Martin are set to present, along with Edie Brickell, Carole King, Audra McDonald, Patina Miller and Nathan Lane.

Oprah Winfrey, Cate Blanchett and Steve Martin are set to present, along with Edie Brickell, Carole King, Audra McDonald, Saoirse Ronan, Patina Miller and Nathan Lane. This year’s ceremony, set to take place at the Beacon Theatre, will be hosted by James Corden and broadcast live on CBS.

Hamilton nabbed a record 16 nominations, followed by Shuffle Along with 10 and She Loves Me with eight. Long Day’s Journey Into Night is the most nominated play, securing seven nominations.

The awards show will be broadcast live from NYC on June 12.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Gabby   //   April 09,2016   //   0 Comments   •   Awards

Saoirse has just won Best Actress in a Film at this year’s IFTA Awards for her work in ‘Brooklyn’! Unfortunately, she couldn’t be there to accept it as she is currently busy with ‘The Crucible’ on Broadway.

Gabby   //   March 14,2016   //   0 Comments   •   Awards

Saoirse and ‘Brooklyn’ have received nominations at the Irish Film & Television Awards! This is the ceremony’s 13th year, and the event will take place at the Round Room of the Mansion House on Saturday, April 9th. Check out the nominations below.

Best Film
Brooklyn
My Name is Emily
Room
Sing Street
The Survivalist
Viva

Actress in a Lead Role in Film
Eva Birthistle – Swansong
Ruth Bradley – Pursuit
Orla Brady – The Price of Desire
Evanna Lynch – My Name is Emily
Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn

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Bella   //   January 15,2016   //   0 Comments   •   Awards, Interviews

In case you missed it, Saoirse received her 2nd Academy Award nomination yesterday for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role. (with Brooklyn also picking up Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay nods) Here are her reactions from the press and her official statement:

Official Statement:

“When we made Brooklyn, we had no idea of what was to come. It is the most personal film I have ever done, the hardest one too. I am honoured to represent this film with my friends – John, Nick, Finola, Yves, Colm, Amanda. This has all been a dream. To see how the film has been embraced has been heartwarming. Thank you so very much to The Academy – you are a group of people I respect greatly and to be recognized by you means so much.”

From Independent.ie:

Speaking to RTE Ten on Thursday night, following the nominations announcement, she said she had just moved in to her new apartment in New York. “It was my first night in this apartment and I was still kind of getting used to the New York traffic so I had my hear plugs in my ears and I actually had the best night’s sleep I’ve had in days because I was a bit jet-lagged,” she said. “I was finally getting to sleep, I was in a really deep sleep which was weird considering what was going on today, and about 8 o’clock, half eight, mam ran in and all I could hear was, ‘We’re going to the Oscars, we’re going to the Oscars!’

“It was kind of muffled and I couldn’t make out what she was saying but she had tears in her eyes and I pulled out my ear plugs and she was able to tell me the news straight away. Everyone from home started calling me. It’s wonderful. It’s a huge honour to be recognised now a second time, it’s unreal,” she said. “I think to have gone through something like that when you are young, it was great, but to a certain extent it does go over your head a bit which is good.”

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