The Screen Actors Guild awards will be presented Sunday night (on TBS at 8 p.m.), and Oscar watchers might want to take a peek — the SAG membership has a lot of overlap with the Academy roster, so we might see a sneak preview of the speeches for Oscar night. Also, the great James Earl Jones is being honored with a lifetime achievement award, and you know his speech will be one to watch. I know it’s corny, but I’m a bit of a sucker for his role in “Field of Dreams”:
Others remember him as Darth Vader, or maybe some of you have seen the 1970 film of his Broadway hit, “The Great White Hope.” I haven’t yet, but the trailer made me want to find it at the video store:
Any other favorite JEJ film moments? As he says in this interview, Jones never really found his signature role on the screen. Were any of you lucky enough to hear that voice live, on stage?