We always thought winning a Screen Actors Guild Award would feel great, but until we saw Winona Ryder collect one as part of the kick-arse Stranger Things ensemble, we didn’t know it could cause spontaneous goddamn euphoria.
After the supremely talented cast took to the stage – besting The Crown, Game Of Thrones, Downton Abbey and Westworld for the drama-category award – the ascendant Ryder provided a handy translation of star David Harbour’s speech, for people who only understand the language of gurn.
As Harbour issued a fire-and-brimstone callout to the “bullies” who’ve infiltrated public life, Ryder’s face presented a heady mix of wonderment, enthusiasm, and just a touch of spacey-ness. Just like the series itself, then:
— Variety (@Variety) January 30, 2017
While the speech itself has already drawn social media attention for its earnest appeal to human goodness – and its apparent approval of punching aforementioned bullies square in the kisser – the punters are frothing over Ryder’s mercurial mug:
The past 7 days of my life in the U.S. pic.twitter.com/lJ7MzY0JOz
— ilana kaplan (@lanikaps) January 30, 2017
Whatever Winona Ryder’s on, I’ll take two. #sagawards
— Meg Turney (@megturney) January 30, 2017
Be the Winona Ryder’s face you want to see in the world. #SAGAwards2017
— Ned Ehrbar (@nedehrbar) January 30, 2017
— Heather & Jessica (@fuggirls) January 30, 2017
It sure did. Have at it, internet:
Source and photo: Variety / Twitter.