What the Spirit Awards Mean to Oscar

The Spirit Awards are a vital part of the awards race now, much more so than they were a decade ago. But because independent film is one of the only avenues for interesting, non-generic Hollywood films, the Spirit Awards are becoming a big event unto themselves. As Oscar...
Posted On 26 Nov 2013

Independent Spirit Awards hand Silver Linings top honors

Independent Spirit Awards Winners Best Film: Silver Linings Playbook Best Director: David O. Russell, Silver Linings Best Cinematography: Ben Richardson, Beasts of the Southern Wild Best Male Lead: John Hawkes, The Sessions Best Female Lead: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings...
Posted On 23 Feb 2013

Independent Spirit Awards predictions

It’s widely believed and often proven that winning an Independent Spirit Award the day before the Academy Awards is the kiss of death for nominees on Oscar Night.   In a year as topsy-turvy as this, it remains to be seen whether that conventional wisdom will hold true again...
Posted On 22 Feb 2013

Film Independent Spirit Awards – Silver Linings Playbook and Moonrise Kingdom Lead

2013 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARD NOMINATIONS BEST FEATURE Beasts of the Southern Wild Bernie Keep the Lights On Moonrise Kingdom Silver Linings Playbook BEST DIRECTOR Wes Anderson, Moonrise Kingdom Julia Loktev, The Loneliest Planet David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook Ira...
Posted On 27 Nov 2012

Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations 2012

Best Feature: 50/50 Beginners Drive Take Shelter The Artist The Descendants Best Director category: Mike Mills (Beginners) Nicholas W Refn ( Drive) Jeff Nichols (Take Shelter) Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) Alexander Payne (The Descendants) Robert Altman Award for one...
Posted On 29 Nov 2011

Black Swan, Winter's Bone rule Indie Spirit Awards

Best Picture: Black Swan Best Director: Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan Best Actress: Natalie Portman, Black Swan Best Actor: James Franco, 127 Hours Best Supporting Actress: Dale Dickey, Winters Bone Best Supporting Male: John Hawkes, Winter’s Bone Best Screenplay: The Kids Are...
Posted On 26 Feb 2011

2011 Independent Spirit Awards nominations

7 nominations for Winter’s Bone, 5 nominations for The Kids Are All Right, 4 nominations for Greenberg, Rabbit Hole & Black Swan BEST FEATURE 127 HOURS BLACK SWAN GREENBERG THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT WINTER‚ÄôS BONE BEST DIRECTOR DARREN ARONOFSKY – Black Swan DANNY...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010