Tag Archives: John Sloss

“Birdman”, “Boyhood”, “Nightcrawler”, and “Selma” lead the 30th Spirit Awards nominations

Just a few moments ago, the 2015 Independent Spirit Awards announced their nominations for their 30th annual ceremony, once again providing a mix of future Academy Award nominees and smaller contenders getting their moment in the sun. In terms of the former, Birdman (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) lead the[...]

Paramount Pictures back in the indie biz with “Romantics”?

By Hollywood News Staff Hollywoodnews.com: Is Paramount Pictures getting back into the indie business? Soon after handling “There Will Be Blood,” a film which the studio’s classic label co-produced with Miramax, the Melrose Lot unplugged its Paramount Classic and Vantage labels in 2008. Apparently, in propelling “Blood” to the Oscars[...]