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‘Spotlight’ is the big winner at the Independent Spirit Awards

The night before it would go on to win Best Picture at the Oscars, Spotlight wound up having a great night at the Spirit Awards. Yes, Tom McCarthy’s film all but swept the Spirits, beating back what originally seemed like a strong challenge from Todd Haynes’ Carol, not to mention[...]

Predicting the Independent Spirit Awards

While it’s true that we’re just about 72 hours out from the Oscars, we’ve also got the Film Independent Spirit Awards coming in just about 48 hours or so. Personally, I find the Spirit Awards to sometimes be preferable to the Academy Awards, since they offer up a chance for[...]

2011 Film Independent Spirit Award Filmmaker Grant Winners Announced

hollywoodnews.com: Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced the winners of its four filmmaker grant awards at the Spirit Awards Filmmaker Grant and Nominee Brunch held at BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood. Sandra Oh and Terrence Howard hosted[...]

Eddie Izzard to be Master of Ceremonies @ Spirit Awards

LOS ANGELES (January 25, 2009) – Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, is pleased to announce that acclaimed comedian Eddie Izzard will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the 25th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Izzard’s tangential, absurd, bizarre,[...]

Precious/Last Station Top Spirit Awards

Gabby’s speech at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony this past October made me an instant fan when she proclaimed, “I’m just a random girl from Harlem and this room is way too big for me.” It’s no surprise that Precious has received the high nominations at the Spirit Awards[...]