'Silver Linings Playbook' Dominates the Indie Spirit Awards 12 weeks ago
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By Steve Pond
"Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Moonrise Kingdom" lead the field in a varied Indie Spirit Awards race with less Oscar overlap than usual
Wendell Pierce stars as a middle-aged married man who goes on a date with a younger man
Film Independent rewarded four indie filmmakers in advance of this year' Independent Spirit Awards
With big studios dominating the Oscar race, Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations go for smaller films, with "Moonrise Kingdom" and "Silver Linings Playbook" landing five noms each
Film Independent will announce the nominees in November, giving a sign of who could follow "The Artists" in dominating the annual awards
Michelle Williams, Jean Dujardin, Christopher Plummer and Shailene Woodley win acting awards
"The Artist" and "Take Shelter" are the top nominees at the weekend awards show that Sacha Baron Cohen isn't planning to disrupt
After a long, grueling season, it all comes to an end with the Spirit Awards on Saturday and the Oscars on Sunday
Documentary about architecture in Castro's Cuba wins $40,000 grant at Indie Spirits Nominees Brunch
Comic actor takes reins from last two hosts, Joel McHale and Eddie Izzard
Best Feature nominees also include "50/50," "The Descendants," "Beginners," and "Drive."
The film's star, Natalie Portman, and "127 Hours'" James Franco win top acting honors
It's hard to stay "alternative" when most of your nominees will hit the beach on Saturday -- then the Kodak on Sunday
Ewan McGregor and Eva Mendes also join roster of presenters for Film Independent Spirit Awards
Virgil Films, National Geographic partner on release of festival favorite
It's no longer a day at the beach for the Independent Spirit Awards, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary in downtown Los Angeles.
All makers of loud, stupid action movies only wish their films delivered as much sheer sensation as this latest installment in the vroom-vroom saga