Latest Indy Spirit News
Nov 29, 2012
Posted By George Prentice on Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 3:14 PM Oscar gold grabs much of Hollywood's limelight, but the Independent Spirit Awards—traditionally given out the afternoon before the Academy Awards—carry some serious cred in the film industry. The 28th annual Film Independent Spirit Award nominees were unveiled today and provide the season's first real indicators of who could grab one of Oscar's coveted nominations. In particular, Silver Linings Playbook snagged nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress. Big-budget films such as Argo, Lincoln, The Hobbit and Les Miserables aren't eligible for Independent Spirit Awards but are each expected to be serious contenders when the Golden Globes and Oscars are distributed. Here are the nominees: "Beasts of the Southern Wild" "Bernie"