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Oscars Watch: 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards

Hosted for the second year in a row by Aubrey Plaza, the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards honored the best in independent cinema down at the Santa Monica Beach. The top honor of Best Picture this year went to “The Farewell,” which also took Best Supporting Actress for Zhao Shuzhen. Also winning big was Adam Sandler, who addressed his Oscars snub and offered a very funny acceptance speech.

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Oscars Watch: 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards – How I Voted

Today, I voted for the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Below is how I voted. The winners will be announced on February 8, 2020 with Aubrey Plaza hosting for the second year in a row. LEAST FAVORITE FILMS TOP TEN FAVORITE FILMS

Movie Review: See You Yesterday (2019)

Time travel meets a Spike Lee joint in Netflix’s “See You Yesterday,” the low budget feature film debut from director Stefon Bristol.

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Oscars Watch: 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards

BEST FEATURE “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Eighth Grade” “First Reformed” “Leave No Trace” “You Were Never Really Here” BEST FIRST FEATURE “Sorry To Bother You” “Hereditary” “The Tale” “We The Animals” “Wildlife” JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD “En El Séptimo Día” “Sócrates” “Never Goin’ Back” “Thunder Road” “A Bread Factory” BEST DIRECTOR Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Debra Granik – “Leave No … Read More Oscars Watch: 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards

34th Film Independent Spirit Awards: “Sorry To Bother You”

Director: Boots RileyProducers: Nina Yang Bongiovi, Kelly Williams, Jonathan Duffy, Charles D. King, George Rush, and Forest WhitakerWriters: Boots RileyCinematographer: Doug EmmettEditor: Terel GibsonComposers: Tune-Yards & The CoupDistributor: Annapurna PicturesRelease Date: July 6, 2018Budget: $3.2 millionRun-time: 111 minutes BEST FIRST FEATURE “Sorry To Bother You” From word-of-mouth alone this year, “Sorry To Bother You” and “Hereditary” are easily the front-runners in this category. However, … Read More 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards: “Sorry To Bother You”

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Oscars Watch: 33rd Independent Spirit Award Nominees

The Film Independent Spirit Awards, founded in 1984, are awards dedicated to independent filmmakers. BEST FEATURE “Call Me By Your Name” “Get Out” “The Florida Project” “Lady Bird” “The Rider” BEST FIRST FEATURE “Columbus” “Ingrid Goes West” “Menashe” “Oh Lucy” “Patty Cake$” JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD “A Ghost Story” “Dayveon” “Life and Nothing More” “Most Beautiful Island” “Transfiguration” BEST DIRECTOR Sean Baker – “The Florida … Read More Oscars Watch: 33rd Independent Spirit Award Nominees