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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST PICTURE (December Part 1)

We’re finally in the part of the awards race where critics’ groups and other awards-giving organizations start rolling out their year-end awards, giving us some runway to create more accurate predictions after months of guessing games and intuition. But predicting is a different world before and after precursors. Since last month’s predictions we’ve had the Gotham Awards, Independent Spirit Award nominations, …

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Independent Spirit Award Nominations Predictions: Good Time, Call Me By Your Name, Get Out, Florida Project Could Be Top Contenders

The nominations for the 33rd Film Independent Spirit Awards are tomorrow and here’s your 11th hour predictions. Lily Collins and Tessa Thompson will announce the nominees. The Independent Spirit Awards began as the alternative Oscars (they still have their show the day before the Academy Awards) but in the last decade have really become the place for Oscar’s Best Picture …

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Nick Kroll and John Mulaney to Co-Host the 2017 Independent Spirit Awards

Comedians, actors and all around funnymen Nick Kroll and John Mulaney are set to blow up the stage as co-hosts of the 32nd Film Independent Spirit awards, celebrating the year in independent film. Nick Kroll has appeared on the television shows Community, Comedy Bang! Bang! and Parks and Recreation as well as his own successful Comedy Central Kroll Show. His …

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Indie Spirit Noms: Beasts of No Nation Roars Back, Leads Nom Total with Carol

  Todd Haynes’s Carol and Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of No Nation led the Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations this morning with six and five apiece, respectively. For Carol it was pretty much expected that it would do well but Rooney Mara, who won the Best Actress prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, was nominated in Lead and not Supporting as …

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30th Independent Spirit Award WINNERS: Man Beats Boy

Birdman won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Feature, besting favorite Boyhood, which managed wins for director Richard Linklater and Supporting Female for Patricia Arquette. The rest of the acting categories went as expected, to Michael Keaton for Best Male Lead, Julianne Moore for Best Female Lead and J.K. Simmons for Best Supporting Male. Moore, Simmons and Arquette are all …

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