Independent Spirit Awards Nominations: 2018

The Indie Spirit Awards announced their nominees yesterday, as the 2018-19 awards season continues to take shape. A few odd omissions (some objective, some subjective) mark this set of nominees, but there are a few pleasant surprises and outright good choices to make me mostly happy with them. I’m not going to try and guess…

Independent Spirit Award Nominations: 2017

These actually went up almost two weeks ago, so I’ll just give some quick thoughts on them. It helps that, between the nomination announcement and this writing, I’ve seen several more of the films in contention. The awards will be announced March 3, 2018. Best Film: Call Me by Your Name The Florida Project Get…

Independent Spirit Awards Nominations: 2016

The Independent Spirits announced their nominations the other day. Should’ve written it up then, but better late than never. I will say, before we break it all down…there aren’t a ton of surprises here. More by omission than by anything else. Really, I’m just biding my time until the 29th, which is when the NBR…