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Spirit Awards Snubs: Leading Nominee ‘We the Animals’ Shut Out

Snubs at the 2019 Independent Spirit Awards include leading nominee 'We the Animals', which failed to win any of the five honors for which it was nominated, and 'Eighth Grade,' which took home only…

Spirit Awards: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Wins Best Feature; Complete Winners List

The 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards were handed out Saturday afternoon inside a tent on the beach in Santa Monica.

From ‘Roma’ to ‘Vice’: How Oscar-Nominated Directors Got Personal With Their Films

From Alfonso Cuaron's intimate drama based on his Mexico City childhood to Adam? McKay's satirical yet deeply felt political biopic, films by the nominated helmers drew on their unique experiences…

‘Black Panther,’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk,’ ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Among USC Scripter Award Finalists

The USC Libraries have named the finalists for the 31st annual Scripter Awards, which recognize movie and TV screenwriters alongside the authors of the original works they adapted.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie (‘Leave No Trace’)

Thomasin Harourt McKenzie reflects on her breakout year after Debra Granik's 'Leave No Trace' premiered at Sundance, frequent comparisons with Jennifer Lawrence (the star of Granik's last film…

Independent Spirit Awards: ‘Eighth Grade,’ ‘First Reformed’ Among Best Feature Nominees

The full list of the 2019 Independent Spirit Awards nominees were announced Friday by Film Independent. 'We the Animals' scored the most noms, five, followed by four each for 'Eighth Grade,' 'First…

AFI Fest: 8 Acting Contenders from 2018 Indies Compare Experiences

Willem Dafoe, Richard E. Grant, Kathryn Hahn, Felicity Jones, Joanna Kulig, Thomasin McKenzie, Rosamund Pike and John C. Reilly joined the fifth annual AFI Fest Indie Contenders Panel to speak about…

Critic’s Notebook: Summer Indies Offer Fresh Takes on Female Coming of Age

In the shadow of this summer's testosterone-heavy blockbusters, the teenage-girl-coming-of-age film is quietly but unmistakably having a moment, with the buzziest right now being Bo Burnham's indie…

Director Debra Granik Explains Why It’s Been Eight Long Years Between ‘Winter’s Bone’ and Her New Film

'Winter's Bone' and 'Leave No Trace' director Debra Granik, who discovered Jennifer Lawrence, discusses her eight-year absence from narrative filmmaking and her new film.

Sundance: Ben Foster Drama ‘Leave No Trace’ Nabbed by Bleecker Street (Exclusive)

Debra Granik directs her first narrative feature since 2010's 'Winter's Bone,' which starred Jennifer Lawrence.

Sundance: Sony Worldwide Acquisitions Nabs Debra Granik’s ‘Leave No Trace’ (Exclusive)

The deal excludes North American rights, which are expected to close quickly following the film's rave reviews after its world premiere on Saturday night.

‘Leave No Trace’: Film Review | Sundance 2018

'Leave No Trace,' the new film from 'Winter's Bone' director Debra Granik, stars Ben Foster and Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie as a father and daughter living in the Oregon wilderness.