Independent Spirit Awards

The Independent Spirit Awards nominations were announced yesterday.

BEST FEATURE
American Gun
The Dead Girl
Half Nelson
Little Miss Sunshine
Pan’s Labyrinth

BEST DIRECTOR
Robert Altman – A Prairie Home Companion
Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris – Little Miss Sunshine
Ryan Fleck – Half Nelson
Karen Moncrieff – The Dead Girl
Steven Soderbergh – Bubble

BEST FEMALE LEAD
Shareeka Epps – Half Nelson
Catherine O’Hara – For Your Consideration
Elizabeth Reaser – Sweet Land
Michelle Williams – Land of Plenty
Robin Wright Penn – Sorry, Haters

BEST MALE LEAD
Aaron Eckhart – Thank You For Smoking
Ryan Gosling – Half Nelson

Edward Norton – The Painted Veil
Ahmad Razvi – Man Push Cart
Forest Whitaker – American Gun

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE
Melonie Diaz – A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
Marcia Gay Harden – American Gun
Mary Beth Hurt – The Dead Girl
Frances McDormand – Friends with Money
Amber Tamblyn – Stephanie Daley
BEST SUPPORTING MALE
Alan Arkin – Little Miss Sunshine
Raymond J. Barry – Steel City
Daniel Craig – Infamous
Paul Dano – Little Miss Sunshine
Channing Tatum – A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

Agree? Disagree? All this says to me is that Little Miss Sunshine will be this year’s Indie movie of choice at the Oscars and that Robert Altman will be most likely nominated for A Prarie Home Companion.

The ISA air on February 24.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: