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Spirit Awards

This Year's Indie Spirit Award Winners

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment

The 2014 Spirit Awards, Film Independent's annual honors for the year in indie film, were handed out in Santa Monica, Calif. on Saturday, with "12 Yea...

PHOTOS: Jennifer Lawrence Flashes Major Sideboob At Independent Spirit Awards

Posted 02.25.2013 | Style

We're used to Jennifer Lawrence pulling out all the stops on the red carpet. Have you seen all of the Dior couture she's rocked this award show season...

Sasha Bronner

BULLIES?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 09.04.2013 | Los Angeles

The Independent Spirit Awards are stereotyped as a drunken, casual, beachside soiree that takes place the day before the classy people step out for th...

'Silver Linings Playbook' Wins Big At Spirit Awards

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 04.25.2013 | Entertainment

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The oddball romance "Silver Linings Playbook" was named best picture Saturday at the Spirit Awards honoring independent f...

How To Win A Coveted Spirit Award!

Scott Alexander Hess | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Alexander Hess

Writer/director Jonathan Lisecki's out-of-the-gate feature Gayby catapulted him from relative East-Village-artist obscurity to dancing with the Hollywood big boys in a matter of months. But success didn't come overnight, he points out.

Salma Hayek To Guest-Star On '30 Rock' Grand Finale

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.11.2013 | Latino Voices

Salma Hayek will be there when 30 Rock closes its doors for good. Entertainment Weekly reported that the actress will return as a guest-star on the sh...

'The Artist,' Michelle Williams, Shailene Woodley Among Independent Spirit Award Winners

Posted 04.26.2012 | Entertainment

Film Independent gave out its Spirit Awards for the 27th time on Saturday afternoon in Santa Monica, Calif. While the telecast of the ceremony -- host...

With A New CEO, Will The Oscars Get Even More James Franco-y?

ARTINFO | Posted 06.12.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

This February the Oscars went to the big costume dramas, as usual, but there were a surprising number of alternative grace notes to the proceedings, f...

The Independent Spirit Awards' Best-Dressed: Who Looked Cool In The Cold?

The Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Independent Spirit Awards traditionally take place in Santa Monica the night before the Oscars. It's usually, you know, much more independent and ...

FILM: Spirit Awards 2011 Nominations Announced

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

LOS ANGELES — The rural crime thriller "Winter's Bone" earned a leading seven nominations Tuesday for the Spirit Awards honoring independent film, i...

Spirit Awards 2010: 'Precious' Dominates

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The Harlem drama "Precious" took the best picture prize as it dominated the Spirit Awards, winning four other honors that included...

What is the Greatest (Independent) Film of All Time?

Dawn Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dawn Hudson

The qualities people admire about independent films (as diverse as they are) do ultimately define a unique genre that has far-reaching influence well beyond your local theater.

Spirit Awards: "The Wrestler," Penelope & Franco Win Big (PHOTOS)

AP/Huffington Post Slideshow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The sports comeback tale "The Wrestler" was picked as best picture Saturday at the Spirit Awards honoring independent fil...

Steve Coogan Prepping For Independent Spirit Hosting

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Steve Coogan figures if any crowd in America knows who he is, it's probably the gang that will assemble for the Spirit Awards hono...

Bob Dylan, Juno And Angelina Snag Independent Spirit Nods

AP | David Germain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The whimsical Bob Dylan narrative "I'm Not There," featuring Cate Blanchett, Richard Gere and four others playing incarnations of the enigmatic singer...