Indie Spirit Award Nominations Analysis- 'Moonrise Kingdom,' 'Silver Linings Playbook' Lead Noms (UPDATED)

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by Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
November 27, 2012 1:30 PM
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Nurse Johnson, 'The Waiting Room'
BEST FEATURE:

  • "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
  • "Bernie"
  • "Keep the Lights On"
  • "Moonrise Kingdom"
  • "Silver Linings Playbook"

BEST DIRECTOR:

  • Wes Anderson, "Moonrise Kingdom"
  • Julia Loktev, "The Loneliest Planet"
  • David O. Russell, "Silver Linings Playbook"
  • Ira Sachs, "Keep the Lights On"
  • Martin McDonagh, "Seven Psychopaths"

BEST FEMALE LEAD:

  • LInda Cardellini, "Return"
  • Emayatzy Corinealdi, "Middle of Nowhere"
  • Jennifer Lawrence, "Silver Linings Playbook"
  • Quvenzhane Wallis, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
  • Mary Elizabeth Winstead, "Smashed"

BEST MALE LEAD:

  • Jack Black, "Bernie"
  • Bradley Cooper, "Silver Linings Playbook"
  • John Hawkes, "The Sessions"
  • Thur Lindhardt, "Keep the Lights On"
  • Matthew McConaughey, "Killer Joe"
  • Wendell Pierce, "Four"

BEST SCREENPLAY:

  • Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, "Moonrise Kingdom"
  • Zoe Kazan, "Ruby Sparks"
  • Martin McDonagh, "Seven Psychopaths"
  • David O. Russell, "Silver Linings Playbook"
  • Ira Sachs, Mauricio Zacharias, "Keep the Lights On"

BEST FIRST FEATURE:

  • "Fill the Void"
  • "Gimme the Loot"
  • "Safety Not Guaranteed"
  • "Sound of My Voice"
  • "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY:

  • Rama Burshtein, "Fill the Void"
  • Derek Connolly, "Safety Not Guaranteed"
  • Christopher Ford, "Robot & Frank"
  • Rashida Jones, Will McCormack, "Celeste and Jesse Forever"
  • Jonathan Lisecki, "Gayby"

BEST SUPPORTING MALE:

  • Matthew McConaughey, "Magic Mike"
  • David Oyelowo, "Middle of Nowhere"
  • Sam Rockwell, "Seven Psychopaths"
  • Bruce Willis, "Moonrise Kingdom"
  • Michael Pena, "End of Watch"

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE:

  • Rosemarie Dewitt, "Your Sister's Sister"
  • Ann Dowd, "Compliance"
  • Helen Hunt, "The Sessions"
  • Brit Marling, "The Sound of My Voice"
  • Lorraine Toussaint, "The Middle of Nowhere"

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:

  • Yoni Brook, "Valley of Saints"
  • Lol Crowley, "Here"
  • Ben Richardson, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
  • Roman Vasyanov, "End of Watch"
  • Robert Yeoman, "Moonrise Kingdom"

BEST DOCUMENTARY:

  • "How to Survive a Plague"
  • "Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present"
  • "The Central Park Five"
  • "The Invisible War"
  • "The Waiting Room"

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM:

  • "Amour"
  • "Once Upon a Time in Anatolia"
  • "Rust and Bone"
  • "Sister"
  • "War Witch"

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD:

  • "Breakfast with Curtis"
  • "Middle of Nowhere"
  • "Mosquita y Mari"
  • "Starlet"
  • "The Color Wheel"

PIAGET PRODUCERS AWARD:

  • "Nobody Walks," Alicia Van Couvering
  • "Stones in the Sun," Mynette Louie
  • "Prince Avalanche," Derek Tseng

STELLA ARTOIS TRUER THAN FICTION AWARD:

  • "Leviathan," dirs. Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Verena Paravel
  • "The Waiting Room," dir. Peter Nicks
  • "Only the Young," dirs. Jasonyyee Tippet, Elizabeth Mimms

19TH ANNUAL SOMEONE TO WATCH AWARD:

  • David Fenster, "Pincus"
  • Adam Leon, "Gimme the Loot"
  • Rebecca Thomas, "Electrick Children"

ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD (Given to one film's director, ensemble cast and casting director):

"Starlet"

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1 Comment

  • jesseislameee | November 28, 2012 1:23 AMReply

    The cap for Spirit Awards eligibility is $20 million, not $15 million, though ultimately it is the desecration of the nominating committee if they choose to consider a film exceeding that eligibility limit.

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