XFINITY Entertainment Editor David Onda recaps the big winners from the Film Independent Spirit Awards, and takes a look at the Oscar nominees for Best Director.
Former Congo street kid Rachel Mwanza makes her acting debut in this power story of a 12-year-old torn from her home and forced to be a child soldier.
XFINITY Entertainment Editor David Onda presents early results for the Spirit Awards, which air Saturday, February 23 at 10 p.m. ET. on IFC.
“Moonrise Kingdom“: A four-time Independent Spirit Award nominee (for Picture, Direction, Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor Bruce Willis), Wes Anderson’s latest tinker toy epic combines his patented whimsy and formalist conceits into a fairy tale of young love set against a backdrop of parental neglect. (Click here to begin purchasing the movie with XFINITY On […]
“Bernie“: This early year sleeper earned a pair of Independent Spirit Awards nods for Best Picture and Best Actor for Jack Black in a career role that deserves an Academy nod, even though it won’t get one. (Click here to begin ordering the movie with XFINITY On Demand.) Director/co-writer Richard Linklater returns to his home […]
“New Girl” star Jake Johnson discusses his Spirit Award-nominated indie film “Safety Not Guaranteed,” which is now available with XFINITY On Demand.
This month’s XFINITY On Demand offerings feature a number of Indie Spirit Award nominees and Oscar hopefuls. Wondering whether they’re worth your while? Our own culture pundit gives you reasons to watch…or not. “Ruby Sparks” (Fox Searchlight): Similar in theme to such movies about writers as Spike Jonze’s “Adaptation” and Marc Forster’s “Stranger Than Fiction“, […]
Check out results and notes from the Film Independent Spirit Awards 2012, which celebrate the very best in independent film-making.