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    Which Categories Were Cut From the Spirit Awards' Broadcast?

    The Spirit Awards haven't been broadcast live for several years now. This past weekend's ceremony was, like the last two, taped and aired in a more viewer-friendly evening slot rather than in the afternoon, when it takes place.

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    Watch: Andy Samberg's Opening Sketch & Monologue From Independent Spirit Awards 2013

    If somehow you still watched The Independent Spirit Awards late last night, despite the winners being announced hours earlier, then this is old news. But if you're like most of us and didn't, well here's a little bit of catch-up before the Oscars roll out in just a few hours.

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    The Independent Spirit Awards Are Losing the Indie Quotient. Can They Win It Back?

    "Fuck Hollywood," said host Andy Samberg at Saturday's Independent Spirit Awards, a tongue-in-cheek act of defiance that was met with a mixed reaction. The irony, of course, was that this Santa Monica beach gathering brought much of Hollywood together for a ceremony that constantly sends a message a...

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    'Silver Linings Playbook' Sweeps Indie Spirit Awards

    Irking many within the tent in Santa Monica housing the 28th Independent Spirit Awards, David O. Russell's $100 million grossing "Silver Linings Playbook" swept the Film Independent Spirit Awards, topping the favored likes of "Beasts of the Southern Wild." "Silver L...

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    2013 Spirit Awards Live: The Complete Event, Minute By Minute

    The 28th Film Independent Spirit Awards are currently going down here in Santa Monica. Indiewire is on the scene to offer minute by minute coverage of everything Spirits. Go here for our predictions.

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    Spirit Awards Poll: Who Will Win and Who Should Win According To 80 Critics and Bloggers

    Indiewire conducted a poll of its writers and 80 of its Criticwire participants, asking two simple questions about this year's Film Independent Spirit Awards: Who will win, and who should win? In thirteen categories, insiders suggested who might take home an award at the ceremony tomorrow afternoon ...

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    2013 Spirit Award Predictions: Will It Be the 'Silver Linings' or the 'Southern Wild' Show?

    Everyone's talking about who will and should win the Oscars in five days, but there's another award show this weekend too: The Spirit Awards, which go down Saturday afternoon in Santa Monica and honor the best in independent filmmaking. And it's looking like a showdown between two films.

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    EXCLUSIVE: Spirit Nominee Alex Ross Perry Discusses New HBO Project 'The Traditions,' His Next Feature and Life After 'The Color Wheel'

    Alex Ross Perry isn't your average overnight sensation. His debut feature, 2009's innovative quasi-adaptation of Gravity's Rainbow "IMPOLEX," garnered some support at regional festivals, while his hilarious followup "The Color Wheel" followed a similar path, steadily developing appeal through word o...

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    Watch: Paul Rudd Gropes Eva Mendes and Felicity Huffman Curses A Lot in the Spirit Awards' Most Outrageous Moments

    Every February, the Independent Spirit Awards act as a necessary counterpoint to the Academy Award's relatively clean and respectful broadcast, offering stars the opportunity to say or do anything they want during IFC's censor-free televised broadcast.

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Andy Samberg Hosts the Spirit Awards

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Shameless," "Girls," Californication," "Enlightened" and, this coming weekend, the Academy Awards, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from t...

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