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    Spirit Awards Wrap: Will 'Birdman'/'Boyhood' Split Repeat at the Oscars?

    The Independent Spirit Awards, broadcast live for the first time, yet again presaged the upcoming Oscarcast. But will the two groups go the same way yet again? In the actors' races, that could happen. But Picture, Director and Actor are up in the air.

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    Inside the Spirit Awards 2015: 'Birdman' Shocks, Moore, Keaton, Linklater Win, Natch

    We were live at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Read our backstage coverage, including quotes from the winners as they came in.

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    Spirit Awards Unveils First Round of 2015 Presenters (Exclusive)

    The Film Independent Spirit Awards go down Saturday, February 21 in Santa Monica.

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    Film Independent Spirit Awards Announces 2015 Co-Hosts

    Comedian Fred Armisen and 'Veronica Mars' star Kristen Bell will emcee the Spirit Awards.

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    Watch: Why Golden Globe Winner Alejandro González Iñárritu Took Risks on 'Birdman'

    Alejandro González Iñárritu's festival favorite "Birdman" is an indie hit and serious awards contender. Watch our exclusive video interview.

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    David Oyelowo on How Late-Breaking 'Selma' Found Its Time

    British actor and Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo could break into the Best Actor Oscar race for his powerful portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King in Ava DuVernay's "Selma," which is coming up on the outside as a late-surging contender.

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    Screen Talk: Indie Spirits Go Rogue, Critics May Follow Suit in a Non-Consensus Awards Year

    In this Thanksgiving edition of Screen Talk, we dig into alternatives to heavily marketed awards contenders and hope critics groups follow the lead of this year's maverick Indie Spirit nominations.

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    Independent Spirit Awards Nominations 2015 Led by 'Boyhood,' 'Birdman'

    Going in, Film Independent’s Spirit Awards, which celebrate their 30th anniversary this year, were expected to be led by 'Boyhood' and 'Birdman.' (Movies budgeted over $20 million such as 'The Grand Budapest Hotel,' 'Foxcatcher,' 'Get On Up' and 'Inherent Vice,' or funded and produced overseas, are ...

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    'Birdman' Leads Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations

    "Boyhood," "Nightcrawler" and "Selma" followed with five nominations each.

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    '12 Years a Slave' Dominates the Indie Spirit Awards

    "To be a part of that does not come along all that often," said Brad Pitt of producing "12 Years a Slave," backstage at Saturday's alternative to the Oscars, the Independent Spirit Awards. '12 Years a Slave' took home five awards, not only for best feature, but director Steve McQueen, supporting act...

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