Silver Linings Playbook Sweeps Independent Spirit Awards

The winners of the 28th annual Independent Spirit Awards were announced on Saturday February 23, 2013, in a ceremony hosted by Andy Samberg at a beach luncheon in Santa Monica. In a tight race for Best Feature, in the end Silver Linings Playbook took home the gold or, in this case, the bird on a pole. The event will be broadcast on IFC tonight at 10pm. See the full list of results below.

Comments

Dick Travis

Mick Travis

Now's here's my kind of awards show: congratulations Matthew McConaughey, Helen Hunt and John Hawkes! THE INVISIBLE WAR's win was particularly well-deserved, considering the Oscar is no doubt going to go with SUGAR MAN as others have. Nice to see an awards show that it isn't influenced by the CIA.

Feb 23 - 03:49 PM

Valmordas

Val Mordas

I saw Argo but not Zero Dark, and it wasn't a bad movie. Oscar worthy, award worthy? I don't know but we take what we can get these days.

Feb 23 - 04:37 PM

The Bad Guy

Paul Something

I thought that Searching For Sugar man was vastly superior to The Invisible War, though I don't begrudge anyone that would disagree.

Feb 23 - 07:35 PM

Dick Travis

Mick Travis

I'm actually surprised SUGAR MAN wasn't on this list. Then again, there were 15 great documentaries this year; still want to see THE HOUSE I LIVE IN and THE GATEKEEPERS.

Feb 23 - 07:44 PM

Emil M.

Emil Medellin

Didn't see 'The House I Live In', but 'The Gate Keepers' - top 10 of 2012.

Feb 23 - 09:01 PM

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Matthew R.

Matthew Reimer

Cruse the NC-17 rating!

Feb 23 - 05:06 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

Hooray for rampant homophobia!

Feb 23 - 05:43 PM

Michael Paul Maupin

Michael Paul Maupin

Three cheers for ignorance!

Feb 23 - 07:05 PM

Sam Silbert

Sam Silbert

Hey I just wanted to tell you that if you are telling off 3 of my favorite movies of this decade and you haven't even seen one of them, you're a total SCUMDOUCHE. I made that up.

Feb 23 - 08:21 PM

Gage Kent

Gage Kent

Moonrise Kingdom was better. Sorry you have such terrible taste.

Feb 24 - 04:06 AM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

What did he say?

Feb 24 - 09:35 AM

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Matthew R.

Matthew Reimer

Cruse the NC-17 rating!

Feb 23 - 05:06 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

Hooray for rampant homophobia!

Feb 23 - 05:43 PM

Michael Paul Maupin

Michael Paul Maupin

Three cheers for ignorance!

Feb 23 - 07:05 PM

Valmordas

Val Mordas

I saw Argo but not Zero Dark, and it wasn't a bad movie. Oscar worthy, award worthy? I don't know but we take what we can get these days.

Feb 23 - 04:37 PM

Matthew R.

Matthew Reimer

Cruse the NC-17 rating!

Feb 23 - 05:06 PM

Janson Jinnistan

Janson Jinnistan

I thought "Moonrise Kingdom" was a better film, in any categorical regard, than "SLP". Still, happy to see Miss Lawrence shine, as I was rooting between her and one of my other favorite young actresses, Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

Feb 23 - 05:14 PM

Janson Jinnistan

Janson Jinnistan

Also very happy to see "Middle of Nowhere" get the Cassavetes this year. Like last year's winner "Pariah", it needs to be seen by more people.

Feb 23 - 05:16 PM

Janson Jinnistan

Janson Jinnistan

Also very happy to see "Middle of Nowhere" get the Cassavetes this year. Like last year's winner "Pariah", it needs to be seen by more people.

Feb 23 - 05:16 PM

Jocosity

Michael Conley

I will tell you how amazed I was with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Coopers performances. I haven?t seen a movie where Bradley has had a character of real sustenance. Before Silver Linings Playbook, Bradley Cooper was still Phil from The Hangover to me. Now, I see him as an amazing actor.

Feb 23 - 05:19 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

How the fuck did Beasts of the Southern Wild beat Moonrise Kingdom for cinematography? Otherwise, the rest of the wins are fine.

Feb 23 - 05:41 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

I also found it odd that End of watch was nominated for cinematography. I love that movie, but I don't think the camera work is anything award worthy. Was The Master not eligible for these awards or something?

Feb 23 - 07:13 PM

Janson Jinnistan

Janson Jinnistan

There's a budget cap of 25 million or something. "Master" was 32 million.

Feb 23 - 07:30 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

Ah, okay. Thanks for clearing that up.

Feb 23 - 07:34 PM

Sam Silbert

Sam Silbert

Moonrise Kingdom was amazing and I dont think it has won like a single award yet.

Feb 23 - 08:22 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

It's a damn shame.

Feb 23 - 08:25 PM

Gage Kent

Gage Kent

Totally agree. For two reasons: Beasts had terrible cinematography. Way to much shaky cam. Second reason: Moonrise Kingdom had the best cinematography of the year.

Feb 24 - 04:07 AM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

Eh. While every Wes Anderson film is wonderful to look at, I have to say Skyfall has the best cinematography this year. But that's just my opinion.

Feb 24 - 11:57 AM

Gage Kent

Gage Kent

Either way, Beasts was't the best. End of story.

Feb 24 - 02:01 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

Hooray for rampant homophobia!

Feb 23 - 05:43 PM

Peter Morgan

Peter Morgan

Beasts for cinematography? I love that film, but that alone pretty much discredits this list.

Feb 23 - 07:00 PM

Michael Paul Maupin

Michael Paul Maupin

Three cheers for ignorance!

Feb 23 - 07:05 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

I also found it odd that End of watch was nominated for cinematography. I love that movie, but I don't think the camera work is anything award worthy. Was The Master not eligible for these awards or something?

Feb 23 - 07:13 PM

Janson Jinnistan

Janson Jinnistan

There's a budget cap of 25 million or something. "Master" was 32 million.

Feb 23 - 07:30 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

Ah, okay. Thanks for clearing that up.

Feb 23 - 07:34 PM

Janson Jinnistan

Janson Jinnistan

There's a budget cap of 25 million or something. "Master" was 32 million.

Feb 23 - 07:30 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

Ah, okay. Thanks for clearing that up.

Feb 23 - 07:34 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

Ah, okay. Thanks for clearing that up.

Feb 23 - 07:34 PM

The Bad Guy

Paul Something

I thought that Searching For Sugar man was vastly superior to The Invisible War, though I don't begrudge anyone that would disagree.

Feb 23 - 07:35 PM

Dick Travis

Mick Travis

I'm actually surprised SUGAR MAN wasn't on this list. Then again, there were 15 great documentaries this year; still want to see THE HOUSE I LIVE IN and THE GATEKEEPERS.

Feb 23 - 07:44 PM

Emil M.

Emil Medellin

Didn't see 'The House I Live In', but 'The Gate Keepers' - top 10 of 2012.

Feb 23 - 09:01 PM

Dick Travis

Mick Travis

I'm actually surprised SUGAR MAN wasn't on this list. Then again, there were 15 great documentaries this year; still want to see THE HOUSE I LIVE IN and THE GATEKEEPERS.

Feb 23 - 07:44 PM

Emil M.

Emil Medellin

Didn't see 'The House I Live In', but 'The Gate Keepers' - top 10 of 2012.

Feb 23 - 09:01 PM

Sam Silbert

Sam Silbert

Hey I just wanted to tell you that if you are telling off 3 of my favorite movies of this decade and you haven't even seen one of them, you're a total SCUMDOUCHE. I made that up.

Feb 23 - 08:21 PM

Sam Silbert

Sam Silbert

Moonrise Kingdom was amazing and I dont think it has won like a single award yet.

Feb 23 - 08:22 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

It's a damn shame.

Feb 23 - 08:25 PM

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