Independent Spirit Awards

Sundance Now to Exclusively Stream the 32nd Film Independent Spirit Awards

Sundance Now to Exclusively Stream the 32nd Film Independent Spirit Awards

Sundance Now, the online streaming service offering an array of curated content including award-winning independent films, documentaries and TV series, has announced plans to live-stream the Film Independent Spirit Awards concurrently with the live telecast on IFC on Sat., Feb. 25 at 5/4c.

Independent Spirit Awards Definitely Like Movies from Sundance Film Festival 2015

Independent Spirit Awards Definitely Like Movies from Sundance Film Festival 2015

If you ever doubted that Sundance and independent filmmaking go hand-in-hand, take a look at all of the Sundance-supported films and filmmakers nominated for the 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards.

5 films that prove the Spirit Awards are better than the Oscars

5 films that prove the Spirit Awards are better than the Oscars

The old adage is just as true of awards shows as it is of movies: bigger does not mean better. The Oscars might get all the press, they might have all the prestige, but that doesn’t mean they’re superior to all other movie awards. Case in point: this year, the Spirit Awards, the Oscars’ indie alternative, the Elizabeth to the Academy’s Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, honored all sorts of outstanding movies that barely even garnered a mention on the big show. Does that mean those films were inferior? Nope; it means the Oscars were. Here are five films that prove the Spirits Awards’ are better than the Oscars.

Johnny Weir on the blue carpet

Johnny Weir on the blue carpet

This week I had the chance to interview Johnny Weir for a second time. That interview will be be featured on Full Frontal Fashion in the near future. During our chat, Johnny talked about his experience working the blue carpet and he melted when he met Adrian Brody. In anticipation of the interview, watch the…

It’s Hard to be Old, White and Rich in H’Wood These Days

It’s Hard to be Old, White and Rich in H’Wood These Days

PRECIOUS stars Mariah Carey and Gabourey Sidibe, at the Independent Spirit Awards Wow. The last couple of days have been a BLUR… Friday were the Independent Spirit Awards – which rocked. For some reason the gods decided to bless me and my date, Estee Lauder Pres. John Demsey, and sit us front and center with…

Shacking up for the Oscars: Botox, Boytoys and Big Parties

Shacking up for the Oscars: Botox, Boytoys and Big Parties

Actresses Marcia Gay Harden and Susan Sarandon at the 2004 Oscars. Woof.

So. My liver finally recovered from Sundance – just in time for the Oscars! Oh Yeah! And without the altitude to help… Well: the upside is: less High Altitude Flatulence (you know who you are!!!!) but the downside is: the alcohol content in California is considerably more potent than Utah (note to self: no more Dark & Stormy’s!).