2012 Indie Spirit Nominations Roundup

The Indie Spirit Awards air this Saturday night on IFC.

A big thanks to all who contributed reviews of the Indie Spirit nominees.

Best Feature:
The Descendants reviewed by Stephanie Brown
The Artist reviewed by Candice Frederick
Take Shelter reviewed by Carrie Nelson
Drive reviewed by Leigh Kolb
Beginners reviewed by Megan Ryland
50/50 reviewed by Josh Ralske
Best First Feature:
In the Family
Margin Call reviewed by Jessica Pieklo
Natural Selection
Another Earth reviewed by Diana Fakhouri
Martha Marcy May Marlene reviewed by Carrie Nelson
Best International Film:
A Separation
Melancholia reviewed by Olivia Bernal
Shame reviewed by Clint Waters
The Kid with a Bike

John Cassavetes Award:
Bellflower reviewed by Deirdre Crimmins
Hello Lonesome
Pariah reviewed by Carrie Nelson
The Dynamiter
Best Female Lead:
Elizabeth Olsen in Martha Marcy May Marlene
Lauren Ambrose in Think of Me
Rachael Harris in Natural Selection
Adepero Oduye in Pariah 

Best Supporting Female:
Jessica Chastain in Take Shelter
Janet McTeer in Albert Nobbs
Harmony Santana in Gun Hill Road
Anjelica Huston in 50/50
Best Director:
Michel Hazanavicius for The Artist
Jeff Nichols for Take Shelter
Nicolas Winding Refn for Drive
Alexander Payne for The Descendants
Mike Mills for Beginners
Best Screenplay:
Tom McCarthy for Win Win
Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon & Jim Rash for The Descendants
Michel Hazanavicius for The Artist
Joseph Cedar for Footnote
Mike Mills for Beginners
Best First Screenplay:
Patrick deWitt for Terri
Phil Johnston for Cedar Rapids
Mike Cahill & Brit Marling for Another Earth
Will Reiser for 50/50
J.C. Chandor for Margin Call
Best Documentary:
We Were Here
The Redemption of General Butt Naked
The Interrupters
Bill Cunningham New York
An African Election
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