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“BONES AND ALL,” “PEARL” and more score Independent Spirit Awards nominations

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 | Uncategorized

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

The Oscars of off-Hollywood fare are acknowledging several genre features this year.

The Independent Spirit Awards, which honor movies and television made outside the major-studio system, announced the nominees for their 2023 prizes this morning. Led by EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE with eight noms, the honored features also include the following fright titles:

BONES AND ALL for Best Feature, Best Lead Performance (Taylor Russell) and Best Supporting Performance (Mark Rylance)

BODIES BODIES BODIES for Best Director (Halina Reijn) and Best First Screenplay (Sarah DeLappe, Kristen Roupenian)

PEARL for Best Lead Performance (Mia Goth, pictured above) and Best Cinematography (Eliot Rockett)

SOMETHING IN THE DIRT for the John Cassavetes Award (best feature made for under $500,000)

NANNY for the Someone to Watch Award (writer/director Nikyatu Jusu)

The Spirit Awards will be given out on March 4, 2023.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and in addition to his work for RUE MORGUE, he has been a longtime writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. He has also written for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM, MOVIEMAKER and others. He is the author of the AD NAUSEAM books (1984 Publishing) and THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press), and he has contributed documentaries, featurettes and liner notes to numerous Blu-rays, including the award-winning feature-length doc TWISTED TALE: THE UNMAKING OF "SPOOKIES" (Vinegar Syndrome).