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

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 | News

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 spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.