facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Independent Spirit Award nods announced

Nov. 29, 2005 at 8:55 PM   |   Comments

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Noah Baumbach's "The Squid and the Whale" led the field with six nominations for the 2006 Independent Spirit Awards, announced Tuesday in Los Angeles.

"The Squid and the Whale" will compete for best film against "Brokeback Mountain," "Capote," "Good Night, and Good Luck" and "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada," The Hollywood Reporter said.

Best actor nominees are "Squid's" Jeff Daniels; "Capote's" Philip Seymour Hoffman; "Hustle & Flow's" Terrence Howard; "Brokeback Mountain's" Heath Ledger and David Strathairn of "Good Night, and Good Luck."

"Squid" earned a best actress nod for Laura Linney along with "Transamerica's" Felicity Huffman; Dina Korzun for "Forty Shades of Blue;" "Lackawanna Blues'" S. Epatha Merkerson and "Room's" Cyndi Williams.

The Independent Spirit Awards recognize U.S. indie films made for less than $20 million. The ceremony is scheduled March 4 in Santa Monica.

© 2005 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Kelly Ripa's penthouse sells for $20M Kelly Ripa's penthouse sells for $20M
2
Jamie Foxx sued for allegedly stealing new song Jamie Foxx sued for allegedly stealing new song
3
Randy Travis makes rare public appearance after stroke Randy Travis makes rare public appearance after stroke
4
Polly Bergen, Emmy Award-winning actress, dies Polly Bergen, Emmy Award-winning actress, dies
5
Colin Farrell to star in second season of 'True Detective' Colin Farrell to star in second season of 'True Detective'
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback