We recently announced that Jordan Peele’s debut feature film, Get Out, is in the running for a Golden Globes Award. The social-thriller is on it’s way to racking up even more accolades, as we’re getting word that the film is now being nominated for 5 Independent Spirit Awards! With all of these potential honors stacking up, we have to wonder if an Academy Award nod is also in the future for Get Out.
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About the Independent Spirit Awards: The Film Independent Spirit Awards is the premier awards event for the independent film community. In addition to being a fantastic party, the Spirit Awards ceremony brings together top talent from Hollywood and throughout the independent film world. Awards are given for Best Feature, Best First Feature, Best Feature Made for Under $500,000 (the John Cassavetes Award) and many more. Official Website
Get Out has been nominated in the following categories:
Best Director – Jordan Peele
Best Screenplay – Jordan Peele
Best Editing – Gregory Plotkin
Best Male Lead – Daniel Kaluuya
The Independent Spirit Awards will air on IFC on March 3rd, 2018. You can review all of the nominees, HERE.
Official Synopsis: Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.
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