3 December 2012 8:00 AM, PST | Slackerwood | See recent Slackerwood news »

Here's the latest in Austin and Texas film news. 

Native Texan Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom and Aff 2012 Marquee Feature Audience Award winner Silver Linings Playbook top the 28th Annual Film Independent Spirit Award nominations, Indiewire reports. Both films were nominated for Best Feature alongside Austinite Richard Linklater's Bernie.In more Film Independent Spirit Award news, the former Austinite Mark Duplass-fronted Safety Not Guaranteed received a Best First Feature and Best First Screenplay nod, alongside former Austinite Jonathan Lisecki's (our interview) SXSW 2012 premiere Gayby (Elizabeth's review). Past and present Austinites, including John Hawkes (The Sessions), Jack Black (Bernie) and Matthew McConaughey (Killer Joe) were nominated for Best Male Lead.  McConaughey received a second nomination, Best Supporting Male, for his role in Magic Mike. And former Austinite Elizabeth Mims (Elizabeth's interview) rounds out the awards show with a Truer Than Fiction nomination for Only the Young (Elizabeth's review »

- Jordan Gass-Poore'

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Matthew McConaughey
Magic Mike (2012)
Wes Anderson (I)

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners