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Kate McKinnon Does Her Best Cate Blanchett in Carol Parody Video from 2016 Indie Spirit Awards

Originally posted 02/28/2016 10:30AM

Carol, a beautiful, aching period romance starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, may have gone home empty-handed at Saturday's 2016 Independent Spirit Awards – but it did earn a different high honor: An awards show parody video starring Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon.

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Transgender Tangerine Star Mya Taylor on Historic Acting Win at Indie Spirit Awards: 'The Struggle Was Real for Me, and I Got Out of It'

Transgender Tangerine Star Mya Taylor on Historic Acting Win at Indie Spirit Awards: 'The Struggle Was Real for Me, and I Got Out of It'

Originally posted 02/28/2016 09:40AM

On Saturday, Mya Taylor walked off the stage at the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards as this year's best supporting female winner – the first transgender actress in American history to win a major film award – for her role as a sex worker in the iPhone-shot dramedy Tangerine.

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Cate Blanchett, Jacob Tremblay, Jessica Chastain & More Will Present at the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards

Cate Blanchett, Jacob Tremblay, Jessica Chastain & More Will Present at the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards

Originally posted 02/02/2016 12:30PM

This year's Spirit Awards is guaranteed to be adorable!

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FROM EW: Carol and Spotlight Lead Nominees For the Independent Spirit Awards

FROM EW: Carol and Spotlight Lead Nominees For the Independent Spirit Awards

Originally posted 11/24/2015 02:30PM

Carol earned six nominations, including Best Feature and leading actress nominations for stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara

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Here's What It Would Look Like If Fred Armisen and Kristen Bell Starred in Birdman

Originally posted 02/21/2015 07:50PM

Ever wondered what Birdman would be like if it starred Fred Armisen and Kristen Bell instead of Michael Keaton and Emma Stone? Well, wonder no more, as the two stars spoofed the film to open the 2015 Spirit Awards on Saturday night.

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And the Winners of the 2015 Spirit Awards Are ...

And the Winners of the 2015 Spirit Awards Are ...

Originally posted 02/21/2015 07:20PM

Hollywood's most glamorous stars honored independent films on Saturday when they attended the 2015 Independent Spirit Awards in LA. The annual award show, which was hosted by Kristen Bell and Fred Armisen, offers an indie alternative to Sunday night's Oscars, even though many of the top awards go to Academy Award nominees.

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Fred Armisen Satisfies His Sweet Tooth Over Oscar Weekend

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Fred Armisen Satisfies His Sweet Tooth Over Oscar Weekend

Originally posted 03/05/2014 06:30AM

The pouring rain didn't stop Fred Armisen from his food cravings on Saturday afternoon at the Independent Spirit Awards.

The band leader of Seth Meyers's inaugural season of Late Night popped into the Breyers Gelato Indulgences lounge connected to the awards location, and walked away with treats from the ice cream company.

But it wasn't a full sweets fest for the star, who also sampled some goodies from Sabra snacks.

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Robin Thicke Sends Musical Message to Paula Patton: 'Let's Stay Together'

Robin Thicke Sends Musical Message to Paula Patton: 'Let's Stay Together'

Originally posted 03/03/2014 05:15PM

In words and song, Robin Thicke is still trying to woo back wife Paula Patton.

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Cate Blanchett's Blue Jasmine Birkin Bag Cost More Than the Film's Entire Costume Budget, She Says

Cate Blanchett's Blue Jasmine Birkin Bag Cost More Than the Film's Entire Costume Budget

Originally posted 03/02/2014 01:45PM

Cate Blanchett's searing Blue Jasmine performance may have placed her at the front of the line for the Best Actress Oscar, but it seems she failed to make a fan of the film's costume designer.

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Jared Leto Preparing for Oscars with 'Strenuous Lovemaking'

Jared Leto Preparing for Oscars with 'Strenuous Lovemaking'

Originally posted 03/02/2014 12:45AM

Now this is a pre-awards show routine we can get behind.

Asked on Saturday at the Independent Spirit Awards what he was doing to prepare for the Academy Awards the following night, Jared Leto responded, "Strenuous lovemaking."

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