Independent Spirit Awards Predict Oscar Winners (VIDEO)

All the Rage 16

michelle williamsTonight is the big night! Billy is back hosting the Oscars and all of the Best Picture nominees are killer. But yesterday we saw, what many are calling, an early predictor to the Academy Awards ... the Independent Spirit Awards.

This awards ceremony, that aired on IFC, goes pretty far under the radar because the films are, well, independent low budget and "artsy." Most of the nominations go to lesser known films and actors, actors that likely won't even be walking the red carpet tonight -- and films that most of us will never see. However, the Descendants and The Artist went head to head for Best Feature Film and Best Male Lead yesterday -- and it seems completely possible that the winner from last night will take the prize tonight! Can you guess who won?

The Artist -- in both categories. And not only did it take home Best Feature Film and Best Male Lead, but it walked away with two other Spirit Awards as well!

More from The Stir: Sacha Baron Cohen Ashes Ryan Seacrest in Lame Oscars Stunt (VIDEO)

And if yesterday was an accurate indicator of winners for the Oscars then you will see Michelle Williams and Christopher Plummer on stage tonight. And not to worry, The Descendants didn't walk away empty handed, but you know, everyone wants to win the biggest prize ... and those went to The Artist.

Have you seen The Artist? Is it worth all of the hype?

Check out the video below to hear more about the winners at the Independent Spirit Awards and see Michelle William's acceptance speech ...

Image via Pacific Coast News


To add a comment, please log in with

Use Your CafeMom Profile

Join CafeMom or Log in to your CafeMom account. CafeMom members can keep track of their comments.

Join CafeMom or Log in to your CafeMom account. CafeMom members can keep track of their comments.

Comment As a Guest

Guest comments are moderated and will not appear immediately.

Ashley Post

I've seen the Artist!!! It IS worth the hype!!! Such a good movie.

JHanc968 JHanc968

I have not seen it yet, but would like to!

nonmember avatar Stephania

I've seen the Artist, too! it is not worth the hype...

godde... goddess99

I don't think I've seen any of the contenders. Some day I'll have time to watch more adult movies..

MamaM... MamaMandee

I have not seen it yet. Im behind on several of the oscar movies. I believe that Netflix is sending me The Help next!! I cant wait!! 

Kmakk... Kmakksmom

I haven't seen The Artist, but it looks really good.

slw123 slw123

I haven't seen The Artist, but I want to.

mamivon2 mamivon2


Madel... Madelaine


1-10 of 16 comments 12 Last