2014 Spirit Awards Nominations Winners and Losers
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Loser: "The Skeleton Twins"
This was somewhat surprising. Co-Writer and director Craig Johnson seemed like a potential screenplay nominee, but anyone in Vegas would have bet that at least Bill Hader or Kristen Wiig would be nominated in the Best Male Lead or Best Female Lead categories respectively. They each received serious critical acclaim for their work and the film has amassed a solid $5 million on the art house circuit. Nothing at all? Head-scratching.
- Gregory Ellwood