2021 Spirit Awards Nominations List: ‘Never Rarely’ Dominates with 7 Noms, ‘Minari’ Strong

The 36th Film Independent Spirit Awards are just under three months away, and this morning the nominations for the 2021 ceremony arrive.

Last year’s Spirit Awards were dominated by “Uncut Gems,” which won the prizes for Best Actor (Adam Sandler), Best Director (Josh and Benny Safdie), and Best Editing.

Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell” took home the honor for Best Feature.

The lead actress prize was awarded to “Judy” star Renee Zellweger, who went on to win the Oscar for Best Actress.This year’s most nominated film is “Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” which picked up 7 total nominates.

Minari” also preformed strong with 6 nominations, while “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and “Nomadland” each picked up 5 nominations.

Netflix was the most nominated studio with 16 nominations, followed by Focus Features with 10 and A24 with 9.As always, the budget cutoff for films to be eligible for the Spirit Awards in $22.5 million.

For this reason,

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