What Is the Independent Movie Spirit? ‘Sex Scenes With Ugly People,’ Say Actors


In honor of the 25th annual Independent Spirit Awards, William H. Macy, Juliette Lewis, Fred Willard, and others reflect on the essence of independent movies. Basically, it's "texting the Arctic Monkeys to see if we can use their music for a crying/walking scene." Sounds about right.

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