Rallying for two of the final three wins of the afternoon, Fox Searchlight’s Birdman won a leading three times at the Film Independent Spirit Awards on the beach in Santa Monica. It added wins for Best Actor Michael Keaton and cinematography for Emmanuel Lubezki. Three other films had two wins: Boyhood, including for Best Director Richard Linklater; Whiplash, including for Supporting Actor JK Simmons; and Nightcrawler, including Best Screenplay for Dan Gilroy. Check out how our live blog of the ceremony went down.
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