The Sessions

2013 Independent Spirit Awards Winners: 'Silver Linings Playbook' Wins Everything

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by Jacob Hall February 23, 2013 06:16 PM
Weinstein Co.
David O. Russell's 'Silver Linings Playbook' was the big winner at this year's Independent Spirit Awards, taking home four awards including Best Feature. Of course, the debate asking why a mainstream, star-studded box office smash beat out the actual indie fare at the Independent Spirit Awards, but that's a conversation for another time. Check out the rest of winners below!

Reel Women: 'The Sessions' Has Some Naked Problems

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by Britt Hayes November 09, 2012 09:30 AM
Fox Searchlight
'The Sessions' -- out now in limited release -- is based on the true story of poet, journalist and cripple Marc O'Brien, a man confined to an iron lung for most of his life who seeks out the help of a sex surrogate to experience the act for the first time. But for all its talk of body comfort and its cavalier attitude toward nudity, 'The Sessions' spends a lot of time obscuring Marc's body while giving us full access to that of his surrogate.

'The Sessions' Review

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by Jordan Hoffman September 09, 2012 02:30 PM
Fox Searchlight
Based on a true story of a man stricken with polio, confined to an iron lung and who is determined - at age 38 - to lose his virginity. 'The Sessions' takes a frank approach to disability and sexuality that is touching, poignant and wise and is a lead contender for the upcoming Oscar season.