The 1950s-set romance "Carol" starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara collected the most nominations Tuesday for the 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards.
The Todd Haynes-directed film picked up six nods in categories including best feature, director and lead actress for both Mara and Blanchett.
"Beasts of No Nation," a fictional drama about a child soldier, received five nominations including best feature, best cinematography and best director for Cary Joji Fukunaga.
Idris Elba also picked up a supporting acting nomination for the film — the first original feature from Netflix.
Oscar hopefuls are sprinkled throughout each category of...