The day before the Academy indulged in more predictable, mainstream fare like handing out awards to Birdman, Patricia Arquette, J.K. Simmons, and Julianne Moore—all while its host indulged in a Birdman spoof that also featured Whiplash’s Miles Teller—the Independent Spirit Awards challenged the norm by handing out awards to Birdman, Patricia Arquette, J.K. Simmons, and Julianne Moore, all while its host indulged in a Birdman spoof that also featured Whiplash’s Miles Teller. Except this one starred Fred Armisen, so it was in a far more indie sort of way. He had glasses.

Yes, on Saturday afternoon, Hollywood took a much-needed breather before the Oscars with a nice, relaxing awards ceremony, gathering in a large tent to drink some tequila and honor the independent films that—as is increasingly the case—the Academy was already honoring anyway. But besides Armisen and Kristen Bell’s quirkiness, the relaxed dress code, and the lack of John Travolta doing normal, totally conventional things to women’s faces, there were a few other divergences between the two.

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Most notably, Boyhood and Birdman essentially split the night, with the latter taking Best Feature while Richard Linklater won for directing. Michael Keaton edged out Eddie Redmayne. Inherent Vice, Nightcrawler, and Dear White People took home some awards. Special honors recognizing true independence were handed out by major brands like Lenscrafters and Kiehl’s. Everything else was pretty much the same, though—only a little drunker.

Here are the winners, in one of the few remaining times you’ll see these titles and names arranged in list form this season. Print it out and tattoo it on your heart, so that you may always remember the year in cinema and in cutting and pasting.

Best Feature
Birdman

Best Director
Richard Linklater, Boyhood

Best Male Lead
Michael Keaton, Birdman

Best Female Lead
Julianne Moore, Still Alice

Best Supporting Female
Patricia Arquette, Boyhood

Best Supporting Male
J.K. Simmons, Whiplash

Best Screenplay
Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler

Best Documentary
Citizenfour

Best International Film
Ida

Best First Feature
Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler

Best First Screenplay
Justin Simien, Dear White People

Best Editing
Tom Cross, Whiplash

Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki, Birdman

Robert Altman Award
Inherent Vice

John Cassavetes Award
Land Ho!

Special Distinction Award
Foxcatcher

Lenscrafters Truer Than Fiction Award
The Kill Team

Piaget Producers Award
Chris Ohlson, Kumiko The Treasure Hunter

Kiehl’s Someone To Watch Award
Rania Attieh & Daniel Garcia, H.

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