Some of my favorite parts of the Independent Spirit Awards are the parody songs the show's writers whip up for each of the Best Feature nominees. I still can't hear Colbie Caillat's "Bubbly" without hearing the jokey lyrics poking fun at The Diving Bell and the Butterfly last year ("I can't move my toes/and I can't move my nose . . . ").
This year, Teri Hatcher took the stage to pay a special kind of tribute to Wendy and Lucy, Rainn Wilson donned spandex and grabbed the mike for a homage to The Wrestler, Christina Applegate retold Frozen River to the tune of "Proud Mary," and Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson broke it down for Ballast. Unfortunately — or fortunately, depending on your perspective — Rachel Getting Married didn't get a parody, but Robyn Hitchcock showed up to sing "Up to Our Nex" from the film's soundtrack.
In case you missed it, I've clipped all the videos together, and you can check out all the celebrity parodies if you