AMCi: Gotham Award Nominations


By Alicia Malone October 23, 2014


The 24th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards have just announced their nominees. Award season has officially begun!

Richard Linklater’s masterful “Boyhood” leads with four nominations, for Best Feature, Best Actress for Patricia Arquette, Best Actor for Ethan Hawke and Breakthrough Actor for the boy at the center of it all, Ellar Coltrane.

Other nominees include Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu’s “Birdman”, Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel”, and Jonathan Glazer’s creepy “Under The Skin”.

Special tributes will be awarded to Tilda Swinton, director Bennett Miller and Ted Sarandos from Netflix. And a Gotham Jury Award will be given to Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo and Channing Tatum for the ensemble performance in “Foxcatcher”.

The full list of nominees are below.

BEST FEATURE
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Boyhood
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Love Is Strange
Under the Skin

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Actress
CITIZENFOUR
Life Itself
Manakamana
Point and Shoot

BREAKTHROUGH DIRECTOR AWARD
Ana Lily Amirpour - A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
James Ward Byrkit - Coherence
Dan Gilroy - Nightcrawler
Eliza Hittman - It Felt Like Love
Justin Simien - Dear White People

BEST ACTOR
Bill Hader - The Skeleton Twins
Ethan Hawke - Boyhood
Oscar Isaac - A Most Violent Year
Michael Keaton - Birdman
Miles Teller - Whiplash

BEST ACTRESS
Patricia Arquette - Boyhood
Gugu Mbatha-Raw - Beyond the Lights
Julianne Moore - Still Alice
Scarlett Johansson - Under the Skin
Mia Wasikowska - Tracks

BREAKTHROUGH ACTOR
Riz Ahmed - Nightcrawler
Macon Blair - Blue Ruin
Ellar Coltrane - Boyhood
Joey King - Wish I Was Here
Jenny Slate - Obvious Child
Tessa Thompson - Dear White People

The Gotham Independent Film Awards will be held in New York on December 1.

What do you think of these choices? Let us know in the comments below!

Source: IndieWire

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