'Winter's Bone' leads the pack with three noms, facing off 'Blue Valentine' and 'Black Swan' in Best Feature category.
"Winter's Bone" and "The Kids Are All Right" have emerged as very early Oscar favorites after landing multiple nominations for the upcoming Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York. The event is considered by many to open the awards season and will be staged on November 29.
Acclaimed movie "Winter's Bone" leads the pack with three nominations for Best Feature, Breakthrough Actor (Jennifer Lawrence) and Best Ensemble Performance, while "The Kids Are All Right" and "Tiny Furniture" both receive two nominations.
A total of 26 films were nominated across six competitive categories for Best Feature, Best Documentary, Breakthrough Director, Breakthrough Actor, Best Ensemble Performance and Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You. In addition to the competitive awards, Robert Duvall, Hilary Swank, director Darren Aronofsky, and movie mogul James Schamus will each be presented with a career tribute.
Last year's Best Feature winner, "The Hurt Locker", went on to win the Oscar's Best Picture prize. This year's nominees are "Black Swan", "Blue Valentine", "The Kids Are Alright", "Winter's Bone" and "Let Me In".
The Best Ensemble Performance category will be a battle between Annette Bening and Julianne Moore's film "The Kids Are All Right", "Life During Wartime", "Please Give", "Tiny Furniture" and "Winter's Bone".
Full Nominations List of 2010 Gotham Independent Film Awards:
- "The Kids Are All Right": Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska, Josh Hutcherson
- "Life During Wartime": Shirley Henderson, Ciaran Hinds, Allison Janney, Michael Lerner, Chris Marquette, Rich Pecci, Charlotte Rampling, Paul Reubens, Ally Sheedy, Dylan Riley Snyder, Renee Taylor, Michael Kenneth Williams
- "Please Give": Catherine Keener, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Rebecca Hall, Ann Guilbert, Lois Smith, Sarah Steele, Thomas Ian Nicholas
- "Tiny Furniture": Lena Dunham, Laurie Simmons, Grace Dunham, Rachel Howe, Merritt Wever, Amy Seimetz, Alex Karpovsky, David Call, Jemima Kirke, Sarah Sophie Flicker, Garland Hunter, Isen Hunter
- "Winter's Bone": Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Dale Dickey, Lauren Sweetser, Garret Dillahunt, Kevin Breznahan
- John Wells for "The Company Men"
- Kevin Asch for "Holy Rollers"
- Glenn Ficarra and John Requa for "I Love You Phillip Morris"
- Tanya Hamilton for "Night Catches Us"
- Lena Dunham for "Tiny Furniture"
- Prince Adu in "Prince of Broadway"
- Ronald Bronstein in "Daddy Longlegs"
- Greta Gerwig in "Greenberg"
- Jennifer Lawrence in "Winter's Bone"
- John Ortiz in "Jack Goes Boating"
- "Kati with an i"
- "On Coal River"
- "Summer Pasture"
- "The Wolf Knife"