After months and months of a sort of awards season cold war, this week sees people actually start to be nominated and win things. The first major nods of the year are announced on Thursday with the Independent Spirits, and last night saw the first proper ceremony of the year, with "Sleepwalk With Me" director/star Mike Birbiglia hosting the 22nd Annual Gotham Awards in NYC.
Best Feature: "Moonrise Kingdom"
Best Documentary: "How To Survive a Plague"
Best Ensemble Performance: "Your Sister's Sister" (Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt and Mark Duplass)
Breakthrough Director: Benh Zeitlin, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
Breakthrough Actor: Emayatzy Corinealdi, "Middle of Nowhere"
Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You: "An Oversimplification of Her Beauty"
Audience Choice Award: "Artifact"