Monday, December 2, 2013
Gotham Award Winners
BEST ACTOR: Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
BEST ACTRESS: Brie Larson, Short Term 12
BREAKTHROUGH DIRECTOR: Ryan Coogler, Fruitvale Station
BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE: Michael B. Jordan, Fruitvale Station
DOCUMENTARY: The Act of Killing
AUDIENCE AWARD: Life on Four Strings
EUPHORIA CALVIN KLEIN SPOTLIGHT ON WOMEN FILMMAKERS AWARD: Beneath the Harvest Sky- Gita Pullapilly
The Coen Brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis shocked presumed frontrunner 12 Years a Slave by claiming the top prize at the 23rd Gotham Awards, the first major prize of the season. Steve McQueen's heart-wrenching slavery drama led with three nominations, but went home empty-handed. Larson and McConaughey got spikes in momentum, while Sundance winner Fruitvale Station emerged with two prizes, boosting its profile.
And so it begins...