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4 Observations From The Week In Oscar Precursors

Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.06.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

Thompson -- who stomps through "Saving Mr. Banks" with a devilish delight -- is turning into a freight train of momentum, the likes of which hasn't been seen since ... well, since Jennifer Lawrence during last year's awards season.

Race Matters at the Gotham Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Lee Daniels, always a provocateur, addressed the huge crowd at Cipriani Wall Street at this week's Gotham Awards with a confession: he hates white peo...

The Gotham Awards Fete Indie Film Amidst an Audience Allergic to Silence

Erica Abeel | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

The Gotham Independent Film Awards are nothing if not quirky and unpredictable. In this 23rd iteration -- which took place Monday at Cipriani Wall Street -- 12 Years a Slave went into the show with more noms than any other film -- and got zip.

The Year's Best Celebrity Mixer

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The 2013 Gotham Awards were held in New York on Monday night, marking the official kickoff of Hollywood's marathon awards season (which had its unoffi...

Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts: Rust and Bone's Tender Heart

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.30.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Picture the saturated, happy colors of resorts in travel brochures. Now imagine the opposite, beaches in dour tones in perpetual off-season. That is the look of Rust and Bone.

At the Joyous Gotham Awards, Indie Film Celebrates its Own

Erica Abeel | Posted 01.27.2013 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

In the balcony, spirits soared. Indie filmmakers labor long and hard to secure financing for their projects so when it comes time to play, pop those corks!

'Silver Linings Playbook' Director Reacts To Award Nominations, Talks Possible Damon Collaboration

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment

Earlier on Tuesday, "Silver Linings Playbook" -- the shockingly sweet (at least for a David O. Russell directed film) comedy-drama starring Jennifer L...

The First Awards Of Oscar Season: Gotham Picks 'Moonrise Kingdom,' More

Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment

Awards season is officially officially underway. On Monday night in New York, the 22nd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards -- which, as noted by the...

Chronicling Black Panthers, Award-Winning Director Knows Where Night Catches Us

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Tanya Hamilton made Night Catches Us as both a personal exploration and as an examination of the other side of the civil rights struggle -- the black power movement.

Awards Season & Second Looks: What Ever Happened to Mother & Child? Winter's Bone Miracles & The African Queen Restored

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

While there were no surprises regarding SAG wins for best male lead actor, Colin Firth, and supporting actor, Christian Bale, it was refreshing to see Melissa Leo snag the best supporting actress award.

Why the Oscars Are Irrelevant

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Some people have greeted this week's selection of James Franco and Anne Hathaway as hosts for next February's Oscar broadcast as a harbinger of doom. Yeah, right -- like this annual ritual wasn't already one of the walking dead.

Live Blogging the 20th Anniversary Gotham Awards

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Samantha Zalaznick

Follow me tonight as I take you inside the 20th Anniversary Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wallstreet in Lower Manhattan. Join me in the chatroom!