The Gotham Awards are the first out of the gate to announce their nominations. This is our first look at which films are going to be part of the movie awards conversation this year.
2012 was the last time that the Best Picture winner did not get either a Gotham nomination or win the Gotham award. 12 Years a Slave was nominated. Birdman, Spotlight, and Moonlight all won the Gotham and then won Best Picture. The time before that was in 2009 when The Hurt Locker was nominated, won the Gotham and went on to win Best Picture.
This year Get Out received the most nominations with 4. There has been a lot of speculation about the chances of Get Out being recognized during awards season. Movies released early in the year rarely do, but Get Out is that good.
Happy to see Call Me by Your Name and The Florida Project get recognized.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony on November 27th.
Full List of movie nominations:
Call Me by Your Name
The Florida Project
Ex Libris – The New York Public Library
Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award
Maggie Betts for Novitiate
Greta Gerwig for Lady Bird
Kogonada for Columbus
Jordan Peele for Get Out
Joshua Z Weinstein for Menashe
The Big Sick, Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani
Brad’s Status, Mike White
Call Me by Your Name, James Ivory
Get Out, Jordan Peele
Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig
Willem Dafoe in The Florida Project
James Franco in The Disaster Artist
Daniel Kaluuya in Get Out
Robert Pattinson in Good Time
Adam Sandler in The Meyerowitz Stories
Harry Dean Stanton in Lucky
Melanie Lynskey in I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore
Haley Lu Richardson in Columbus
Margot Robbie in I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird
Lois Smith in Marjorie Prime
Mary J. Blige in Mudbound
Timothée Chalamet in Call Me by Your Name
Harris Dickinson in Beach Rats
Kelvin Harrison, Jr. in It Comes at Night
Brooklynn Prince in The Florida Project