The awards season is officially upon us as the first of the ceremonies are awarding various movies and actors with their achievements. At the 28th Annual Gotham Awards, movies including Chloe Zhao’s The Rider, Ethan Hawke-starrer First Reformed and Toni Collette-starrer Hereditary took a few of the most coveted awards. Best Feature went to The Rider and Best Actor was awarded to Hawke as well as Best Actress for Collette. First Reformed also took home a second award for Best Screenplay for Paul Schrader.
Still, other awards handed out that night includes breakthrough Director award as well as Breakthrough actor for 8th Grade.
For a complete list, see below. In the past, the Gotham award winners are a indication of what might be to come for other award shows including the Golden Globes as well as the Oscars.
WINNER: The Rider
Chloé Zhao, director; Bert Hamelinck, Sacha Ben Harroche, Mollye Asher, Chloé Zhao, producers (Sony Pictures Classics)
WINNER: Hale County This Morning, This Evening
RaMell Ross, director; RaMell Ross, Joslyn Barnes, Su Kim, producers (The Cinema Guild)
Best First Feature
WINNER: Bo Burnham, Eighth Grade (A24)
WINNER: First Reformed, Paul Schrader (A24)
WINNER: Ethan Hawke in First Reformed (A24)
WINNER: Toni Collette in Hereditary (A24)
*The 2018 Best Actress nominating committee also voted to award a special Gotham Jury Award to Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weisz for their ensemble performance in The Favourite. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
WINNER: Elsie Fisher in Eighth Grade (A24)
WINNER: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?