October seems awfully early to be announcing nominations for best-of-the-year awards, but here we are. The nominees for the 24th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards are:
Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel.
Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin.
Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).
Marshall Curry‘s Point and Shoot.
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Ana Lily Amirpour for A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.
James Ward Byrkit for Coherence.
Dan Gilroy for Nightcrawler.
Justin Simien for Dear White People.
Bill Hader in The Skeleton Twins.
Ethan Hawke in Boyhood.
Oscar Isaac in A Most Violent Year.
Michael Keaton in Birdman.
Miles Teller in Whiplash.
The 2014 Best Actor nominating panel has also voted to award a special Gotham Jury Award jointly to Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, and Channing Tatum for their ensemble performance in Foxcatcher.
Patricia Arquette in Boyhood.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw in Beyond the Lights.
Julianne Moore in Still Alice.
Scarlett Johansson in Under the Skin.
Mia Wasikowska in Tracks.
Riz Ahmed in Nightcrawler.
Macon Blair in Blue Ruin.
Ellar Coltrane in Boyhood.
Joey King in Wish I Was Here.
Jenny Slate in Obvious Child.
Tessa Thompson in Dear White People.
And as Nigel M. Smith notes at Indiewire, “Gotham Award Tributes will be given to Tilda Swinton, Foxcatcher director Bennett Miller and Industry Tribute recipient Netflix’s Ted Sarandos.” And the ceremony will take place on December 1.