Charlize Theron Sexy Dress and Elizabeth Olsen Pictures at 2011 Gotham Independent Film Awards

Stars Kick Off Statue Season With the Gotham Awards

The 2011 Gotham Independent Film Awards helped kick off the season of red carpet gowns, acceptance speeches, and star-studded celebrations in NYC yesterday. Award season is officially around the corner, and the action will really start heating up with the nominations for the Film Independent Spirit Awards today. At last night's party, Charlize Theron wowed in a revealing Gucci dress as she joined her Young Adult co-star Patton Oswalt on stage. Elizabeth Olsen wore Valentino and was a nominee in the best breakthrough actor category for her role in Martha Marcy May Marlene, though the statue went to Like Crazy's Felicity Jones in the end. The big winners during the show were The Tree of Life and Beginners, which tied for Best Feature. Check out all the winners on Hollywood Reporter.

Elizabeth Olsen at the Gotham Awards.

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Elizabeth Olsen at the Gotham Awards.

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