‘Tree,’ ‘Beginners’ tie at Gotham Film Awards (AP)

Actress Charlize Theron attends the IFP's 21st Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)AP – Award season kicked off with a tie for Best feature at the annual Gotham Independent Film Awards as Terrence Malick’s highly imaginative “The Tree of Life” shared the night’s high honor with Mike Mills’s flashback comedy, “Beginners.”