Ryan Gosling rang in 2012 from NYC and spent New Year's Day at the movies with his mother, Donna, and girlfriend, Eva Mendes. The trio stopped in an uptown theater to catch a film with Eva taking a separate cab from the mother-son duo. Ryan has two more weeks to kick back and relax before his exciting awards season begins. Ryan's due back in LA Jan. 15 for the Golden Globe Awards where's he's nominated in two categories — don't forget to fill out your Golden Globe predictions to be entered for a chance to win $1,000.
Ryan could head back to the West Coast a few days early to support his friend, and Ides of March director, George Clooney, at next weekend's Palm Springs International Film Festival. George is being honored with the Chairman's Award for his impressive body of work in front of and behind the camera. There are lots of upcoming parties, events, and awards shows in Ryan's future and the lucky actor has at least two lovely ladies ready to be his lucky date.