Ryan Gosling was at SFFilm Awards Night to present an award, not receive one. But the actor stole the show on an evening that honored four film artists, including his “Barbie” director Greta Gerwig and actor Nicolas Cage.
At SFFilm’s annual fundraiser at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Monday, Dec. 4, Gosling gave a hilarious introduction of Gerwig, to whom he presented the Irving M. Levin Award for Film Direction. Struggling to describe his admiration for the Sacramento native, however, the onscreen Ken reached for a silly jumble of metaphors.
“Working with Greta is like getting a private tour of the Louvre, but you have total access to the Cheesecake Factory menu,” he said. “No, she’s like a Christmas tree with infinite presents. … No. OK, I got it. This is what it’s like: It’s like working with the keyboardist in ‘Close Encounters,’ the one that figured out how to talk to the aliens and make them all feel welcome enough to offer us a ride.”
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