Best Director: Wes Anderson

The 2015 Oscars are fast upon us! Wes Anderson and his film The Grand Budapest Hotel are up for three awards: Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay. These serve as his fourth, fifth, and sixth nominations. 

“The first director I was ever aware of was Alfred Hitchcock–before I even understood the idea of a director. I was aware of Hitchcock because of The Alfred Hitchcock Collection. That was the first time I was aware that there’s a guy who is not in the movie who’s on the front of the box. He’s responsible.” –Wes Anderson to Arnaud Desplechin, Interview, October 2009.

Read the full interview here