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I don't want everything to be about the fucking Oscars. Does it keep me in business? Yes. The thing I lament is that we see good films only in the light of whether they get an Oscar. Where are those films throughout the year? Not just eight of them bunched up at the end, expecting to gird for battle.
Everytime he was nominated for the Best Director Oscar, Martin Scorsese
was nominated in the same category alongside him: first in 2005 when Payne was nominated for Sideways
(2004) and Scorsese for The Aviator
(2004), then in 2012 when Payne was nominated for The Descendants
(2011) and Scorsese for Hugo
(2011) and finally in 2014 when Payne was nominated for Nebraska
(2013) and Scorsese for The
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