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[asked about some non-American directors he admires] The Thai guy with the unpronounceable name [Apichatpong Weerasethakul
], he's good. Interesting rhythms. Weird. He has his own language. Um. Who else is good? One of the best films I've seen this century is an Uruguayan film from a few years ago called Whisky
(2004). I've traditionally followed Pedro Almodóvar
. Michael Haneke
(2012) I ...
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
Frequently films scenes at natural history museums