Wes Anderson braces for Oscar's appraisal of 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

February 16, 2015 4:37 PM

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If you watched the Golden Globes last month, you might remember co-host Amy Poehler joking that Wes Anderson, a filmmaker known for his meticulous, fanciful style, had arrived at the ceremony on "a bike made of antique tuba parts." The camera caught Anderson not looking particularly pleased, though it wasn't because of the joke. He was simply terrified at the possibility of having to deliver a speech at some point, which he did, marvelously so, when "The Grand Budapest Hotel" won the Globe for best comedy.

"These events are nerve-racking," Anderson told The Times at Hollywood's Egyptian Theatre last week. "At a certain point, you say, 'I hope I don't win because I don't want to have to do this. Then as soon as you lose, the feeling rapidly changes and you think, 'I would have been perfectly happy to g...

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