On Cool Mom Tech today, we covered the big honkin’ official Oscars site, which has, among other things, a really cool feature worth browsing should you want to kill a few minutes today: 52 Oscar nominees sharing their stories, briefly, through questionnaires.
From Robert Duvall to Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette, Keira Knightly, and lots of the creators, writers, and technical masters behind other top flicks, you can find out their first movie memories, the artists that inspire them, the motivation for doing what they do, and (a little goofy but) the song that best sums up their feelings about the nomination.
It’s kind of cool to learn that the Shawn Patterson, composer of Everything is Awesome is inspired by everyone from Thelonius Monk to Queen; Robert Duvall confesses that his parents pushed him into acting; and that Hugo Guinness, screenwriter of Grand Budapest Hotel, answered that he does what he does because “Wes Anderson told me to.”
Of course it’s not all the deep, there aren’t as many actor
Check out the Oscars site for a look at questionnaires filled out by top 2015 Oscars nominees.