Theatre & Film

Houston Public Media’s Oscar Round-Up

Sunday night was the Oscars. Here’s a look at what Houston Matters and InnerVIEWS did leading up to the show.


The Grand Budapest Hotel, nominated for 9 Academy Awards, took home four Oscars, including Costume DesignMakeup and HairstylingMusic (Original Score), and Production Design.

Wes Anderson sat down with Houston Matters host Craig Cohen to discuss his work and Houston’s influence on The Grand Budapest Hotel.


InnerVIEWS with Ernie Manouse talks with director and screen writer Wes Anderson about how he creates the worlds his characters inhabit is such films as The Royal Tenenbaums, Moonrise Kingdom, and The Grand Budapest Hotel.




Boyhood, nominated for 6 Academy Awards, took home one. Patricia Arquette won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Roll. The film, which is largely set in Houston and Austin, captures not only Mason Jr.’s childhood, but what the last dozen years have looked, sounded and felt like for many children and their parents in 21st century Texas.

Writer/director Richard Linklater talks with Houston Matters host Craig Cohen about the film, and about shooting in Houston:



Other Nominated Works: 

Oscar-Nominated Film Scores 2015 Series: Imitation Game

Oscar-Nominated Film Scores 2015 Series: Hans Zimmer

Oscar-Nominated Film Scores 2015 Series: Jóhann Jóhannsson

Oscar Nominated Film Scores 2015