This year's nominees:
7th nomination for Director. Previously won for Annie Hall and nominated for Interiors, Broadway Danny Rose, Hannah and Her Sisters, Crimes and Misdemeanors and Bullets Over Broadway.
2nd nomination. Previously nominated for The Thin Red Line.
2nd nomination for Director. Previously nominated for Sideways.
7th nomination for Director. Previously won for The Departed and nominated for The Aviator, Gangs of New York, Goodfellas, The Last Temptation of Christ and Raging Bull.