Richard Linklater's 12-year commitment to the coming-of-age tale "Boyhood" is paying off with his first nomination from the Directors Guild of America, the organization announced Tuesday.
Also nominated for their outstanding achievement in directing were first-time nominee Wes Anderson for the whimsical "Grand Budapest Hotel," and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu for his dark show business comedy "Birdman." Inarritu was previously nominated for "Babel."
Both Anderson and Inarritu lost out to Linklater for the best director Golden Globe on Sunday.
In an unexpected turn, rounding out the five slots were Morten Tyldum for his Alan Turing...