The FIGHT CLUB star - who took a small role in the movie - reckons the nominations themselves showed that Hayek's work paid off.
He says, "I've never seen a more powerful example of commitment, it was very inspiring. I don't expect to have one thing mean that much to me. "
However, the AMERICAN HISTORY X star is concerned that growing numbers of Oscar "campaigns" are sullying the reputation of the awards ceremony.
He adds, "Frida's nominations felt uncampaigned for, but collectively the Oscars are in danger of debasing themselves.
"You hear about young actors going to the old-age home where the Academy members live, knocking on the door and saying, "Hello, I'm so and so and I just want to show you our film. It's vile."
'The Lobster' is a peculiar black comedy exploring romance in the most abstract way possible.
Get ready for the likes of 'Everest', 'The Danish Girl' and 'Black Mass'.
Paul Daniels stars as a quiz show host in the video for Swim Deep's new song 'Namaste', taken from their second album 'Mothers'.
This sci-fi disaster movie is based on the bestselling 2013 novel of the same name by Rick Yancey.
He loved the 'undisciplined' side to co-star Nick Nolte.
The actor insists he felt comfortable in his new role.
Nickelodeon has announced it is planning on reviving some of its popular 1990s shows in “a fresh new way”.
The director thinks that the superhero style will go the "way of the Western".