Tag Archives: Cinema of Mexico

OSCARS 2015 : Final Predictions for the Academy Awards

It’s time folks. I can’t delay it any longer, even if I’d like to. I must put out my final Oscar predictions. There’s no more time to go back and forth on if Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman or Richard Linklater’s Boyhood will win Best Picture, as well as if Iñárritu[...]

Will we have a split between Best Picture and Best Director?

As Oscar voting ends later on today, one of the big questions that remains in my mind is…will there be a Best Picture/Best Director split? Aside from trying to figure out whether Birdman or Boyhood takes the top prize, there’s also the possibility that they each go home with one[...]

And the winners of the 2015 British Academy Film Awards are…

Boyhood has been named best film at this year’s BAFTA awards, with Richard Linklater also awarded as best director and Patricia Arquette winning best supporting actress. With a total of five awards, Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel is the evening’s most awarded film, recognised for its original screenplay, makeup/hair,[...]

Presenters at Directors Guild Awards – Bradley Cooper, Steven Spielberg…

Los Angeles: Directors Guild of America [DGA] President Paris Barclay today announced the presenters for the 67th Annual DGA Awards. The ceremony, to be hosted by Jane Lynch, will take place on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Confirmed presenters for the DGA[...]

George Lucas slams Oscars for snubbing David Oyelowo and Ava DuVernay – “Selma”

“The thing about the Academy is it’s a political campaign. It has nothing to do with artistic endeavor at all,” said George Lucas on “CBS This Morning” after the highly publicized Oscar snubs of “Selma” director Ava DuVernay and star David Oyelowo. BELOW LISTEN TO GEORGE LUCAS INTERVIEW: Nominations for the 87th[...]

All 24 Oscar® Categories to be announced live

Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today that actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams, on Thursday, January 15, will announce the nominations in all 24 Oscar categories at a special two-part live news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn[...]

Oscars®: Alfonso Cuaron – Which director/screenplay winner is most likely to win again?

After looking at which of the four acting winners would be the most likely to make it back to the Academy Awards telecast and emerge victorious a second time, I figured that it wouldn’t hurt to take a look at the other three major Oscar winners…the Best Director, Best Adapted[...]

Oscars: Get to know a Best Picture nominee: “Gravity”

“Gravity” Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón Written by: Alfonso Cuarón and Jonás Cuarón (reportedly with some uncredited collaboration by George Clooney as well) Main cast members: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, and Ed Harris (voice) Number of Oscar nominations in total: 10 Other nominations besides Best Picture: Best Director (Cuarón), Best Actress (Bullock), Best Production Design, Best[...]

“Drive” review: isn’t ‘cool’

HollywoodNews.com: There is an old Robert Rodriguez interview where he comments about how shocked he was by the positive reviews that greeted the release of El Mariachi. He hinted at certain biases that critics have toward films that are supposed to automatically be ‘better’ than the rest. To[...]

Will Ferrell’s ‘Padre’ welcomes ‘Mama’s’ Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna

HollywoodNews.com: Will Ferrell’s Spanish language comedy “Casa de mi padre” is getting very serious in its casting, attracting the talents of dramatic actors Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna, the duo who starred together in “Y tu mama tambien.” Matt Piedmont is directing “Casa.” The film’s plot is being kept[...]