Alfonso Cuaron

LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Rami Malek falls, but recovers, after Oscar win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 91st Academy Awards, which are being presented Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Rami Malek may have had a brief fall from the heights of his best-actor Oscar victory for “Bohemian Rhapsody” but he recovered in time to visit … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Rami Malek falls, but recovers, after Oscar win

LOS ANGELES | In an upset, ‘Green Book’ wins best picture at Oscars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The segregation-era road-trip drama “Green Book” was crowned best picture at the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday, handing Hollywood’s top award to a film seen as a feel-good throwback by some and ridiculed as an outdated inversion of “Driving Miss Daisy” by others. In a year where Hollywood could have made … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | In an upset, ‘Green Book’ wins best picture at Oscars

LOS ANGELES | Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ gives Mexico 1st foreign language film Oscar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The touching black-and-white drama “Roma” that follows a domestic worker for a middle-class family in 1970s Mexico City won the Oscar for best foreign language film Sunday. Director Alfonso Cuaron’s deeply personal film with dialogue in Spanish and Mixtec gave Mexico its long-sought statuette in the foreign film category. The Netflix-produced … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ gives Mexico 1st foreign language film Oscar

LOS ANGELES | The Latest: ‘Free Solo’ wins documentary feature Oscar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 91st Academy Awards, which are being presented Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local): 5:15 p.m “Free Solo” has won the best documentary feature Academy Award. The film follows elite rock-climber Alex Honnold‘s attempt to ascend the famed El Capitan rock formation … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | The Latest: ‘Free Solo’ wins documentary feature Oscar

SANTA MONICA, Calif | ‘Beale Street’ tops Spirit Awards, Close wins best actress

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Two years after his “Moonlight” triumphed on the eve of the Oscars, Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of the James Baldwin novel “If Beale Street Could Talk” on Saturday topped the 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards, winning best film, best director and best supporting female for Regina King. The Spirit Awards, always … Continue reading SANTA MONICA, Calif | ‘Beale Street’ tops Spirit Awards, Close wins best actress

Alfonso Cuaron and his film ‘Roma’ win at Golden Globes

Jan 07, 2019—Alfonso Cuaron‘s “Roma” won the best foreign language film and best director honors at the Golden Globes, giving the Netflix film some added awards season momentum. Cuaron based the film on a nanny who raised him in the 1970s in Mexico and he said during his acceptance speech on Sunday night that he … Continue reading Alfonso Cuaron and his film ‘Roma’ win at Golden Globes

MEXICO CITY | Mexico vies for best foreign film Oscar with Cuaron’s ‘Roma’

MEXICO CITY— The ninth time may be the charm for Mexico at the Oscars. The Mexican film academy announced Friday that it has chosen “Roma,” by Alfonso Cuaron, as its bid for a best foreign language film nomination. “Roma,” which won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, is a deeply personal film for … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Mexico vies for best foreign film Oscar with Cuaron’s ‘Roma’

TORONTO | Alfonso Cuaron on building ‘Roma’ on childhood memories

TORONTO — Alfonso Cuaron‘s last movie, the dazzling space thriller “Gravity,” won seven Oscars and grossed more than $720 million worldwide. His new movie, “Roma,” is based on his childhood memories and was shot in black and white in the Mexico City neighborhood he grew up in. With limitless opportunities at his disposal after the … Continue reading TORONTO | Alfonso Cuaron on building ‘Roma’ on childhood memories