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Topic - Alfonso Cuarón
Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron published a full-page ad Monday in Mexican newspapers questioning President Enrique Pena Nieto's energy reform.
Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron was looking for an anti-"Gravity" follow up to his blockbuster space film, and he found it with a rare excursion into television.
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Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
The night was going so well for "Gravity" director Alfonso Cuaron that he didn't bother making a speech during his first trip to the Oscars stage on Sunday.
Diversity was perhaps the biggest winner at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
Alfonso Cuaron wins best director Oscar for 'Gravity' .
Alfonso Cuaron has won the Academy Award for best director for the visually groundbreaking lost-in-space spectacle "Gravity."
The Oscars could be Mexico's big night, with three Mexicans nominated for directing, cinematography and acting.
Many of the winners who will take home an Oscar on Sunday have long been forecast, their triumph made seemingly self-evident after months of anticipation. That is, except for one little category: best picture.
Alfonso Cuaron named best director at British Academy Film Awards for 'Gravity'
Alfonso Cuaron was awarded the top film honor from the Directors Guild of America for "Gravity" on Saturday night, giving the lost-in-space saga an edge on the journey to the Academy Awards.
Oscar-nominated director Alfonso Cuaron is trying television for the first time, teaming with producer J.J. Abrams on a new series.
Hollywood can still make truly great movies, but you wouldn't know that for most of the year. Tinseltown increasingly packs its smartest, craftiest films into the final months and weeks of the release calendar in hopes of staying fresh in the minds of awards voters. That means that best-of-the-year lists tend to look more like best-of-December lists, or at least best of fall lists. Four of my 10 favorites were released in the last three weeks of the year, and only one came out before Sept. 1.
"The world's multinational oil companies have as much power as many governments," Cuaron wrote. "What measures will be taken to keep our democracy from being taken over by illegal financing and the other methods of pressure by powerful interests?"
"In a country with such a weak or non-existent legal system, how can you avoid large-scale corruption?" he wrote.