Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

González Iñárritu Takes Home Three Oscars, Including Best Picture, for

González Iñárritu Takes Home Three Oscars, Including Best Picture, for “Birdman”

And just like that, Alejandro González Iñárritu is a three-time Oscar winner… The 51-year-old Mexican filmmaker, who had previously come away empty-handed after four previous nominations, walked away with three golden statuettes as the 87th...

Feb 23, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Lubezki Wins Best Cinematography Award at This Year's BAFTA Awards

Lubezki Wins Best Cinematography Award at This Year’s BAFTA Awards

Emmanuel Lubezki is a hit across the pond… again! The Mexican cinematographer on Sunday won his second BAFTA Award in as many years. During the film awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London, Lubezki picked up the cinematography award...

Feb 9, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Corea Leads the Pack of Latino Winners at the 2015 Grammy Awards

Corea Leads the Pack of Latino Winners at the 2015 Grammy Awards

Chick Corea has added new trophies to his extensive Grammy collection… The 73-year-old part-Spanish jazz and fusion musician earned two awards at Sunday’s Grammy Awards, raising his total Grammy count to 22. Corea, who came into the night at the...

Feb 9, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
González Iñárritu Wins Top Prize at the Directors Guild of America Awards

González Iñárritu Wins Top Prize at the Directors Guild of America Awards

Alejandro González Iñárritu is feeling peer pleasure… The 51-year-old Mexican filmmaker took home the top prize for helming Birdman at the Directors Guild of America’s DGA Awards ceremony on Saturday. González Iñárritu’s win furthers the...

Feb 8, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Vega, the Reigning Miss Colombia, Named Miss Universe

Vega, the Reigning Miss Colombia, Named Miss Universe

It’s a crowning achievement for Paulina Vega… The 22-year-old Colombian beauty queen representing her native land, has been crowned Miss Universe. Vega, a relative pageant newcomer, beat out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants...

Jan 26, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
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Cruz’s “Orange is the New Black” Pulls Off a Big Upset at the SAG Awards

It’s look like Orange is the new Modern, as Jackie Cruz and her castmates have taken down Sofia Vergara and her co-stars… Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black, featuring the Dominican American in her role as “Flaca,” took home the SAG Award...

Jan 26, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
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González Iñárritu’s “Birdman” Wins Big at the PGA Awards

Alejandro González Iñárritu is flying high once again… The 51-year-old Mexican filmmaker’s dark comedy Birdman took home the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures at the 26th annual PGA Awards in Los...

Jan 25, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Almodóvar to Receive the WGA West's Jean Renoir Award

Almodóvar to Receive the WGA West’s Jean Renoir Award

Pedro Almodóvar is the write man on top… The 65-year-old Spanish filmmaker, who earned France’s Prix Lumiere in October for his lifetime of filmmaking achievements, will be feted as this year’s recipient of the Writers Guild of America...

Jan 22, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Sanchez Wins Critics' Choice Movie Award for

Sanchez Wins Critics’ Choice Movie Award for “Birdman”

Antonio Sanchez is a critics’ choice… The 43-year-old Mexican jazz drummer has won his first-ever Critics‘ Choice Movie Award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association.   Sanchez collected the trophy for Best Score during the 20th...

Jan 16, 15 • AwardsNo Comments »
Rodriguez Wins Her First-Ever Golden Globe for Her Starring Role on

Rodriguez Wins Her First-Ever Golden Globe for Her Starring Role on “Jane the Virgin”

Gina Rodriguez is officially a golden girl… The 30-year-old Puerto Rican actress took home the award for Best Actress, Television Comedy at this year’s Golden Globes. Rodriguez, who was celebrating her first-ever Golden Globe nomination,...

Jan 12, 15 • Awards1 Comment »