From Mexico to the world: "Cielito Lindo" at Cannes (VIDEO)

Guillermo del Toro, Gael García, Diego Luna, González Iñárritu and Benicio del Toro sang along
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A Look at the Latinos Who Made it Big in Hollywood

Latinos have been steadily making names for themselves in Hollywood, both behind and in front of the camera.

BAFTA Awards 2016: Will Oscar Best Picture Race Finally Be Decided?

The BAFTA awards will be given out this weekend in a race that will have minimal bearing on the Academy Awards this year.
Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Directors Guild of America Unveils Nominations for Best Directors of the Year

The Directors Guild of America announced its nominations for the best directors of the year.
The Revenant

Oscars 2016 Predictions: Is 'The Revenant' the New Front-runner After Golden Globe Win?

"The Revenant" won the top prize at the Golden Globes but is it the new Oscar Front-runner
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What's Next for Latino Stars Following Success at Golden Globes?

The Golden Globes offered a number of surprises but also showed a lot of love for Latin actors and directors as three Latinos went on to win Globes. This showed a mix of diversity to the organization as many awards groups, particularly the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science, have been criticized for the lack of diversity in its winners and nominees.
Latinos in Film

Latino Representation in Hollywood Not Growing, Report Finds

Latinos are the most underrepresented group in Hollywood says a recent study published by USC's Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism.
The Revenant

Oscars 2016 Preview: Domhnall Gleeson Reveals Details About 'The Revenant'

As Oscar season gets near, more news about Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's latest film "The Revenant" has been revealed.
Antonio Sanchez

Antonio Sanchez, Drum Soloist for Best Picture Winner ‘Birdman’, to Perform Live Alongside Movie in NYC

When Oscar winning director Alejandro González Iñárritu created “Birdman,” he recognized that the intense characters, heavy dialogue and the overall raw storyline needed to be accompanied by some compelling music. That’s where Mexican-born New York City-based drummer Antonio Sanchez came in – and needless to say, he worked his magic by merging together fierce, frantic beats with the film’s fast-pace and intense emotions. Sanchez, also an “accomplished jazzer” best known for his collaboration with guitar legend Pat Metheny, contributed the improvised solos throughout the film.

What Will Oscar-Winning 'Birdman' Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Do Next?

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu made history Sunday night when he took home the Oscar for Best Director for 'Birdman.' But where does the Mexican director go from here? Latin takes a look at what the Oscar winners from this year's awards will do next!
Sean penn Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Oscar-Winning Mexican Filmmaker Not Offended by Sean Penn's Green Card Joke

Actor Sean Penn stirred a social media debate this weekend with a Green Card comment toward film director Alejandro González Iñárritu, a Mexican national. In the U.S., however, millions have tried to receive a Green Card but only thousands are available.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu won the Best Director and Picture award at the Oscars, thus making Latin American history.

Oscars 2015: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu & "Birdman" Make Latin American History

One of the big stories to circulate after the announcement of the Oscar nominations was the lack of diversity. Most prominently, "Selma," a film about Martin Luther King, was shut out in all but two categories. There was no diversity in the acting categories either. And yet, Latin Americans had solid representation at the 87th Academy Awards. One best picture nominee was helmed and shot by Mexicans and also had a few Argentine nominees as well. Another Argentine film was nominated for the best foreign language film. So how did Latin Americans do at the big ceremony?
Alejandro Gonzelez Inarritu has had a brief but potent filmography thus far.

Oscars 2015: How Mexican Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's Career Grew From Novice to Oscar-Worthy

"Birdman" is Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's most successful film on a number of fronts. It is the highest grossing film by the Mexican auteur. It is also his most critically lauded film as well. And it might also be the film that allows the filmmaker to taste Oscar glory for the first time. A look at his filmography might not leave a viewer completely overwhelmed. After all "Birdman" is his only his fifth film. But to the surprise of no one, every single film that the director has created has been accepted with open arms by critics and audiences alike. Here is a retrospective look at his filmmaking.

Oscars 2015 Predictions, Best Director: Why Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Will Win the Oscar

The Best Director category has become one of the most unpredictable categories this year as three directors could easily win the top prize. However, one director, Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, could walk away with the Oscar this year for his work on "Birdman," and here's why.

'Birdman' Movie Oscar Chances 2015: Film Becomes Inarritu's Highest Grosser; How Much Will It Make By End of Run?

Alejandro Gonzelez Inarritu's "Birdman" is not only the top contender to take home the Best Picture Oscar this Feb. 22, but it is officially the Mexican director's top grossing film of all time. After it took home a solid $1.3 million this weekend, the filmsurpassed 2006's "Babel" to take sole possession as his most profitable film domestically.
Will 'Birdman' win the essential BAFTA Best Picture award?

Latino Films in 2015: A Look Back At the Critical, Box Office Success & Failures of Latin Films in 2014

With such films as "Spare Parts," "Gloria," "Wild Tales" and "McFarland USA" on the horizon, 2015 looks primed to be another year where Latin American cinema gets its rightful place alongside more mainstream fare. But is Latino cinema slated to be a big box office success?
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