Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Emmanuel Lubezki: the other Mexican contender at this year's Oscars.



Congratulations and felicidades to Emmanuel Lubezki, nominated for Best Achievement in Cinematography for the stunning, breathtaking visuals in Terrence Malick’s cinematic masterpiece "The Tree of Life." This Mexican cinematographer is no stranger to the Oscars, as this is his fifth Oscar nomination, having worked with some big name directors such as the Coen Brothers, Michael Mann, Tim Burton, and Martin Scorsese. Emmanuel Lubezki, also known as "El Chivo," is best known as a frequent collaborator on most of Mexican director, Alfonso Cuaron’s films, including “Y tu mama tambien” and “Children of Men."

Congratulations to Demián Bichir, Nominated for BEST ACTOR by the Oscars for A BETTER LIFE


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