Julia Robert's Pitches Javier Bardem for Oscar Nod
Julia Roberts Pitches Javier Bardem for Oscar Nod
By Mariela Rosario | 01/05/2011 - 11:15

Entertainment Weekly recently caught up with Julia Roberts at a special screening she organized in Los Angeles of Alejandro González Iñárritu's Biutiful to support a campaign to nominate Javier Bardem for a Best Actor Oscar. Here's what she had to say about Bardem's transcendent performance and why she is shocked by the awards snub so far.


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Movie Review: "The Secret in their Eyes"
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/15/2010 - 18:00

“A person can change everything about themselves but their passion.” That statement is made by a supporting character at a crucial point in the Oscar-winning The Secret in their Eyes, but watching the film, you gotta hope that it applies to director Juan Jose Campanella as well. One of Argentina’s top behind-the-camera talents, he has fashioned a satisfyingly complex movie—part suspenseful thriller, part police procedural, part bigger-than-life romance and even part comedy—that gets under your skin and stays there.


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Juan Jose Campanella Wins the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar for Argentina
By Mariela Rosario | 03/09/2010 - 08:00

Argentina was victorious at the Oscars as Juan Jose Campanella took home the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film for his crime thriller El Secreto de Sus Ojos (The Secret of Their Eyes). The film starred one of the country's most illustrious stars, Ricardo Darín, as a federal police agent obsessed with a the rape and murder of a young woman that he investigated 30 years prior.


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Oscar Beauty: Get the Makeup Look of the Stars!
By Elayne Fluker | 03/08/2010 - 15:12

Celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine is responsible for creating iconic makeup looks for such Hollywood A-listers such as Tyra Banks, Queen Latifah, Mo'Nique, Jennifer Hudson and Vanessa Williams. We asked Fine, who recently launched his first instructional makeup DVD, FINE: The Basics of Beauty, to tell you how to give good face with insider makeup tips of Oscar night's biggest stars. Read more for his tips...


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Oscar Beauty: Big Bun Theory
By Angelique Serrano | 03/08/2010 - 13:25

Celebrities were out in full force at The 82nd Annual Academy Awards, and the stargazing proved exciting on both the beauty and fashion fronts. But right now, let’s talk hair: It seemed sleek buns were the style of choice, and the chic little knots topped the heads of glamorous Latinas like Zoe Saldana and nominated actress Penelope Cruz. Get helpful tricks here on how you can replicate the do.


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Exclusive: Celebrity Jeweler Neil Lane Picks His Favorite Oscar Jewelry for Latina.com
By Kathryn Papanek | 03/05/2010 - 16:14

Part of the fun of the Academy Awards is trying to guess what celebrities will wear on the red carpet—from the gowns to the gems. Can't wait until Sunday to get your fill of celeb style? We asked jeweler-to-the-stars Neil Lane—who has provided red carpet jewelry for everyone from Jennifer Lopez to Salma Hayek—to show us the pieces he would choose if he was dressing these Latina stars on Oscar night. Here are his picks...


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"Jersey Shore" Latina Guidettes Spoof Oscar Nominees
By Mariela Rosario | 03/03/2010 - 17:00

The Jersey Shore cast has been everywhere lately. Seriously, it seems like they may have cloned Snooki and JWoww (God forbid—one of each is enough) because there is no escaping the, ahem, ladies of MTV's breakout reality sensation. Even if you try really, really hard.


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Zoe Saldana Looking Forward to "Avatar" Sequel
By Mariela Rosario | 02/05/2010 - 13:37

Zoe Saldana is super excited at the prospect of having a starring role in not one, but two blockbuster sci-fi franchises. Star Trek 2 is already in talks and J.J. Abrams is reportedly in the process of writing a script, while James Cameron hinted in an interview the other day that he plans on bringing us all back to Pandora eventually.


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UPDATE: Penelope Cruz Nominated for Best Supporting Actress Oscar
By Mariela Rosario | 02/02/2010 - 09:45

The 2010 Academy Award nominations were announced this morning and though there were few surprises, we were excited to see Latinos represented in more than one category.


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