Alejandro González Iñárritu

Best Director Winner Blasts Mexican Government

Sunday night’s Academy Awards was littered with political commentary, with Best Director winner Alejandro González Iñárritu no exception as he dedicated Birdman’s Best Picture win to his fellow Mexicans, “who live in Mexico.” Iñárritu’s comments echo prior statements made by last year’s Best Director and fellow Mexican, Alfonso Cuarón, slamming Mexican government officials over systematic corruption.


Birdman Director Uses Oscar to Push Immigration Reform

Sunday at the the 87th Academy Awards, while accepting the Oscar for best picture, “Birdman” director  Alejandro González Iñárritu used his speech to push immigration reform. Presenter Sean Penn joked upon opening the envelope, “Who gave this son of a