How The Best Director Winner Could Make Oscar History
Gravity's Alfonso Cuarón and 12 Years a Slave's Steve McQueen could be first Latino or black Best Director winner in Oscar history, respectively — which would be a huge deal for an industry that has been sorely lacking in diversity. UPDATE: Cuarón won! History was made!
Meet The "12 Years A Slave" Actress No One Knows, But Everyone Will Be Talking About
Kenyan native Lupita Nyong'o makes her stunning feature film debut in director Steve McQueen's highly acclaimed chronicle of American slavery. How she got to this point is itself a Hollywood-friendly tale that is equal parts perseverance and great good fortune.