- Fame brings its privileges: Oscar-winning Director Alfonso Cuarón uses his red carpet pulpit to criticise Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s energy reforms. Cuarón, in a series of newspaper ads, fears the reforms won’t contribute to protect the environment and defend Mexico’s interests against those of the international oil companies.
- But fame brings its tribulations, too: best-selling US author Tess Gerritsen is convinced enough that Cuarón’s Academy-award-winning film Gravity is closer than it should be to her 1999 novel of the same name that she wants US $10 million from Warner Brothers’ New Line studio in compensation for releasing the film without crediting her book. Like the movie, this suit could run and run….
Hasta la próxima!