Palm Springs ShortFest winners include Sierra, Cave

The Palm Springs International Short Film Festival concluded on Sunday with jury awards that went to ‘Sierra’ in Estonia for best festival, ‘Cave’ in South Korea for best animated short film and ‘Michael Thompson’s sentence’ for best documentary, in both juror and audience categories. Cambodia’s “More and More Away” won the award for best live action short 15 minutes, and “right words” from France won the award for best live action short 15 minutes and under the category. First Prize winners are eligible to submit their short films to the…

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Top Gun ‘Elvis’ Beats: Maverick’ in Close Box Office Battle

King is #1 at the domestic box office. After a fierce box office fight, Elvis defeated Top Gun: Maverick to take the number one spot on the North American box office charts. Over the weekend, “Elvis” and “Top Gun: Maverick” were in the spotlight as King of Rock and Roll took first on Friday and slipped to second on Saturday. Then on Sunday, the films were tied for number one in North America, with each reportedly earning an estimated $30.5 million between Friday and Sunday. With final results announced Monday,…

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Christian Bale wants the fourth Batman movie with Christopher Nolan

Christian Bale didn’t quite close the door when playing Bruce Wayne/Batman for the fourth time on the big screen. There is only one condition: Christopher Nolan must direct. The Oscar-winning actor recently said ScreenRant He had donned the Dark Knight’s robe again as long as Nolan appeared in the director’s chair. Nolan Bell has directed in three Batman films, with “The Dark Knight” and “The Dark Knight Rises” both grossing over a billion dollars at the worldwide box office. No. No one ever mentioned it to me. Asked about reprising…

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Spanish romantic comedy Ramona aboard Best Friend Forever two films

Brussels-based sales firm Best Friend Forever has teased the debut of Andrea Bagni “Ramona,” a Spanish romantic comedy that will premiere in Karlovy Vary. Produced by Sergio Ugit de Risier at Tortilla Films, “Ramona” previously won awards at the in-progress sessions at REC Tarragona and the Malaga Festival in Spain. The film is also set to open the Atlantida Mallorca Film Festival later this month. The streaming service Filmin acquired the Spanish rights. Theatrical distribution partner will be announced by Best Friend Forever at a later stage. Ramona follows a…

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Is the box office finally back to normal?

Need proof that the box office is really recovering from COVID? Look no further than the local charts, where there is not one, not two, but four The movies β€” a mix of new releases in Baz Luhrmann’s musical biopic “Elvis” and Blumhouse’s scary thriller “The Black Phone,” as well as leftovers from “Top Gun: Maverick” and “Jurassic World Dominion” β€” sell well for tickets. It’s the third weekend in a row that more than one major movie has managed to sell a huge number of tickets. After a grueling…

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Carol Burnett to guest star on final season of ‘Better Call Saul’

Carol Burnett breaks badly. AMC has announced that the comedy legend will be appearing as a guest star on the sixth and final season of “Better Call Saul,” which portrays a character named Marion. “I am delighted to be a part of my favorite show,” Burnett, a six-time Emmy Award winner, said in a statement. In addition to Burnett, as previously announced, Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul will reprise their “Breaking Bad” roles for Walter White and Jesse Pinkman, respectively, as the show nears its conclusion. Produced by Sony Pictures…

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Buoyed by rising ratings, TelevisaUnivision sees gains at the start

TelevisaUnivision had something to sell in this year’s advance television market that many of its English-speaking peers didn’t have: linear audience growth. The Spanish-language media giant has finished its pre-negotiations and expects to see a growing volume of pre-commitments for its announcement, according to a person familiar with the matter. This person says TelevisaUnivision expects a twofold increase in volume, with the cost per thousand impressions, or cost of reaching 1,000 viewers, rising 8% to 9%. Like other TV networks in the midst of selling out stock up front this…

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How to watch Elvis Presley channel streaming online for free

The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll gets the hunk of love flowing. The Elvis Presley Channel is now available on US platforms representing over 100 million devices, and offers a free, continuous stream of Elvis concerts, documentaries, specials, movies, as well as other lifestyle and entertainment programming. The channel is operated by Cinedigm, which it launched in partnership with Elvis Presley Enterprises and Authentic Brands Group. β€œIt’s about honoring Elvis and the brand, and doing it in a big way,” said Eric Opika, chief strategy officer and president of Cinedigm.…

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