Comedy films

Palm Springs ShortFest 2021 opens with comedy films and documentaries

The Palm Springs International ShortFest celebrated the return of in-person film festivals Tuesday night with a list of six ‘life-affirming’ comedy and documentary shorts, appearances by filmmakers and, potentially, a future red-haired spy. The 27th annual ShortFest, held at the Palm Springs Cultural Center, is the first film festival in California to be held in […]

Action films

Box Office in Japan: Rurouni Kenshin’s live-action movies dominate # 1 and # 2 spots

Rurouni Kenshin: the beginning, the second and last part of the “Final Chapter” series inspired by Nobuhiro Watsuki’s action manga jidaigeki, grossed 363 million yen ($ 3.31 million) out of 247,600 admissions in its first Saturday and Sunday, 500 million yen ($ 4.57 million) over 350,000 admissions in its first three days, becoming the June […]