Some early indicators: A live-action short Oscar nomination for Juanjo Giménez’s security-guard romance “Timecode.” Lluís Quílez’s post-apocalypse love story “Graffiti” made the Academy Award shortlist for shorts. Carla Simón’s childhood tale “Summer 1993” won the Generation Kplus Grand Prix in Berlin and Laura Ferrés’ “The Disinherited” is playing Critics’ Week, the lone Spanish film selected for Cannes.
The drivers of recovery are twofold: government support and the other filmmakers themselves.
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A tax levy on telecoms in Catalonia is fueling the country’s film industry via the Catalan Institute of the Cultural Industries, says its head Xavier Díaz. In 2013, the institute’s cinema-tv budget stood at €8.5 million ($9.2 million); the 2016 budget comes in at $19.6 million.
First up was a theory that Olivia Pope (played by Kerry Washington) would become pregnant with Jake's baby during the new season. Young argues that the baby Olivia had aborted
Et exclusively debuts a sneak peek from Thursday’s brand new episode of Scandal, where Olivia (Kerry Washington) and Mellie (Bellamy Young) scramble to gather all the intel they can before the newly appointed president-elect, Cyrus Beene (Jeff Perry), assumes presidential office.
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Following the explosive death of Jennifer Fields, who claimed Cyrus was the one behind President-Elect Francisco Vargas’ assassination, Olivia and Mellie have a frantic conversation over the phone about their next moves in their plot to take Cyrus down.
“I’m reminded of a movie where two women drive off a cliff together,” an exasperated Mellie tells Olivia, referencing the ending of Thelma & Louise. This after Olivia directs Quinn (Katie Lowes) to head to the charred remains of Jennifer’s cabin for any and all evidence she can find before the FBI
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Soon into the season opener, which was filmed six months ago, it was revealed that Pennsylvania Governor Francisco Vargas had eked out a win over Senator Mellie Grant, putting him on the path to become the 45th President of the United States.
Scandal‘s Season 6 premiere was filmed six months ago, prior to series lead Kerry Washington’s maternity leave. That makes the outcome of the ABC drama’s fictional presidential election — in which the female candidate lost by a narrow margin, leading to a (briefly) contested vote — all the more eerie.
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In the delayed, long-awaited (and then delayed again) Season 6 launch, titled “Survival of the Fittest,” First Lady-turned-Senator Mellie Grant lost the presidential election by a narrow margin,
D.C.'s most notorious fixer, Olivia Pope, returns to ABC's beloved Tgit line-up tonight in the highly anticipated season six premiere, and we can promise that you're in for one hell of a ride.
But before you Gladiators pop a straw in that bottle of pinot noir, we at Et want to help you remember the most shocking twists and gut-wrenching turns from season five. Read on to find out where we last left Olivia, Fitz, Mellie and all the rest of your favorite scandalous characters!
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Olivia (Kerry Washington)
Where We Left Her: Sheesh, what didn't Olivia do last season? She went from being the president's mistress, to a (briefly) engaged woman, the White House's newest resident, and then D
"I don't know that there are any similarities," showrunner Shonda Rhimes told reporters Tuesday morning at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour. "There aren't any similarities. The candidates don't have any similarities to the real-world candidates. Francisco Vargas (Ricardo Chavira) is a hopeful and different Democrat. These candidates don't equate. You can't correlate the two."
An intimate emigration drama “Eighty” turns on Chano, a illegal Mexican immigrant deported back to his homeland after spending most of his life in the U.S. As he rebuilds an old motorcycle with a retired racer, he learns where his home really is.
Immigration movies “usually focus on people who cross the U.S. border to the U.S., ignoring those that have built a whole life and family there. If they’re deported, they’re supposed to feel like they’re back home. But all they have is solitude.”
An aim of Mexico’s prestigious Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica film school, Zúñiga first short, “Don Sabás,” was a fest favourite, snagging a nomination for the 2012 Student Academy Awards. Zúñiga worked as an assistant producer on Francisco Vargas’ “The Violin,
People caught up with the Desperate Housewives alum, who opened up about what it's been like to work with the stars of Scandal since he started guest-starring as Mexican-American Governor Francisco Vargas in February.
"I walk onto the set and I'm immediately greeted with a smile, a handshake and a hug from Tony Goldwyn," Chavira, 44, tells People of his costar, who plays President Fitzgerald "Fitz" Grant on the hit Shondaland show. "He's been a sweetheart. And the man,
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