What happened in Madrid while you were on vacation: scandalous festivals, ex-adviser’s revolving door, cutting down and other news

September this year marks the end of summer in Madrid with unusually heavy rains associated with DANA, bringing back the noise to the streets and the most far-reaching news to the media. And this summer has not been sparse in terms of information, especially, though not only, because of the July 23rd general election. Another … Read more

Festivals: Review of Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Deeds with Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo and Willem Dafoe (Official Competition) – #Venice2023

Fernando E. Juan Lima, Venice qualification Published on 01.09.2023 Greek director of films such as kinetta (2005) fangs (2009) Alps (2011) Lobster (2015) Sacred Deer Sacrifice (2017) and Most lovely (2018) presented in the main section of “Mostra” something like a retro-futuristic comedy, very different from the misanthropy of his previous filmography. poor creatures (poor … Read more

why their numbers have more impact than they did in the 80s

Duki has sold 60,000 tickets for the show he will perform in June 2024 at the Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid. Lali has been touring Europe since June (including concerts in Switzerland, France, Italy and Spain). Emilia Mernes performed at the iconic Montreux Jazz Festival (the same edition that featured Bob Dylan, Sam Smith and Norah … Read more

Criticism: Criticism of “Occult Forces” (“The Innocents”), a film by Eskil Vogt

Second feature film by Norwegian director Blind (2014) is another interesting piece of Scandinavian genre cinema, dealing with child characters with supernatural powers. Hidden powers (innocent / Author: Sylvania, Norway/2021). Director and screenplay: Eskil Vogt. Cast: Raquel Lenora Flettum, Alva Brinsmo Ramstad, Mina Yasmine Bremseth Ascheim, Sam Ashraf, Ellen Dorrit Pedersen, Morten Swartveit, Kadra Yusuf … Read more

Critics: Special Liam Neeson + Gerard Butler: The Test of Time (Retribution) + Escape Under Fire (Kandahar)

Diego Battle and Ezequiel Boetti The premiere took place on 31.08.2023 Published on 29.08.2023 In recent decades, Irishman Liam Neeson (now 71) and Scotsman Gerard Butler (53) have established themselves as main characters in genre films. Neeson has established himself with more auteur films such as Schindler’s listSteven Spielberg; The Price of Freedom / Michael … Read more

Criticism: Criticism of “Kings of the Streets” (“Kings of the Streets”), the film directed by David Ayer with Keanu Reeves and Forest Whitaker, became the most watched on Netflix 15 years after the release

This is not an exercise in nostalgia, but one of those already fairly common occurrences in the Netflix universe, which tends to add old movies to its offering that take on unexpected significance (second life). Such is the case, for example, with this tense dirty cop thriller, which probably doesn’t surprise you too much, but … Read more

Criticism: Criticism of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Chaos (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem), an animated film by Jeff Rowe.

Co-writers and co-producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg were responsible for the “revival” of this franchise and with the help of Jeff Rowe (co-director The Mitchell family vs. cars) come out more than gracefully with it reload. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Chaos (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mutant Turtles, USA/2023). Director: Jeff Rowe. Co-director: … Read more

Reviews: Two reviews of Passages, a film by Ira Sachs with Franz Rogowski, Adele Exarchopulus and Ben Whishaw.

Violeta Kovacic and Diego Batlle Premiere 17.08.2023 qualification Published on 13.08.2023 -Following his memorabilia works in films such as Happy End, Transit, Hidden Life, Ondine And great freedomGerman Franz Rogowski – one of the most virtuous, versatile and charming actors of the modern stage – plays a film director at the center of the sexual … Read more

Criticism: Criticism of Agent Stone, Tom Harper’s movie starring Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan (Netflix)

This techno-thriller seems to cover (almost) all clichés and formulas tanks shares from the Netflix factory. Agent Stone (Heart of Stone, United States/2023). Directed by Tom Harper. Cast: Gal Gadot, Jamie Dornan, Alia Bhatt, Sophie Okonedo, Matthias Schweighöfer, Paul Ready, Jing Lusi, Archie Madekwe, Enzo Cilenti and Jon Kortajarena. Screenplay: Greg Rucka and Allison Schroeder. … Read more

Reviews: Review of the film Hummingbird by Francesca Archibugi with Pierfrancesco Favino, Berenice Bejo, Nanni Moretti and Laura Morante.

Veteran director big pumpkin (1993) Domani (2001) and Child’s name (2015) put together an excellent cast for an overly tense melodrama that, anyway, was nominated this year for four David di Donatello Awards (Oscars of Italian Cinema). Hummingbird (Il colibri, Italy/2022). Directed by: Francesca Archibugi. Screenplay: Francesca Archibugi, Laura Paolucci, Francesco Piccolo Cast: Pierfrancesco Favino, … Read more