Day: March 12, 2021

Culture

The images of the interior of the church of Santiago in Nurio, Michoacán

The images of the interior of the church of Santiago in Nurio, Michoacán

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Seville announces 12 bullfights and 2 steers in 2021 if the pandemic allows it

Eleven bullfights, a rejoneo show and two novilladas make up the bullfighting season ticket in Seville, which will open on Sunday April 18, will continue during the weekends from April 22 to 25, and from April 28 to May 2, and will end with the San Miguel fair, from September 16 to 19. Keep reading

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A Persian in the mountains of Toledo | Culture

No one knows what its exact name was, or why it stood on that steep rocky mountain with no nearby water sources. It is not even known who ordered to build it. In no Arab or medieval Christian text does there appear any mention of this settlement, and that came to have a great fortress […]

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‘A life lived’: Delibes’s manuscript with the speech for the Cervantes Prize comes to light | Culture

Miguel Delibes wrote in a ring binder with picture sheets: “Here I am, in this historic city of Alcalá de Henares, trying to say my last word A few words, three hundred and seventy-eight years after Don Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, born in her, discreetly said the last of his before going silent forever. Forever? […]

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The architect Genaro Alas and the foundations of modernity | Culture

The architects Genaro Alas and Pedro Casariego in their studio in 1980.Alas Casariego Studio Genaro Alas, from Madrid of Asturian origin, belonged to a generation of architects trained at ETSAM who, like so many others, looked to Europe in order not to lose the pace of history and to be contemporary and, therefore, modern. Born […]

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‘The innocents’: an exercise in style with a square format | Culture

In recent years, especially since the premieres of Ida, by Pawel Pawlikowski, and by Mommy, by Xavier Dolan, the filmmakers have begun to experiment with the format as a support for the narrative of the story: the old and quite obsolete until recently 4: 3, and the radical 1: 1, or exact square format, combined […]

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‘Relic’: Dark Journey to Death and Insanity | Culture

Australian-Japanese Natalie Erika James’s debut feature is a disturbing allegory of family ties, senile dementia and death. The film, which places its author among the surprising new wave of female directors who are reviewing horror cinema from a gender perspective, tells of three women – a grandmother, her daughter and her granddaughter, played respectively by […]

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‘Only the beasts’: a fierce French ‘thriller’ in the form of a perfect puzzle | Culture

The isolation and loneliness of the countryside can produce monsters. The harsh night, the wind, the snow, the grief and the physical and mental darkness surround the disappearance of a woman in the French film Only the beasts. And Dominik Moll, its excellent director and co-screenwriter, narrates it through a puzzle broken into a thousand […]

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The Chinese paintings of Thomas Ruff

The Chinese paintings of Thomas Ruff

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‘Minari’: a beautiful elegy on immigration in the United States | Culture

Set during the Reagan era, Threatening evokes the life of a Korean immigrant family in the United States. Specifically, during the period of time in which the family moved to Arkansas to work as chicken sexers while fulfilling their own dream: to create a farm with crops from their country. The director and screenwriter Lee […]

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