Day: May 7, 2021

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George A. Romero’s Lost Movie ‘The Amusement Park’ Has Been Restored and Will Be Released Online This Summer | Culture

Image from ‘The Amusement Park’, by George A. Romero An old man prepares for a normal day at an amusement park … soon to turn into a brutal nightmare. With that synopsis he has launched la web Shudder, specialized in fantasy and horror films, the trailer for The Amusement Park, the 1973 horror film directed […]

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Eva Yerbabuena: ‘Like you’: The essential remains | Culture

She seems to hate routine and is always looking for new formats in which to express her permanent search. Dancing will never be lacking, the cante that moves her and the guitar that accompanies her, but, to put the story that occupies her head on her feet, she does not hesitate to gather as many […]

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‘The Charing Cross Bridge’: The ‘monet’ that Carmen Cervera took from the Thyssen last year is exhibited at the Louvre Abu Dhabi | Culture

Claude Monet reflected his obsession with fog in a series of 37 paintings of London’s Charing Cross Bridge. Now, more than a century later, the fog envelops the journey of one of those oil paintings from the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid to the Louvre Abu Dhabi. It is not a loan from one gallery to […]

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José María Sicilia: ‘For Sale’, when only audacity remains | Culture

A scene from the dress rehearsal for ‘Se Vende’.Pedro Martínez de Albornoz Dechamps / El Instante Foundation For Sale it is a musical show full of artistic references. Its content and its greatest value, for whom it signs, lies in encounters that may have been unexpected. For example, I have never seen or even sensed […]

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‘Quo Vadis, Aida?’: A formidable X-ray of the Srebrenica massacre | Culture

There are no possible nuances in the Srebrenica genocide: during the Balkan war in July 1995, faced with the passivity of the Dutch UN peacekeepers, the troops of Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic some 8,300 Muslim Bosnians – the vast majority, men – were murdered in a city that had been declared “safe” by the […]

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‘Four days’: Glenn Close, mother of a desktop heroine | Culture

Based on a report by The Washington Post, Four days turns Glenn Close into the mother of a junkie, Mila Kunis, faced with her addiction and her family during the four days of the title, which are those of the endless wait for the start of a new detoxification treatment. Rodrigo García focuses in his […]

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‘The disciple’, ode to the heart of music | Culture

Now that Alan Lomax’s book is published in Spain The land where the blues was born, Perhaps this film is worth to illustrate —and by the way recognize— the unpayable debt of the universal patrimony with the folklorists. In the same way that Lomax crossed the Appalachians or the Mississippi Delta with his recording equipment […]

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The memory so vivid of the oblivion that we will be | Culture

Héctor Abad Faciolince, with his hand on his chin, next to the body of his father, Héctor Abad Gómez, murdered in Medellín on August 25, 1987. Héctor Abad Gómez was a good man. And today goodness is so discredited in the cinema that it is worth highlighting it. In these times it seems a lot […]

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An X-ray of the Srebrenica massacre and the other four films of the week | Culture

This week a lot of tragedy is released: four dramas and a horror movie. Among the first are Quo Vadis, Aida ?, Bosnian director Jasmila Žbanić, about the Srebrenica genocide; The disciple, an Indian film that vindicates the adventure of the popularists of lost popular songs; Burden, that embodies the formation and redemption of a […]

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Lorenzo Silva: “Lack of connection with the cultural heritage of Castilla” | Culture

The writer Lorenzo Silva, in Toledo, this Thursday.Carlos Ruiz / THE COUNTRY In Toledo’s Plaza de Zocodover, Panama hat in hand, Lorenzo Silva started the tour this Thursday with a score of journalists through some of the scenes of the revolt of the Communards, the central historical episode in his new novel, Castilian (Destination). The […]

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