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Scarlett Johansson sues Disney for the premiere of ‘Black Widow’ | Culture

Scarlett Johansson, in a scene from ‘Black Widow’.Jay Maidment / AP Scarlett Johansson, star of the latest Marvel movie Black Widow, has filed a lawsuit this Thursday in the Los Angeles Supreme Court against Disney, alleging breach of contract. The entertainment giant broadcast the film on its Disney + on-demand channel, while it was being […]

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Claudia Piñeiro wins the Dashiel Hammett Prize of the Black Week of Gijón | Culture

Claudia Piñeiro (Buenos Aires, 61 years old) has won the Dashiell Hammett Award of the Black Week of Gijón with Cathedrals (Alfaguara). In one of the highest quality appointments in memory —the other finalists were Lorenzo Silva, Marta Sanz, Elia Barceló and Alberto Gil— the Argentine writer has unanimously obtained the award for a novel, […]

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Questlove: ‘Summer of Soul’: black power in full color | Culture

The first time the musician Ahmir Thompson, famous drummer of The Roots known as Questlove, stumbled upon the images from the Harlem Cultural Festival was in a bar in soul in Tokyo. It was an instant from the Sly and the Family Stone performance and Thompson was surprised not to recognize the setting. He thought […]

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Scarlett Johansson: ‘Black Widow’: the reef of dysfunctional superheroes | Culture

Black widow is a vibrant mix of action film and family drama of a clan of dysfunctional superheroes condemned to the cause of guns and the Cold War. As if Marvel had been imbued with the melancholic spirit of the Sidney Lumet film A place nowhere. If in that forward flight the Fire and Rain […]

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‘Summer of Soul’: The “black Woodstock” finally sees the light | Culture

Alert: on July 16 it opens in theaters in Spain Summer of Soul, powerful documentary about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, directed by Ahmir Thompson, better known as Questlove, the learned drummer of The Roots. The film was awarded at the last Sundance issue and is being distributed by Searchlight Pictures, a division of Disney. […]

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This is ‘Black Widow’

Marvel heroes return to theaters. And they do it with one of the most charismatic characters, Black Widow, whose fans have been asking for a movie of her own for years. On July 9, the homonymous film hits theaters, which will therefore be the one that inaugurates the fourth phase of the Marvel universe. The […]

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‘Servants’: Czechoslovak Repression in Expressive Black and White | Culture

They have wanted to be servants of God, but they are especially servants of the State. In the 1980s, in Soviet-controlled Czechoslovakia, seminaries were overseen by Communist political commissars. A repression that kept the controls of the Church between a rock and a hard place, not very in line with their work of harmony: they […]

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‘Granta’: Estanislao Medina: “In Spain, I was the black man from a private university” | Culture

The Equatorial Guinean writer Estanislao Medina, portrayed in Malabo.Catalina F. Dougan A mischievous devil ruled the boy’s will. Hence his militancy in the gangs, hence the incessant fights and those great banga, tropical marijuana, that rolled as soon as you jumped out of bed. After the diagnosis, the healer prescribed the definitive remedy: a pendant […]

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‘Department of homicides’: Four decades of Spanish black chronicle | Culture

José Bretón, in August 2012, during the search at the Las Quemadillas de Córdoba farm in which he killed his two children, Ruth and José.Julian Rojas Ocaña Carmen Pastor, Esmeraldo Rapino, Jesús Rubio and Joaquín Palacios are names that may not mean anything to most. However, if you mention, for example, José Bretón, El assassin […]

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The black leopard: The dark trail of the black panther | Culture

A black leopard in Kenya.WILL BURRARD-LUCAS It seemed that this was the year of the snow leopard and it turns out that it is going to be the year of the black panther. In the wake, on the trail, to be more exact, of the wonderful books by Vincent Munier and Sylvain Tesson on the […]

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