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The surreal failure of Luis Buñuel and Man Ray in Hollywood | Culture

Luis Buñuel in 1974 during the filming of ‘El fantasma de la libertad’.JOHN SPRINGER COLLECTION / CORBIS The concentration of talent in golden Hollywood may be comparable to that of Pericles’ Athens, as critic Robin Wood put it, but not all the geniuses who passed through were able to make their mark on the Walk […]

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Digital platforms eat old Hollywood | Culture

Amazon has managed to hunt down the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) lion after weeks of speculation and 18 months of negotiations. It is not the first marriage between Hollywood and big technology, but it is an important example of how digital platforms eat Hollywood. The purchase for 8.4 billion dollars (6.910 million euros) of the legendary studios […]

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Norman Lloyd, Hollywood actor of the golden age, dies at 106 | Culture

Norman Lloyd, speaking about his career in 2015 at the founding of SAG, the Screen Actors Guild, in Los Angeles.Angela Weiss / Getty Images for SAG Foundation Norman Lloyd, the oldest actor – if the movie encyclopedias are correct – survivor of classic Hollywood, died this Tuesday at his home in Brentwood (Los Angeles), in […]

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Frances McDormand, the nomadic queen of Hollywood who says many times no | Oscar Awards 2021

Actress Frances McDormand in the three films that have earned her an Oscar: ‘Fargo’ (1996), ‘Three advertisements on the outskirts’ (2017) and ‘Nomaland’ (2021). After giving the shortest Oscar night speech, at just 35 seconds, actress Frances McDormand howled into the microphone. “We give this to our wolf,” she said, as she collected the best […]

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‘Minari’: Hollywood Speaks in Korean

In February 2018, Lee Isaac Chung (Denver, United States, 42 years old) found himself at a vital crossroads: his film career was stuck, after a great start with Munyurangabo (2007), shot in Rwanda, premiered at Cannes and received very positive reviews. But neither Lucky Life (2010) ni Abigail Harm (2012) had had a great impact. […]

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Jayro Bustamante: “For Hollywood, Latinos are no longer just consumers of soap operas, soccer and narco-stories” | Culture

Guatemalan director Jayro Bustamante, during the filming of ‘La Llorona’. Is not La Llorona than you imagine. Jayro Bustamante’s latest film (Guatemala, 1977) takes a turn on one of the best-known popular legends to tell the horrors of the genocide perpetrated in his country in the early eighties: dozens, if not hundreds of thousands of […]

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