La Fiesta de los Toros: Realidad y Espectáculo

Hace algunos días, Elena S. Sánchez, conductora del espacio ''Historia de nuestro cine'', compartió plató, como invitada, con Concha Velasco en la presentación del programa ''Cine de Barrio'', y, derivando de la temática de la película que se proyectaba esa tarde, contestó a algunas preguntas sobre su fuerte interés en el mundo de la cultura.… Sigue leyendo La Fiesta de los Toros: Realidad y Espectáculo

Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid’s New Black Beast?

There has been a solid tendency in entertainment - or sports journalism - to grant strong-performing athletes with supernatural and mythical qualities. Much has been said and written about Cristiano Ronaldo. Say what you will about him - even during his humble beginnings, he had the temperament and the determination of a star.  A lot… Sigue leyendo Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid’s New Black Beast?

Novecento: A Mess in the Midst of a Spectacle

There are, at least, two names in this movie from 1976 that would attract any die-hard moviegoer of nowadays: director Bernardo Bertolucci ("The Conformist" (1970), "The Last Emperor"(1987))and actor Robert de Niro (no need to mention some of his films, I believe). In words of the former "'1900' is a socialist 'Gone with the Wind.'"… Sigue leyendo Novecento: A Mess in the Midst of a Spectacle

Robocop (1987): The Future is Here

Moviegoers of nowadays might find particularly interesting to know that British director Ken Russell ("The Devils"(1971)), once declared that "Robocop"(1987) was, in his opinion, the best sci-fi movie ever made since Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" (1926). This may sound like an overstatement for many. However, if you take a close look at Russell's highly subversive vision… Sigue leyendo Robocop (1987): The Future is Here