The first weekend of May has arrived quickly, running into a shorter week due to the work and grace of the bridges. It is a good opportunity to perhaps settle accounts with one of the sitcoms most popular in recent times, or perhaps to review it. Apart from the series, it can also be a propitious moment to get into terror, or with proposals that have marked the academic instances both in our country and in the United States. Whether they are the Goyaor the oscar.
‘The Office’ (Netflix)
greg daniels was based on a very popular series of Ricky Gervais in Britain. When trying to pass his black humor through the American sieve, after a first season of inexcusable bond with Gervais, he hit upon something very special and novel. After The office the sitcom It was never the same again, both on a formal level (that mockumentary style) and from the writing of hateful characters that occasionally reveal their good heart. You can check it on Netflix.
‘Time’ (Amazon Prime Video)
The penultimate film of M.Night Shyamalan to date it is coffee for very coffee growers. Such a risky bet, turning to existential terror with feelings on the surface and oppressive environments, that his dialogues may well irritate. Or even cause embarrassment, depending on how you get up. If you resist this temptation, you will come across one of the most beautiful horror proposals in recent years.
‘Elvis’ (HBO Max)
The biopics They are usually predictable and are carried out to the greater glory of the referenced creature, demarcating merits and tragedies with a very subdued linearity. That’s why what he did Baz Luhrmann It’s so stimulating: in addition to the signature staging (good luck getting its first quarter of an hour out of your head), Elvis He has a way of facing the protagonist (Austin Butler) almost essayistic, diving into the contradictions of the figure and the malevolent influence of Colonel Parker-Tom Hanks.
Spain is slowly dealing with the trauma of ETA resorting to fiction. After the phenomenon of Homeland, icíar bollain he made use of the sensibility that has always marked his cinema to launch a film dedicated to dialogue and reflection. Understanding both parties without being equidistant, giving space to prodigious interpreters (Luis Tosar and Blanca Portillo) to do what they do best.
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