Sono un politico, non ho un “me stesso”: The Politician, seconda stagione.

E’ arrivata su Netflix la seconda stagione di The Politician che vede, come protagonista, la star di Broadway Ben Platt nei panni dell’arrivista Payton Hobart. Nata dall’idea dell’autore di serie di successo come Glee e Hollywood, Ryan Murphy, la nuova stagione di The Politician inizia con Georgina Hobart (un’incantevole Gwyneth Paltrow) fresca di divorzio, attivista…

Benvenuto nella tua cassetta 13.

13 arriva all sua ultima stagione e ci verrebbe da aggiungere un per fortuna. Sì, perché nonostante la battaglia sociale, anzi le battaglie, affrontate sin dalla prima stagione, la serie si ritrova a dover fare i conti con una scelta troppo ardua: affrontare i grandi problemi della società americana (cosa che fa in maniera eccellente…

Ed Westwick: ecco cosa ci ha raccontato dalla sua nuova casa londinese l’attore protagonista del nuovo war movie Enemy Lines.

Enemy Lines è il nuovo film che vede come protagonista l’amato Chuck Bass di Gossip Girl Ed Westwick. La premiere avrebbe dovuto tenersi a Los Angeles lo scorso weekend; ma, la situazione di emergenza in cui tutto il mondo si trova in questo momento, ne ha impedito lo svolgimento. Enemy Lines è quindi stato reso…

“Bombshell” or A History of Three Women

The Presidential Campaign of 2016, where the aggressive communication of candidate Donald Trump drew a line with the past, is followed from the point of view of Fox News newsroom, a right-wing headquarter headed by the unapologetic and paranoid Roger Ailes (John Lithgow). However, Trump critic Megyn Kelly (Charlize Theron) has to face a fierce…

“1917” or an elegy

6 April, 1917. Two soldiers, Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) and Schofield (George MacKay) have to deliver a message to the troops on the front line before they fall in a trap long planned by the German army. If they fail, it will be a bloodshed. And Blake‘s brother is among the soldiers unaware of the risk.…

“The Two Popes”, a duet in perfect state of grace

The cardinal of Buenos Aires, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, writes to Pope Benedict XVI asking for the possibility to resign after years of ministry and a deep personal crisis. Bergoglio, who previously in the past clashed with the strongly conservative Joseph Ratzinger, is invited to join him in the papal summer residence at Castel Gandolfo. The…

“Watchmen”: when comics go political

There was a certain amount of curiosity when this new Tv-series based on the popular graphic novel by Dave Gibbons and Alan Moore (who never wants to take credit every time his works are adapted for the big or small screen). “Watchmen” has been, since its release in 1986, the epitome of the polarizing contrasts…

“A Hidden Life”or Deliver Us From Evil

Franz Jagerstatter is a devoted Christian who lives in a small village in Austrian Alps with his family. When Austria is annexed to Hitler’s Germany and his representatives begin to appear in the village, poisoning its atmosphere and pushing towards the Naxist doctrine, Franz decides to take a stand against it. His behaviour will cost…

“Knives Out” or a family feud in time for festivities

A gothic manor, a wealthy family meeting and suddenly a death. When the old patriarch and successful crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) commits suicide, the variegated (and spoiled) court of relatives had to deal with a surprising will and the arrival of detective Benoit Blanc (a funny Daniel Craig, successfully dusting James Bond shade…

“Judy & Punch” or A History of Violence

From Australia, a country which always reserved peculiar surprises and watersheds to the history of cinema, comes an unusual black comedy which is also the directorial debut of actress Mirrah Foulkes. Set in an imaginary English town called Seaside (which is surrounded by a huge and deep forest with no sight of sea at all)…

“The King” or A clash of icons

In 2008, British actor Robert Pattinson, after a small but pivotal role in the “Harry Potter” movies,  became the new romantic sensation thanks to Edward Cullen, the vampire of the “Twilight” saga. Ten years later, teenage-faced Timothee Chalamet, moved and enchanted the audiences and awards committees (including the Academy) with his unforgettable turn as Elio…