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…

“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…

Gold Digger: in conversation with Ben Barnes at the Montecarlo Television Festival

Gold Digger is the new ITV STUDIO six-part series starring The Punisher star Ben Barnes ( Westworld, Sons of Liberty, By The Gun, Jackie and Ryan, The Words, Killing Bono, Dorian Grey, The Chronicles of Narnia) and Julian Ormond (Witches of East End, Marilyn). We met Ben Barnes this summer at the Montecarlo Television Festival; it…

“Our surnames are who we are. No one can take this away from us” Nicholas Gonzalez and Christina Chang at Monte-Carlo Television Festival

Q: What do you love about this show? C: How there are so many new stories put inside the episode every time. People want to see what happens outside of the hospital. And we love our story. We are so flattered that the writers and David chose to give us this story. N: And it’s…

Summer of Rockets: in conversation with Stephen Poliakoff and Helen Flint.

Summer of Rockets is the new BBC Two 6 part cold-war drama series by Stephen Poliakoff. A semi-autobiographical drama sets in 1957. Petrukhin (inspired by Poliakoff‘s father) is a Russian Jew maker of hearing aids with Winston Churchill in person on his customer’s book. At the 59th Montecarlo Television Festival, we sat down with writer…