15.35 / TNT
‘The Town. City of Thieves’
USA, 2010 (125 minutes). Director: Ben Affleck. Performers: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Chris Cooper.
Before his consecration as director with Argo, Ben Affleck had already delivered intense and remarkable films like this thriller, who accepts the codes of the black genre to turn on a group of robbers who survive in the Charlestown neighborhood. Affleck succeeds in displaying a narrative pulse that brings him closer to the classics, as in the robbery sequence that opens the film. It is true that the script abuses conventions, but the force of the filmmaker’s images makes the story throb.
18.35 / TCM
The Omen. USA, 1976 (106 minutes). Director: Richard Donner. Performers: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens.
To find some of the references of the terrifying genre, it is convenient to look back to the seventies. Even more so in this new millennium that perpetrates nonsense such as the insane remake of The prophecy filmed in 2006. The original film still stands, with more than 40 years of life, as an undisputed classic. A diplomat receives the news that his wife has given birth to a stillborn child and agrees to replace him with another baby without her knowing the truth. From this disturbing beginning, the story maintains a hypnotic sobriety and displays a compendium of visual resources that provoke more fear than all the viscera that later devastated the genre.
21.00 / Telecinco
Spain debuts in the European Championship against Sweden
The Spanish team led by Luis Enrique debuts tonight at the Eurocup, at the Olympic Stadium in Seville, with a renewed roster of players. The Spanish team has three trophies in its career, a record shared with Germany. The Swedish team’s main stars are Isak, center forward for Real Sociedad, and Forsberg, attacking midfielder for Red Bull Leipzig. The next matches for Spain will arrive on Saturday the 19th against Poland and on Wednesday the 23rd against Slovakia.
21.30 / Movistar CineÑ
Spain, 2007 (105 minutes). Director: Jaume Mateu Adrover. Performers .: Juan Diego, Pep Tosar, Hamza El Hilali.
Jaume Mateu debuted with this energetic drama that revolves around the guardianship centers for minors. Between the docudrama and the social chronicle, filmed in super 16 millimeters and then “swollen” digitally, Fort Apache, it delves into the lack of resources of educators to serve underprivileged children and forces the viewer to look at an everyday and truthful reality.
22.00 / Movistar Drama
The Godfather. USA, 1972 (175 minutes). Director: Francis Ford Coppola. Performers: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, John Cazale, James Caan.
Francis Ford Coppola was 33 when he filmed The Godfather He was an almost novice filmmaker who was commissioned to produce a monumental film, an example of gangster cinema and a splendid introspective portrait that became a lucid X-ray of the human being. Its success allowed Coppola to shoot later The Godfather II, Apocalypse Now and many other masterpieces. Something else to thank for this essential film.
22.10 / AMC
Goodbye to the sixth season of ‘Fear the Walking Dead’
AMC premieres the final episode of the sixth season of Fear the Walking Dead. After its broadcast, the entire season will be available on the on-demand services of the main operators. In this latest installment, the characters will desperately try to live the impending doom on their own terms. All this between new alliances, broken relationships and some altered loyalties. By having to take matches, everyone discovers the meaning of “the end is the beginning.”
22.30 / Paramount Network
Gone Girl. USA, 2014 (145 minutes). Director: David Fincher. Performers: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris.
A superb David Fincher intrigue that starts from a topical plot: a woman disappears and suspicions fall on her husband. However, Lost it is magnified thanks to its suffocating staging, abundant in gloomy, which extracts visual density from each shot and plays with the frames to increase the oppressiveness of its images.
22.30 / Neox
USA, 2014 (106 minutes). Director: Jaume Collet-Serra. Performers: Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Michelle Dockery.
Don’t Stop, fourth film by Jaume Collet-Serra, born with the soul of blockbuster, but it soon turns out to be an efficient exercise in suspense. The director locks the viewer in a plane for much of the footage, plays with the frames and depth of field, relies on the powerful presence of Liam Neeson and achieves a show that is as sober as it is intense.
22.30 / Atreseries
New chapters of ‘Crossing Jordan’
The Atresmedia TV channel offers tonight new chapters of this American series, starring Jill Hennessy, in which she plays a coroner from the Boston Medical Examiner Institute. The fiction shows the investigation and identification of bodies of the Institute and the police, assigned to some of the cases to be investigated.
22.45 / Antenna 3
Another date with the Turkish series ‘Woman’
Tonight’s delivery of Woman offers new conflicts for their characters., In this episode, Bahar and Arif will leave the past behind and organize a hidden movement: throw Sarp’s gun into the sea. Meanwhile, feeling that something has changed in Bahar, Arif will be hopeful again and the two of them will start spending more time with each other. For her part, Ceyda has not yet finished trusting Satilmis and suspects her true intentions.
22.50 / Four
USA, 2015 (130 minutes). Director: Tom McCarthy. Performers: Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams.
True to the spirit of the best American journalistic cinema, Spotlight offers a dense and absorbing plot about the investigation carried out by the journalists of the Boston Globe around the priestly pedophilia in the city and the consequent cover-up by its hierarchy. Spotlight It is a committed film, with an attentive gaze and firm calligraphy, with an angular staging, which, far from fuss and shouting, captures a fragment of life to universalize its intentions and praise the journalistic profession.
23.30 / COSMO
USA, 2005 (144 minutes.). Director: Ron Howard. Performers: Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Paul Giamatti.
The hard life of Jim Braddock, the legendary boxer of the 1930s, comes to the cinema covered by an exemplary script and by the acting power of Russell Crowe. Although Ron Howard always drops the occasional cloying in his movies, Cinderella Man maintains in his images a remarkable narrative power.
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