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What to watch on TV today? Monday June 21, 2021 | TV

14.45 / TCM

‘Blow up’

United Kingdom, 1966 (110 minutes). Director: Michelangelo Antonioni. Performers: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, Peter Bowles.

Maestro Antonioni recreates a pop and psychedelic London that hides more edges than expected. Blow up It is an intriguing film, yes, but it hides several plots: a reflection on reality and fiction, on the limits of human perception and, therefore, on the many possible worlds, where imaginaries can be even more real than the tangible ones. Thus, a story by Julio Cortázar becomes a diabolical plot, where some photographs taken in a park casually reveal to its author a nightmare that breaks the fine line that separates fantasy and reality. A marvel.

16.30 / Movistar Action

‘The dark knight’

United States, 2008 (152 minutes). Director: Christopher Nolan. Performers: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Caine.

The murky and feverish face of the batman presides over Christopher Nolan’s second approach to the character. Having scrutinized him in a motley way in Batman Begins, Nolan delves into his torments in this memorable The dark knight. However, the film is magnified thanks to who turns out to be its true protagonist, a monumental Joker incarnated in an unforgettable way by Heath Ledger, who becomes the absolute master of a suffocating story, baroque, dense and colorful in equal parts, a story essential that unites quality and commerciality in an unusual way.

16.35 / AMC

‘The fisher king’

The Fisher King. USA, 1991 (130 minutes). Director: Terry Gilliam. Performers: Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Mercedes Ruehl.

After leaving Monty Python, Terry Gilliam chained surprises: to the monumental Brazil and the delusional The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, This fable happened to them, updating nothing less than the myth of the Holy Grail. And it is hidden in Manhattan; At least Robin Williams, a history teacher turned tramp, is convinced of it. Jeff Bridges, an overbearing and drunken former radio star, will help you in your endeavor. The fisher king it fuses miseries and illusions in a fantastic drama that, of course, is as real as life itself.

17.30 / COSMO

‘The girl of the pearl’

Girl with a Pearl Earring. Reino Unido, 2003 (100 minutos). Director: Peter Webber. Int.: Colin Firth, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Wilkinson.

In Holland in 1665, a teenage girl works as a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer; A convulsive relationship is established between the two, agitated by political and economic intrigues. Newcomer Peter Webber delivers a small jewel, supported by a Scarlett Johansson that literally hypnotizes the viewer, to dive into the stylistic keys of Vermeer’s painting and draw a colorful prodigy as well as a moving portrait of characters.

18.45 / Movistar Comedy

‘Rock of ages’

EE UU, 2012 (123 minutos). Director: Adam Shankman. Intérpretes: Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alec Baldwin.

Although visually brilliant, the film version of Rock of Ages, the famous musical performed on Broadway and London, loses part of the rock aggressiveness of the original to slide through more temperate terrain. Tom Cruise’s acting power as a decadent and drunken star animates the show.

19.00 / Sundance

‘Scoop’

USA, 2006 (96 minutes). Director: Woody Allen. Performers: Scarlett Johansson, Woody Allen, Hugh Jackman.

After a summit like Match Point, Allen delivered this comedy with a light appearance, but full of edges. Two years later it would reach its lowest point with Vicky Cristina Barcelona. It is precisely for this reason that a film like this can go unnoticed, which sports vibrant dialogue and sparkling gags and shines even more in a memorable epilogue in which it conversations with none other than the passengers of a sort of Charon’s boat. It should be remembered that peaks like Agreements and disagreements Y Dismounting Harry were, in their day, classified as minors …

21.45 / Antenna 3

‘El hormiguero’ receives David Bisbal and Luis Fonsi

Pablo Motos starts the week in The anthill with the presence on the set of two music stars, the singers David Bisbal and Luis Fonsi. Both will present in the program a preview of what is their new song together, titled Twice, which will be released on June 25. In addition, they will participate in the usual sections of the program and will face the questions of the Trancas and Barrancas ants.

22.00 / Movistar Drama

‘The Godfather II’

The Godfather: Part Two. USA, 1974 (198 minutes). Director: Francis Ford Coppola. Cast: Al Pacino, Robert de Niro, Diane Keaton.

In his day, Coppola showed unprecedented courage by plunging back into the Corleone family two years after The Godfather, monumental work that closed its narrative framework in an impeccable way. However, he got a lavish second installment, thanks to his two alternate stories: Michael Corleone, already head of the clan, begins his journey towards moral disintegration; in parallel, the origin of the family is shown in New York at the beginning of the century, where Robert de Niro plays the patriarch Vito in his youth.

22.00 / The 2

‘Land as you can’

Airplane! USA, 1980 (82 minutes). Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker. Performers: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges, Leslie Nielsen.

Barrage of jokes in a comedy born as a satire of the series Airport, turned into an inordinate popular success and that it tried to offer almost a gag by shot. Neither is a show of subtlety, but some still get the viewer to shake things off. Nor should this example of excess made into cinema be taken very seriously.

22.15 / MEGA

Mysteries of the planet, in ‘The inexplicable’

The Serie The inexplicable Presented and produced by actor William Shatner, it explores the strangest and most indecipherable mysteries in the world. Among the events that he will try to investigate are the keys to the future of the Earth, the unknown creatures or the most disturbing questions about life after death. Among other issues, constructions such as the Great Pyramid of Giza, the staircase of the Loretto Chapel, in New Mexico, and the Coral Castle in Florida will be addressed. Also the enigmas of the mind, stories about people who survive impossible events and unusual rituals.

22.45 / Antenna 3

A new appointment with the series ‘Woman’

Bahar’s new illusions will be destroyed in this week’s installment of the series Woman, that accumulates dramas for its characters. This episode recounts how on New Year’s Eve, Ceyda, Bahar, Arif and Enver buy gifts for others with the illusion of starting a new, much happier stage. However, the moment they are counting down the seconds to ring in the new year, one shot will shatter their desired happiness.

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