20.10 / TCM
The Front Page. USA 1974 (100 minutes). Director: Billy Wilder. Performers: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon, Vincent Gardenia.
In 1951, Billy Wilder shot one of the cruelest lashes to the world of the press ever filmed, The great carnival. In 1974, he was moved by the same intentions Front page, although the vitriol masked under the cloak of a comedy. This adaptation of the work of Hecht and MacArthur becomes a display of narrative frenzy, in a film literally mad, that throws replicas and counter-replies in dialogues of immeasurable acidity. And so, amidst laughter, Wilder traces the portrait of some soulless characters who make arribismo their reason for being, while using a condemned to death to illuminate the front page of their newspapers.
21.00 / The 2
'Page 2' converses with Pedro Baños
The colonel of the Army of the Land and Diplomate of the General Staff, Pedro Baños, talks with Óscar López in the literary space Page 2 about his new book, the essay World domination, that analyzes the control elements used by the great powers. In addition, the program will include a report centered on the bookstores in the Sahara and will analyze the film with Desirée de Fez Juliet, naked, that adapts a novel by Nick Hornby.
21.45 / Antenna 3
Doctor Pedro Cavadas, in 'El hormiguero'
Pablo Motos receives in The anthill Dr. Pedro Cavadas, one of the most respected medical eminences in Spain. Cavadas, specialist in microsurgical reconstruction since 1994, is the surgeon responsible for the first face transplant performed in Spain, now ten years ago. Together with his team, he performs about 1,800 surgeries per year, especially for patients who have suffered injuries that are difficult to repair.
22.40 / La 1
The green Mile
The Green Mile. USA, 1999 (180 minutes). Director: Frank Darabont. Performers: Tom Hanks, David Morse, Michael Clarke Duncan.
Frank Darabont resurrected the prison cinema, deceased in the nineties, with his memorable Life imprisonment, in which he revealed himself as an author of classic aromas and a devastating pulse. Five years later, he returned to the genre with this luminous film in which, as in the previous one, he adapted a text by Stephen King. A drama that includes fantastic fantastic brushstrokes and that discusses the complex of guilt and power relations to inside, let beat a vehement plea against the death penalty.
22.50 / Four
Chaos. United Kingdom-Canada, 2006 (90 minutes). Director: Tony Giglio. Performers: Jason Statham, Ryan Phillippe, Wesley Snipes.
In the action cinema of the new millennium, always installed in the hubbub, it is appreciated that this, at least, can be filmed with solvency. Chaos, In spite of his stony performers, he displays a remarkable sense of visual rhythm that accompanies the agitated story of a bank robbery that will unleash the usual spiral of betrayals and lies.