Narcos & Netlfix

After twenty-three years after his death, Pablo Escobar, the wealthiest criminal in history, goes back to the top, thanks to the renovated interest of movies, TV-series and documentary. The infamous drug lord was played, among all, by Cliff Curtis in Blow (2001), by Benicio del Toro in Escobar: Paradise Lost (2014 – distributed in Italy only in 2016) and – apparently – will be also played by Javier Bardem in 2017. The one I will remember mostly, however, will be the one played by Wagner Moura in the TV-series Narcos. After almost 20 hours spent together, it’s just natural.

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He is alive! JRM meets Joe Strummer.

After Velvet Goldmine (1998), in which he played the fictional glam rock star Brian Slade (with a tons of reference to David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust), Jonathan Rhys-Meyers comes back to music-cinema world.

And this time he will be the leader of the punk rock band The Clash, Joe Strummer!

Shameful delay: Lo chiamavano Jeeg Robot

Lo chiamavano Jeeg Robot (They call me Jeeg) was one of the most interesting movie of the Italian cinematographic panorama of 2016. Directed and produced by Gabriele Mainetti and starring Claudio Santamaria (Enzo), Luca Marinelli (the Gipsy) and Ilenia Pastorelli (Alessia), it has been proposed as one of the seven Italian film that could compete for 2017 Academy Awards. Finally, after a long stay in Lisbon that prevented me from watching it, I did it.

(this clip was one of the reasons I wanted to watch it)

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