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What to watch today on TV? Saturday May 14, 2022 | Television

14.56 / Movistar Drama

‘The Ides of March’

The Ides of March. United States, 2012 (100 minutes). Director: George Clooney. Actors: Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman.

For his fourth work behind the camera, actor-director George Clooney (here also a co-writer) mounts a sharp political intrigue about the ins and outs of power. A seamless script and a high-level interpretive work end up rounding off this portrait of the machinations that take place inside an electoral campaign for the presidency of the United States.

15.35 / AXN

‘The Da Vinci Code’

The Da Vinci Code. United States, 2006 (149 minutes. Director: Ron Howard. Performers: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellen.

With a great display of media, the leading role of Tom Hanks, well supported by his well-known co-stars (Audrey Tautou and Ian McKellen) and surrounded by great controversy, this blockbuster production by Ron Howard was presented. It is an adaptation of the novel by Dan Brown, with a plot centered on the work of Leonardo da Vinci. The Last Supper. Entertaining, but it gave for more.

15.35 / The Sixth

‘White card’

Hall Pass. United States, 2011 (105 minutes). Direction: Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly. Performers: Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis.

Comedy by the popular Farrelly brothers (Dumb and Dumber) starring two friends, happily married, whose wives grant them a parenthesis of freedom to do whatever they want (without having to give any explanation) for a whole weekend. Alternate <funny gags with other rather weak ones. It can be seen but…

16.00 / Telecinco

‘Viva la vida’ with Manu Tenorio

This afternoon, Live life receives the singer Manu Tenorio, who will talk about his new job The truthan album that has just been released and in which tribute is paid to different great names in music, among which bolero masters such as Moncho, Armando Manzanero or Los Panchos, but also someone as important to Spanish history as Julio Iglesias.

16.10 / #0

‘What do women think about?’

What women want. United States, 2000 (121 minutes). Director: Nancy Meyers. Performers: Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei, Lauren Holly.

An executive womanizer will see his life take a radical turn when, after an unexpected domestic accident, he discovers that he has the ability to listen to what women think. You will use this gift both personally and professionally. With this premise he starts a nice comedy of tangles shot, among other things, to clean up the macho image that Mel Gibson drags. The best, Helen Hunt and Marisa Tomei.

17.25 / Fox

‘Australia’

Australia-United States, 2008 (165 minutes). Director: Baz Luhrmann. Performers: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Bryan Brown, Tony Barry.

After the success of the musical Red Mill, Baz Luhrmann completely changes registry. Now he wants to show off the ways of a classic filmmaker and presents an epic and romantic adventure that vindicates the culture of the Australian aborigines and narrates the difficult moments experienced by the mestizos after the arrival of colonizers who devastated the local population and caused real social dramas. Ambitious story that raises its quality thanks to the good work of its leading partner, especially Nicole Kidman.

17.35 / Four

‘The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen’

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. United States-Germany-Czech Republic, 2003 (106 minutes). Director: Stephen Norington. Cast: Sean Connery, Naseeruddin Shah, Peta Wilson, Tony Curran, Jason Flemyng.

Six mythical characters from fantasy literature of all time -the vampire Mina Harker, Captain Nemo, Tom Sawyer, the invisible man, the enigmatic Dorian Gray and Dr. Jekyll- and the world’s greatest adventurer, Allan Quatermain, are the Members of the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. This time they will join forces to stop the world domination plans of a dangerous madman. A fantastic adventure full of imagination and with really successful special effects.

17.54 / Movistar Fest

Being ’20 steps away from fame’

The chorus girls live in the shadow of the stars they accompany, but the albums and concerts of Mick Jagger, David Byrne, David Bowie, Ray Charles, Sting or Lou Reed would not be what they are without the participation of these singers who, with their voices magnified jazz, soul and rock. Oscar winner for best documentary, 20 steps from fame tells the unknown story of the choristers who have accompanied some of the greatest legends of music. Along with archival footage and a unique soundtrack, the documentary features interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Mick Jagger, Sting and many more.

20.12 / TCM

‘Gilda’

United States, 1946 (109 minutes). Director: Charles Vidor. Performers: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Mackready.

One of the great myths shot in Hollywood. Charles Vidor was in charge of directing the explosive couple formed by Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford (who would coincide again in Carmen’s loves) in this impressive melodrama that hosts some of the most well-known scenes in cinema, such as his mythical slap in the face of her. Excellent performances, well-known songs and an exquisite direction for a film that became, as well as a classic, a sociological phenomenon of the time.

21.00 / The 1

Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022

After the semifinals of this Tuesday and Thursday where the participants who will compete for the crystal microphone were selected, the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 celebrates its grand finale tonight that will take place at the Pala Alpitour, a multi-sports and exhibition pavilion in the city Italian from Turin. Spain, represented by the theme SloMo interpreted by Chanel, will perform for the first time in this edition, since it is, together with Germany, France, Italy and the United Kingdom, a member of the Big Five and has not had to face the qualifying rounds. She will perform in tenth position of the first half of the gala and between two ballads, that of Italy, the host country, performed by Mahmood and Blanco, and the Netherlands. The rock from the Czech Republic will open the gala; which will be followed by Romania, Portugal, Finland, Switzerland, France, Norway, Armenia, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Germany, Lithuania, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Greece, Iceland, Moldova, Sweden, Australia, the United Kingdom, Poland, Serbia, and Stefan will close for Estonia. Tony Aguilar and Julia Varela will form, for the fourth consecutive year, the luxury tandem to comment on the event. Nieves Álvarez will be the spokesperson for the points of the Spanish jury and she will do so from Benidorm. Tony Aguilar and Julia Varela will form, for the fourth consecutive year, the luxury tandem to comment on the event. Nieves Álvarez will be the spokesperson for the points of the Spanish jury and will do so from Benidorm. After the gala, the party continues at La 1 with a special presented by Cristina Fernández, with all the reactions and emotions of the night. Fernández will be accompanied by Paloma G. Quirós, from RTVE Digital, and they will receive guests such as Soraya, Daniel Diges and Lola González.

21.30 / The Sixth

Daniel Guzmán, guest at ‘laSexta noche’

This Saturday, the sixth night with José Yélamo and Verónica Sanz will feature actor Daniel Guzmán as a guest who will speak, among other topics, about the confrontation he starred in with Cayetano Martínez de Irujo in the last installment of unexpected encounters, the weekly space hosted by Mamen Mendizabal. In addition, in the politics section, the program’s pundits will analyze the latest movements of the Russian army as Russia sets its sights on Finland.

22.00 / Movistar Premieres 2

‘Joe Bell’

Good Joe Bell. United States, 2020 (90 minutes). Director: Reinaldo Marcus Green. Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Reid Miller, Connie Britton, Gary Sinise.

With a screenplay by Diana Ossana and Larry McMurtry, Oscar winners for Brokeback Mountain, presents this emotional, not corny, drama based on true events that reflects the story of a father who begins a journey across the United States to raise awareness in the fight for diversity and against bullying. This father is Mark Wahlberg, perfectly supported by the young Reid Miller (his son in fiction, a gay boy who suffers from bullying in high school) in a performance full of strength and sincerity.

22.00 / Antenna 3

New appointment with ‘Who wants to be a millionaire?’

Antena 3 broadcasts a new installment of Who wants to be a millionaire?, presented by Juanra Bonet. Based on the British format created by David Briggs, Mike Whitehill and Steven Knight, this Sony Pictures Television format, winner of numerous international awards, has entered television history and has been adapted in more than 120 territories in everyone. In addition, the program has been adapting to the new times with new tests that continue to make it attractive to the public.

22.00 / Neox

‘Rocky Balboa’

United States, 2006 (105 minutes). Director: Sylvester Stallone. Performers: Sylvester Stallone, Burt Young, Antonio Tarver.

An aging Rocky Balboa returns to the ring 16 years later in this sixth installment of the commercial character created by Sylvester Stallone (here acting as protagonist, director and screenwriter). And he does it, his great virtue, fleeing from the patriotism and the tear point of his previous deliveries to show a tired hero who longs for his past and just wants one last chance. For nostalgic.

22.00 / Movistar Drama

‘Ambition wells’

There will be blood. United States, 2007 (151 minutes). Director: Paul Thomas Anderson. Cast: Daniel Day Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds.

Paul Thomas Anderson moves to Texas at the beginning of the last century to set this magnificent story that revolves around the nascent American oil industry in the 19th century. A drama about greed, corruption and lies that seriously endangered human values ​​as important as love, hope and trust. Oscar for Daniel Day Lewis and for photography.

24.00 / The 2

‘Junk food, in ‘Theme night’

About 40% of the world’s population are overweight. Junk food plays the main role in this acute health crisis. The food giants know how much damage their ultra-processed products can cause to health. Even so, they look for formulas to hook more consumers: salt, sugar and fat, the three ingredients that make food products irresistible. Ingredients calibrated to the millimeter in the laboratories of the food industry around the world. the theme night addresses this controversial issue with the premiere of two documentaries, ‘The Dark Side of the Food Industry’ and ‘Diana Kennedy, Unsophisticated’.

0.37 / Movistar Drama

‘Argo’

United States, 2012 (120 minutes). Director: Ben Affleck. Cast: Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston.

Without a doubt, the best movie of 2012. Ben Affleck directs and stars in this intense thriller political, based on real events and set in the middle of the Iranian revolution (1979), which tells how a CIA specialist in special operations hatches a risky plan to get six American diplomats out of the country alive. Tense, intense and surprising.

1.00 / Movistar CineÑ

‘The goalkeeper’

Spain, 1999 (83 minutes). Director: Gonzalo Suarez. Cast: Carmelo Gómez, Maribel Verdú, Roberto Álvarez.

After four years without making a feature film, Gonzalo Suárez went back behind the camera to direct this attractive drama. For the occasion he adapts a story by journalist Manuel Hidalgo set in 1948 and in which he recreates, with his usual care in framing and dialogue, the story of an ex-goalkeeper -a role played very well by Carmelo Gómez- who, because of of the war has changed the stadiums for the squares of the towns making exhibitions.

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