The popular manga One Piece becomes a live action on Netflix: because it risks being a failure

Making a good adaptation, starting from a book, a comic or a video game, is not easy. There are exceptions, sure. Like “The Last of Us”, available on Sky and NOW. But other experiences, like Netflix’s “Cowboy Bebop,” haven’t fared equally well. Because they end up changing the source material too much, and badly (in … Read more

Memoirs of the Dragon Dragon: long live the revolution!

For their very first collaboration, screenwriter Nicolas Juncker and illustrator Simon Spruyt deliver the first part of a historical farce in the shadow of the French Revolution, with the comic strip Memoirs of the Dragon Dragon. In 1792, three years after the storming of the Bastille, the political situation in France remained volatile. While the … Read more

Lola Flores was unique and she showed it at the last New Year’s Eve gala that TVE produced live

On New Year’s Eve from 86 to 87, the last of the specials was produced live by TVE. Between December 31, 1983 and 1986, the public channel brought together the team of singers, dancers and comedians in Studio 1 of Prado del Rey for live performances to take place in front of hundreds of guests … Read more

Streaming. The new Adam Driver or “Encanto live”: what to see this weekend?

The movie: “White Noise” on Netflix In a small American town in the 80s, Jack (Adam Driver) lives with Babette (Greta Gerwig), his wife and a string of children from their respective marriages. She is a stay-at-home mother, he is a university teacher specializing in Hitler. Their life seems routine, and yet, when a toxic … Read more

Streaming. The new Adam Driver or “Encanto live”: what to see this weekend?

The movie: “White Noise” on Netflix In a small American town in the 80s, Jack (Adam Driver) lives with Babette (Greta Gerwig), his wife and a string of children from their respective marriages. She is a stay-at-home mother, he is a university teacher specializing in Hitler. Their life seems routine, and yet, when a toxic … Read more

Yum, to unhinge a museum the revolution goes through the web | The Bo Live UniPD

Seven lines. 135 years of history, twenty thousand works kept, the largest museum of modern and contemporary art in Italy. A wonderful place, the Greek columns and liberty friezes of Cesare Bazzani’s palace wedged between the verdant jewels of Valle Giulia and Villa Borghese. But the unfortunate that (without being a critic or a historian … Read more

Small praise of ironic thinking | The Bo Live UniPD

Irony helps to think better, perhaps. The Italian term comes from the Greekwhen the meaning was associated with questioning others by simulating one’s own incompetence and, significantly, according to Aristotle, the opposite was bragging, typical of believes or wants to make believe that one knows. Starting with Socrates and Plato, there is no philosopher who … Read more

Francesco Arienzo live at Quore di Foqus. Great success for the long wave of new comedy

Francesco Arienzo ph. Lucia Iuorio Incredible public success for Francesco Arienzo who returns to perform in Naples with a new and overwhelming comedy show simply entitled “Live”. In a few days the show scheduled for December 18th at 9pm sold out and so Full Heads Comedy, the event organizer, is proposing … Read more

Only Murders In The Building trio reunites on Saturday Night Live

This week-end, NBC aired the latest issue of the comedy show Saturday Night Live of 2022. Like every week, a celebrity presented the program but to end the year, there were two and not the least since they are two legends of the SNL, Steve Martin and Martin Short. The two American comedians, co-stars of … Read more