TV tonight: Will.i.am shines a torch on the extent of historical British racism | Television & radio

Will.i.am: The Blackprint9pm, ITV While this entry-level crash course in Black British history might feel a little basic, will.i.am’s frequent incredulity at the extent of historical (and current) British racism might well strike a few chords. He begins his documentary with slavery in Liverpool before visiting Peckham and Bristol and realising that, really, the main … Read more

German Sellers Hit Mipcom With Lots of High-End Crime and Historical Series

German sellers returning to Cannes’s Mipcom TV mart will be packing a wide selection of domestic and international TV fare heavy on high-end crime and historical series. With a market that has become increasingly open to different formats, sales companies see good opportunities for diverse offerings. More from Variety “Crime is still the most in- … Read more

Historical heretical humor, from Aristotle to Ricky Gervais

The legendary Terry Frances Eagleton (Salford, 1943) is one of the best cultural analysts of the Marxist, Christian and working-class left. Furthermore, and this is relevant, we are dealing with a thinker capable of being funny without losing depth. For years, on the back covers of his books, he used as a promotional phrase something … Read more

Damian Lillard: the historical numbers that illustrate his excellence, personality and character in the clutch | NBA.com Spain

If by now we are not familiar with the “Dame-Time”, perhaps it is because we are not paying adequate attention to a player who, definitely, settled in the NBA elite. Yes, Damian Lillard has to be in the elite group of the league’s superstars, because his game shows it as such, but above all his … Read more

Star Wars’ John Boyega added to historical epic The Woman King

Star Wars actor John Boyega is set to appear opposite Viola Davis in historical epic The Woman King. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix’s The Old Guard director Gina Prince-Bythewood will call the shots on this one, whilst No Time to Die‘s Lashana Lynch has also nabbed a role. Slaven VlasicGetty Images Related: Netflix stops … Read more

United States: The movie | Review: A Boring Historical Madness

The criticisms of David Pérez “Davicine”:United States: The Movie George Washington, armed with chainsaws, and fellow brewer Sam Adams try to wipe out the British in United States: The Movie, a sarcastic take on the War of Independence. Neither facts nor milk. Channing Tatum voices a George Washington taking up arms in this wild animated … Read more

this is the new historical series by Julian Fellowes (‘Downton Abbey’) that Movistar launches +

Related news Julian Fellowes will continue to exploit the secrets, love stories, miseries and scandals of British high society in his new series for ITV and Epix. After sweeping the world with Downton Abbey, the Oscar-winning screenwriter returns to television with a new historical fiction, with which he will travel a century further back in … Read more