What to watch on TV today? Sunday, August 1, 2021 | TV

7.15 / La 1 and Eurosport

Appointment with basketball and olympic handball

Two of the Spanish medal options in these Olympic Games will be the protagonists of this new day. First (7.15) the men’s handball team, already classified for the quarterfinals, will face Argentina in this fifth match of the group stage. After (10.20), turn for men’s basketball, with the match that will face Spain and Slovenia. Both arrive undefeated in the third game of the group stage and are already classified for the quarterfinals. In addition, Spain will face (11.30) Belgium in the men’s field hockey quarterfinals. In addition, this morning the final weight (F), high jump (M), triple jump (F) and 100m (M) will be disputed.

9.00 / ATRESplayer PREMIUM

New episode of ‘Paco’s Men’

Virginia Martin Chico

The fans of the series Paco’s men has an appointment today at ATRESplayer PREMIUM. In this installment, titled Everything good that happens to me from now on I will owe it to you, Paco, Mariano and Povedilla are in charge of the case of the disappearance of Dr. Carreño Juárez, responsible for important classified investigations on string theory and teleportation that could affect national security. Searching the missing scientist’s laboratory, they discover a parallel universe where Paco meets his ex-wife. Now Lola (Adriana Ozores) is a minister and he acts as her bodyguard.

13.18 / TCM

‘The great escape’

Great escape. United States, 1963 (165 minutes). Director: John Sturges. Performers: Steve McQueen, Donald Pleasance, Charles Bronson.

Based on a true story, this magnificent film, directed by John Sturges, focuses on a group of prisoners digging a long tunnel to escape a Nazi concentration camp. Good rhythm, a worked direction and an important cast are the greatest allies in this mythical story of prison escapes.

15.30 / Movistar Premieres 2

‘The call of the wild’

The Call of the Wild. United States, 2020 (100 minutes). Director: Chris Sanders. Performers: Harrison Ford, Omar Sy, Dan Stevens.

Although the protagonist of this familiar story of survival and freedom is a successful Harrison Ford, the weight of the role is carried by a mixture of Saint Bernard and shepherd with whom he will live an incredible adventure that moves between White tusk (Randal Kleiser) y The Adventures of Jeremiah Johnson (Sydney Pollack). All wrapped in the photograph of Janusz Kaminski (Oscar for Save Private Ryan) and some perfect special effects that make the animals look totally real.

15.35 / The Sixth

‘Bad teacher’

United States, 2011 (94 minutes). Director: Jake Kasdan. Cast: Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Jason Segel, Lucy Punch.

Cameron Diaz is now a rude, foul-mouthed, and completely inappropriate teacher who drinks, gets high, and just thinks about finding a good match to stop working. When her boyfriend leaves her, she will put in place a plan to replace him. Thus, a comedy of the most hooligan.

16.03 / 0#

‘The secret Life of Walter Mitty’

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. United States, 2013 (114 minutes). Director: Ben Stiller. Performers: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott.

If there is one thing that cannot be denied to this film, it is that it uses beautiful enclaves to travel half the world. For the rest, this new proposal by Ben Stiller (director and protagonist) is no more than a willful reflection in a comedy tone about hope, dreams and life itself. To see as a family.

17.51 ​​/ Calle 13

‘American Gangster’

United States, 2007 (149 minutes). Director: Ridley Scott. Performers: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor.

After a long time hanging around the most important production companies in Hollywood, Ridley Scott was finally the filmmaker in charge of directing this irregular but disturbing thriller about the story of two real characters from the New York underworld of the seventies: Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) , Harlem’s first great drug dealer, and the detective in charge of catching him, Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe). A beautiful interpretive duel and an effective script do the rest.

18.30 / AXN

‘Web of lies’

Body of Lines. United States, 2008 (122 minutes). Director: Ridley Scott. Performers: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong.

The story of an American field agent who, to unmask a terrorist based in Jordan, must enter his murky world centers the plot of this measure combination of action cinema and traditional espionage directed by a Ridley Scott who now turns his gaze to the conflicts in the Middle East. At the head of the cast, two effective and blockbuster actors: Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe, who repeats with Scott after Gladiator, A good year Y American Gangster.

19.40 / Antenna 3

10th anniversary special of ‘Now I fall!’

Now I fall! celebrates its 10th anniversary with a special. Ten Famous friends of the program, in addition to competing, will bring with them a particular gift: videos where the most delusional and fun moments of the program will be remembered. The celebrities who will be part of this special are Joaquín Reyes, Marta Torné, Pablo Puyol, Rocío Madrid, Eva Soriano, Pablo Chamarro, Luis Piedrahita, Sara Escudero, Raúl Gómez and Angy. The central contestant of this very special program will be Borja, the contestant who has been in the longest Now I fall! and that he earned 131,004 euros.

21.25 / The Sixth

‘The last fortress’

The Last Castle. United States, 2001 (126 minutes). Director: Rod Lurie. Performers: Robert Redford, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo.

Routine prison drama directed by Rod Lurie in which a military man with a brilliant career is confined in a maximum security prison after a court martial. There he will face the colonel who directs the criminal with a firm hand. A story a thousand times seen that was saved from falling into the purest oblivion thanks to the presence of two actors of the charisma of Robert Redford and James Gandolfini.

21.30 / Four

‘Four Travelers’ arrives in Cáceres

The route through Spain of Viajeros Cuatro arrives in Cáceres with the help of several hosts, who will reveal the great tourist, natural, artistic, historical and gastronomic attractions of the Extremadura province, which has up to eight protected designations of origin. , as well as Trujillo, Plasencia, Granadilla and Hervás will be part of a route that will also discover the Jerte Valley and its famous cherries and Las Hurdes, a perfect destination for nature lovers. The actor Daniel Holguín, the singer Huecco and the influence Perfect Guest will guide the team led by Estefanía Masó on their journey through the province of Extremadura.

21.30 / COSMO

New case in ‘Crime in Paradise’

COSMO broadcasts the fifth chapter of the tenth season of Crime in Paradise, whose complicated case will not be resolved until the sixth episode, on August 8. In this week’s episode a famous pianist is killed while composing in his studio, but all the suspects have an alibi. Friendship with the victim of Catherine Bordey (Elizabeth Bourgine), the mother of former Saint Marie detective Camille Bordey (Sara Martins), will expose you to unexpected danger.

22.00 / Telecinco

‘Gladiator’

United States, 2000 (148 minutes). Director: Ridley Scott. Performers: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Derek Jacobi.

After four long decades without the celluloid world dealing with the classical Roman era (protagonist on so many occasions with mythical titles such as Cleopatra, Spartacus O The fall of the Roman Empire), Russell Crowe starred in, in an outstanding job, this successful film, in which Ridley Scott recovered, after notorious failures such as Lieutenant O’Neill, his usual narrative pulse and his innate visual talent. Oscar for best film, actor, costume design, sound and special effects.

22.00 / Antenna 3

More problems in ‘My daughter’

This Sunday, Antena 3 broadcasts a new installment of My daughter, the Turkish series starring Buğra Gülsoy (Fatmagul) and child star Beren Gökyıldız (Mother). In this new chapter, when the relationship between Cemal, Demir and Ugur seems to be tightening again, a new front opens before them. Cemal believes that Arif is planning something, while Ahmet continues to seek his revenge. In addition, Demir receives a phone call with a serious threat and what he sees leaves him with his heart in a fist. When he gets home there is no one and everything is messy and turned upside down. Is Öykü in danger?

22.00 / TCM

‘The human pack’

The chase. United States, 1966 (128 minutes). Director: Arthur Penn. Performers: Marlon Brando, Robert Redford, Jane Fonda.

Although its filming was the most complicated due to the differences between director, screenwriter and producer, an impressive claustrophobic drama turned with the miseries of a rotten society. By dint of its script, adapted from the novel by Horton Foote, and the seamless direction of Arthur Penn (The night moves) we must add the magnificent work of a spectacular Marlon Brando.

23.40 / The 1

‘Something to talk about’

Something to talk about. United States, 1995 (100 minutes). Director: Lasse Halsstrom. Performers: Robert Duvall, Julia Roberts, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick, Dennis Quaid. The Swedish director Lasse Halsstrom, a director who burst onto the international film scene thanks to My Life as a Dog, makes an attractive film about marital infidelity. Good main and extraordinary secondary for a fresh comedy with an extremely correct direction. Do not miss it.

23.50 / The Sixth

‘The glow’

The shinning. United States, 1980 (111 minutes). Director: Stanley Kubrick. Cast: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall.

An over-acted Jack Nicholson takes center stage in this low-key, yet extremely famous, film that loses almost all the virtues of the original written by Stephen King. The best, the clever use of a soundtrack composed of classic and contemporary pieces (Krzysztof Penderecki, Bela Bartok and Wendy Carlos). Kubrick didn’t have his best day, but Kubrick is always Kubrick and he deserves respect.

24.00 / DARK

‘The Day of the Beast’

Spain, 1995 (99 minutes). Director: Álex de la Iglesia. Performers: Álex Angulo, Armando de Razza, Santiago Segura.

After debuting with Mutant actionÁlex de la Iglesia once again surprised the public with this macabre satanic action comedy, centered on the adventures of a priest (perfect Álex Angulo) convinced that the antichrist will be born on Christmas Day in Madrid. Action, heavy and television criticism for a dark grotesque awarded with six Goya awards, including best director (Álex de la Iglesia) and best new actor (Santiago Segura). This black comedy became the seed of the new Spanish fantastic cinema.

1.11 / TNT

‘Already seen’

Estados Unidos, 2006 (128 minutos). Dir.: Tony Scott. Int.: Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Adam Goldberg, Jim Caviezel.

Despite having a protagonist of proven talent like Denzel Washington (his reference actor) and the production of Bruckheimer, this excessive intrigue of the always excessive Tony Scott takes as its starting point a great attack on a ferry in New Orleans. As mere entertainment it works.

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