Our review of the most relevant TV series of November.
Arts and enterteinment
Roadkill is the political series of the season on the BBC. The narrative is built on the wake of the «House of Cards» of the nineties, but without the Shakespearean histrionics and the overdose of cynicism of the original model. In fact, Roadkill is one of the few political series that encourages real political reflection.
It has taken 30 years for us to see the strategy of the German bourgeoisie for what it was, a "true crime".
The TV series during these months of pandemics were not able of process the situation of global crisis. In the books, however, some glimmer can be found.
Both the "new normal" summer in Europe and the winter of confinement in South America may be a good time to take back the places we live in a very different way.
His absolute emptiness, his use of monstrous scales as a way of attracting capital, his pecuniary greed - only comparable in impudence to Dalí - his total, absolute and voluntary renunciation of signifying the slightest contribution to those who contemplate his works, is in itself a faithful, hyper-realistic even, portrait of the spirit of the ruling classes of his time. Classes of which he was a part from his birth. That is why Christo is a paradox. It's not art, no. But its essence is so sterile and dead that it represents like few others the anti-human, anti-historical character of the system in our times. Bunting or tarp cover included.
Four series two from Delhi and two from Mumbai, which reflect some of the contradictions of Indian capitalism and enrich our perspective.
What did a social democrat of Lenin's generation mean by a proletarian who became a "professional revolutionary". For answering we have to revisit the original "What Is to Be Done"... by Chernishevsky