Federico Furzan

Federico Furzan
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
It all started with Hitchcock. When I was a kid, my dad would always make me watch the first minutes of Vertigo. That was art in my perception. Upon discovering everything that followed, I knew I wanted to write about perception of movies. I've been doing it since I was a teenager, and started publishing in blogs in my early twenties. In recent years, I became aware of a need to go on a bigger level, so I created the blog Cinelipsis, and haven't stopped writing ever since.
Publications: El Otro Cine, Cinelipsis

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
2.5/4 41% Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) This prompt sequel barely survives its loud need for displaying stuff on screen. It's no follow up story. It's more of a MonsterVerse launch. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2019
3/4 77% I Trapped The Devil (2019) A new Chrismas movie for the horror fanatic that likes to see these on a cold December morning. A grim tale of desperation. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
2/4 65% Annabelle Comes Home (2019) This feels more like the launch of a horror collection than a third and valid entry for a franchise that has suffered enough. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
1.5/4 31% The Intruder (2019) What makes The Intruder a sad movie is that it feels like a waste of characters and money. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
3.5/4 62% Truth (2015) A great and authentic thriller regarding journalism in its most relevant century. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
3.5/4 64% Child's Play (2019) A fantastic ride of a movie. This is a different Chucky, and the era he was born in is just appropriate. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
2/4 90% The Son (El hijo) (2019) A vague entry into the 'paranoia genre'. A fantastic actor misused in a lame script that doesn't dare to do much for its story. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
2.5/4 40% Jackals (2017) Small yet binding thriller that works under its standards. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
4/4 92% Dunkirk (2017) A perfect machine of a movie. Nolan adapts all feelings associated with war into a technical masterpiece. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
4/4 91% Gerald's Game (2017) What an awesome movie! Gerald's Game is a wonderful entry in the catalog of Stephen King adaptations. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
3.5/4 87% Wind River (2017) This feels like a train at full speed. A thriller set in a cold and unforgiving place with no rules. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
3/4 No Score Yet Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary (2017) Informative and humble. This documentary about one of Stephen King's infamous and effective adaptations is filled with trivia for the greatest fan. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
3.5/4 89% Hell House LLC (2015) Surprisingly good and effective. Do not watch this while being alone on a cold dark night. Seriously don't. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
2.5/4 No Score Yet Unacknowledged (2017) Documentaries should feel serious. This one misses the opportunity while debating a very interesting subject. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
3/4 89% Better Watch Out (2017) A reminder that sometimes films can misbehave and there's nothing wrong with that. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
3.5/4 67% The Invisible Guest (Contratiempo) (2017) Hitchcock would have had a blast with this movie. And that's enough for me. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
3/4 91% Girls Trip (2017) Fast, fun and raunchy. I had a blast in this well thought trip to friendship. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
3.5/4 81% Mid90s (2018) An endearing yet powerful portrait of boyhood decadence. Jonah Hill's debut is a strong take on maturity under difficult circumstances. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
3.5/4 89% Braid (2019) A dark ride of a movie. Braid feels relevant in a tornado of movies lacking creativity. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
2.5/4 71% The Cleaning Lady (2018) Suffering from a low budget but ultimately being creepy, The Cleaning Lady is one of the most unsettling movies of the year. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
3.5/4 97% The Heiresses (Las Herederas) (2019) A fantastic view into fear of society. This is a humanity filled punch that just fulfills its goal. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
1/4 58% Pet Sematary (2019) The very definition of a useless movie. This lacks any intention of being valid in a sea of remakes. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
1/4 No Score Yet Polaroid (2019) A horror film that should just be forgotten. The gimmick doesn't work, the actors look bored, the effects are awful. This looks like a bad X-Files episode. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2019
3.5/4 73% Assassination Nation (2018) A glitter packed fantastic film about the uncivilized society that calls itself 'intelligent'. So relevant it hurts. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2019
3/4 60% Greta (2019) A fresh thriller that feels harmless but ends up being relentless. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2019
2.5/4 84% Creed II (2018) Doesn't hit all the notes as it could and should, but Creed II is pretty good for a sequel for this franchise that may end sooner than expected. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2019
3.5/4 97% Toy Story 4 (2019) The toys are back in this wonderful animated experience that sweeps all expectations that a fourth entry may generate. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2019
3.5/4 90% John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019) The third chapter in the saga of the man who loves dogs above everything else is just as wack as it should be. It doesn't mean it's not awesome. [Full review in Spanish. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
2.5/4 86% The Hole in the Ground (2019) A forgettable flick that manages to be enough for a morning watch. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
3/4 64% The Mission (1986) A visual masterpiece that feels outdated at the core of its conflict. Fantastic performances and cinematography. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
3.5/4 72% The Perfection (2019) A weird but awesome movie about the limits of human kindness and evil. Trailers for this movie should be banned for the sake of viewers. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
2.5/4 90% I Am Mother (2019) A pretty good start that feels rushed at the end and ultimately damages a promising movie. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
4/4 93% Us (2019) A 'close to perfect' piece of modern cinema. Forget racism and social commentary. This is just plain horror. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
3/4 92% Demon (2016) A horror take on Polish folklore that does a pretty good job at unsettling the viewer during the weirdest wedding portrayed in recent cinema. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
1.5/4 25% Rim of the World (2019) McG's Rim of the World is solid proof that sometimes scripts need to be analyzed. And some directions must certainly be stopped. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
3/4 77% Hotel Mumbai (2019) An unforgiving movie that never stops. It hits the audience with the force of a relentless train. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
2/4 89% Arctic (2019) A terrific performance is not enough for saving Arctic from script vagueness. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
3.5/4 97% Border (Gräns) (2018) A beautiful fantasy film enclosed in a thriller. This is just how folklore oriented films should be. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
2.5/4 95% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) A romantic post in the times of cultural turmoil. Barry Jenkins manages to stay fresh but falls short at solving conflicts. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
3/4 97% Don't Look Now (1973) A haunting tale of mourning that manages to convert itself into a full on horror movie. This is the kind of stylized horror that we miss every day. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
1.5/4 50% Rebirth (2016) It doesn't take a mastermind to notice how this one could have been so much better. A Netflit faux pas that reeks of lack of ideas. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
3/4 86% Okja (2017) Weird entry of ecology statements. It's fun until it gets too serious. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
2.5/4 82% Voyeur (2017) A strange tale of vouyerism filtered by a great journalist. This is unbelievable. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
2.5/4 84% Mayhem (2017) Try not to be entertained by this graphic tale of corporate chaos. A constant laugh from start to finish. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
4/4 79% The Beguiled (2017) Just a great depiction of resistance. Performances are extraordinary in this short tale of lust, death, and revenge. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
4/4 92% Raw (2017) A perfect and graphic trip to hell. Watch with care and don't do it during a family dinner. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
2/4 22% The Book of Henry (2017) As the movie keeps going, we cannot help but wonder what they were thinking. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
2/4 78% Atomic Blonde (2017) Stylish but empty. Atomic Blonde only works under a fascination of the period it's set in. Otherwise it's just a pretty standard action flick. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
2/4 23% Inferno (2016) One can't help but wonder what they're trying to achieve by adapting these characters that don't seem to work in movie format. Boring, unnecessary. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
4/4 73% Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) The vampire story turned into a gory and romantic epic fairy tale. This is a powerful entry into the universe of adaptations of the count that simply fell in love. [Full review in Spanish]. - Cinelipsis EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019