Fernanda Solórzano

Fernanda Solórzano
Tomatometer-approved critic
Publications: Letras Libres

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
100% Polvo (2019) Polvo is also a fable about how easy money and the unexpected access to luxury negatively alter the life of a community. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
84% The Art of Self-Defense (2019) The Art of Self-Defense is a very good and very black comedy. So black that I might have been the only one in the room laughing with certain jokes. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
96% Thunder Road (2018) A sharp and original comedy. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
No Score Yet Guie'dani's Navel (Xquipi' Guie'dani) (2018) Alongside Roma and The Chambermaid, Guie'dani's Navel breaks with a certain type of idealized and false representation that until recently was the norm in Mexican cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
69% Joker (2019) While Joker may not break the superhero wheel, it works as a denunciation of a corrupt society in which its members can be as toxic and as aggressive as the people it signals out. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2019
No Score Yet Lonesome Collectors (Noches de Julio) (2018) The spaces with their background and incidental sounds are characters as important as the ones the actors play. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2019
69% The Command (Kursk) (2019) These recreations often times serve to shed light on ways to react and to proceed in the face of a catastrophe. And in this respect, The Command falls short. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
No Score Yet Sky Poets (Poetas del cielo) (2018) Sky Poets features a splendid and risky cinematography. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2019
83% High Life (2019) High Life works as a great metaphor for [our contemporary] dilemmas. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2019
87% The Great Hack (2019) [The Great Hack] allows us to understand how companies like Cambridge Analytica harvest data through the use of apps. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2019
81% Brexit (2019) Benedict Cumberbatch delivers a magnificent performance. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2019
87% Diamantino (2019) [The film] could have been sharper, but it ends up being overshadowed by the charming portrait of its protagonist. I think that without losing this fable tone, it could have delved into the political satire. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2019
85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) The movie features many subjects, such as nostalgia, the revision of cinema, and the end of an era. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
80% A Faithful Man (L'homme fidèle) (2019) There's something very French about the way the movie addresses the passionate subject of a love triangle from a rational and cerebral perspective. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
72% Teen Spirit (2019) The small details make Teen Spirit into an endearing, pleasant, and even moving film. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2019
89% Lemonade (2018) Lemonade is a movie that addresses the issue of migration from the esthetic and narrative style of the new Romanian cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2019
100% The Wolf House (La casa lobo) (2018) An intense visual experience that explores the parallel realities that one creates to repress intolerable realities. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2019
56% Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019) A disappointing turn by Joe Berlinger. [Full review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2019
78% Leto (2019) Most rock biopics center on the excess, but given the events that take place in Leto, the film strikes a sharp bittersweet tone that places you in the atmosphere of underground rock in the '80s in Russia. [Full review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2019
20% Chicuarotes (2019) We are asked to become involved with its characters, but then judge them which is a risk that doesn't necessarily pay off, but is appreciated. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2019
98% 3 Faces (2019) Panahi reflects about the liberty of artists and the complicated relationship the people of Iran have with art. [Full review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
86% What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire? (2019) This documentary invites a great reflection on racism and how we identify it in our lives. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2019
60% Greta (2019) The film is very valuable in showcasing complicated women in such an elegant way. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
93% Claire Darling (La dernière folie de Claire Darling) (2018) The film relies heavily on the great work of its protagonists: Catherine Deneuve y Chiara Mastroianni. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2019
89% Rocketman (2019) By privileging the essence over accuracy, it is an emotional autobiography presented as a bizarre spectacle and camp. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2019
88% One Last Deal (2018) The strongest aspect of this film is its really strong narrative. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
80% Knife + Heart (Un couteau dans le coeur) (2019) Yann Gonzalez mixes horror, comedy and tears in a film that cries out to be seen from a sensitive camp. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted May 19, 2019
88% What They Had (2018) Based on director Elizabeth Chomko's experience, What They Had is narrated with rawness and honesty that is accompanied by impeccable performances. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted May 10, 2019
82% Putin's Witnesses (Svideteli Putina) (2018) The documentary effectively captures the essence of Putin's witnesses. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2019
93% The Old Man & the Gun (2018) A good film filled with nuggets of Redford's career. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2019
100% Midnight Family (2019) One of the most admirable things about this documentary is the absence of morbidity and instead captures a truly intimate look at survival. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
74% On the Basis of Sex (2019) The film fails because it is unable to engage its dialogue on the issue of equality, or the place that its protagonist occupies in that struggle. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2019
100% Wind Traces (Restos de viento) (2017) The film brings resilience into play as a resource to deal with extreme situations, something notable in times when the habitual look is victimized. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
53% Across the Universe (2007) Through choreography, animation and all kinds of digital effects, the vignettes are used as supports for a script that, by itself, would never take off from the ground. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2019
99% Eighth Grade (2018) Without moralizing intentions, director Bo Burnham explores the adolescent anguish in the era of the social networks, showing it, without dramatic bursts, like a state maintained without resolution. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2019
95% Burning (Beoning) (2018) The film unravels, bit by bit like an ardent dream burning slowly inside the mind of the audience. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2019
69% Beautiful Boy (2018) An astute and effective way to show the cyclic moments an addict goes through. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2019
83% Utøya: July 22 (Utøya 22. Juli) (2018) A film that is able to get to places where journalism cannot. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2019
93% First Reformed (2018) First Reformed is a brilliant return to form. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2019
99% Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) (2018) This is a stunning demonstration of Hirokazu Koreeda's cinematic mastery. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2019
78% Green Book (2018) The film by Peter Farrelly edits reality and does not bother the viewer, reducing a complex problem, like racism, to a fable with a happy ending. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
93% The Favourite (2018) Lanthimos retains a pessimistic view of human nature, while also showing the profane the conventions of the cinematic subgenre of kings and courtiers. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
75% Belzebuth (2018) The Mexican Emilio Portes directs this horror film that, being faithful to the conventions of the genre, surprises with well-conceived and executed twists. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
66% Suspiria (2018) Luca Gudagnino takes the risk of making concrete what was vague and adding ramifications to a simple plot. Even so, the director sticks to the essence of the original: from very different universes, both films dialogue. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
63% Bird Box (2018) Bird Box is an astute marketing phenomenon and is a good entertainment product, which does not make sense to demonize. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
74% Destroyer (2018) Director Karyn Kusama breaks with archaic ideas of the model feminine creating an uncomfortable and memorable character. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
96% Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano) (2019) Birds of Passage is a gangster film and it's a very original way to tell our own history without falling to exoticism or idealization. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
58% The House That Jack Built (2018) This is a very dark comedy and one with great moments of horror. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
91% Widows (2018) This Steve McQueen film follows many of the conventions of the heist film, but stands out for its transgressions. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018
91% The Kindergarten Teacher (2018) Subtle and disturbing. [Full Review in Spanish] - Letras Libres EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018