Luis Fernando Galván

Luis Fernando Galván
Luis Fernando Galván's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): En Filme
Publications: En Filme

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3.5/5 96% Knives Out (2019) Blanc is an energetic scene-stealer. [Full review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2019
3/5 61% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) [Edward Norton] pays tribute to classic film noirs of the past, creating a stylistically rich work full of ruthless characters. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2019
4.5/5 97% Border (Gräns) (2018) Border is a fascinating movie, irresistible and intriguing because of its marginalization. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Tiempo sin pulso (2016) The director subtly explores the way a young man constructs around himself a shell of isolation and frustration, whose only objectives are to get rid of the pain he feels and enliven his sexual impulses. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
3.5/5 92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) The car racing scenes combine simple but coherent stunts with a sober and delicate CGI, and the resulting spectacle is truly visceral in the way that it captures the audiovisual atmosphere of the track. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
3.5/5 89% Far From the Tree (2018) Far From the Tree offers invigorating examples of people who leave behind their preconceptions and projections to proudly celebrate who they are. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
3/5 77% Doctor Sleep (2019) Even though it keeps Kubrick in its DNA, Doctor Sleep is its own and new nightmare focused on Danny's healing journey. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
4/5 84% The Art of Self-Defense (2019) The timid and anxious attitude of [Jesse] Eisenberg makes him an excellent choice for the comic sensibility that the director seeks to portray. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet Witches in the Woods (2019) Witches in the Woods is very promising the first 30 minutes... Unfortunately, that potential is never materialized and the movie turns into a claustrophobic drama. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2019
2.5/5 71% Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) Terminator: Dark Fate stumbles in its treatment of Dani as a Mexican citizen. Not only is Grace the white savior but the script constantly relies on stereotypes. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2019
2.5/5 No Score Yet Casa Caracol (2017) The director uses excessively extra-diegetic music... that doesn't fit with the feeling of boredom and danger with which Sofía lives. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
3.5/5 88% Hustlers (2019) The emotional core [of the movie] works because of the important contributions from Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu, who manage to embody the complex personalities of the two protagonists. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
3/5 89% The Final Wish (2019) The result is satisfying because the horror is slowly constructed. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
2.5/5 40% Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) The story, however, lacks the depth of the original. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
2/5 41% 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019) A work of entertainment that is disposable and predictable. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
3/5 80% Late Night (2019) Mindy Kaling's script is full of complete and complex ideas. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
3/5 43% After the Wedding (2019) The script loses control... and [Bart] Freundlich decides to lead his actors toward a tearjerker. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
2/5 80% Good Boys (2019) Good Boys is too focused on an obscene humor... often at the expense of the characters and the emotional rhythms. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
2.5/5 No Score Yet 108 Costuras (2019) The work of the cinematographer Hilda Mercado stands out... but there's a constant interruption of the music that seeks to manipulate the audience's feelings and a disproportionate use of voiceover. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
4.5/5 69% Joker (2019) Joker manages to modernize a character that is carved in the collective imagination by mixing the styles of New Hollywood with a current social criticism, dragging the viewer towards a vortex of emotional setbacks. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2019
2.5/5 36% Anna (2019) The action starts to succumb to the director's insistence to introduce a series of flashbacks that become a repetitive strategy and that are detrimental to the story. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2019
3/5 89% Ready or Not (2019) [Ready or Not] mixes its influences in a refreshingly intelligent and often times subversive way. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2019
3/5 24% The Goldfinch (2019) The images of the movie are equally dense in texture and tone, but a lot more coherent in their construction thanks to the work of the legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2019
4/5 84% Ad Astra (2019) Ad Astra doesn't talk about a hypothetical future... it is simply a movie that talks about... what could happen if space exploration continues. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
4/5 83% Midsommar (2019) From the premise, the movie traps viewers and locks them in unsettling spaces through its careful form and obsessive attention to geometrical compositions and symmetries. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
2.5/5 30% Red Joan (2019) Lindsay Shapero's screenplay bases the spy figure on stereotypes and reduces her difficulties to her romantic relationships, gradually forgetting her complex personality. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2019
3/5 89% Blinded by the Light (2019) Nevertheless, the message that Blinded by the Light conveys is highly positive, even more so in the insecure and dark times we are living today. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2019
3/5 84% Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) The young Isabela Moner offers a solid and versatile performance as a more mature version of the animated character. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2019
3.5/5 69% The Command (Kursk) (2019) The tragedy of what took place underwater is what resonates here, as well as the repugnant behavior of those who refused to help. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2019
4.5/5 83% High Life (2019) High Life is a masterful effort to deconstruct the science fiction genre from its foundational themes. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
4.5/5 85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) Violence in the form of vengeance emerges abruptly at the end, but with a clarity befitting a director capable of capturing with love, nostalgia, and passion all his obsessions, games, and influences. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2019
3.5/5 100% The Sower (Le semeur) (2019) A surprisingly effective love story that underlines how people can change depending on their circumstances. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
3.5/5 78% Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark exploits multiple ways of shocking the public... The variety of stories and creatures add intrigue, rhythm, and tension to the film. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
3.5/5 80% A Faithful Man (L'homme fidèle) (2019) The film retains the festive levity, the subtle mocking elegance, and the rhythmic texture of a vaudeville from another time. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
3/5 59% The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) The film has an energetic rhythm and the animation is equally brilliant and playful. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2019
4/5 89% Lemonade (2018) Lemonade is a meticulous examination of the political and social mechanisms [in the US], which end up being more upsetting than a thriller. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2019
3.5/5 72% Teen Spirit (2019) The film often looks and feels like a music video -- in a good way. The energetic montages, neon lights, and sober choreographies express the passion and joy Violet experiences when she sings. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2019
2.5/5 67% Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) The CGI technology at times works to the detriment of the general objective, making the missions and fights feel still and with very little soul. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2019
3/5 56% Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019) [Zac Efron] is capable of giving credibility to [Ted] Bundy's public persona on screen, exploiting his charm to deny the evidence of his crimes. Bundy is the classic and most disturbing example of how appearances can be deceiving. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
3.5/5 93% Kusama: Infinity (2018) [Director Heather] Lenz is careful to not sugar-coat the admiration she feels for Kusama to achieve a documentary that works in two ways: it's inspiring and at the same time informative. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Love Me Not (2019) Love Me Not is a bleak story about human ambition that... pretends to work like an allegory of a nation going through an economic and moral crisis. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
2.5/5 42% Stuber (2019) The film has the seeds of an action comedy that wants to use modern sensibilities to analyze the tropes of the past decades, but too often perpetuates the stereotypes that it seemingly deconstructs. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2019
3/5 88% The Golem (2019) Hanna's growing maternal instincts... feel realistic and [Hani] Furstenberg performs her role in a convincing way. Even the relationship between creator and monster is unexpectedly nuanced. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2019
4/5 78% Leto (2019) Shot splendidly in black and white, which underlines the somber atmosphere of the time, the movie lives in captivating images. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
4/5 89% The Image Book (Le livre d'image) (2019) The Image Book is an intellectual "game," a broken puzzle, a confusing labyrinth made up of over 100 years of movement... which doesn't search for any type of linearity or equilibrium... but has a fun charm to it. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
2.5/5 53% The Lion King (2019) Eliminating the qualities of traditional animation results in disappointing musical numbers and silenced emotional reactions. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
3/5 63% Child's Play (2019) The film avoids being a display of technophobia and instead fulfills its promise of a killer doll and truly entertaining. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
2/5 34% Poms (2019) Despite its good intentions, Poms cannot sustain its predictable narrative. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
3.5/5 81% Sorry Angel (Plaire, aimer et courir vite) (2019) A piece of history and memory and a beautiful film about nostalgia. [Full review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
3.5/5 90% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Jon Watts brings an exciting piece to the Marvel Universe. [Full Review in Spanish] - En Filme EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2019