Ruben Peralta Rigaud

Ruben Peralta Rigaud
Tomatometer-approved critic
Publications: Cocalecas, Cineasta
Location: Miami, FL

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
97% Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) (2019) [Pain and Glory] stands out from the rest of the filmmaker's filmography. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2019
71% The King (2019) The film not only puts aside Shakespeare's verses in favor of modern language, but also makes several other changes in the original that flow naturally. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2019
92% The Lighthouse (2019) With Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson, Eggers' intransigent vision is backed by two fabulous actors whose interaction adds to the threatening and desperate atmosphere of the film. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2019
No Score Yet Holy Beasts (La Fiera y la Fiesta) (2019) Holy Beasts is a provocative and confusing film, which finds genius in the election of its cast. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2019
71% Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) What remains is a franchise that, after its fourth attempt at resuscitation, is nothing more than a Frankenstein's monster and a very long journey full of unsatisfactory nostalgia and moments of deja vu. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2019
60% Fractured (2019) Fractured actually manages to keep these circus plates spinning for longer than most, but lacks ambition. Even so, it's fun to see them spin. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2019
26% Gemini Man (2019) Not everything seen in Gemini Man is really convincing, either visually or in terms of content. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2019
90% El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019) A satisfactory product, far from being both a mere commercial operation and a simple nostalgic revival. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2019
82% This is not Berlin (2019) This is not Berlin can be a bit disconcerting at times, but it's the wild version of of a good storyteller's adolescence. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2019
60% In the Shadow of the Moon (2019) In spite of everything, the film feels solid and should entertain [its] target audience during its duration. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2019
84% Ad Astra (2019) Proves that James Gray is a very talented director. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
96% The Irishman (2019) Scorcese has without a doubt created another classic. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2019
65% Human Capital (2019) While the cast offers exceptionally functional performances, the messy structure and the careless script fail to bring the characters to life. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2019
85% Zombi Child (2020) [Director Bertrand Bonello] pays a vibrant tribute to the first zombie movies. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
88% Hustlers (2019) Hustlers is a conventional movie, but a very good conventional movie. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
42% Wasp Network (2019) [The cast's] performance is affected due to the aforementioned writing and editing problems. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
100% Heroic Losers (La odisea de los giles) (2019) A well-made comedy about a group of misfits. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
42% The Laundromat (2019) The Laundromat is very well written... And if that is not enough, Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas are always worth it. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
97% Marriage Story (2019) Baumbach completely trusts his main characters, and gives free rein to their respective talents. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
97% Dolemite Is My Name (2019) Murphy is undoubtedly the soul of this movie. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
73% Proxima (2019) [Proxima] has a heart and actually leads the viewer to connect with the feeling of that unique bond between mother and daughter. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2019
91% The Two Popes (2019) Pryce (The Wife) offers an extraordinary performance as the current Pope, while Hopkins' character's arc presents a fascinating evolution. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2019
82% The Aeronauts (2019) An exciting adventure movie that focuses on spectacular sequences, which works quite well. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2019
97% Knives Out (2019) A hellishly entertaining game. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2019
61% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) The film works for the more patient audience. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2019
79% Jojo Rabbit (2019) A brief and charming manual for satire. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) The heart and soul of Ford V Ferrari is the chemistry between Matt Damon and Christian Bale as Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
69% Joker (2019) We can be content to enjoy a work that manages to modernize a character carved in the collective imagination in a completely original way. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
100% La Llorona (2019) La Llorona works best in its silences, its dark alleys and the past attacks that are much more lingering than any ghost's curse. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
91% Bacurau (Nighthawk) (2019) Highly recommended, even if it will be rejected because of its radicalism and its terrifying vision of humanity. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
91% Luce (2019) One of those movies that you will not easily forget. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
88% Ready or Not (2019) [Samara] Weaving sails through... horror and comedy with as much confidence as naturalness. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2019
78% Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) The film is clearly rescued by director André Øvredal's talent. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2019
86% The Nightingale (2019) A strong and extremely powerful film that you will not easily forget. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
99% The Farewell (2019) It's a necessary film... recreated by great actors. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2019
87% The Great Hack (2019) The plot is unusually mature for a documentary. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2019
82% Crawl (2019) The strength of the film lies in its innovation. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2019
67% Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) The newcomers to this film fit beautifully within the Fast & Furious universe. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2019
100% De Lo Mio (2019) [Director Diana] Peralta, who also wrote the script, recreates with few words, the best example of what it is to be Dominican. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2019
63% Yesterday (2019) Yesterday is fun enough. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
53% The Lion King (2019) The Lion King like all Disney remakes, ultimately, does not surpass the original... Do not misunderstand me, the film is entertaining. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2019
59% Ophelia (2019) [Director Claire McCarthy] and her creative team entertain us with a new and fascinating version of a well-known story. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2019
83% Midsommar (2019) [Florence] Pugh, who, like Toni Collette in Hereditary, is a tour de force and worthy of all the praise that she will surely receive, is fantastic. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2019
No Score Yet The Projectionist (El proyeccionista) (2019) It's a movie that I enjoyed, but I think that if [diector José María] Cabral applied the maxim, "Less is more", we would have his first masterpiece. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2019
90% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Tom Holland fills this familiar character with so much life, charm and contagious joy. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2019
45% Murder Mystery (2019) Murder Mystery benefits from the fact that it definitely doesn't take itself seriously. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2019
97% Toy Story 4 (2019) It feels like a nice, warm final hug before we all have to grow up and move on. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2019
89% Rocketman (2019) Taron Egerton delivers. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2019
No Score Yet La Isla Rota (2019) A brave contribution. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
23% Men in Black International (2019) The sci-fi comedy settles in the midfield, gains enormously with the cast's sympathetic duo, which we would like to see more of, but with a script that does justice to the plot and has a story to tell. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2019