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Rating Title/Year Author
One, Two, Three (1961) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Wilder turns both the capitalist and communist systems into caricatures and isn't sparse. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 8, 2019
A Fábrica de Nada (2017) Mariana Fernández The film has a very human and necessary message about the working class and its needs. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 8, 2019
Lonesome Collectors (Noches de Julio) (2018) Rafael Paz A wonderful film about the difficulties of relating in real life due to the fear of being hurt again. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 8, 2019
The Riot Act (2018) Rafael Paz Devon Parks gives himself time to correctly share the way that figures of power create "official truths." [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 8, 2019
Joker (2019) Rodrigo Garay Humorous elements do not appear to justify the criminal act or to alleviate it. They actually emphasize the grotesque character of the violence [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 8, 2019
Joker (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Joker is not challenging, daring or risky in the least, on the contrary, Phillips adheres with discipline to the rules of the now old New Hollywood and proves to be a docile student, not a visionary. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 5, 2019
Blinded by the Light (2019) Mariana Fernández Simple and charming, the film is a charismatic entry into the feel-good genre. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 22, 2019
Luciérnagas (2018) Mariana Fernández Although the film calmly and sensitively portrays empathy and hope in difficult times, it is an irregular journey of pursuit of personal freedom that has an ambiguous structure in its narrative. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 22, 2019
Marriage Story (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Marriage Story culminates beautifully with an act so humble, gentle and loving that it disperses bitter memories and leaves us with the warmth that only the feeling of being alive can leave. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 15, 2019
() Jorge (JJ) Negrete Andersson appropriately titles this film about a journey into infinity. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2019
() Jorge (JJ) Negrete Despite the fact that the film struggles to add value to its vignettes, you can expect to see more from María Paz Rodríguez. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2019
() Jorge (JJ) Negrete A film as frustrating as putting a broken mirror back together. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2019
The Painted Bird (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete To call it sadistic would be to give the film some intellectual dignity it lacks. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 7, 2019
() Jorge (JJ) Negrete In La Llorona, the horror derives from what's described rather than what is seen. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 7, 2019
() Erick Ortiz Feral is an excellent genre film in every way and more. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 5, 2019
Booksmart (2019) Mariana Fernández Booksmart succeeds due to a freshness and feminine outlook that balances style, humor and sensibility. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 22, 2019
The Emperor Waltz (1948) Jorge (JJ) Negrete A pastel comedy that presents two dangers disguised as virtue: that of conservatism and that of progress. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 14, 2019
Double Lives (2018) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Non-Fiction is a movie brimming with ideas stated by the fictional characters about real problems. To believe what they discuss takes a leap of faith. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 9, 2019
Crawl (2019) Rafael Paz One of the most effective and entertaining films in Alexandre Aja's filmography. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 9, 2019
Teen Spirit (2018) Mariana Fernández Even though it's entertaining and features catchy pop songs in its soundtrack, the movie can't escape its cliché, hurry, irregularity, and absence of substance. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 9, 2019
Chicuarotes (2019) Rafael Paz Chicuarotes turns into a tirade against violence without much eloquence, limited to portraying young people without a future and shocking the public with their most vile acts. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 5, 2019
Monrovia, Indiana (2018) Mariana Fernández Monrovia, Indiana's slow rhythm invites us to exercise patience to appreciate it. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 5, 2019
Bachelorettes (Solteras) (2018) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Bachelorettes uses the failure of its characters as a comic element, but the most obvious failure is the belief that a mere anecdote can push the film to the quoted laughs or the identification of the audience. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 19, 2019
Tolkien (2019) Mariana Fernández Tolkien is a conservative and well-intentioned biopic, but bland in the background. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 18, 2019
Ghost Light (2018) Rafael Paz If Ghost Light is nothing more than an appetizer that can not serve as a main dish, it is because of its ordinary development, the plot never fully embraces its comic side, close to black humor and absurdity. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 17, 2019
Dark Phoenix (2019) Mariana Fernández Incoherent and without personality with characters that lack dimensions. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
It Must Be Heaven (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete The minimalist staging and the use of rudimentary elements to create humor result in Suleiman's most political statement. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 3, 2019
() Jorge (JJ) Negrete One of the films that best understands how night time works. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 3, 2019
Matthias & Maxime (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Mathias et Maxine is a movie that we probably should not be watching. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 3, 2019
Oh Mercy! (Roubaix, Une Lumière) (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete A film that deserves a second visit to be able to judge more sensibly. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 3, 2019
() Jorge (JJ) Negrete A film as ambiguous, beautiful and uncontrollable as the fire itself predicted in its title. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 3, 2019
() Jorge (JJ) Negrete Even though the narrative is familiar, Horvath makes surprising decisions avoiding tremendous gratuity in the story. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 3, 2019
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Sciamma demonstrates that she has developed a sharp finesse as a narrator. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 3, 2019
Brightburn (2019) Rafael Paz The scares were easy and forgetful. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 2, 2019
I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai) (2018) Hugo Maguey I Want to Eat Your Pancreas is a cinematic gem. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 2, 2019
Aladdin (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Ritchie's film accumulates more errors than successes in its final balance, hesitant to get away from everything that made the animated film a hit pop in its time. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 2, 2019
Tater Tot & Patton (2017) Rafael Paz Kightlinger captures the complexity of emotional processes and the indispensability of having confidence in those around us effectively increasing the power of the film. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 30, 2019
A Hidden Life (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Without surprises, Malick does not leave aside the search of the transcendental in the image, nevertheless certain nobility is detached from each one of his pictures and decisions to film. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 28, 2019
The Lighthouse (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete The end result leaves more doubts than truth. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 28, 2019
Parasite (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete A work with impeccable narrative rigor. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 28, 2019
Frankie (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Frankie gives the feeling of revealing the intimacy of each of its characters without exposing them completely, making evident the deep bond that exists between Sachs and his characters. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 28, 2019
Tommaso (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Tommaso is passionate and raw in its narration but elegant and contained in its filming, anchored by a brilliant Willem Dafoe. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 28, 2019
() Jorge (JJ) Negrete Midi Z does nothing else, but diligently copy tendencies rather than articulate ideas. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 28, 2019
John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum (2019) Mariana Fernández The Baba Yaga still stands in an entertaining film. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 28, 2019
Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete The film is at least a reflection of Tarantino on his own figure, where he dismantles all the features of what his filmography represents to reassemble them in another episode of historical revisionism. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 21, 2019
Living and Knowing You're Alive (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete A form of cinema whose extinction is in itself an act of celebration. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 19, 2019
Atlantics (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Atlantique is a vibrant show of the cinema that is to come from Diop. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 19, 2019
() Jorge (JJ) Negrete Despite the fact that at times he can not avoid falling into the vicious habit, Balagov maintains, even within the solemnity and glacial rhythm of his work, elements that are anomalous in this type of film. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 19, 2019
() Jorge (JJ) Negrete The best moments of Bacurau are those that keep a mysterious aura, totally dissipated in a visceral and, not for that reason, less rewarding final act. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 19, 2019
Les misérables (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete It is difficult to say if Les Miserables is clumsy or upstart, even with the effective hand of Ly. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 19, 2019