Alonso Díaz de la Vega

Alonso Díaz de la Vega
Alonso Díaz de la Vega's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): El Universal Butaca Ancha
Publications: El Universal, Butaca Ancha

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
83% Midsommar (2019) A bad editing that leaves loose ends and simplifies the story, is compensated with the formidable production design and the ambitious intention to scare in the morning. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2019
83% The Nothing Factory (A Fábrica de Nada) (2017) His portrait of the workers fighting to stay together before individual deals offered by the Company Management is tremendously human. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
75% Asako I & II (Netemo sametemo) (2019) It is difficult to ignore that this delicate fantasy of love and destiny is much more intense than it seems on the surface thanks to a filmmaker capable of interpreting passion from silence. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2019
83% High Life (2019) Denis creates a trip to space related to the mystical journey of Stanley Kubrick, but that is autonomous in the visual with its unexpected minimalism. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2019
No Score Yet Armed to the Teeth (Hasta los dientes) (2018) The perspective of the soldiers, young and inexperienced men who follow orders, is an important element that expands the critique of the film and also its complex gaze. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2019
100% The Chambermaid (La camarista) (2019) The small details form the bulk of Lila Avilés style, with perfect recreations of different social classes - a rarity in Mexican cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2019
4/5 100% The Wolf House (La casa lobo) (2018) Besides explaining a damaged psyche to us, Cociña and León imagine it in front of us. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2019
No Score Yet Love Me Not (2017) Avranas learned only to impact but not to question. - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
89% The Image Book (Le livre d'image) (2019) It is an ambitious work that can not be bounced, which in its challenges and ambiguities constitutes an accurate portrait of who we are. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2019
98% 3 Faces (2019) Three Faces invites us to know the unknown and the subtle, and in this contradiction Panahi doesn't abandon the political but integrates it with the ambiguities of the world. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2019
93% Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story By Martin Scorsese (2019) Scorcese not only celebrates the work of Marcel Carné, but also builds a metaphor about how the art, as an artifice, leads us to the truth. Between inventions and lies, the true. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2019
100% Ghost Tropic (2019) Word written in images, the movie seems to say something big and at the same time simple: Serenity. We do not need much more. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
72% The Traitor (2019) The absurdity of the procedures and the impudence of the Mafia create an authenticity that Scorcese would envy. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
50% Young Ahmed (Le jeune Ahmed) (2019) The stereotypes, a couple of intensely didactic moments, and an improbable ending mess up the story. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
53% Matthias and Maxime (2019) Nothing new, not even the "impossible love" plot, although this time it focuses on the doubts of friends that could have been something else. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
83% The Halt (Ang hupa) (2019) The tone is uneven and the reflection about the theme somewhat superficial for the long duration of the film. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
87% Deerskin (Le daim) (2019) The ridiculousness in general and the unstoppable increase of its tone configure an almost magnificent farce. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
67% For the Money (Por el dinero) (2019) As the film parodies Godard elements, it could look inaccessible, but it is actually very charming. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
83% Tommaso (2019) It is a self-indulgent exercise, although the intense ending leaves some doubts. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
59% Frankie (2019) The camera is here more deliberately tense than ever and it gives us an amazing final shot... Above all: the cast is formidable. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
68% Little Joe (2019) Little Joe presents Hausner in one of her best moments in audiovisual terms. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
100% Beanpole (Dylda) (2019) Balagov achieves moments as disturbing as formidable with the story of the life of Russian friends months after the World War II. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
94% The Lighthouse (2019) Eggers understands very well the fantasy patterns prior to the twentieth century, however his mistake is to bring together everything he knows in a single story that could be many. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
47% Joan of Arc (Jeanne) (2019) Actors were chosen more for their faces than for their acting skills, and humor is an exercise based on frustration. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
75% Liberté (2019) Focusing mainly on actions and brief but magnificent dialogues, the Catalan Alberto Serra describes the decline of liberalism. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
78% A Hidden Life (2019) In almost three hours, Malick manages to reveal some deep truths: Nazis are evil; God shuts a door but opens a window; Jägerstätter was a good man. I just achieved the same in just one sentence. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
75% Sorry We Missed You (2019) Loach's characters speak in common places, and their incidents moves from the intense to the ridiculous. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
92% Atlantics (2019) Diop's style is peculiar and naive but unique, and the subjects he approaches are indispensable. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
86% Zombi Child (2019) Although the supernatural arrives at some point, Bonnello tries to delay it as much as possible to avoid a film both liberal and metaphorical. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
58% Under the Silver Lake (2019) Mitchell seems to question Hitchcock and his characters, but he also emphasizes the genius of Hitchcock's style, and gives us a film that is saturated and excessive, but also contemporary and ambitious. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
4/5 86% Zombi Child (2019) Zombi Child reaches an unusual balance between the new and the trite to explore the privilege of French culture. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
3.5/5 95% Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) (2019) In the act of remembering and reconciling, the protagonist and the director show a vulnerability that goes beyond the homage and, although it does not stop idealizing, it envelops us and distracts us towards ourselves. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
1.5/5 53% Matthias and Maxime (2019) Matthias et Maxime is obsessed with moving viewers, regardless of what he has to say. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
97% The Heiresses (Las Herederas) (2019) Martinessi presents Chela with a naturalness that is even more evident in long takes, silent scenes, and brief daily instants. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
78% Captain Marvel (2019) Captain Marvel doesn't try to say much but merely entertain us, and it reminds us that a woman is as strong as a man, but can definitely be funnier. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
55% The Human Surge (El auge del humano) (2017) William's perspective itself could be enough to stimulate the audience, but his camera and composition add an impressive cinematographic vocabulary to it. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
93% Us (2019) "Us" makes good use of colors, which demonstrates some originality, but I don't believe it is enough to compensate all the flaws the movie presents. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
45% The Mongolian Conspiracy (El complot mongol) (2019) Without quite being comparable to a Paco del Toro movie, El Complot Mongol boasts an overwhelming number of poorly-taken decisions that demonstrate the influence of bad television on the aesthetics of Mexican commercial cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2019
3.5/5 94% The Lighthouse (2019) The failures in the film's narrative don't make it a true misstep. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2019
2/5 78% A Hidden Life (2019) It is one thing to want to create a cubist perspective with cuts that demonstrate the passage of time and the dimensions of space; another is that in a cut a character is in a position and is interrupted by another image. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2019
3.5/5 85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) Tarantino may not have made a masterpiece, but his latest is more intimate and a sort of testament. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2019
2/5 75% Sorry We Missed You (2019) In Sorry We Missed You, Loach not only repeats his usual formula, but goes to levels of intensity that are unforgivable. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted May 20, 2019
3.5/5 92% Atlantics (2019) Perhaps not all of Diop's decisions are admirable but they all seem to seek the conscious subversion of codes and conventions. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted May 20, 2019
99% Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) (2018) Some beautiful moments of joy. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Universal EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
4/5 92% Belmonte (2018) Belmonte bases its style and themes on the unresolved and turns the conventions of a kind of history that seemed to have already given it all. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2019
4.5/5 94% Burning (Beoning) (2018) Lee Chang-dong's film offers questions rather than answers because it's main feeling is the omnipresence of the unprecedented. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2019
2.5/5 20% Serenity (2019) In Serenity, Steven Knight presents a confusing, boring, and downtrodden film that shows a perspective that is clearly missing some understanding of the theme it tries to portray. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2019
3/5 70% The Mule (2018) The Mule is significant because it is not only the farewell of Eastwood as an actor but one that shows him reaching out to everything different. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
4.5/5 96% Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano) (2019) Birds of Passage is an unusual gangster film that tells an epic story located in the Wayú village. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
3.5/5 76% Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018) Even though the film is not subversive or original, Gus Van Sant manages to try to go past conventions. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018