Augusto Martínez Torres

Augusto Martínez Torres
Augusto Martínez Torres's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): El Pais (Spain)
Publications: El Pais (Spain)

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
69% The Boys from Brazil (1978) In an excess of ambition, this imaginative story tries to address too many things at once. - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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67% Saint Jack (1979) Saint Jack is one of Peter Bogdanovich's most conscientious films. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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No Score Yet Sunburn (1979) This is Richard Sarafian's worst movie. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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No Score Yet The Prisoner of Zenda (1979) The movie is tailored to Peter Sellers' talents and it also develops the modern structure of the cartoon. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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65% Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) This is the best film adaptation of Tennessee Williams' oeuvre. A prodigious work from Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift, and Elizabeth Taylor. This is one of Joseph L. Mankiewicz's best films. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
No Score Yet Fire! (1977) A clumsily directed movie by the second-rate actor Earl Bellamy. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
No Score Yet The Shadow Line (Smuga cienia) (1976) This adaptation is the work of one of the most important socialists directors. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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No Score Yet Caddie (1976) The movie lacks personality and appealing actors. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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No Score Yet Schöner Gigolo, armer Gigolo (Just A Gigolo) (1979) A slow-paced movie whose story ends up being incomprehensible. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
No Score Yet Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979) A poor caricature of Irwin Allen's previous films. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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No Score Yet The Execution of Private Slovik (1974) This is one of Lamont Johnson's best movies -- a product of a good script, but one resents a certain indifference. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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No Score Yet Players (1979) In Players, Anthony Harvey is limited to poorly fulfill the strange assignment of producer Robert Evans. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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40% The Main Event (1979) The Main Event tells a dumb and boring story about boxing. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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68% Love at First Bite (1979) An entertaining and sarcastic comedy. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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50% Patrick (1978) The end result is a dull product that has no identity and whose only real appeal is its special effects. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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67% The Silent Partner (1978) Daryl Duke skillfully achieves a clever story about bank robbers. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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80% Who'll Stop the Rain (1978) This is Karel Reisz's best work, which fits into the crime genre. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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38% The Champ (1979) A rudimentary and boring melodrama. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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No Score Yet First Love (1977) The first part is a small masterpiece of dark humor. But the second part is too rushed and poorly structured. Nevertheless, this is one of Dino Risi's best comedies. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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96% Halloween (1978) On the one hand, the script needs work. On the other, the great technical achievements manage to give the story consistency and to repeatedly scare viewers. The end result is one of those attractive American B-movies. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
75% The Brink's Job (1978) The movie is told in three different parts. The first features a sense of humor that progressively disappears. The second focuses on the bank robbers and their act. And the third reflects on the multiple consequences. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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42% The Wiz (1978) Sidney Lumet's lack of film imagination makes him fail in a genre as imaginative as the musical... The movie completely loses its undeniable appeal. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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100% The Big Fix (1978) The end result is a curious film noir that is difficult to find these days. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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29% Oliver's Story (1978) John Korty manages to turn a borderline ridiculous and absurd story into a cinematographic entity. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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90% National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) Despite the comedic tone of some scenes, the result is below expectations and it never stops being a monotonous pastiche. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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No Score Yet Ms. Don Juan (1973) The movie only manages to showcase Roger Vadim's bad taste and lack of skill. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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64% Big Wednesday (1978) A poorly made film that lacks ambiguity and results excessively evident. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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82% Sorcerer (1977) The existential elements are the main attraction of this movie. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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No Score Yet Supersonic Man (1979) The actors have no personality, the special effects are poor, and there's a notable lack of imagination. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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29% Prophecy (1979) What counts the most is the conviction, the force, and the thoroughness with which the movie was made. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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40% Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979) The main appeal of the movie is the long final scene of the train robbery, where the visual gags are entertaining, appropriate, and well placed. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2019
88% Inserts (1975) In an irregular manner, John Byrum has managed to create a curious self-portrait using 1930s Hollywood as its setting. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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No Score Yet L'Albatros (Love Hate) (The Albatross) (1971) In a sloppy but effective way and with peculiar humor, Jean-Pierre Mocky tells a story that allows him to caricature certain aspects of the society that surrounds him. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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No Score Yet La Vacanza (1969) This attempt at being a fable, where a group of marginalized people symbolically confronts the most clichéd political taboos, was shot without any skill or money. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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No Score Yet Caravans (1978) The film fails due to an insipid script and James Fargo's lack of skill. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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100% Salt of the Earth (1954) Despite its formal esthetics and narrative didacticism... the movie has a a true force extolled by the austerity derived from the scarce technical equipment. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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67% Ruby (1977) Aside from its humorous moments, Curtis Harrington never achieves a story attractive enough to overcome its contradictions. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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95% Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) Philip Kaufman manages to bring science fiction to the ordinary and doesn't resort to the happy ending that was imposed by the producers in the original version. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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No Score Yet The One and Only (1978) The One and Only has all the flaws of a B-movie, but none of its advantages. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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32% Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) A well-crafted film with brilliant scenes aimed at an audience that knows exactly what it's going to see. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2019
42% Bad Boys (1995) Martín Lawrence and Will Smith do not seem gifted for action, nor for comedy. [Full review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2019
73% Phantasm (1979) The film has an especially attractive first part where fantastic and terrifying elements are developed with great visual and dramatic interes[... [Full review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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No Score Yet Francisca (1981) ... an ambitious story... [Full review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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85% Blow Out (1981) ... the story lacks the interest of [director Brian de Palma's] latest productions. [Full review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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100% The Kids Are Alright (1979) The result will please the followers of the group... [Full review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
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63% Moonraker (1979) ... the original scheme has been scrupulously respected... [Full review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2018