Benjamín Harguindey

Benjamín Harguindey
Benjamín Harguindey's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): EscribiendoCine
Publications: EscribiendoCine

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
7/10 92% The Old Man & the Gun (2018) The Old Man & the Gun approximates the essence of a character that's larger than life. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2019
6/10 79% Captain Marvel (2019) Captain Marvel might not be a revolution, but either way it leaves one wanting to see more. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2019
3/10 19% Serenity (2019) At best, Serenity could turn into a cult film because of how spectacularly inept it is. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2019
6/10 78% Green Book (2018) The tone of the film is sympathetic, but too complacent for the theme it's pretending to treat. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
9/10 93% The Favourite (2018) Historical accuracy is secondary in The Favourite because Lanthimos explores the truth in how human beings hurt each other when they don't understand what exactly hurts them. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
9/10 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Without a doubt, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is one of the best superhero and animation films to be made in the last few years. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2019
7/10 70% The Mule (2018) The Mule is defective and sometimes clumsy, but even in his less memorable works Eastwood always knows how to find the heart of the story and focus his message in a friendly and entertaining way. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2019
7/10 76% Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018) This film might not be the most representative of John callahan, but it presents the right message, counts with great direction and excellent performances. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2018
6/10 65% Aquaman (2018) It has very little to call its own and in its quest to join the greatest hits, it ends up imitating some good hits without creating anything original. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
9/10 87% First Man (2018) First Man tells an exceptional story in an technically attractive and marvelous way without forgetting human dimension. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
8/10 95% Transit (2019) A story about waiting can get monotonous but Christian Petzold maintains interest and tension by introducing striking characters with clear motivations and strong personalities. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
7/10 79% Halloween (2018) In a perfect world this would be the finishing touch to the series, not with dignity intact but having recovered it. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
4/10 29% Venom (2018) The most absurd and terrifying moments end up being squashed by the mundane material and Venom is reduced to an infantile version. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
10/10 97% Lucky (2017) A small and humble reflection about mortality. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2018
2/10 22% Mile 22 (2018) The director Peter Berg has synthesized the worst customs of the post-9/11 thriller in a film that brings them together, from the formal and the aesthetic to the ideological. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2018
5/10 32% The Predator (2018) The Predator's presence is dismantled by a plot with no sense and it's hard to call it entertaining. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2018
5/10 57% Hotel Artemis (2018) You can discern that there are great ideas in this film, but the story seems to have been pieced together as an afterthought. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2018
6/10 70% Adrift (2018) There is a great story underneath it all, but Kormakur's direction is too hasty to inspire great emotion. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
5/10 51% Equalizer 2 (2018) The best moments of Equalizer 2 are wasted in a film that confuses personality with pretension, in a story too frivolous to deserve the talent that has set it. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2018
9/10 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) Here is the best action movie of the year. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2018
3/10 47% Skyscraper (2018) The only things Skyscraper has in its favor are Dwayne Johnson and Neve Campbell. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2018
8/10 100% Wajib (2017) The director never intended to only have a summary of their lives, but rather an elegant and genuine story. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2018
7/10 63% Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) What's even more unusual is that the continuation... retains its run as a good and stylized genre film despite... the inherent danger of overexposing a world made attractive by its impenetrability. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
7/10 96% Western (2018) The final product winds up being unsatisfactory. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
4/10 48% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is more entertaining than its predecessor by virtue of its action and better special effects, but nothing distracts from a stupid and illogical script. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2018
8/10 94% Incredibles 2 (2018) Incredibles 2 doesn't elevate the concept of the original, but like its predecessor, it's fun, colorful and a visual treat... [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
9/10 87% The Untamed (La región salvaje) (2017) The forest has a bit of Antichrist, but it's far less pretentious and way more enjoyable. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
7/10 85% Tully (2018) The script is written in a clumsy and primitive way, a pattern that gets worse as each scene goes on. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
6/10 52% Based on a True Story (D'après une histoire vraie) (2017) The result of Based on a True Story is a mediocre psychological thriller that's barely competent. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2018
7/10 85% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) The action is clear, entertaining and sufficiently varied. It holds on the tension constantly and the sense of urgency is never gone. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2018
4/10 No Score Yet Tejen (2014) But the film not only has 80 minutes of unbearable screaming, misery and suffering, it incessantly and monotonously hammers home that it's the only thing there is. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
9/10 95% A Quiet Place (2018) The film is perfectly structured... It doesn't change the rules of the game. It doesn't create new elements. Nor does it cheat, although some parts of the plot depend on inconveniences that are a little too convenient. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
4/10 18% Death Wish (2018) Death wish is such a silly fantasy that it's impossible for it to offend or be taken very seriously. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2018
7/10 83% Perfectos Desconocidos (2019) ...the performances of each diner is complex. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2018
8/10 99% Lady Bird (2017) Lady Bird is a labor of love from [Greta Gerwig]. - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2018
3/10 15% Winchester (2018) Helen Mirren's appearance in this film is inexplicable. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2018
6/10 47% Red Sparrow (2018) Something feels like it's missing. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2018
7/10 84% Darkest Hour (2017) Is it possible to separate a great performance from a less than great film? [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2018
9/10 92% The Shape of Water (2017) The actors are in perfect harmony with the story and the emotional core is never lost thanks to a masterful interpretation by Sally Hawkins. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2018
7/10 78% All the Money in the World (2017) ...an entertaining criminal and historical thriller, although it never becomes more fascinating than when it focuses on Getty. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2018
6/10 83% Detroit (2017) It is a film that keeps the facts and scarcely tears the human content. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2018
7/10 88% The Post (2018) The Post is timely and could not have gotten a better director or cast, but the tone and intent of the film are so literal and sometimes pretentious for lack of real drama. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2018
8/10 49% Downsizing (2017) The film, fortunately, ends up finding its center. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2018
5/10 57% The Commuter (2018) As a thriller it's mediocre, even by the standards of similar films. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2018
6/10 30% Wonder Wheel (2017) In any other inkwell [it] would be a striking experiment; within the filmography of Woody Allen is too similar to his other films. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2018
9/10 91% The Disaster Artist (2017) The result is one of the best comedies of the year. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
6/10 92% Niñato (2017) The end itself is between sad and hopeful. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2017
6/10 85% Battle of the Sexes (2017) [Battle of the Sexes] lacks power, forcefulness; it stays on the surface of things. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2017
6/10 28% Suburbicon (2017) If only the Coens had directed. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2017
10/10 96% Paterson (2016) Paterson is a movie in the present tense. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2017