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Carlos Bonfil

Carlos Bonfil
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
100% Things to Come (L'avenir) (2016) A wonderful film that tackles with enormous subtlety the affective shipwreck of a married woman. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2017
91% Sieranevada (2016) The dominant tone of the film is a dark comedy plagued by absurd situations and rituals, sometimes in the manner of an Italian comedy of the 1960s. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2017
96% Paterson (2016) A formidable tribute to the poetry that hidden in the simplest labor trades, those that don't always involve the exercise of the mind but that can ignite all the perceptions and senses. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2017
96% After the Storm (Umi yori mo mada fukaku) (2017) The best scenes of the film have to do with the presence of the octogenarian mother, a balm after the emotional storm that have crossed the characters. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
67% Los Herederos (2015) A film worthy of being taken into account about the responsibility that adults assume, bluntly, in generational recycling, prolongation and predominance of all endemic corruption. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted May 24, 2017
No Score Yet Scarred Hearts (2016) A film where the borders between public and private are blurred and music is a precious balm to the horror of the war that is looming. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2017
92% A Quiet Passion (2017) A film that contrasts the youth and maturity of the writer Emily Dickinson in a subtle and malicious way. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2017
79% American Honey (2016) A quirky road movie that explores the vast areas of unemployment and poverty in midwest US, precisely those regions that felt disfavored and ignored by Washington's power elites. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
92% A Monster With A Thousand Heads (Un Monstruo de Mil Cabezas) (2016) A film with great narrative and artistic solvency to suggest an oppressive atmosphere and maintain a fast pace of suspense in what is now openly a thriller with a social critic. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
No Score Yet Saint Amour (2016) An effective comedy with incisive dialogues and delirious situations, and a touch of bucolic melancholy. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
28% Anesthesia (2016) Unfortunately, the script of Anesthesia supports the ballast of an excessive verbosity and the proposed subplots don't acquire a greater dramatic density. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
92% La La Land (2016) A film with a scenic exuberance that resembles a patina in primary colors of the very vintage almanac of a disappeared and endearing world, and that tries to mythologize to Los Angeles like the capital of the dreams. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
89% The Ornithologist (O ornitólogo) (2017) Rodrigues completely changes his accustomed record of turbid atmospheres and dark characters marked by fatality, to propose, in the form of a luminous parable, the experience of his solitary protagonist. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
73% Nocturnal Animals (2016) The film is attractive and superficial, confusing in its commitment of complexity, and shows in its treatment and invoice the same lightness that is its subject and object of criticism. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
95% Manchester by the Sea (2016) A superb family melodrama built in two times and centered on the complex figure of Lee Chandler. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
86% Los Hámsters (2014) A concise and simple story, a bittersweet family comedy that has remarkable humorous moments. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2016
67% Levantamuertos (2013) Fresh and original for a first director's work and doesn't deserve being eclipsed by this season's ordinary films. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2016
97% Cemetery of Splendor (2016) A film as gratifying as it's disturbing. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2016
81% 3 Hearts (3 coeurs) (2015) The perfect mix of an emotional drama and a thriller. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2016
95% Marguerite (2016) It may be a little conventional, but the main character is too fascinating. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2016
89% Mountains May Depart (Shan he gu ren) (2016) With narrative simpleness, the director gives us a surprising family portrait. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2016
75% Sabrás qué hacer conmigo (2015) An intimate and hard film about grief. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted May 30, 2016
100% I Stay with You (Me quedo contigo) (2014) The most irritating and scandalous film in the recent history of Mexican Cinema. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted May 24, 2016
81% Labyrinth Of Lies (2015) A great effort to take back and preserve the delicate historical memory of thr crimes of the State and their attempts to erase them of memory. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted May 23, 2016
91% The Witch (2016) A really dark representation of the intolerance and hate that plagues modern society. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted May 23, 2016
73% Youth (2015) The interaction between the main characters barely sustains the film, that's why he has to dress up his film with many subplots that really don't add anything. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted May 10, 2016
50% Los muertos (2014) An unsettling and fresh debut hat strays completely from the juvenile entertainment designed for the box office. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2016
61% Desierto (2016) There are no half meassures in the fear and hate shown in the film, and Jonás Cuarón doesn't want that in his action film. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2016
100% Made in Bangkok (2015) A story told in a festive way, without playing victim or the sexism that the main character most certainly suffered. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2016
87% The Club (El Club) (2016) Larrain's discourse is never preachy and it works because of his mastery of suspense, elevating dramatic tension and closing with unrelentless violence. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2016
94% Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World (2016) It might not be Herzog's most rounded documentary, but it is probably the most relevant and effective. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2016
85% The Chosen Ones (Las elegidas) (2015) A powerful portrait of the women trafficking business and the effects on a group of young women. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2016
No Score Yet La tirisia (2014) Great cinematography that makes you feel the sensation of abandon and a solid script that manages to bring hope to such harsh themes, La Tirisia is one o the most valuable proposals of modern Mexican cinema. [Full review in Spanish] ‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2016
81% Cosmos (2016) Cosmos reveals the enormous difficulty of moving to the screen a verbal and suggestive exuberance written on page. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2016
87% Neon Bull (Boi Neon) (2016) Neon Bull is then, like few rural themed movies, an open celebration of the bodies' work and sensuality, and exaltation of masculinity, but also about their transgressions. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Apr 1, 2016
97% Vertigo (1958) In Vertigo, Hitchcock completely transcends barriers of generic making the film into something enigmatic and impossible to classify. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2016
80% The Assassin (2015) Intriguing at times because of a maliciously dosed ambiguity, The Assassin is a really novel film, even among Hsiao-Hsien's own body of work. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2016
88% Tangerines (2015) The simple nature and sobriety of this tale, along its bittersweet ending and the transparency of its message, make it, in the end, an homage to anti-militarism cinema.[Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2016
No Score Yet El patron, radiografia de un crimen (The Boss, Anatomy of a Crime) (2015) This promising thriller opens painfully in a manipulative picture that denies villainy and extreme kindness. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2016
96% Jafar Panahi's Taxi (2015) His most recent work is an eloquent example of their strategies to pursue his film activity. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2016
89% The Lobster (2016) An original film, outstanding, a success. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2016
83% The Brand New Testament (Le tout nouveau testament) (2016) The irreverence of the film are nice and harmless, even if the accumulation of humorous gags is excessive. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2016
78% From Afar (Desde Allá) (2016) A parallel plot makes the murky passionate story gradually transit to the territories of crime. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2016
71% My King (Mon roi) (2016) The dynamics that most seem to interest the director is a complex and self destructive relationship because it reflects and condenses best the collective fears and paranoia in today's society. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2016
100% Sparrows (2015) Rúnar Rúnarsson sets his story in a social climate of hostility, where sexual initiation is strongly linked to the macho swagger, and where the young educated in the city will feel rejected. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2016
96% Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015) A must-see conversation. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2016
96% Son of Saul (2015) A sober and impecable tale. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2016
94% Room (2015) A fascinating tale that's vigorously dark. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2016
91% Anomalisa (2015) Moments of grace and freshness make the film a rewarding experience. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2016
88% The Big Short (2015) The overall comedic tone of the film make this a success, even if its acid and dark. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Jornada
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2016