Carlos Marañón

Carlos Marañón
Carlos Marañón's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Cinemanía (Spain)
Publications: Cinemanía (Spain)

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
2/5 No Score Yet The Year of the Plague (El año de la plaga) (2019) Apocalyptic Barcelona has returned to the cinema. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Enterrados (2019) The novelty of a drama centered on the accident and subsequent burial of four miners highlights the work of its director and screenwriter, Luis Trapiello. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 6, 2019
4/5 100% The Load (Teret) (2018) Subtle, with great handling. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 6, 2019
4/5 75% The Fall of the American Empire (La chute de l'empire américain) (2019) [Director Denys] Arcand returns to make us dance on the ruins of civilization. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2019
3.5/5 No Score Yet The Painter (Margolaria) (2018) [A] voyage through the creative process. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2019
3/5 92% Stan & Ollie (2019) [A] comforting elegy for forgotten comedies. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
3.5/5 No Score Yet A Polar Year (2018) What almost begins as The Ballad of Narayama ends in [a] happy cultural communion. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet Perdiendo el este (2019) This second installment... nevertheless does not take risks. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2019
3/5 100% Mug (2018) [A] satirical tableau of a Poland that does not recognize itself. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019
3/5 84% Creed II (2018) The film appeals in a very direct and unequivocal way, without fuss, with simple but very effective mechanisms. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
4/5 67% Vice (2018) Adam McKay is polishing his path from Saturday Night Live... to this challenge of combining biography and denunciation. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2019
3/5 86% Lost in Paris (Paris pieds nus) (2017) A Wes Anderson-esque time with Emmanuelle Riva. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Gangsta (2018) The gangster of Flanders plays by his own rules. And he is directed by two DJs. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
3.5/5 80% Genesis (Genezis) (2018) Brave, stylish (and somewhat gruesome). [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
3/5 83% The Journey (2017) [Director Mohamed Al Daradji] has found the perfect physical space for his altarpiece of beings in distress, a human landscape modified by the appearance of a character that is allowed to elevate the extreme tension. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
4/5 91% The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) Although the grandiloquence of the 70mm would have done well, this is a sovereign and joyful film, at last more Coen than western. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
3.5/5 60% Superlópez (2018) A deserved and superheroic tribute to national mediocrity. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
4.5/5 98% 3 Faces (2019) Rebel with a cause, Jafar Panahi will always be the unwitting hero of his own films. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
3.5/5 100% Your Son (Tu Hijo) (2019) Few filmmakers draw out shots better than [director Miguel Ángel] Vivas... a blessing in these times of plain staging. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
3/5 81% Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018) Moore's verbiage gives symptoms of fatigue. Or defeat. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
4/5 96% BlacKkKlansman (2018) More relaxed, less serious, however, the message is the same. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2018
3.5/5 No Score Yet Sad Hill Unearthed (Desenterrando Sad Hill) (2018) A small, charming documentary, careful but not pretentious. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
2.5/5 No Score Yet Miau (2018) The movie, decently billed, wants to peddle too many things and is lost in the confusion of a script freely adapted from a novel by J.L. Saldaña. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
2.5/5 No Score Yet Barbacana: la huella del lobo (2018) [Barbacana: la huella del lobo] tries nevertheless to dignify the bad reputation of the wolves while it persecutes them with zeal. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
3.5/5 71% Bloody Milk (Petit paysan) (2017) Swann Arlaud [portrays] a complex character, far from idealized provincialisms and simplistic reductionisms. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2018
5/5 92% Cold War (Zimna wojna) (2018) The unique find is that relationship between background and form that evokes the commitment of this couple. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
4/5 84% The Captain (Der Hauptmann) (2018) The Captain... is a terrifically filmed horror story that, without grandstanding, confronts fear by portraying it intimately. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
3/5 68% The Seagull (2018) Cinema from another time: solid actors in the heat of a universal classic. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet The Footballest (Los futbolísimos) (2018) Filmed without fanfare... [Director Miguel Ángel] Lamata knows how to put the emphasis on the equilibrium, on the themes... and on the tone. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2018
2.5/5 No Score Yet Going to Brazil (2017) [The film becomes] a kind of City of God in the jungle, with... a touch of Death Proof and a lot of Eurocentric condescension. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Place publique (2018) Agnès Jaoui's and Jean-Pierre Bacri's films, covered in disenchantment, have always been a search for reasons for optimism, with a bourgeois conformism that relieved or upset, according to the sensibility of each viewer. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
3/5 100% Jean-François and the Meaning of Life (Jean-François i el sentit de la vida) (2018) Surely it takes more than the literature of Camus to face such big problems, but what good care [actor Sergio] Portabella takes to tell it. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2018
3/5 100% Formentera Lady (2018) Certain imbalances in the film's comic counterpoint doesn't weigh down the generally good acting work. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2018
3.5/5 88% 78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene (2017) Anatomy of a (beautiful) murder. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2018
3/5 67% On Chesil Beach (2018) Saoirse Ronan soars over the attempt to adapt an impossible love [story]. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2018
4/5 98% The Cakemaker (2018) Renowned short film maker and chef with his own cookbook, Ofir Raul Greizer prepares in his first feature... a treatment on solitude with an exquisite and unusual rigor. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
3.5/5 96% A Taxi Driver (2017) The gaze upon that part of the population that looked away is the counterpoint to the friendly face of a proposal based on real events... [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet My Love or My Passion (El fútbol o yo) (2017) Despite that unwritten law that says soccer and cinema don't mix well together, from time to time a fan appears on the big screen to incite more than to sow doubt. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Mi mundial (2018) First of all, the joy of finding a Uruguayan production... afterwards, the relief upon discovering a film with more depth than would seem from the plot. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2018
3/5 52% Based on a True Story (D'après une histoire vraie) (2017) Polanski returns to Paris to idle between The Tenant and Frantic to present another psychological thriller... [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2018
4/5 100% Pororoca (2017) The disconcerting disappearance of [a father's] little girl opens a complex web of bruised affections... [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018
4/5 91% Maria By Callas (2018) Respectful documentary... [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet We Are Never Alone (Nikdy nejsme sami) (2016) Asphyxiating intersections... on the edge of a Czech highway. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2018
4/5 88% In Syria (Insyriated) (2017) Cutting and abrasive, the director's ability to find intimate spaces in such a small area makes this unique setting feel like anything can happen. [Full Review in Spaniceh] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
3.5/5 90% Ravenous (Les affamés) (2018) Medical jokes are a very powerful weapon...[Full Review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
3/5 71% The Infiltrator (2016) The daring Brad Furman is still looking for his style among Heisenberg and Narcos. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
3.5/5 90% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) A brilliant initial approach, flirting with parody, sublimating irony. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2018
4/5 90% The Nile Hilton Incident (2017) The Arab Spring, to the rhythm of noir. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2018
3.5/5 No Score Yet Keeper (2015) ... a portrait of a teenage love as few are... [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
3/5 97% 1945 (2017) Echoes of other films mark this exercise of style that works more for its absence of pretensions than for the dramatization of an ethical conflict that falters due to stereotypical characters. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2018