Cristina Aparicio

Cristina Aparicio
Cristina Aparicio's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Caimán Cuadernos de Cine

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
88% The Sharks (Los tiburones) (2019) The eighties aesthetic is... a brave formal decision that (as she herself recognizes) bears the identity of its creator. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
86% The Sleepwalkers (Los Sonámbulos) (2019) A film as bright as it is personal that demonstrates the virtuosity and skill of a great filmmaker. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
100% Rocks (2019) Honesty is the best of the fimmaker's virtues who puts realism before melodrama. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
82% Seventeen (Diecisiete) (2019) There is nothing but honesty and much humility in the story. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
40% The Giant (2019) A terrifying emotional puzzle. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
96% First Love (Hatsukoi) (2019) What could have been a delicate and tragic drama about the love of two young people, translates into a fun slapstick that flirts with all kinds of genres. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
No Score Yet Giraffe (2019) [Director] Anna Sofie Hartmann's second feature film is both a catalog of memories and an exciting reflection on the influence of space in the construction of memories. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
88% And the Birds Rained Down (Il pleuvait des oiseaux) (2019) A nuanced collective portrait... of its three protagonist octogenarians. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
No Score Yet Pacified (Pacificado) (2019) Pacified is, above all, a story about humanity that resides in the most unprotected places. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
No Score Yet Jordi's Letters (Las letras de jordi) (2019) A beautiful reflection. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
No Score Yet Sister (Sestra) (2019) A beautiful fable about family relationships. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
40% Patrick (2019) Slow and tedious. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
89% A Thief's Daughter (La hija de un ladrón) (2019) A film that shows that the only tangible thing that matters is to have someone hold your hand. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
100% A Dark-Dark Man (2019) Stands out for its careful staging. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2019
No Score Yet The Innocence (La inocencia) (2019) A catalogue of memories and a passionate reflection over the influence of space in the creation of memories. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2019
No Score Yet The Good Intentions (Las Buenas Intenciones) (2019) [Writer-director] Ana García Blaya's debut is a lesson in cinema. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2019
78% The Truth (La vérité) (2019) A solid script with bright touches of humor. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
79% The Audition (Das vorspiel) (2019) A valuable representation of authoritarian pedagogy and its inevitable consequences for who receives it and for who enforces it. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
93% The Endless Trench (La trinchera infinita) (2019) Despite the abundant use of the subjective camera, there are certain sequences that stand out. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
No Score Yet Noura's Dream (Noura rêve) (2019) [The film] finds its main virtue in the courage and nonconformity of its main character. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
No Score Yet Africa (2019) A certain beauty emerges from the rejection (unwanted) of the new. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
100% Heroic Losers (La odisea de los giles) (2019) A dazzling script. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
80% Blind Spot (2018) In short, a construction that reveals the impossibility of seeing completely and of recording reality in its entirety. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
64% Our Time (Nuestro tiempo) (2019) The exposed intimacy in which the director inserts himself... is full of his cinematic calling cards: long sequences without scripted dialogue, the wild as a symbol of the human and a slow pace that delights in the environment. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
89% The Third Wife (2019) Through the eyes of May, the viewer sees the young woman's confrontation with the real world, an accelerated transition where sexuality, marriage and motherhood are in the same vital phase. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
100% Baby (Bao bei er) (2018) Without underlining or over-explaining, Baby opens a window to China's family policies, their scope and contradictions. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
No Score Yet Neon Heart (2018) A great visual find lost in a confusion of strange morals and contradictory perversions. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
99% Ash Is Purest White (2019) The protagonist of the story written and directed by Jia Zhang Ke is as unpredictable as it is captivating, a woman whose determination and courage determines her destiny. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
85% Quién te cantará (2018) The result is a melodramatic plot stylistically dressed as a thriller to propose a game of identities, projections, impersonation and veneration, in a disturbing space where time seems to stop. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2018
85% Girl (2019) One of the great virtues of Lukas Dhont's film is the absence of pretension to generalize such a personal conflict, particular and proper as it may be in relation to gender identity. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2018
No Score Yet Boku Wa Iesu-Sama Ga Kirai (2018) Thus, from a child's point of view, the filmmaker manages to portray with great maturity the complex relationship that presuming faith in human beings implies. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2018
No Score Yet Notes for a Heist Movie (Apuntes para una película de atracos) (2018) [Director León] Siminiani divulges the mechanisms that reveal him as a filmmaker, perhaps because for him life and cinema are two parts of the same reality. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2018
98% 3 Faces (2019) Through the experience of three actresses... the filmmaker reviews not only the film history of Iran, but also that of the country itself and the situation of women. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
88% An Unexpected Love (El amor menos pensado) (2018) An Unexpected Love relies on few moments of formal boasting, something that's offset by way of the Darín-Morán duo's remarkable acting, whose complicity becomes another character within the film. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
67% Alpha, The Right to Kill (2018) The causes that make a society as vulnerable as it is naive are exposed, a social portrait in which spaces to safeguard childhoods no longer exist. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
96% Yuli (2018) From the autobiographical novel No Way Home... the manifestation of a fractured unconscious is carried out through the most formal moments of the film, those in which dance replaces a difficult emotion or a brutal experience. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
86% The Bar (El bar) (2017) [Director] Álex de la Iglesia finds a way to orchestrate a solid, coherent and controlled outcome, against the 'anything goes' present in some of his previous long films. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2018