Diego Galán

Diego Galán
Diego Galán'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
95% The Evil Dead (1981) Even though the beginning of the movie repeats the vulgar premise of the abandoned house visited by some naive young people, the truth is that uneasiness immediately takes over viewers. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
100% The Draughtsman's Contract (1982) The Draughtsman's Contract is a curious movie that can surprise or leave one feeling indifferent, but it has the clear power to captivate. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
No Score Yet Epílogo (2014) Gonzalo Suárez has not only achieved his best work but also one of the more suggestive and passionate films of the current Spanish cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
83% Tender Mercies (1983) It's not bad, but none of it makes a difference. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2019
67% Never Say Never Again (1983) Everything is more implausible and entertaining, even though the structure is the same. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2019
13% Cannonball Run II (1984) The repetition of the formula doesn't surprise us like the first time. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2019
No Score Yet Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984) Over the Brooklyn Bridge is Menahem Golan's most obvious and fortunate movie. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2019
No Score Yet La muerte de Mikel (Michael's Death) (2011) The film is sharp, serene, and beautiful. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2019
No Score Yet Cuerpo A Cuerpo Cuerpo a Cuerpo is a fresh, sharp, and entertaining movie. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2019
61% Cujo (1983) The story gets lost in long and dull explanations. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
No Score Yet Fanny Hill (1983) The narration is linear and bland, without a point of view. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
No Score Yet Eddie Macon's Run (1983) Eddie Macon's Run is a film for immediate consumption, and none of those involved in the movie must be surprised that one starts forgetting about them even during the screening. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
78% Conversation Piece (Gruppo di famiglia in un interno) (1974) Conversation Piece continues to be one of Visconti's most beautiful movies: a new reflection about the social role of the aristocracy. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
No Score Yet L'as des as (Ace of Aces) (1982) L'as des as wastes long moments to reach a possible comical situation. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
100% The Gold Rush (1925) Some moments of the film encapsulate Chaplin's imagination and skill. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
No Score Yet Six Weeks (1982) The plot of Six Weeks is cringe-worthy. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
No Score Yet El Viaje a ninguna parte (Voyage to Nowhere) (1986) It jumped from the radio to the cinema with identical literary freshness. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
100% The Hunt (La caza) (1966) Filmed in black and white, in natural settings and with a very effective cast, the Sunday hunting day becomes a symbolic reflection on the civil. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
44% The Osterman Weekend (1983) The Osterman Weekend is a game of appearances and realities, a maddening chess game whose pieces change according to the hidden logic of the film. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2019
34% Flashdance (1983) A silly story... with unattractive musical numbers. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2019
No Score Yet Ricomincio da tre (I'm Starting from Three) (1981) Trite jokes and situations abound. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2019
67% Aus dem Leben der Marionetten (From the Life of the Marionettes) (1980) From the Life of the Marionettes is a splendid draft of the Swedish director's last work. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2019
No Score Yet Staying Alive (1983) The movie lacks life. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2019
95% Liquid Sky (1983) A rare film where color and fantasy don't hide the attempt to discuss love and drugs. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2019
No Score Yet A Die Flambierte Frau (A Woman in Flames) (1982) A Woman in Flames acquires more interest due to the strong personality of its main actress, Gudrun Landgrebe. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2019
No Score Yet Tobacco Road (1941) An incredible film where melodrama is mixed with the absurd and social commentary with humor. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2019
58% Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) These four short films are definitely only jokes. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2019
69% Breathless (1983) Richard Gere provides nuance to his character's alienation with evident talent. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2019
No Score Yet La Traviata (1983) La Traviata is an irregular film with numerous errors, but there are moments of indisputable cinematographic quality. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2019
100% Carnival in Flanders (1935) Forty-eight years after having been filmed, Carnival in Flanders retains all of its joy and sharpness. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2019
6% Zapped! (1982) It is difficult to make an interesting movie when one lacks the most basic creative resources. The creators of Zapped! didn't bother to make an effort in inventing an image, a situation, or a story. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2019
90% What's Up, Doc? (1972) What's Up, Doc? naturally has a life of its own, but its inspiration is derived from other excellent comedies. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2019
No Score Yet Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (Airport 85)(Starflight One) (1983) The movie's only pretension is to create a spectacle of immediate consumption that is largely forgettable. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2019
6% Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981) The story is limited to being a boring recital of clichés. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2019
80% Mr. Arkadin (1962) A passionate and personal reflection about what power represents. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2019
100% My Darling Clementine (1946) My Darling Clementine continues to be a solid movie where the Western acquires a curious perspective of the ordinary. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2019
69% Max Dugan Returns (1983) Max Dugan Returns could have become an interesting story, but it is limited to being a sketch, a simple starting point. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2019
No Score Yet Fire and Ice (1983) A classic style, dressed up in irony. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2019
98% The Godfather (1972) A consistent work that sporadically makes palpable the talent of Francis Ford Coppola. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
No Score Yet The Sting II (1983) The film is flat, without any invention or humor. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
20% The Black Stallion Returns (1983) The movie lacks inspiration. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
No Score Yet All the Brothers Were Valiant (1953) An inoffensive, naïve, and entertaining movie. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
73% In Old Chicago (1937) The sincerity of all the actors still surprises. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
No Score Yet Movie Movie (1978) Bonhomie and the pleasure to play are its main inspiration, and today, Movie Movie is an invitation to cinephiles to let go of their passions and take a second look at that earlier cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
No Score Yet 1919, crónica del alba (1983) Antonio José Betancor is a sensitive director who knows how to enrich his actors with suggestive nuances. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
12% Friday the 13th Part 3 (1982) No originality to speak of here. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
59% Psycho II (1983) It doesn't stop being a repetition. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
71% That Championship Season (1982) Jason Miller makes his movie with the wisdom of an orthodox narrator and a collaboration with five fine actors. Without them, the only dramatic situation in the film would be diminished. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2019
83% The Man from Snowy River (1982) The fundamental spectacle of the film can be found in its landscapes, color, images, and the camera's tricks. The story lacks courage, but it doesn't bore us. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2019
86% Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983) The Meaning of Life is one of the Monty Python's better films. But its innocence remains intact. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2019