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Emmanuel Báez

Emmanuel Báez
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 59% Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) [Soon] came the compulsory flatulence jokes and the Chaplinesque slapstick that is funny even though I was obviously not the film's target. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2018
3.5/5 87% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) The action sequences are the most ingenious, with different uses of the suit, many of them accompanied with meta humor and some very nice gags that have to do with [the] technology's malfunction. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2018
4/5 90% Isle of Dogs (2018) Isle of Dogs has everything one would expect from a Wes Anderson movie. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2018
4/5 83% Blockers (2018) [The actresses] raise the material to an endearing and very enriching level. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
3/5 54% Tag (2018) I like movies that are aware of what they are selling... without [any] greater aspirations than to make people laugh and that's it. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
1.5/5 51% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Not even the dinosaurs themselves stand out on this occasion. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
5/5 89% Hereditary (2018) [Toni] Collette is a true force of nature... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018
3/5 67% Ocean's 8 (2018) The fun is mostly in the team's preparation and in trying to stay one step ahead of the events... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018
5/5 94% Incredibles 2 (2018) The two films thus form a double-feature whose value goes far beyond the undeniable cinematographic quality they possess... The Incredibles 2 is simply one of the best superhero movies. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Latas Vacías (2014) The good thing about [director Herib] Godoy's second feature film is that it continues to feel straight-forward and humble, and I sincerely hope that those two attributes will continue to accompany him in his future work. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2018
3/5 71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Finally, Han Solo's origin film is satisfying enough with its nicely executed and elaborate actions sequences... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
4/5 82% Deadpool 2 (2018) The plot is as dispensable as the limbs of the titular character, so I do not intend to delve much into it, except to say that this sequel is exactly what comics movies need right now... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
4/5 88% Psychokinesis (2018) Psychonikesis is what Hancock could have been... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted May 2, 2018
4.5/5 83% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) The chemistry between Robert Downey Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch is perfect... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
3.5/5 52% Rampage (2018) In the midst of all the ridiculousness of a movie where three mutant monsters destroy everything, the added realism is appreciated to avoid complete superficiality. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2018
4.5/5 100% The Heiresses (Las Herederas) (2018) With Las Herederas, Paraguayan cinema also crosses a new threshold that raises the standard for a much more reflective and introspective type of cinema... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2018
2/5 40% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) A Wrinkle in Time is the Tomorrowland of 2018: a film with a lot of potential, but without a solid concept because it doesn't successfully connect its most memorable parts... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2018
4/5 73% Ready Player One (2018) I'm sure that some will be more receptive to the avalanche of nostalgia than others... but I don't think one can deny the [film's] comment on the place of popular culture in our lives... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
1/5 43% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) Without a sense of urgency, the emotion is practically nil, the value of repetition is nonexistent, and the film disappears from memory without any collateral effect. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
5/5 91% A Ghost Story (2017) ... proposes new concepts from a more meditative and profound perspective, seeking to alter conventions to generate something more than a fright, something that lasts. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2018
3.5/5 49% Tomb Raider (2018) ... I hope that [Alicia Vikander] will have the opportunity to shine even more... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2018
5/5 87% Annihilation (2018) Garland's vision extols each theme with a detailed staging in which it seems that very few things are left to chance. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
1/5 20% The Outsider (2018) After twenty minutes of The Outsider, I kept asking myself why I should care what the character of Jared Leto was doing, or why he was there. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
4/5 93% Icarus (2017) With extra visual support and an interesting contribution from Rodchenkov himself... Icarus is a work that should resonate. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
1/5 No Score Yet Hospital for the poor (2017) By only delineating the plot it's easy to notice the filmmakers' good intention, but it is not enough to elevate the very poor quality of the work... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2018
5/5 95% Call Me by Your Name (2018) ... a universal story that conquers with empathy and delicacy as very few love stories have in the history of cinema. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2018
92% Birdman (2014) ... it is pure virtuosity, provocative, complex... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2018
97% Spotlight (2015) There are great performances by the cast, especially Schreiber who delivers a placid interpretation of constant reflection. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2018
3/5 51% Downsizing (2017) Sometimes a change of perspective helps a person to better understand the world, and Downsizing makes it literal. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2018
5/5 97% Black Panther (2018) At all times Coogler understands that the most important thing is not simply to tell a story but everything that the story entails, all the characters, and the whole world that surrounds it... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2018
3/5 17% The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) It is certainly not bad, but it is a more worthy product of marketing analysis than cinematographic analysis. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2018
4.5/5 87% The Post (2018) Definitely, Spielberg makes the story not only very interesting but also very entertaining. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2018
5/5 100% Paddington 2 (2018) The spirit of adventure is really strong in this continuation... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2018
3/5 76% Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) ...is realized without cynicism and with a genuine enthusiasm that adds something of heart to the adventure. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2018
5/5 97% Coco (2017) Coco isn't just the best animated film of the year, it's one of the best films of the year. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2017
4.5/5 87% Wind River (2017) ... viscerally exposes a current problem. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2017
4/5 82% Brad's Status (2017) ... a necessary injection of hope to remind us that sometimes beauty is always closer than we think. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2017
3/5 40% Justice League (2017) Justice League is fun, or at least tries to be, succeeding most of the time. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2017
3/5 57% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Branagh, the actor, makes the plot more bearable. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2017
4/5 100% The Gold Seekers (Los Buscadores) (2017) ... Los Buscadores is another great achievement of Paraguayan cinema... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
4/5 92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) It's crazy, colorful, and without a doubt, the funniest and most fun Marvel movie. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2017
5/5 87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) A masterpiece that expands the strength of a classic film. [Full review in Spanish] ‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
3.5/5 85% It (2017) ... an effective horror film that is enjoyed from start to finish... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2017
4.5/5 93% Baby Driver (2017) ... the epitome cool... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2017
4/5 77% Atomic Blonde (2017) Theron's energy in Atomic Blonde is simply mind-boggling. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2017
5/5 69% mother! (2017) Darren Aronofsky reaches its zenith as director... making one of the most provocative films that has been seen in the commercial cinema in a long time. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2017
3/5 52% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) In the end, Kingsman: The Golden Circle is more of the same, with a constant fight between its flaws and its best ingredients, which ends up reducing the fun by half in its unnecessary duration of two hours and twenty minutes. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2017
4.5/5 49% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Simply amusing, crazy, and for its undeniable extravagance, one of the best movies of the year. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
1/5 41% Death Note (2017) An attempt of Final Destination, which is the same as saying "any Hollywood horror movie of the last ten years". [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
4/5 63% The Greasy Strangler (2016) It's not a film for everyone, and even a Z film lover could see himself outdone, but that's the great virtue of the movie. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017