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Emmanuel Báez

Emmanuel Báez
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4.5/5 99% Eighth Grade (2018) If you ever wonder how a movie can be terrifying and chilling without being a horror movie, Eighth Grade is the answer. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
4/5 66% The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) It's the kind of film where [Jack Black] can get carried away and have fun with his usual expressions and gestures, although it's Blanchett who takes the applause. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
4/5 90% A Star Is Born (2018) What could have been a series of vain decisions... ends up being a deeply moving love story. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
3.5/5 30% Venom (2018) The film itself demands nothing... and is so formulaic that it is extremely easy to play along. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2018
3.5/5 33% The Predator (2018) The frenetic pace plays in favor of the film... moving from one action sequence to another with small breaks for the required dose of plot that is needed only to generate some empathy with the protagonists. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
4/5 92% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) The strong point of the film is the fascination of having an ordinary story in an extraordinary environment, always bearing in mind that it is an American production betting on something different, for a change. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
4.5/5 92% Thelma (2017) The film is, on the surface, a story of self-discovery with supernatural tints that mixes its facets with great intelligence. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2018
3.5/5 44% Destination Wedding (2018) The fact that it is a romantic comedy is almost ironic, but you feel the chemistry between the two. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
3.5/5 96% To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018) To All The Boys I've Loved Before presents an adolescent romance that appears extremely generic on the surface, but stashes away enough novel elements to feel fresh. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
3/5 22% The Happytime Murders (2018) McCarthy is still great, and the human cast is supported by the brilliant and unappreciated Maya Rudolph, and the talented and subtle Elizabeth Banks. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
3.5/5 91% Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018) This film is full of self-referential humor. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3.5/5 86% Upgrade (2018) It's very easy to predict where it's going and how it ends, although [director Leigh] Whannell's aesthetics and direction have enough energy to make it worth the trip. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2018
3/5 45% The Meg (2018) The interesting thing is that Statham is convincing when he's more than a stoic face, and the mix of genres comes in handy (he had already proved himself capable in comedy with Spy). [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
4.5/5 No Score Yet Witness of Another World (2018) The story takes its time, and that seriousness with which the director takes the words of his subject demonstrate the respect and admiration he feels for the topic. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
2.5/5 No Score Yet Leal: Solo hay una forma de vivir (2018) It's simply about a military group organized to execute a mission, without any political discourse in between, at least not an obvious one. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
5/5 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) [The] almost two and a half hours (the longest in the series) deliver an introspective and reflective film that is entertaining, and whose plot... never suffers from the frantic but perfectly framed action. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Cinéfiloz
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2018
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 88% 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 89% 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 55% 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 48% 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 68% 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 70% 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 53% 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 96% 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 41% 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 72% 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 44% 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 51% 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 18% 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
91% 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 50% 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 18% 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