Fausto Fernandez

Fausto Fernandez
Tomatometer-approved critic
Publications: Fotogramas

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 45% The Prodigy (2019) Gives a cynical nod to evil that only a good scary movie can give. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
3/5 56% Sunset (Napszállta) (2018) The film doesn't quite hold together... but there is quality in its production. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2019
5/5 37% Glass (2019) A full-fledged requiem that Syamalan executes as if it were his testament. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
3/5 58% A Dog's Way Home (2019) Despite the cliches, the movie brings it home without may problems and is satisfying for the audience. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
3/5 81% Instant Family (2018) Instant Family manages to balance its two types of comedy that are, in theory, contradicting. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2019
3/5 37% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) It's turning out to be a lot more interesting than some of the (leaden) previous films... because stylistically it seems to embrace the nineteenth-century novel without any kind of problem. [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
4/5 63% Outlaw King (2018) Outlaw King is a non-complacent character portrait/psychoanalysis before a succession of battles and epic deeds (present, of course, and visually impeccable, in the generous footage). [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
4/5 81% Overlord (2018) Overlord has another great virtue: it's a war movie... filmed brilliantly (the parachute jump), but very faithful to the rules of the genre. [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet Superlópez (2018) Beat that, Marvel. [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
3/5 70% The Christmas Chronicles (2018) [The Christmas Chronicles] is not a prodigy of imagination or subversive troublemaker of the subgenre, but neither is it a raffinate product destined to only fulfill the Christmas expedient. [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
3/5 92% Revenge (2018) Revenge lives in a lucid cartoon blood bath with an added feminist manifesto. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
4/5 49% The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) The Spy Who Dumped me is neither more nor less than the Mission: Impossible of European vacations. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2018
2/5 66% Permission (2018) [Permission's] moral dilemma has the depth (and the same reactionary ideology) of 'Indecent Proposal'. [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
3/5 84% Under the Tree (Undir trénu) (2018) Dressed in the garments of a comedy... Under the Tree is a descent into the infernos that strips Icelandic society of any sign of humanity. [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2018
4/5 50% Down a Dark Hall (2018) Everything seems to invite us into these stylistic codes. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2018
3/5 93% Incredibles 2 (2018) Spectacle at both technical and narrative levels. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2018
3/5 22% Collide (2017) Nicholas Holt is at his worst. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2018
2/5 11% Siberia (2018) The sadomasochistic notes are a strange contrast to the sad musings of our troubled heroes. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2018
3/5 46% Skyscraper (2018) A custom vehicle for Dwayne Johnson. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2018
3/5 40% Marry Me, Dude (Épouse-moi mon pote) (2017) The superficiality gives rise to unexpected depth. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2018
4/5 88% 78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene (2017) For those who love Alfred Hitchcock. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2018
3/5 70% Adrift (2018) Shailene Woodley carries the film with strength and warmth, even when the cold hits her bones. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2018
4/5 62% Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) Sicario: Day of the Soldado is situated in biblical territory. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2018
3/5 88% White Fang (Croc-Blanc) (2018) "White Fang" doesn't infantilize the animals, their struggle for survival, or the evils of humanity. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet My Love or My Passion (El fútbol o yo) (2017) When it's more comedy than romantic chatter [it works]. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Indiana (2018) "Indiana" is a road movie with similar textures as "Sangre Sabia," the exceptional, strange, and supernatural film by John Huston. It argues that what's between us is nothing, but nothing bad. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
3/5 40% Normandie nue (2018) What differentiates Philippe Le Guay's film from the aforementioned is the humanity of its comedy... [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
3/5 96% A Taxi Driver (2017) A perfect mixture of action and reflection. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet 1974: La posesión de Altair (2016) For those seeking to collect postcards of terror. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
4/5 40% The Strangers: Prey At Night (2018) Some sequences are simply masterful and show us that this terrifying genre can still be very cinematic... [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
4/5 96% The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales (Le grand méchant renard et autres contes) (2018) Renner and Imbert do something respectfully disrespectful; they turn Jean de La Fontaine's fables into a hilraious and very intelligent comedy painted in watercolors. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
3/5 20% La Ch'tite Famille (2018) Jean Renoir... would have loved this vaudeville unmasking of the ridiculous socialites. [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
3/5 27% Sherlock Gnomes (2018) The ideal starter or appetizer to begin reading Sherlock Holmes... [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
3/5 25% Dr. Knock (Knock) (2017) Set in the 50s... 'Doctor. Knock (Knock)' changes from the original... However, in the end those touches serve more as an excuse for the brilliance of Omar Sy... [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
4/5 51% Rampage (2018) [Rampage] gives you everything you expect from it. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2018
3/5 20% Submergence (2018) Submergence is worthy of the engravings that could have illustrated a poetic anthology of Hölderlin. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet El club de los buenos infieles (2017) No one should miss this comedy. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2018
4/5 72% Ready Player One (2018) Ready Player One becomes a reflection on the very meaning of fantasy cinema, of movies in general. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2018
3/5 80% Le Brio (2017) Elegant cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2018
67% The Tribe (La tribu) (2018) Paco Leon is an unstoppable, always surprising and nuanced visual comic. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2018
3/5 76% Thank You for Your Service (2017) "Thank you For Your Service" observes, tactfully, the wounds that battle leaves on the human soul. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2018
4/5 76% In the Fade (Aus dem Nichts) (2017) ...as unusual as defensible. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2018
4/5 78% Last Flag Flying (2017) ...bittersweet and tabernacle. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
3/5 19% The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) Appeals to the most seasoned follower of the adorable nonsense that is the fruitful decade of the 50's. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
3/5 28% Amityville: The Awakening (2017) A worthy sister to Amityville II. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Mazinger Z: Infinity (2018) ...as ridiculous as it is charming. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Que baje Dios y lo vea (2018) El Langui [is] a cinematic animal. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
3/5 32% Insidious: The Last Key (2018) For those who still appreciate being scared. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Forget About Nick (2017) Redecorates with buried irony and perplexity the death of the upper class bourgeois. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2018
3/5 86% A Bag of Marbles (Un sac de billes) (2018) Less sweet than Jaques Doillon's version in 1975, "A Bag of Marbles" would be the outside of the wonderful "Goodbye, boys." [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2018