Fausto Ponce

Fausto Ponce
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T-Meter Title | Year
59% The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) The movie is light, fun, touching, and it is a great entertainment option. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2019
67% Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Worth it? No. Not only because it is a standard action movie, but also because the only thing left of the spirit of the franchise are the characters of Hobbes and Shaw, but if they had changed their names, no one would care. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2019
64% Child's Play (2019) Child's Play is not as disposable as it seems, but it's neither an art piece nor remarkable within the genre. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2019
53% The Lion King (2019) John Favreau's The Lion King is not an emotionally powerful film, just a technological curiosity. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
77% Hotel Mumbai (2019) Hotel Mumbai is a must-see for those who love cinema; a tribute to the courage of the human beings (and the real life characters who lived that horror) that invites us to become heroes when everything seems to be lost. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2019
90% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Spider-Man: Far from Home feels very adolescent... and Parker's actions are so immature and absurd that they put the humanity in danger. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2019
65% Annabelle Comes Home (2019) Annabelle 3 is a medium belt within the Warren universe, which implies that it is not the worst of deliveries, but definitely leaves a lot to be desired. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2019
89% Rocketman (2019) Fletcher makes a perfect blend with the drama, the pain and the ecstasy of a musical. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
25% Rim of the World (2019) It doesn't have great pretensions: It is raw, picaresque, and it presents extremely absurd scenes, but that work well within the convention that McG has created. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2019
81% Mid90s (2018) Hill, who also wrote the script, is able to project the adolescent anguish that exists at this time. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 31, 2019
81% Long Shot (2019) Levine's comedy works, supported by a well-built story and by its political background that makes (Long Shot) a smart comedy. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
46% The Warning (El aviso) (2018) The charm of the film relies on its dramatic structure, which leaves out the background and motivations of the characters. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
No Score Yet Megalodon (2018) Megalodon ends up being totally disposable, and not even the charisma of Jason Statham can save it. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
No Score Yet Slenderman (2018) The director fails to reproduce the terrifying experience that Slenderman created on the web... most of the time it ends up boring, for his predictable appearances. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
71% Ana and Bruno (Ana y Bruno) (2017) The connection between Ana and Bruno feels quite artificial, which makes us question the reason for the title. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
75% The Angel (2018) The Angel is a failed promise of a movie that could have been a good espionage thriller. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
32% The Predator (2018) The movie is quite boring: we never get to empathize with the characters... The truth is that everyone could die and no one would care. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
87% Ravenous (Les affamés) (2018) The story ends up without giving us satisfactory answers about this apocalypse; with characters lacking a narrative arc. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
90% A Star Is Born (2018) Cooper creates an atmosphere of intimacy that makes us feel that we are part of this adventure of success and tragedy [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
79% Halloween (2018) There are interesting elements that bring a new perspective to the movie. Halloween is a good sequel, not better than its predecessor, but it's worth watching. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
87% Museum (Museo) (2018) (Museum) is not a caper movie, nor a road movie, not a thriller or an author's movie which transcends genres. At most, it's a bad drama. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
87% First Man (2018) Gosling delivers an excellent performance, and presents a character (Neil) full of ambitions, not capable of dealing with emotions, obsessive, brilliant, and pragmatic. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
96% Roma (2018) Roma's script is an artisanal delight: Full of symbolism and mysteries with harmonious results thanks to the characters' journey. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
68% The Christmas Chronicles (2018) The protagonists are not interesting characters, and the situations in which they are involved lack dramatic tension. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
52% Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018) The movie is inspiring thanks to its philosophical lessons about the human nature. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
63% Bird Box (2018) It has a good approach, but its genius fades as it advances. The creatures' essence is not very clear and the characters' motivations are not enough explored [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) It is a spectacular animation, that works in a harmonic and vibrant way. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
80% Perfectos Desconocidos (2019) It's a comedy that intends to be funny, and whose lack of spontaneity creates an antipathy feeling towards the story and the characters. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
37% Glass (2019) Glass is disappointing because since we approach its final stretch, in which something interesting could happen, we are already too bored to care about the characters' fate. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
78% Green Book (2018) It is a touching and emotional movie, with acid comedy touches that were created by the discrepancy of this uneven partnership. Mortensen and Ali performances are delightful. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
93% The Favourite (2018) Among stupendous performances, ingenious situations, and unconventional lenses, Lanthimos engage us showing the court intimacy, as we were a group of voyeurs, looking through the keyhole [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
99% Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) (2018) It's astonishing the clarity and patience in which Hirokazu Koreeda unveils the truth. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
95% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) If Beale Street Could Talk is a kind of modern tragedy, a melancholic and painful poem with beauty tones, faded thanks to the society's contempt. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
97% Free Solo (2018) Free Solo's value relies basically on its technical difficulties, but without obstacles, fear or doubts, the narrative ends up in need of strength. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
90% Capernaum (Capharnaüm) (2018) Nadine Labaki makes use of an outstanding script in which the characters development is very well defined. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
63% Mary Queen of Scots (2018) Great photography and costume design, good acting, but in general it's not a transcendent movie. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
47% Dumbo (2019) The result is a movie with no magic nor transcendence, boring and not able to evoke the Disney's classic nostalgia. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
45% The Mongolian Conspiracy (El complot mongol) (2019) The caricatured characterization is good and, sometimes, puts a smile on the audience's face, but in general it doesn't make sense nor contribute to the story. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) The movie is touching and emotional, with great action, friendship, unconditional love and farewell scenes. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
93% Us (2019) Another positive point is the way Peel addresses the terror: The fear Us produces is not based on a "human carnage" or on jump scare's techniques. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
73% Christopher Robin (2018) Christopher Robin is a moving story that revolves around recapturing our inner child and that innate creativity that we have, in the midst of an adult world whose rules seem to be far from all enjoyment. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
70% Adrift (2018) A film that in moments promises a lot, but ends up giving nothing. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
62% Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) The film is quite agile, light and fun. [Full Review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2018
No Score Yet The Angel in the Clock (El ángel en el reloj) (2018) The animation is simple... in comparison to what the Hollywood studios have accustomed us to, but it does not detract. [Full review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
46% How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2018) The film How to Talk to Girls at Parties is a fun, chaotic and enriching teen film. [Full review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
27% Sherlock Gnomes (2018) And it is then that Sherlock Gnomes ends up being a minor film within the animation genre. [Full review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
89% Hereditary (2018) [Director Ari] Aster's ability to "coax" us into this fantasy is surprising: like Annie with her miniatures and reproduction of reality, the director is meticulous and precise in handling audio, time, atmosphere and performances. [Full review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
84% Deadpool 2 (2018) The film is, without a doubt, is funny, cynical, hysterical and sometimes in bad taste, but the character Deadpool has a picaresque flavor that is unmatched. [Full review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
48% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom functions as a decently entertaining film, shallow but amusing. [Full review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
57% Incident In a Ghost Land (Ghostland) (2018) [The film] is a bad story, with a whiff of "we are too smart for the viewer", which only ends up proving otherwise. [Full review in Spanish] - Proceso EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018