Fico Cangiano

Fico Cangiano
Tomatometer-approved critic
Publications: CineXpress, El Vocero

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
2.5/5 63% Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) A rolling good time at the movies. Jim Carrey is a hoot & a scene-stealer. As a fan of the original 1991 video game, color me pleasantly satisfied. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2020
3/5 79% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) A deliciously violent, wacky romp. Margot Robbie and Ewan McGregor shine in this glittery, fun new entry to the DCEU. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
3/5 83% Just Mercy (2020) Moving and inspirational, Just Mercy deserves your attention. [Full review in Spanish} - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2020
3/5 77% Bad Boys for Life (2020) The chemistry between Smith and Lawrence is still intact in this funny, satisfying sequel. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2020
2.5/5 47% Underwater (2020) Kristen Stewart's smooth performance isn't enough to save this "Alien but underwater" action romp. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2020
3.5/5 89% Dark Waters (2019) A well-made true-story drama, anchored by a great subtle performance from Mark Ruffalo. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2020
3/5 70% Bombshell (2019) Come for the scandal, stay for the stellar performances by Theron, Kidman and Robbie. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
4/5 89% 1917 (2020) One of those films, that after leaving the cinema, one wants to search and learn about all the details of how the original concept was filmed and the final result was achieved. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2020
3/5 76% Richard Jewell (2019) Clint Eastwood's best film since American Sniper. Paul Walter Hauser's performance makes the whole thing work. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2020
0.5/5 20% Cats (2019) One of the biggest misfires I've ever seen on the big screen. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2020
4/5 95% Little Women (2019) A clever and charming retelling of a classic, that works well for our times. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
4.5/5 92% Uncut Gems (2019) Adam Sandler gives the best performance of his career in this exhilarating and ruthless, hell of a ride. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
4/5 90% The Lighthouse (2019) Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson are wonderful in this beautifully shot, descent into madness. [Full in Spanish} - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
5/5 99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) Bong Joon-ho delivers something really special: the best film of 2019. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
2.5/5 52% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) An entertaining, yet disappointing finale to the Skywalker saga. [Full review in Spanish} - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
4/5 95% Marriage Story (2019) A superb drama from Noah Baumbach, that's devastating and sad, yet funny and tender. Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver give career-best performances. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2019
4/5 97% Knives Out (2019) Rian Johnson delivers an intelligent, fun murder mystery flick, that is certain to become a whodunit classic. [Fill review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2019
2.5/5 80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) A satire that's more bark than bite. Waititi's latest falters with its messy tone and lack of punch. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
3/5 71% Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Another great time at the movies. Respects what came before & adds new curve balls to keep things fresh. Cast delivers once again. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
3.5/5 95% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) Tom Hanks is fantastic as Mr. Rogers in this charming, optimistic and affecting drama. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2019
3.5/5 77% Frozen II (2019) Funny, entertaining and doubling down on magic, Frozen 2 is a solid sequel that's maybe even slightly better than the original. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2019
2.5/5 52% Charlie's Angels (2019) Kristen Stewart's quirky, funny turn isn't enough to make-up for the lack of chemistry between the leads and a generic plot. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
4/5 92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) Even if you're not into cars or racing, Mangold, Damon and Bale still end-up seducing you with one of the best films of the year. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
4.5/5 96% The Irishman (2019) Scorsese, De Niro, Pacino and Pesci, all deliver big-time in this powerful and epic reunion of cinema legends. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
3.5/5 77% Doctor Sleep (2019) Flanagan manages to deliver a highly enjoyable, solid sequel to The Shining story, by paying tribute to King's material and Kubrick's vision. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2019
3/5 71% The King (2019) Chalamet is once again captivating in this entertaining and well-produced period piece melodrama. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2019
3/5 70% Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) The fun is back! The franchise's best entry since T2: Judgement Day. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2019
3.5/5 97% Dolemite Is My Name (2019) Eddie Murphy is fantastic in this hilarious and touching underdog true story about overcoming hurdles and pursuing one's dreams. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2019
3.5/5 67% Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) Even after a decade, everything is intact - the clever humor, bloody action and cast chemistry. Double Tap is a worthy follow-up to the original. And Zoey Dutch is a scene-stealer! [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019
2.5/5 40% Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) The Angelina Jolie vs Michelle Pfeiffer face-off actually elevates this sequel over its predecessor. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019
2.5/5 26% Gemini Man (2019) The visual effects are impressive at certain moments, yet jarring at others. But it's the sloppy and predictable story that hurts the film the most. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
2.5/5 No Score Yet Prótesis (2019) Denise Quiñones and Carlos Marchand shine in this quirky Puerto Rican dark comedy. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2019
4.5/5 68% Joker (2019) A chilling masterpiece. Both disturbing and fascinating. Joaquin Phoenix is extraordinary. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2019
2.5/5 59% In the Shadow of the Moon (2019) An entertaining sci-fi crime thriller. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2019
3.5/5 96% The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) A pleasant, heartwarming story, that includes Shia LaBeouf's best performance to date. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2019
2/5 27% Rambo: Last Blood (2019) Rambo's supposed last outing on screen settles for excessive violence and gore, rather than giving the iconic character a decent send-off. - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2019
4/5 84% Ad Astra (2019) Not only a beautiful space odyssey, but also an intelligent meditation on the human connection. Ad Astra is winner! [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2019
3.5/5 87% Hustlers (2019) Jennifer Lopez gives a career-best performance in this entertaining, sexy true-crime caper. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Raúl Juliá: The World's a Stage (2019) The first documentary dedicated to the great Puerto Rican legend, Raúl Juliá, does more than justice to his unforgettable talent. Entertaining and informative. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet Imprisoned (2019) Good intentions to highlight its setting's beauty and talent, aren't enough to save this unmemorable prison melodrama. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
3.5/5 63% It Chapter Two (2019) Not as good as the first film, yet an entertaining and satisfying conclusion to the whole scary affair. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet Otra Boda en Castañer (2019) Lands well below the mark set by the original. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2019
3.5/5 85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) Tarantino's love letter to the Hollywood of yesteryear. The most nostalgic, relaxed and less Tarantino-ish film of his career. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2019
3.5/5 88% Ready or Not (2019) Ready or Not is a blast! Includes a star-making turn by Samara Weaving. [ Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
3/5 43% The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019) Perhaps one of the best films I've ever seen to present the magical strong tie between dog and owner. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
2.5/5 67% Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Could've been so much more. With all the talent involved, it's an enormous missed opportunity for such a big spinoff. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2019
4/5 83% Midsommar (2019) Ari Aster masterfully delivers a solid follow-up that will disturb, hypnotize and test viewers. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
4/5 53% The Lion King (2019) A modern visual gem! A wonderful and worthy adaptation of the animated classic. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2019
3/5 42% Stuber (2019) The Nanjiani/Bautista odd couple is so infectious, that the film wins you over. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2019
3.5/5 91% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio is a scene-stealer in this highly enjoyable Spidey sequel. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019