Fico Cangiano

Fico Cangiano
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T-Meter Title | Year
4/5 76% Moulin Rouge! (2001) Bombastic, romantic and inventive, Moulin Rouge not only hooks you with its great soundtrack, but also with its entire production value and execution. Doesn't matter when or how, but it'll move you. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2021
4/5 70% Les Misérables (2012) A sweeping epic musical that includes incredible performances by Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway, and star-making turns by Eddie Redmayne and Samantha Barks. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2021
3.5/5 86% Hellboy II: The Golden Army (Hellboy 2) (2008) Full of imaginative creatures and settings, Del Toro lets loose on this fun sequel that improves what came before. Ron Perlman is perfect as the cocky hero with a heart. [Full review in Spanish} - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2021
4/5 96% The Suicide Squad (2021) Fantastic! A no holds barred, superhero/comics bonanza. Unpredictable in story, unique in style and full of risks. Violent and hilarious. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2021
4.5/5 89% The Green Knight (2021) David Lowery continues to impress with this gloomy, heady and entrancing exploration of honor, love and destiny. A unique experience without a doubt. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2021
2.5/5 60% The Last Letter From Your Lover (2021) Shailene Woodley and Callum Turner's chemistry light up this surprisingly breezy sexy romantic drama. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2021
4.5/5 70% Unbreakable (2000) Ahead of its time, Unbreakable remains one of the best superhero films of all time. A masterful deconstruction and exploration of the popular comic book genre. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2021
3/5 49% Old (2021) I had not been scared of the beach since Jaws, and now Old had me in full suspense & stress mode the whole time. An unsettling, bonkers vacation in paradise. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2021
4/5 97% Pig (2021) An intimate, elegant character study that explores loss, angst and life. One of Nicolas Cage's best performances. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2021
5/5 94% The Dark Knight (2008) A masterpiece within or outside the superhero & comic book genre it explores. Heath Ledger delivers one of the most iconic performances in film history. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2021
2/5 19% Die in a Gunfight (2021) A film that doesn't know what it wants to be or where it wants to go. [Full review in Spanish) - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2021
3/5 63% Gunpowder Milkshake (2021) An entertaining action film led by a female-centric cast that kicks butt. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2021
2/5 27% Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021) Will entertain kids and basketball fans around the world, but its basically a 2-hour IP promo spot for the studio. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2021
3/5 53% The Tomorrow War (2021) Quite the adrenaline shot! An awesome Sci-Fi war action film that delivers on alien mayhem, big stakes and family drama. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2021
2.5/5 81% Black Widow (2021) Florence Pugh shines in this MCU spy thriller with a weak story and disappointing villains. An entry that's definitely hurt by it's late arrival. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2021
2.5/5 49% The Forever Purge (2021) Gone is the tension, gone is the horror. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2021
2/5 59% F9 (2021) A constant fight between grounded melodrama and insane, illogical, risk-free stunts. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2021
5/5 100% Singin' in the Rain (1952) Sits high on a pedestal. The best movie musical of all time. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2021
3.5/5 86% Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) Burton delivers quite the engaging musical that overflows with his signature aesthetic style. Sweeney Todd leaves its mark on the genre. [Full review in Spanish} - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2021
2.5/5 66% Fatherhood (2021) Offers some tender moments, but it mainly works to showcase Kevin Hart's ability to do drama. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2021
3.5/5 90% Luca (2021) A refreshing, lovely story of adventure, friendship & acceptance, set against the beautiful Italian culture and landscape. A great family flick for the summer. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2021
4/5 96% Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It (2021) Charming, revealing and important! An excellent documentary that explores the career and life of the incredible Rita Moreno. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2021
2.5/5 66% Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021) A harmless sequel that entertains with charm and strong visuals. Not as good as the first one, but fun enough. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2021
3.5/5 95% In the Heights (2021) A triumph! An entertaining and emotional love letter to Latinx culture. A cinematic reunion where we can laugh, cry, dance, sing, and most importantly, celebrate life our way. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2021
2.5/5 56% The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021) The weakest of the main films, but still better than most of The Conjuring cinematic universe entries. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2021
1.5/5 49% Spirit Untamed (2021) Well below de line of recent animated features. A generic adventure family film with weak visuals and story. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2021
2.5/5 91% West Side Story (1961) Wonderful singing and dancing aside, this musical classic hasn't aged well in regards to the themes it sets out to explore. Rita Moreno continues to be the big standout. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
2/5 85% They Live (1988) A strong and smart premise is derailed by weak direction, acting and script. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2021
3/5 74% Cruella (2021) Wickedly entertaining! It's got cool fashion, an awesome soundtrack and, most importantly, a great sense of humor. Ends up elevating Disney's classic villain. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2021
4/5 91% A Quiet Place Part II (2021) A fantastic and worthy follow-up to the 2018 original film. Not only is it a nerve-racking ride, but it also expands the world and gives us more monster action. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2021
5/5 91% The Shawshank Redemption (1994) A masterclass in pretty much every category. An incredible script, wonderful direction, gorgeous score and phenomenal performances by Freeman and Robbins. Cinema doesn't get any better than this. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2021
4/5 90% Minority Report (2002) An entertaining sci-fi ride that offers nifty visuals, interesting themes and of course Tom Cruise running and jumping all over futuristic set pieces. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2021
4.5/5 77% Gladiator (2000) Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix are phenomenal in Ridley Scott's thrilling gran epic of war, family and history. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2021
5/5 92% Children of Men (2006) Alfonso Cuarón delivers a masterpiece that explores humanity and love in a world that's scarce of hope. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2021
2/5 53% Finding You (2021) The gorgeous setting of Ireland stands out from this generic and by-the-book romantic melodrama. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2021
3.5/5 68% New Order (Nuevo orden) (2021) It's one of those films that most definitely creates debate and discussion. It's a hard watch, as far as themes explored and story execution. Reminded of films like Parasite, Joker and even The Purge. [Full review in Spanish} - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2021
3.5/5 82% Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) The rare buddy cop sequel that's better than the original film. Mel Gibson and Danny Glover are a hoot, expanding their partnership on screen, while director Richard Donner gives us more humor and action. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2021
4/5 96% Dog Day Afternoon (1975) Al Pacino's tour de force performance and Frank Pierson's lean & mean script are big standouts in this magnificent drama. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted May 15, 2021
2/5 26% The Woman in the Window (2021) Not even Amy Adams can save this safe & monotonous thriller from going under. A big mess & miss. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 15, 2021
3/5 63% Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021) A solid nature-set crime thriller anchored by good performances. Great seeing Angelina Jolie back in action form. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 15, 2021
4/5 92% Incendies (2011) Denis Villeneuve's family drama goes to unexpected places that for better or for worse, stay with you for quite some time. Rewarding for those who stay the course. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2021
3/5 68% Army Of The Dead (2021) Army of the Dead is bloody fun! Zack Snyder's style and vision match perfectly with the zombie genre. Full of great zombie action, character banter and killer music. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2021
4.5/5 83% Warrior (2011) A hidden gem. One of the greatest sports films of all time. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2021
3/5 98% The Mitchells vs. The Machines (2021) A blast! From the family dynamic to the cool animation, The Mitchells vs. The Machines is such a fun wacky ride. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2021
2.5/5 45% Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021) A decent action thriller led by the poised work of Michael B. Jordan. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2021
2.5/5 40% Things Heard & Seen (2021) Good performances by Amanda Seyfried and James Norton are not enough to overcome a lackluster story that doesn't deliver on its potential. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2021
4.5/5 94% One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) One of Jack Nicholson's finest performances highlights this stirring drama that speaks to the mind and soul. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress Podcast EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2021
2.5/5 55% Mortal Kombat (2021) Most hardcore fans will enjoy, but as a longtime fan of the video game series, can't help but feel it should've been better. Tone, action choreography, main character, left me disappointed. It's been 26 years. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
3/5 77% Stowaway (2021) A solid drama set in space that's more concerned with human interactions and emotions than the usual astronaut action. And that's good! Fantastic cast and great visuals. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
1.5/5 5% Vanquish (2021) Stale performances and generic action sink this run-of-the-mill thriller. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021