Fico Cangiano

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

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
2.5/5 59% 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 76% 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 72% 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 69% 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 69% 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 60% 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 95% 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 88% 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 44% 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 90% 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
2.5/5 64% Annabelle Comes Home (2019) A cool premise without a solid, engaging story. Not as good as "Creation", nor as bad as "Annabelle". [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2019
1.5/5 63% Child's Play (2019) This modern take on the 1988 original completely falls flat on its doll face. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2019
4/5 97% Toy Story 4 (2019) The funniest entry of the series. One that once again entertains with gorgeous visuals, plenty of charm and lots of heart. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2019
2.5/5 23% Men in Black International (2019) Thompson and Hemsworth do most of the heavy lifting in this entertaining, yet bland sequel. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
4/5 89% Rocketman (2019) Fantastic! Taron Egerton and director Dexter Fletcher deliver big time on everything I want from a musical biopic. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
2/5 23% Dark Phoenix (2019) Instead of ending with a thunderous applause, it all ends with a shrug of indifference. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
2/5 41% Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) Godzilla and pals aside, King of the Monsters is a disappointing follow-up to the 2014 reboot. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2019
2.5/5 57% Brightburn (2019) A cool premise that burns up quickly and ends just being another slasher flick. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2019
3/5 73% The Perfection (2019) A smart, twisty little ride. One of the small surprises of the year. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2019
3.5/5 57% Aladdin (2019) Lots of fun! Manages to capture the magic of the animated classic. Will Smith and Naomi Scott shine in their respective roles. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
3.5/5 90% John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019) A third entry that delivers the goods! Fans will not be disappointed by all the insane action choreography and violence. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
3/5 81% Long Shot (2019) Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron deliver in this smart, funny romantic comedy that adults will definitely enjoy. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
2.5/5 68% Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Ryan Reynolds and the Pokémon are great. The rest is quite underwhelming. Lots of potential, mixed results. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2019
3/5 56% Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019) Zac Efron's great performance elevates this decent biographical crime drama. Right up there with his best work so far. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
2/5 32% The Intruder (2019) Dennis Quaid's performance is the only bright spot in this dismissible thriller. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
4.5/5 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) An ambitious, emotional and satisfactory conclusion to the saga. A love letter to fans of the genre and followers of the whole franchise. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2019
1.5/5 17% Hellboy (2019) An over-the-top hot mess. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2019
2.5/5 61% Breakthrough (2019) Faith or no faith, it's a rewarding experience overall. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2019
2/5 63% Unicorn Store (2019) Brie Larson's directing debut includes a promising premise that unfortunately deflates along the way. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2019
4/5 90% Shazam! (2019) Pure magic! Funny, charming and by far the most enjoyable film to date from the DC universe. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
2.5/5 57% The Highwaymen (2019) It has its moments, but the end results is unremarkable. That said, Costner and Harrelson are solid. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2019