Fico Cangiano

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

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
1.5/5 14% Hellboy (2019) An over-the-top hot mess. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2019
2.5/5 64% 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 61% 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 56% 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
2.5/5 47% Dumbo (2019) Dumbo is a charming and enjoyable new modern take on the 1941 classic. Without a doubt, Tim Burton's best in more than a decade. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2019
2.5/5 39% The Dirt (2019) Hey rock biopic, hold my beer. Without a doubt a guilty pleasure.[Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2019
3.5/5 94% Us (2019) An excellent follow-up for director/writer Jordan Peele. Ambitious, relevant and disturbing, Us is horror done really, really well. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2019
1/5 No Score Yet Los Domirriqueños 2 (2019) Frustrating and unfunny, Los Domirriqueños 2 is a disappointment in every way. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2019
3/5 71% Triple Frontier (2019) J.C. Chandor's weakest film so far is saved by an excellent cast. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2019
3/5 78% Captain Marvel (2019) Brie Larson is fantastic as Captain Marvel. She delivers in all fronts in this trippy, fun origin story. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2019
3/5 93% Fighting with My Family (2019) Doesn't matter if you're a hardcore wrestling fan or not, you will enjoy this charming underdog tale. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2019
3.5/5 92% Cold War (Zimna wojna) (2018) So much passion and fire, and yet so much coldness. Joanna Kulig is a revelation. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2019
2.5/5 60% Alita: Battle Angel (2019) Alita's visuals, exciting action and world mythology do just enough to satisfy and (perhaps) encourage a sequel. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2019
3.5/5 69% Isn't It Romantic (2019) Just what the genre needed. Isn't it Romantic is to romantic comedies what Enchanted (2007) is to fairytales and Disney princesses. Definitely a winner. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2019
3.5/5 86% The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) A great sequel to the original 2014 hit. Full of laughs, heart and surprises that expand the Lego universe on screen. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
2.5/5 93% The Death of Superman / Reign of the Supermen Double Feature (2019) Reign of Supermen is a worthy follow-up to the superior The Death of Superman. Good in action, but lacking in emotion. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
2.5/5 No Score Yet El hijo perdido (2019) A talented cast mitigates the technical shortcomings of this enjoyable adult comedy. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2019
2.5/5 22% Miss Bala (2019) Rodríguez and Cruz Córdova both shine in this lukewarm, big studio remake of the 2011 film. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
2.5/5 37% Glass (2019) A disastrous, unearned and disappointing ending derails what at first felt as a decent, satisfactory conclusion to the trilogy. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
3/5 90% The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) An adorable and fun adventure for the whole family. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
4/5 66% Vice (2018) Absurd, dark and funny, Vice manages to work thanks to Bale's Oscar-worthy turn and McKay's sense of humor. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2019
2.5/5 81% Ben is Back (2018) Julia Roberts is sensational in this so-so emotional suspense thriller. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2019
2.5/5 63% Bird Box (2018) Sandra Bullock is great in this entertaining, yet underwhelming horror thriller. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2019
4.5/5 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Spectacular! Probably the best Spider-Man movie we've ever gotten. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2018
3/5 92% Bumblebee (2018) Best live-action Transformers movie so far. 'Nuff said. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2018
4.5/5 93% The Favourite (2018) Lanthimos continues his hot streak behind the camera, giving us his most accesible and funniest offering so far, and in turn, one of the best films of 2018. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
3/5 79% Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda bring this charming, worthy sequel home. A perfect option for the whole family during the holidays. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2018
3.5/5 78% Green Book (2018) Great turns by Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali lift this neat, feel-good (true story) drama. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
4.5/5 96% Roma (2018) Beautifully photographed and masterfully directed, Roma is Alfonso Cuaron's most personal and emotional film to date. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
3.5/5 65% Aquaman (2018) James Wan delivers an entertaining adventure film full of incredible visuals, exciting action and nifty camera work. Aquaman is a winner! [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2018
4/5 94% Wildlife (2018) An excellent directing debut by Paul Dano. A subtle, yet powerful family drama, that includes a career-best performance by Carey Mulligan. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018
3.5/5 92% The Old Man & the Gun (2018) David Lowery continues to impress with this charming love letter to old school crime films and lovely sendoff for legend Robert Redford. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018
4/5 91% The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) The Coen bros. don't disappoint! Up there with some of their best work. Also, Bruno Delbonnel's cinematography is simply gorgeous. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018
1.5/5 15% Robin Hood (2018) This bombastic new take on the legendary figure misses its mark big time. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
2/5 58% The Grinch (2018) This newest Grinch lacks plenty of magic between some lazy animation and not taking any risks. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
3/5 62% Outlaw King (2018) Pine and Taylor-Johnson are top notch, while David Mackenzie delivers engaging epic battles. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
3.5/5 84% Creed II (2018) An entertaining and satisfying sequel that respects the past while it sets up its own future. Michael B. Jordan is a beast here. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2018
4/5 88% Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) A total blast! Bigger, bolder and funnier than the original, all while keeping the focus steady on the Ralph/Vanellope friendship. Disney Princesses FTW! [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
2.5/5 37% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) An entertaining next chapter that doesn't fully meet its predecessor's magic. [Full review Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
4/5 91% Widows (2018) A slow-burn, old-school heist film, that smartly focuses on its characters over action. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
3/5 68% Beautiful Boy (2018) The superb acting overshadows the story and its execution. Carell and Chalamet are fantastic together. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
2.5/5 40% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) Distances itself from previous versions by giving us basically a superhero and some generic action/plot. Some fans will like, some will not. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
3.5/5 97% The Hate U Give (2018) Amandla Stenberg is a relevation in this powerful and relevant, must-see drama. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
2.5/5 33% The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Young viewers will enjoy thanks to the grand visuals and sense of adventure. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
3/5 61% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Rami Malek's incredible turn as Freddie Mercury singlehandedly saves this too-by-the numbers musical biopic. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
2.5/5 50% Shine (2018) Shine: The Movie is at its best every time first time director, Anthony Nardolillo, decides to give us an energetic dance sequence, full of good music, sweat and passion. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
3.5/5 98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Melissa McCarthy gives the performance of her career, while Richard E. Grant is outstanding. One of the best cinematic duos of the year. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
3.5/5 75% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) An entertaining, slow-burn thriller, with a killer cast. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
4/5 87% First Man (2018) A solid, satisfactory follow-up by Damien Chazelle. A little shacky on the earthbound drama, but soars really high with everything related to reaching the Moon. [Full review in Spanish] - CineXpress EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018