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Hugo Lara

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) The creators of this film had to use old ingredients to reconstruct a rancid and insipid concept that even Ryan Gosling can't save. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2017
90% Land of Mine (Under Sandet) (2017) A film that maintains the tension almost throughout its length, as well as the embarrassment and the humiliations that the soldiers experience like prisoners, but mainly to the work that realize. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2017
90% A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove) (2016) The film has a bittersweet tone, sometimes endowed with a certain dark humor, although sometimes it's too sweet. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2017
16% The Mummy (2017) "The Mummy" is a combo that offers fast food service for a less demanding moviegoer: it will fill while you eat, but it has no other value. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
88% The Student and Mr. Henri (2015) A simple but entertaining story, with friendly characters and balanced humor with emotion and tenderness. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2017
68% Alien: Covenant (2017) Ridley Scott doesn't manage to surpass the best films of the saga and seems trapped in a labyrinth, exhausted of imagination. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 15, 2017
98% I Am Not Your Negro (2017) An indispensable documentary to understand the history of the United States. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2017
93% Logan (2017) A film that will leave you exhausted in your seat, with tachycardia and excited on the verge of tears. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
89% The Ornithologist (O ornitólogo) (2017) "The Ornithologist" is an amazing film, related to the iconoclasy of Pasolini, and also with Buñuel's "The Milky Way". [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2017
74% Split (2017) Within the conventional that "Split" may seem (in its aesthetics and structure), there are good moments in it and it's an entertaining film. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2017
No Score Yet The New Kid (Le nouveau) (2015) A modest film with a lot of soul and a visual aspect in which prevails the simplicity of the language that along with its optimism makes it more enjoyable. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2017
86% Los Hámsters (2014) A film where the good work of low-key actors (there are no big names in the cast) really stand out, as well as the work of photographer Juan Pablo Ramirez and a palette of blue and red pastels. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2016
97% Cemetery of Splendor (2016) Not the best of Weerasethakul but definitely stands out and it's worth watching. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2016
87% The Club (El Club) (2016) A cop thriller immersed in the secrecy of the Catholic church, it's complicity and vow of silence. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2016
91% The Witch (2016) With great performances by Ralph Ineson and the young Anya Taylor-Joy, inmersive atmosphere, production desing and powerful music, this is an outstanding tale of black magic. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 26, 2016
60% El placer es mio (2015) Feels like an unfinished film, without enough development neither in the narrative now the symbolic. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 9, 2016
67% Los Herederos (2015) A film about an interesting subject with many lose ends that neither the script nor the movie itself try to tie up, the characters feel cold and far. All of this affects the end result. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 9, 2016
100% Warehoused (Almacenados) (2015) There are some bumps in the story that have to do with the way the director is tellingit, but even with that the film is consistent enough on the end. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 9, 2016
89% The Clan (El Clan) (2016) "El Clan" is a thriller built with great efficiency by Trapero, providing tension and dynamism from the beginning. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
100% Carmin Tropical (2015) An intelligent film that puts themes like homophobia, corrpution, and intolerance on the rable. The film has many layers to discover. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
40% Yo (2015) In the end, "Yo" is a modest film, even from its kind, which is already quite humble. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
80% I Promise You Anarchy (Te prometo anarquía) (2015) A film that could've been told in a shortfilm, faster and more efficient. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
100% Leaf Blower (Sopladora de Hojas) (2015) the movie has an atractive and catchy soundtrack, it's greatly paced and with great sens of timing. Somethin fundamental for a comedy to work. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
78% From Afar (Desde Allá) (2016) A film that uses themes like homophobia as a backdrop, combining sensibility and inteligence with violence and kindness, cruelty and love. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
92% A Monster With A Thousand Heads (Un Monstruo de Mil Cabezas) (2016) With this film, Rodrigo Plá confirms why he's one of the most consistent filmmakers in recent mexican cinema. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
94% The Farewell Party (2015) A round film in spite of it's modest production values. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
58% Ramona y los escarabajos (2015) A fun and entertaining fil with enough attributes and legitimate ambitions to be liked by audiences. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
72% My King (Mon roi) (2016) A film starring Emmanuelle Bercot and Vincent Cassel, whom the weight of the film falls upon maybe a little too much. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
94% Sand Dollars (Dolares de Arena) (2015) Shot solemnly, the film feels a little cold and distant. However, among other things, it's worst seeing just to enjoy the view, the culture and the music the Dominican Republic has offer. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
100% The Well (Manto Acuífero) (2013) A film that cements Michael Rowe as on of the most important filmmakers in Mexico right now. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
100% Hilda (2015) Director Clariond Rangel shoots with great rhythm and timing, with fine hints of dark humor, even if the ending is a little rushed. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
33% Alicia en el país de María (2014) The film incorporates elements like dreams and the unconscious but ends up being an amalgam of good ideas poorly executed dressed as something intellectual. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
85% The Chosen Ones (Las elegidas) (2015) A film with a hard and difficult theme but that is necessary. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
87% Mia Madre (2016) Aesthetically simple but crafted with a sober and firm hand that has become trademark of the director and his team. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
97% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) A fun and thrilling film where Miller doesn't take himself too seriously and allows some humor to appear, like the crazy flamethrower guitar player. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
No Score Yet Estrellas solitarias (2014) Due to an uneven script and a mildly crafted production, this film is far from being the best representation of the LGBT community in Mexico. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
92% Ex Machina (2015) A film with enough attributes to be a reference in the genre and also one that legitimizes its debuting director in his craft. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
94% Güeros (2015) Güeros is not a perfect film, but it has freshness and honesty, it's ingenious and sensitive, and just for that it's worth seeing it. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
94% Carol (2015) A movie that adheres to the Hollywood canons, impeccably shot and crafted and a strong presence by Blanchet and Mara. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
82% Tale of Tales (Il racconto dei racconti) (2016) A film filled with humor and irony mixed with a dose of cruelty and horror that intensifies each tale. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
46% Irrational Man (2015) It won't surprise anyone looking for something new from Allen, but you can find some of the themes in his other work with a different focus. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
96% Son of Saul (2015) A painful and pessimist film that's not easy to watch, but at the same time has an irrevocable human factor in it. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
88% The Lobster (2016) A film that doesn't take itself too seriously but it has a lot of great moments thanks to its highly stylish tone. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
30% The Captive (2014) An efficient film with good elements but not enough to surprise anybody. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
77% Jeff Who Lives at Home (2012) A small film that's worth seeing, where everything is invested in the story of the characters and the sometimes pathetic yet authentic human conflicts and not on expensive special effects. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
95% The Salt of the Earth (2015) A film that deconstructs the vision of an artist shocked by the horrors of humanity and yet finds beauty in all of it. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
83% En el último trago (One for the Road) (2014) A film manufactured with great technical skill that offers good family entertainment. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted May 5, 2016
97% Tangerine (2015) Tangerine is a very dynamic film, owing to its great rhythm that oozes humor and presents these extreme and decadent characters with a great dose of sweetness. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2016
No Score Yet Eine wen iig, dr Dällebach Kari (Someone Like Me) (2012) Someone Like Me is a light and friendly movie that presents itself with jolliness thanks to its touch of humor and the quirkiness of its characters. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2016
75% Chronic (2016) Director Michel Franco never abandons his character (not until the controversial ending): he lets them flow humanely, no judgement, no condemnation, no emotional abuse. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ Correcámara
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2016