Jaime Fa de Lucas

Jaime Fa de Lucas
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T-Meter Title | Year
85% Tumbbad (2018) The development is so basic at a conceptual level that one quickly loses interest. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2019
75% Pity (2018) There is no doubt that [Pity] is an interesting proposal, but it's not for everyone. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2019
43% Paris Is Us (2019) It seems that [director Elisabeth] Vogler has confused visual language with cinematographic language. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2019
92% Paddleton (2019) A tremendously authentic film. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2019
89% Capernaum (Capharnaüm) (2018) Capernaum seems to punish the parents' behavior more than the miserable situation in which they are immersed. The latter is a defect to be taken into account, but it does not tarnish what the film achieves emotionally. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2019
93% High Flying Bird (2019) Netflix and Steven Soderbergh shoot a triple. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
64% Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) Make no mistake, Velvet Buzzsaw is an absolute disaster. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2019
77% Fyre Fraud (2019) In general, it's a scattered documentary whose title simply seeks to parasitize Netflix. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
91% Fyre (2019) Its greatest merit is that it not only reports on the disaster, but also talks about the power of appearances and social networks and how they can build an image that in many cases has little to do with reality. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
93% The Favourite (2018) There are certain suggestive symbolisms, but the duration is not directly proportional to the level of depth that it reaches. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2019
No Score Yet 24 Weeks (2016) The final message and the method of transmitting it confirms that the objective of this proposal is to defend an idea; What is left over is the movie's disguise. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2019
No Score Yet Volcano (2018) The metaphors it uses to develop its theme are Volcano's highlights, supported by Vadim Ilkov's wonderful photography. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2019
51% Under the Silver Lake (2019) A tasteless Pynchon smoothie for the "postmodern" audience. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2019
96% The Green Fog (2018) There's no doubt that fans of Maddin's work will appreciate it more, but the spectators with a taste for experimentation will be able to approach and enjoy it. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2018
No Score Yet History of Love (Zgodovina ljubezni) (2018) I have no doubt that it is one of the best films that has been made about loss and mourning. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
99% The Guilty (Den skyldige) (2018) Unfortunately, The Guilty has several aspects that turn its back on plausibility. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
94% CAM (2018) Although the idea raised by [director] Daniel Goldhaber may be interesting, the development is disastrous. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
79% Dogman (2019) Dogman's main problem is that it requires a leap of faith on the part of the viewer. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2018
96% BlacKkKlansman (2018) More than a film it resembles an audiovisual assertion and... does not bring anything new to the subject, beyond emphasizing the prejudices and narrow-mindedness of certain individuals, something that everyone already knows. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
91% Mandy (2018) The audiovisual section is interesting and Nicolas Cage is acceptable, but this is not enough to compensate for the amount of excesses, whims and inconsistencies that the story presents. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2018
94% Burning (Beoning) (2018) [Director Lee] Chang-dong ... very intelligently expands the transcendence and depth of the story. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
100% One Cut of the Dead (Kamera o tomeru na!) (2017) A great little discovery. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
80% 22 July (2018) We are still waiting for Netflix to succeed with its fiction proposals. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
91% Window Horses (2017) The problem is that it usually succumbs to the ungovernable forces of cloying melodrama and didacticism. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
No Score Yet The Goose (2018) [The Goose] ends up being... oblique in every way. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
88% Scary Mother (2017) Although it's [director] Ana Urushadze's debut film, it seems more like the work of a veteran director who controls the medium perfectly. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
100% Too Late to Die Young (2018) Too Late to Die Young is sustained to a large extent thanks to the photography of Inti Briones, the spontaneity of the dialogues and the naturalness of the performances. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
93% Ray & Liz (2019) This narrative strategy diminishes the cohesion of the whole, but it does not prevent the portrait from being effective. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2018
No Score Yet Zavtra (2017) [Zavtra] rambles, rambles and rambles with repetitive images of snowy streets and the protagonist looking for work and using public transport. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
74% Mom and Dad (2018) Although Mom and Dad has a very attractive premise and fabulous audiovisual flashes, in the end it ends up wasting the opportunity to achieve something much more powerful and meaningful. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
88% Lemonade (2018) Perhaps the most ingenious thing about Lemonade is the bittersweetness that defines it - and the relationship that [director Ioana] Uricaru establishes with the title. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
No Score Yet Low Tide (Motza El Hayam) (2017) [Director Daniel] Mann's ideas are generally intelligent, but the way of expressing them is not intense enough and they end up becoming waves that fall apart before breaking on the shore. - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
92% Revenge (2018) The script, lamentable in all aspects, does not even spend some time to develop the personality of the protagonist so that it rises slightly above the male villains. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2018
82% Distant Constellation (2018) In general, although it is a very elegant and endearing documentary, it gives the impression that something much more powerful could have been achieved at the thematic level. [Full Review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2018
84% Under the Tree (Undir trénu) (2018) Although the first section presents these conflicts with the couples and the neighbors as something insipid, little by little these conflicts grow in scale and intensity and the story becomes more interesting. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
No Score Yet Ghost Walk (2018) Ghost Walk ends up fading like a ghost that passes through the screen without pain or triumph. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2018
100% Crystal Swan (2018) If something stands out above all it's the excellent performance of Alina Nasibullina, an actress with a lot of presence that dominates the screen at all times. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2018
No Score Yet 14 Apples (Shisi ke ping guo) (2018) The most surprising thing about the documentary is that it offers moments that speak for themselves and these moments, far from being inoffensive, question the spiritual truth of the monastery and the monks. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
80% Meteors (Meteorlar) (2018) More than a documentary, what [director] Gürcan Keltek offers is an audiovisual poem. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2018
No Score Yet Permanent Green Light (2018) It's clear that this is the creation of a writer who barely knows how to handle audiovisual language and who delegates all narrative responsibility to words. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
No Score Yet A Brief Excursion (Kratki izlet) (2017) All this sounds good, but what appears on the screen does not arouse any interest. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2018
No Score Yet Inside the Russian Info War Machine (2018) [The film] is a more serious and exhaustive documentary, which is probably more useful for those who want to learn more about the subject. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2018
63% Our New President (2018) In general, the tone is playful and satirical, making use of a quick montage that adapts to the information frenzy and the desire for immediacy that we are currently experiencing. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2018
80% Drift (2017) [There is no] conflict or any intriguing situation that gives impetus to the movie. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2018
No Score Yet Undergrowth (Sotabosc) (2017) What happens in the middle is sometimes interesting, sometimes soporific, sometimes even both at the same time. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2018
100% The Waldheim Waltz (2018) The structure of the documentary, with temporary jumps and a more linear chronology in relation to the elections, works perfectly. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2018
80% The Workers Cup (2018) The highlights of The Workers Cup are the moments in which workers think about their situation and environment. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
18% Tau (2017) The end of Tau is especially pathetic. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
No Score Yet Grimsey (2018) The premise may be interesting - a man travels to Iceland to find his missing photographer friend - but the execution is terrible. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
96% Sami Blood (2017) Although it's a just film... it takes a long time to gain momentum and when it does it lacks the intensity necessary to distinguish it from other works with a similar theme. [Full review in Spanish] - Culturamas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018