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Jaime Pena

Jaime Pena
Jaime Pena's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Caimán Cuadernos de Cine

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
50% Buy Me a Gun (Cómprame un revolver) (2018) Buy Me a Gun is one of the most important Latin American films of the year, perhaps also in recent years. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
60% Our Time (Nuestro tiempo) (2018) [Our Time] has a propensity to place the camera in unusual places... that at least gives us a rest from the family psychodrama. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
100% The Snatch Thief (El Motoarrebatador) (2018) What in other Latin American films is a natural inclination for sordidness and violence is turned around in [director Agustín] Toscano's film, in a certain sense taking advantage of the spectator's prejudices. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
No Score Yet A Twelve-Year Night (La noche de 12 años) (2018) Suspense is not a dramatic alternative that [director Álvaro] Brechner manages. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
No Score Yet Florianópolis Dream (Sueño Florianópolis) (2018) Florianópolis Dream is not just a great movie, but also a breath of fresh air. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
67% Los silencios (2018) The question we can ask ourselves is why or what for, since in reality the only interest of Los Silencios lies in its final part. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
No Score Yet Julia and the Fox (Julia y el zorro) (2018) Everything resembles a succession of well-filmed and acted moments, which responds more to the internal logic of this type of film... than to a dramatic need motivated by the starting point. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2018
No Score Yet Immersed Family (Familia sumergida) (2018) The extraordinary Hélène Louvart's camera... turns the atmosphere of that house into something unbreathable and claustrophobic. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2018
96% The Heiresses (Las Herederas) (2018) Aside from some great performances,The Heiresses transpires little more than a calligraphic application of a formula. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
No Score Yet Marilyn (2018) Like Marcos himself, the film is much freer when he dances with Marilyn and sets aside the will to denounce. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
80% Rust (Ferrugem) (2018) For [director Aly] Muritiba it is less important to find the culprit than to get him to assume the implications of his actions. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
89% The Ornithologist (O ornitólogo) (2017) In any case... it should not be ruled out that arbitrariness is the ultimate engine of this film. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted May 24, 2018
No Score Yet Ayka (2018) [Director Sergey] Dvortsevoy believes in justice, not in beauty, that's why his film is not complacent but restless, like that inclement weather in Moscow that makes us feel the cold and Ayka's helplessness. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
86% Diamantino (2018) [Diamantino is] is, the most self-indulgent movie that one would ever expect to find in Cannes... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018
75% Sauvage (2018) A film that, in its derivative narrative, never does justice to its notable character and protagonist... [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018
83% Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð) (2018) Woman at War... is ultimately a much more conventional film in its development than its eccentric characters and absurd situations deserved. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018
100% Dead Souls (2018) Dead Souls is an urgent film, but it took its director some thirteen years to complete. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
96% The Spirit of the Beehive (El Espíritu de la colmena) (2006) ... is not a form of evasion, but a form of knowledge, an abrupt and precocious learning about the mysteries of life. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
90% Closeness (Tesnota) (2017) A film that raise moral conflicts where the resolution isn't comfortable. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted May 31, 2017
86% La familia (2018) Rondón Córdova tells this story with solvency, but the feeling is pure déjà vu: we have already seen this film before. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted May 31, 2017
97% Tehran Taboo (2018) With all its limitations, its script is somewhat schematic and more well-meaning than achieved, Tehran Taboo has at least the virtue of putting himself on the side of the victims. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted May 25, 2017
89% El Sol del membrillo (Dream of Light) (Quince Tree of the Sun) (2000) Any opportunity that's presented to us so that we can enjoy a masterpiece of the caliber of this film is welcomed. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted May 22, 2017
67% Los Perros (2017) A film that propose a good starting point with which to get rid of the past, but Said doesn't go beyond the exposure of a situation that doesn't need development. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
Read More | Posted May 22, 2017