Jorge (JJ) Negrete

Jorge (JJ) Negrete
Jorge (JJ) Negrete's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Cine Premiere Butaca Ancha
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Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
2.5/5 67% A Glitch in the Matrix (2021) Despite the fact that the documentary is not without interest, it ends up becoming tired and repetitive, finding it difficult to go deeper without losing its viewers with ideas of greater density. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
2.5/5 54% Mayday (2021) The potential of the plot is quickly dissolved by the dispersion present in the film, manifested mainly in irregular and disjointed sequences. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
1.5/5 67% The Blazing World (2021) There's a virtue buried underneath the overwhelming artificiality, excessive cosmetic, and narrative laziness in young Texan director Carlson Young's debut: conviction. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
3.5/5 91% Together Together (2021) Helms' perplexity and bewilderment are so genuine that they seem close, while Harrison's initial apathy dissolves without compromising her irony, sarcasm, and awkwardness. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
3/5 74% Prisoners of the Ghostland (2021) The excess of Prisoners of the Ghostland has the discipline of an experienced filmmaker like Sono, paradoxically it is not perceived as saturated despite its delusional plot and structure. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
2/5 47% Users (2021) The observations of the filmmaker herself end up making her intentions very diffuse and her ambition something deeply vacuous and, ironically, inconsequential. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
2.5/5 100% The Dog Who Wouldn't Be Quiet (2021) Although the point of interest is the treatment of the pandemic, the truth is that it is only one of the several elements present and not the one that gives it purpose. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
3/5 93% Mass (2021) Fortunately, the film does not pretend to be a direct pamphlet on the use of weapons or the importance of mental health in the adolescent population: its main interest lies in offering space for grief. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
2.5/5 65% Searchers (2021) Searching aims to point out that, despite technological advances, we still don't know how to handle something as simple as asking someone else for anything. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
2/5 76% Eight for Silver (2021) It is a film that works with such premeditated efficiency that it ends up becoming a fiction that shows the mechanization with which it was made. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
4/5 85% Passing (2021) Passing cuts across racial tensions in a very superficial, almost uninteresting way, exposing the way a frustrated desire manifests itself in a world so painstakingly constructed yet terribly fragile. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
4/5 70% The Most Beautiful Boy in the World (2021) The documentary presents everything that happened after the successful premiere of Death in Venice and the way in which BJörn Andresen became a true fetish. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
3/5 62% Prime Time (2021) Prime Time does not make judgments about the motives or intentions of its protagonist, perhaps because it doesn't know them, but it takes time to know them. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
3/5 77% In The Earth (2021) Wheatley returns to the themes and style that gave him enormous projection at the beginning of his career, particularly for the bloody Kill List. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
1/5 69% How It Ends (2021) Close to the pilot of a television series that will hardly see a full season. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
1/5 84% Strawberry Mansion (2021) No cinema can supports what happens in Strawberry Mansion, yet it is full of images and concepts that are flaunted as "cinematic." - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
3/5 79% Knocking (2021) There is an interplay between the supernatural and the mental that, while perhaps not particularly novel or revealing, updates Bergman's concerns for contemporary audiences. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
1.5/5 71% Cryptozoo (2021) More concerned with stuffing history than constructing it, Shaw's film focuses on creating a visual overstimulation with the discursive complexity of Avatar. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
3/5 85% Censor (2021) Bailey-Bond avoids making a deliberate "homage" and puts her effort in defending genre cinema, relying particularly on the idea that our psyche is the most powerful censor. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
3.5/5 98% Night of the Kings (La Nuit des Rois) (2020) Beyond the awards that will eventually overshadow the more subtle virtues of the film, this is a vindication of the power that a person can have surrounded by those who hear a narration. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2021
3/5 87% Violation (2021) The construction of the story is based on two tension points: aggression and retribution, however, the way in which Mancinelli and Sims-Fewer structure this tension is not balanced. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2021
4.5/5 91% Uncut Gems (2019) Adam Sandler shows his versatility delivering a brilliant performance. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
91% One, Two, Three (1961) Wilder turns both the capitalist and communist systems into caricatures and isn't sparse. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2019
68% Joker (2019) Joker is not challenging, daring or risky in the least, on the contrary, Phillips adheres with discipline to the rules of the now old New Hollywood and proves to be a docile student, not a visionary. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2019
94% Marriage Story (2019) Marriage Story culminates beautifully with an act so humble, gentle and loving that it disperses bitter memories and leaves us with the warmth that only the feeling of being alive can leave. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2019
94% About Endlessness (Om det Oändliga) (2020) Andersson appropriately titles this film about a journey into infinity. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
91% Lina from Lima (Lina de Lima) (2019) Despite the fact that the film struggles to add value to its vignettes, you can expect to see more from María Paz Rodríguez. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
54% Saturday Fiction (Lan xin da ju yuan) (2019) A film as frustrating as putting a broken mirror back together. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
82% The Painted Bird (2020) To call it sadistic would be to give the film some intellectual dignity it lacks. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2019
96% La Llorona (2020) In La Llorona, the horror derives from what's described rather than what is seen. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2019
70% The Emperor Waltz (1948) A pastel comedy that presents two dangers disguised as virtue: that of conservatism and that of progress. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2019
87% Non-Fiction (Doubles vies) (2019) Non-Fiction is a movie brimming with ideas stated by the fictional characters about real problems. To believe what they discuss takes a leap of faith. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2019
44% Ready to Mingle (Bachelorettes) (Solteras) (2018) Bachelorettes uses the failure of its characters as a comic element, but the most obvious failure is the belief that a mere anecdote can push the film to the quoted laughs or the identification of the audience. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2019
95% It Must Be Heaven (2019) The minimalist staging and the use of rudimentary elements to create humor result in Suleiman's most political statement. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2019
100% Ghost Tropic (2020) One of the films that best understands how night time works. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2019
65% Matthias & Maxime (2019) Mathias et Maxine is a movie that we probably should not be watching. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2019
59% Oh Mercy! (Roubaix, une lumière) (2019) A film that deserves a second visit to be able to judge more sensibly. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2019
91% Fire Will Come (A Sun That Never Sets) (O Que Arde) (2020) A film as ambiguous, beautiful and uncontrollable as the fire itself predicted in its title. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2019
75% Lillian (2019) Even though the narrative is familiar, Horvath makes surprising decisions avoiding tremendous gratuity in the story. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2019
98% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2020) Sciamma demonstrates that she has developed a sharp finesse as a narrator. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2019
57% Aladdin (2019) Ritchie's film accumulates more errors than successes in its final balance, hesitant to get away from everything that made the animated film a hit pop in its time. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2019
81% A Hidden Life (2019) Without surprises, Malick does not leave aside the search of the transcendental in the image, nevertheless certain nobility is detached from each one of his pictures and decisions to film. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
90% The Lighthouse (2019) The end result leaves more doubts than truth. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
98% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) A work with impeccable narrative rigor. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
56% Frankie (2019) Frankie gives the feeling of revealing the intimacy of each of its characters without exposing them completely, making evident the deep bond that exists between Sachs and his characters. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
77% Tommaso (2020) Tommaso is passionate and raw in its narration but elegant and contained in its filming, anchored by a brilliant Willem Dafoe. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
83% Nina Wu (Zhuo ren mi mi) (2020) Midi Z does nothing else, but diligently copy tendencies rather than articulate ideas. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) The film is at least a reflection of Tarantino on his own figure, where he dismantles all the features of what his filmography represents to reassemble them in another episode of historical revisionism. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2019
100% Living and Knowing You are Alive (Être vivant et le savoir) (2019) A form of cinema whose extinction is in itself an act of celebration. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 19, 2019
96% Atlantics (2019) Atlantique is a vibrant show of the cinema that is to come from Diop. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 19, 2019