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
Publications: Cine Premiere, Butaca Ancha

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
No Score Yet The Mongolian Conspiracy (El complot mongol) (2019) Del Amo chooses to focus on the humor, but it comes off as humor designed to placate mass audiences rather than staying true to the source material. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
No Score Yet Second Time Around (Segunda vez) (2018) The reflection of Second Time Around seems to indicate that, perhaps, the disease of the world is the foolishness to cure it. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2019
50% Buy Me a Gun (Cómprame un revolver) (2018) This is a fable that is about to turn into a chronicle. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
No Score Yet Classical Period (2018) Classical Period is not a film of resentment, but rather an authentic nostalgia that celebrates the richness of speaking. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
No Score Yet Nocturno 29 (Nocturne 29) (1968) Nocturno 29 seems to respond more to a political spirit of its time, the truth is that its formal chaos was valid in an era that was dismissing a certain type of language. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2019
83% High Life (2019) High Life is a sordid meditation that unites and questions the futility of reflecting on the human being outside the Earth. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2019
93% Araby (Arábia) (2018) The fantastic element of Araby is that it is reality filtered through writing. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2019
86% The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) If corporations are far from disappearing, we may as well give ourselves the opportunity to use them as toys the way that The LEGO Movie 2 successfully does. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2019
2/5 78% Green Book (2018) Green Book is a very condescending and familiar portrait of racism in the United States and the greatest virtue of this movie is the serene performance of Mahershala Ali. - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
89% Happy as Lazzaro (Lazzaro felice) (2018) Lazzaro Felice, from its virtuosity, gentleness and pastoral nobility becomes the most violent denunciation of a world populated by hungry and toothless wolves. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2018
57% The House That Jack Built (2018) The house that Von Trier builds is one of null thought and bombastic noise. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
82% The Other Side of the Wind (2018) Welles' film revels in the failure and betrayal of a man before a system that understands it less and less, a quixotic and infinite search for "divine accidents", mills driven by an invisible wind whose will does not obey logic. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
1/5 57% Hotel Artemis (2018) Hotel Artemis makes cliché, narrative gaps and incoherence the main guests of a hotel with less than two stars. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
62% American Dharma (2018) Morris for his part tries to corner Breitbart's spokesman by means of stinging questions... leaving a sophisticated and impartial but slightly condescending portrait of Trump's former advisor. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
92% Long Day's Journey Into Night (Di qiu zui hou de ye wan) (2019) Bi Gan is confirmed as a filmmaker of rigor and sensitivity increasingly scarce in a world whose imagination and inventiveness is exhausted as the spark in a flare. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
90% Museum (Museo) (2018) Connecting the intimate with the universal and the current with the ancestral, Museum is discreet in its size but it encloses a particular vision of our history as a country. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
100% Fausto (2018) Fausto is a refined work of narrative, literary and cinematographic revisionism that, rather than modernizing, puts Goethe's work in dialogue with other stories, finding revealing similarities. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
98% Ash Is Purest White (2019) Zhangke Jia sees the present times dominated by a vertigo that abandons people behind them and transforms them into living ruins, ashes of such purity, that they even look white. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
75% In My Room (2018) With the same formal hollowness of the new Berlin school, Köhler revisits the genre of science fiction and the myths of masculinity in a personal key. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
84% Girl (2018) Girl is a feat of sensitivity and a warm empathy lesson with an impressive pas de bourré. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
72% Maya (2018) With lyrical beauty, Maya puts a critical perspective on "self-discovery quests" as seen in Eat, Pray, Love. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
88% The Good Girls (Las niñas bien) (2018) Marquez's direction shows an elegant sobriety and is careful not to deify a lifestyle more than to show its decadence, showing empathy with characters difficult to empathize with. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
95% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) Despite a moving performance by Regina King, Jenkins' film has a sense of dramatic imposture and has a hard time shaking it. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
89% Capernaum (Capharnaüm) (2018) A disgusting act of film vanity disguised as a social conscience. Cinema is not nourished by heroes, but by ideas and art. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Heller's film is like any of the letters that Lee modifies: a miniature that offers enormous pleasures in each line with a fantastic interaction between McCarthy and Richard E. Grant. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
95% In Fabric (2018) In Fabric is a stylized piece of comic horror, rather than revising a genre it seems to create a new one through a peculiar hybrid, so finely embroidered and devilishly designed. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
92% Belmonte (2018) Belmonte, offers a very particular vision of male fatigue and a portrait of the artist who wants to remain whole, as bold as his pictorial work, full of phalluses that struggle agonizingly to stay erect. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
100% The Chambermaid (La camarista) (2019) The Chambermaid is a genuine approach to the experience of a woman whose destiny is tied to laying an opulent bed, but never being able to rest in it. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
91% Widows (2018) In the end despite al formal solvency and highly enjoyable product onscreen, the artist who brought us Hunger (2008) is missed. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
80% What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire? (2018) Although sometimes it becomes monotonous and somewhat repetitive, Minervini uses these deficiencies to reinforce the discourse of ethnic minorities to counteract the effects of a powerful media and political apparatus. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
86% The Sisters Brothers (2018) Audiard delivers an impersonal western, which aims to launch maxims on the corrosive nature of greed, but which is barely efficient and does not contain a single memorable shot or sequence. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
100% Too Late to Die Young (2018) Emphasizing the personal on the collective, Sotomayor's film changes as it advances, as do its characters. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
68% Asako I & II (Netemo sametemo) (2019) Sharpening his ability as a conjuror of reality Hamaguchi finely explores, through sharp visual compositions and rhythmic rhythm, the mystery that nurtures an obsession and the destructive drive of doubt. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
96% Transit (2019) Abstracting the basic forms of a narrative such as Casablanca (Curtiz, 1942), Petzold presents a sober, disconcerting and emotionally devastating work that keeps his real identity carefully hidden. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
62% Outlaw King (2018) Mackenzie stages some impressive battle sequences, but the notorious deficiencies make Mackenzie's film look more like a collection of material that did not reach a montage of the best of Game of Thrones. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
91% Lean on Pete (2018) Haigh manages to create a film that possesses the same natural majesty and virile beauty of a horse that has no hands, but does not need them to give all the support that a poor human breeding needs. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
81% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! is... a collection of highly contagious artificial emotion and a sequel that, in the beginning, does not obey any sense, but finds it in the air, the stars, the night, Fernando... [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2018
2.5/5 No Score Yet Swagger (2016) Babinet's documentary is sensible and genuine, but the discourse and ideas present throughout the film wear thin. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2018
94% Incredibles 2 (2018) Bird thinks and films like an architect... and understands that real superheroes are born on paper and not on a computer pixel. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
69% Ocean's 8 (2018) Combining star talent with celebrities results in a an effective combination... [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2018
72% Climax (2019) Rich in neon and long sequences, Noe has rebounded from the colossal misstep that was Love, but his new provocation results to be more conservative than scandalous. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
98% 3 Faces (2019) While it doesn't entertain in the same way as previous films, Three Faces registers the themes of Iranian cinema with warmth and melancholy and without a hitch. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
97% Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð) (2019) [Woman at War] is a notable portrait of the implications that arise when having the initiative to combat the neoliberal monster and all of its devices. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
88% Diamantino (2019) An authentic curiosity that is worth exploring due to its idiosyncratic commentary about Europe today. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
71% Summer (Leto) (2018) [Summer] uses a narrator to distort the turn of events only to in the end signal that things did not occur the way the way they did. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
No Score Yet Ten Years Thailand (2018) Weerasethakul is acute in his simplicity and acute in his post on the scene that reveal conversations about a nation that has become accustomed to living in ruins... [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
92% Cold War (Zimna wojna) (2018) The ominous figure of socialism chases this love story throughout and is composed with sharp plastic rigor as well as a sensibility akin to the feminine characters of Ingmar Bergman. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
94% Petra (2018) Rosales's film is as interested in its characters as it is in its spaces, dissecting the importance of both. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
78% To the Ends of the World (Les confins du monde) (2018) Nicloux displays a gluttonous amount of gratuitous violence that seems to only serve as a sensationalist exercise. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
94% Wildlife (2018) Dano presents a secure directorial command. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018