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
100% 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) (2019) Andersson appropriately titles this film about a journey into infinity. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
No Score Yet 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
44% 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
85% The Painted Bird (2019) 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
100% La Llorona (2019) 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
89% 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
No Score Yet 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
89% 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 (2019) One of the films that best understands how night time works. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2019
53% Matthias and 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
57% 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
100% A Sun That Never Sets (Fire Will Come) (O Que Arde) (2019) 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
83% 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
97% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2019) 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
78% 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
94% The Lighthouse (2019) The end result leaves more doubts than truth. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
100% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) A work with impeccable narrative rigor. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
61% 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
83% Tommaso (2019) 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
56% Nina Wu (Zhuo ren mi mi) (2019) 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
91% Atlantics (Atlantique) (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
100% Beanpole (Dylda) (2019) Despite the fact that at times he can not avoid falling into the vicious habit, Balagov maintains, even within the solemnity and glacial rhythm of his work, elements that are anomalous in this type of film. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 19, 2019
88% Bacurau (Nighthawk) (2019) The best moments of Bacurau are those that keep a mysterious aura, totally dissipated in a visceral and, not for that reason, less rewarding final act. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 19, 2019
76% Les Misérables (2019) It is difficult to say if Les Miserables is clumsy or upstart, even with the effective hand of Ly. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 19, 2019
90% The Unknown Saint (Le miracle du saint inconnu) (2019) The young filmmaker Eddine Aljem relies on humor and a narrative humble as that of any saint, to build a moderate story whose relevance will probably not be heavy, but worthy of a modest prayer of thanks. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 19, 2019
45% 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
58% 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
85% 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
90% 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
83% 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
61% American Dharma (2019) 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
93% 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
87% 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
99% 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 (2019) 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