Juan Pablo Russo

Juan Pablo Russo
Juan Pablo Russo's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): EscribiendoCine
Publications: EscribiendoCine
Location: Argentina

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
7/10 No Score Yet Ruben Blades is Not My Name (2018) A film that points to classicism in the way of narrating a biographical documentary, without taking too many aesthetic risks down the altar to the "god" to portray the man, without makeup and with complete naturalness. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Foto Estudio Luisita (2018) A valuable documentary about an important part of the history of photography in the world of local entertainment. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2019
4/10 No Score Yet Callcenter (2019) A forgettable film. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Together (Juntas) (2017) A simple documentary about an intimate love from two directors who function as a mirror of their protagonists. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Con este miedo al futuro (2019) Sesma surprises us with a film that surprises us with its risk taking. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2019
6/10 No Score Yet Cycles (Ciclos) (2018) In Cycles, Pedemonte's camera only observes. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2019
6/10 No Score Yet Guerrero de Norte y Sur (2019) A documentary portrait without great pretensions sustained for the most part in the empathy that is generated with a character who puts everything to win knowing that doing so will be his end. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2019
8/10 No Score Yet Entre gatos universalmente pardos (2019) The film successfully debates the advances of neoliberalism and its consequences. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Los Árboles (2017) The camera keeps a modest distance away from each person and creates honest portraits of these everyday situations. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2019
8/10 93% Araby (Arábia) (2018) Araby is filled with as much melancholic emotion as it is with poetry and pain. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Atenas (2017) If there is something that stands out in the staging of Atenas it's the sensitivity of a director who understands his characters and portrays their virtues and miseries within a society where we are all heroes and villains. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
7/10 68% Beautiful Boy (2018) Chalamet and Carell's performances create empathy for the people that they are portraying adding credibility to its story. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2019
6/10 No Score Yet Un continente incendiándose (2019) A sort of visual elegy, without a clear narrative structure, where everything is rather random, trying to answer questions that lack accurate answers in a poetic and melancholic tone. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2019
6/10 No Score Yet El volcán adorado (2019) Hypnotic images of northern Argentina and an eloquent soundtrack, end up shaping a proposal that puts the past in crisis with the present, the sacred with the profane and science with religion. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
8/10 100% Florianópolis Dream (Sueño Florianópolis) (2018) Katz opted for an ingenious comedy and the result paid off. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Introduzione all'oscuro (2018) Solnicki makes a tribute through documentary essay, affectionate and personal, where each shot, justifies the somewhat egomaniacal tone that can disturb this reflection on death and pain that finally celebrate life. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2019
8/10 No Score Yet Paris Square (Praça Paris) (2017) Paris Square shows the contradictions, miseries and violence that inhabit the heart of today's society through a powerful history, with a discontinuous, fragmented, concrete plot, like the Brazilian reality itself. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2019
6/10 No Score Yet Vergara (2018) Vergara is a film that invokes the works of Noah Baumbach where the dialogue plays the role of a protagonist. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2018
8/10 97% The Heiresses (Las Herederas) (2019) The Heiresses reflects a sincere and eloquent critical look at Paraguayan society. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
6/10 No Score Yet Volver a Boedo (2018) Volver a Boedo is a story of shared struggles, dreams fulfilled and how a united society can achieve the impossible. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2018
8/10 No Score Yet Packing Heavy (Mochila de plomo) (2018) Packing Heavy abandons all tenderness to appeal to the dryness of characters lacking in affection, who ignore themselves preferring not to see what happens in front of their eyes. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet Julia and the Fox (Julia y el zorro) (2018) Julia and the Fox take risks that make it valuable in their way of telling a story full of atmospheres and dense climates that, contrary to what can be presumed, never falls into demagogy or sentimentality. If not the opposite. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
8/10 No Score Yet Unidad XV (2018) Unidad XV has all of the elements of an entertaining film, but those same ingredients also make it an all too relevant metaphor for the present. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
8/10 99% The Missing Picture (2014) The Missing Picture is a work of an excessive aesthetic ambition, could be defined as a hybrid in which the director mixes his family memories with the political transformation that his native country suffered. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
7/10 90% Better Things (2008) Duane Hopkins revealed a singularity and a talent that he later confirmed. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
9/10 No Score Yet Silence Is a Falling Body (El silencio es un cuerpo que cae) (2017) Silence is a Falling Body is of a forcefulness and unique rigor. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
4/10 32% Loving Pablo (2018) The film follows the same narrative most biopics centered around Pablo Escobar do in exploring the fable or greek tragedy rather than the historic. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2018
6/10 No Score Yet Scarves of History (Pañuelos para la Historia) (2015) Scarves of History is more valuable than its contents might have you believe. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
8/10 No Score Yet Calabria (2016) Calabria is a humanist film in certain aspects that poetically transforms the simplicity of daily life. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet Anna's Life (2016) A film that impresses with its quality and the way it takes the every day life of a woman that confronts a succession of critical moments. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
5/10 78% The Last Suit (El último traje) (2018) The Last Suit perhaps could have been an interesting film about a theme not really touched on in film, but that's not what happened. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2018
8/10 100% Too Late to Die Young (2018) Elegant and risky, Sotomayor unusually portrays an emblematic moment of Chile and does so through a story of juvenile love affairs and lost dogs, where each of his characters must, like the country, learn to live in freedom. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
6/10 83% The Sugar Curtain (El Telon de azucar) (2007) [Director Camila] Gusmán Urzúa does not judge, she only compares and testifies, which is fundamental in the documentary's construction of history. [Full review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
8/10 No Score Yet Marilyn (2018) With an accurate staging, Rodriguez Redondo is right in each of the decisions he makes, as well as the novel way in which he decides to tell an LGBTQ story where the real problem lies in poverty. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
8/10 No Score Yet Immersed Family (Familia sumergida) (2018) Immersed Family is a perceptive film, of atmospheres, ruptures, a tour de force by the mind of a woman who has lost all notion of the earthly reality. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2018
5/10 No Score Yet Eterno Paraíso (2018) Despite the narrative risks, the scenes feel sober and without ambition. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet Princesita (2017) With sensitivity and without low blows or effects, Rivas works a disturbing staging, avoiding showing more than necessary. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2018
8/10 81% The Party (2018) The Party, is a black comedy with a sociopolitical allegorical approach that goes beyond the lives of its protagonists and the society they represent. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
9/10 92% 24 Frames (2018) Photography, film and painting are conjugated in 24 frames to give rise to a visual spectacle where images do not need words. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2018
7/10 98% The Cakemaker (2018) In the thematic, there is no doubt that The Cakemaker addresses the limits between religiosity, Judaism, homosexuality and the position of a German in Israel. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet Medea (2017) Medea manages the self-destruction of the character in a just tone. Without low blows or the need to fall into heartbreaking scenes, it does so with an overwhelming narrative and aesthetic security. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
8/10 No Score Yet Ata tu arado a una estrella (2017) The film turns into a discussion over the validity of utopias. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet Las olas (2017) Las Olas has the freshness of the sea and the warmth of the summer sun with a very Uruguayan taste. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2018
8/10 No Score Yet Liberami (2016) Director Federica Di Giacomo does more than observe and demonstrates the profound worries of the priests's patients adding depth to a situation that is already intense. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet Paisaje (2018) Paisaje goes through in real time and Blanco does not stop to breathe, but beautifully showcases the growth of the women as the film goes on. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet Mothers, daughters & other issues (2017) Farji has constructed a film that's as sensible as it is honest and where there isn't a fear tp display a part of life most people try to hide. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2018
8/10 No Score Yet Dry Martina (2018) Everyone is at the height of their circumstance and without needing to justify itself... [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
7/10 94% Chavela (2017) The music in Chavela shows us that the folklore always exists and it is part of our days. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet Secreto a voces (2018) Without pretension or overemphasis, Misael Bustos manages to present this subject with honesty and without speculation. [Full review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
7/10 No Score Yet Las cinéphilas (2017) Las Cinephilas won't tell you any grand theories about cinema. Instead, it is more concerned with showcasing the lives of these women and what the cinema means to them. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2018