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
8/10 90% The Candidate (The Realm) (El reino) (2018) Sorogoyen paints an uncomfortable and disturbing portrait of a political class without any scruples or moral compass. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2019
6/10 57% Km 31 (2006) There is nothing more terrifying than stories that unsettle distinct generations. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
8/10 98% Varda by Agnès (2019) It was always a delight to see Varda show enthusiasm for her work. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Magalí (2019) Between folklore and magical realism the little story becomes giant thanks to the great performance of Eva Bianco. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet La internacional del fin del mundo (2019) The film speaks of both today and yesterday, giving the feeling that at times the temporality is broken and today and yesterday are unified in an endless story. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet The Clowns (Los payasos) (2019) The film conjures up failure with an irreverent humor and without any type of modesty in regards to the way it demonstrates the miserable state of humanity. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
8/10 100% Bixa Travesty (2018) Bixa Travesty is clearly attempting to create a speech, without concessions. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
5/10 No Score Yet The Weeping (El llanto) (2018) An anachronistic story that can be perceived as out of time in a time of feminism. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Men of Hard Skin (Hombres de piel dura) (2019) The film portrays with a stark ugliness and without any type of modesty a history of abuses and manipulations in the middle of a provincial town where masculinity is put in check. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Vigilia en Agosto (2019) Vigilia en Agosto explores difficult issues, such as social oppression, familial duties, inheritances that must be kept intact, and the role of women in a patriarchal society. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Tara's Footprint (La huella de Tara) (2018) Tara's Footprint doesn't judge or searches for empathy, it simple observes a community and shows what they are, how they think, and the contradictions they face every day. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Marta Show (2019) Marta Show is a documentary that shows transformation and how the life of one person can acquire another meaning. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2019
7/10 81% Mid90s (2018) A contradictory mood that is expertly conveyed through a visually harsh staging. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Encandilan luces, viaje psicotrópico con Los Síquicos Litoraleños (2019) The documentary defies a traditional format by engaging as an "almodovarian" comedy from the 80s. [Full review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
6/10 No Score Yet Bikes (2018) An ecological fable effective in its messaging. [Full review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
8/10 100% Anima (2019) Anima is an amazing visual piece. [Full review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Again Once Again (De nuevo otra vez) (2019) Romina Paula once again demonstrates that she is a great narrator of simple stories. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2019
7/10 88% Non-Fiction (Doubles vies) (2019) The plot has an anachronistic air, very characteristic of a certain French cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
10/10 78% Leto (2019) A work that is inundated with beauty and liberty. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Escuela Monte (2019) A delicate visual work that is atypical for documentary filmmaking that effectively portrays each character's decisions. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
9/10 88% The Sharks (Los tiburones) (2019) Garibaldi manages to create a compact, precise and austere film. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
8/10 No Score Yet Absence of Me (Ausencia de mi) (2018) With Absence of Me, Terribili creates a truly memorable film. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Yvonne (2019) An intimate and personal portrait that transits for love beyond the horror. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2019
7/10 92% Belmonte (2018) A comedy that wanders between the real and the oneiric, like the paintings that Belmonte himself signs. [Full Review in Spanish] - EscribiendoCine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2019
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 69% 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 60% 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