Juanma Ruiz

Juanma Ruiz
Juanma Ruiz's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Caimán Cuadernos de Cine

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) A film so full of provocative and stimulating ideas that each of its twists could be a new movie. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
67% For the Money (Por el dinero) (2019) A film that delights in its own act of narrating. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
40% Tlamess (2019) The particular poetics that it constructs end up offering some of the most suggestive and audacious images that have been seen in this edition of the festival. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
89% Dogs Don't Wear Pants (Koirat eivät käytä housuja) (2019) Reduces to indignity and pathos a character that probably deserved better treatment. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
60% Yves (2019) Raises the level of arbitrariness until it is immersed fully in the grotesque. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
100% Ghost Tropic (2019) [Director Bas Devos] extracts surprising mystery and strength from the seemingly common places. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
50% Sick, Sick, Sick (Sem seu sangue) (2019) [Director Alice] Furtado's debut shows a filmmaker with personality. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
89% It Must Be Heaven (2019) Nothing escapes [the film's] well-humored filter. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
55% Wounds (2019) Unfortunately, [director] Babak Anvari... is limited to building a conventional horror film. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
83% The Halt (Ang hupa) (2019) The plot is born naturally... enlightened by the need of life to build a story. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
75% Particles (Les particules) (2019) The mechanism proposed by Particles lies in the way of combining naturalism with a much more lyrical aspect. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
No Score Yet The Staggering Girl (2019) The experiment is not without interest because of what it has to find and from the usual sensoriality of the Italian filmmaker. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
83% Oleg (2019) The rest of [the film's] elements, from the music to the secondary schematics... only amplify the insurmountable gap between aspirations and the results of an unnecessarily ambitious proposal. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
97% First Love (Hatsukoi) (2019) This time Takashi Miike's usual excesses become a perfect vehicle for comedy. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
84% Zombi Child (2020) The film's main problem is that, in its final stages, the director feels obliged to explain a good deal of what was previously implicit. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
68% Little Joe (2019) Little Joe's questions continue to resonate long after the film ends. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
100% The Orphanage (2019) The way in which the script links different situations and points out subplots without offering a true evolution until its final minutes is another important lack in a film that, despite everything, houses estimable ideas. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
50% Alice and the Mayor (Alice et le maire) (2019) An undoubtedly pertinent and necessary reflection in the current delicate political panorama, but it gets lost in jokes that are much more superficial than the discourse that it tries to put forth. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
90% Give Me Liberty (2019) A work of great ambitions and imperfect results. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
86% The Whistlers (2019) If the role of the critic is to decipher the language of cinema, [director] Corneliu Porumboiu has built a mystery film about film criticism. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) It's possible that Tarantino created the first great film of the post-Weinstein era. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
98% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2019) The filmmaker films [the two protagnists] as true 'women in flames'. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
No Score Yet The Bare Necessity (Perdrix) (2019) The bizarre picture that [director Erwan] Le Duc paints always maintains the dignity and, above all, the pleasure of narrating with images. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
93% The Lighthouse (2019) An inevitable acting tour de force by Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
79% A Hidden Life (2019) Ends up becoming repetitive and losing... a good part of its undoubted initial expressive force. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
83% Lillian (2019) A powerful film. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
100% To Live to Sing (2019) A film full of shortcomings, but also small fascinating quests. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
100% An Easy Girl (Un fille facile) (2019) Director Rebecca] Zlotowski's gaze observes without judging. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2019
90% Bacurau (Nighthawk) (2019) A veritable torrent of visual and discursive ideas that crystallize into a powerful work. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 20, 2019
86% The Swallows of Kabul (Les hirondelles de Kaboul) (2019) Suffers from a schematism in its evolution and dialogues that ends up turning the film... into a sort of 'the Taliban regime explained for children'. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 20, 2019
83% Song Without a Name (Canción sin nombre) (2019) [Director] Melina León tries to do too many things, and maybe that's why she ends up squandering the strength of her premise. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2019
89% And Then We Danced (2019) The story ends up in a stylistic display of enormous dramatic force. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2019
No Score Yet Blow it to Bits (On va tout Péter) (2019) There is practically no dramatic progression or vocation of style, beyond... flat naturalism. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2019
100% For Sama (2019) Of enormous journalistic value. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2019
74% Les Misérables (2019) [Director Ladj] Ly does have a clear objective, and simply does not find an organic way to reach it. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2019
90% Deerskin (Le daim) (2019) [A] hardly justifiable presence in a festival. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2019
56% The Dead Don't Die (2019) We are dealing with a film of a (post) hypermodern referentiality, where the hunt for quotations becomes an indissoluble part of the viewing pleasure. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 15, 2019
48% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) [Director] J.A. Bayona ends up composing a pastiche that weaves the Jurassic saga with The Orphanage, synthesized in the monster that ends up roaming by a huge and gloomy mansion at its leisure... [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
43% Lucia's Grace (Troppa grazia) (2018) It's not the worst comedy that has gone through [Cannes] this year, but surely the aspirations should be higher. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018
79% In My Room (2018) Everything is, then, something soulless, almost touched by death before the film takes a definite flight in its second half. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018
100% The Pluto Moment (Ming wang xing shi ke) (2018) [The film has] moments of great beauty for a film that does not always reach the same height, but when it does it becomes one of the most interesting proposals of the [Cannes] Fortnight. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
91% Mirai (2018) [Director Mamoru] Hosoda is able to create powerful images and emotional situations. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
95% Burning (Beoning) (2018) Each and every one of [director] Lee Chang-dong's adaptation decisions in Burning, based on the story Barn Burning by Haruki Murakami, serve to magnify a much weaker base material than the resulting film... [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
93% Carmen & Lola (Carmen y Lola) (2018) It's regretful... that the film suffers from the purely fictional aspect: in the construction of the characters, their love story and their dramatic development. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
70% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) In short, neither more nor less than a fun robbery movie, perhaps a missed opportunity, and certainly a catastrophe avoided. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
100% The Snatch Thief (El Motoarrebatador) (2018) The film's great virtue is its willingness to let the images speak... [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
57% Amin (2018) Well-intentioned... but somewhat flat. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
75% Asako I & II (Netemo sametemo) (2019) The episodic character of the film, articulated in a succession of romantic conflicts, ends up diluting the potential of what, in the end, is no more (or less) than a serial. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
83% The Trouble with You (En liberté!) (2018) Adèle Haenel's efforts... do not prevent the absolute artistic shipwreck of the film, in the same way that this will not prevent a more than predictable success at the box office. [Full review in Spanish] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
58% Buy Me a Gun (Cómprame un revolver) (2018) A more than promising premise hindered by its execution... [Full review in Spanishi] - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018