Laura Hiros

Laura Hiros
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T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 No Score Yet One Small Step (2018) Tremendously emotional. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2019
5/5 No Score Yet Weekends (2017) An animated short... [that is] tremendously emotional. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2019
5/5 100% Bao (2018) A strong possibility of taking the [Oscar]. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Detainment (2018) Simply devastating. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2019
3/5 100% Among Wolves (2019) The beauty of what cannot be seen at first glance. That's the magic of Among Wolves. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2019
4/5 77% Never Look Away (2019) If you like art, history and film... you simply cannot miss it. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2019
4/5 89% The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) An excellent option for a great time with the little ones at home. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2019
3/5 72% Destroyer (2018) Although far from a classic, it's entertaining enough... because of the excellent performance from an unlikely protagonist: Nicole Kidman. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2019
4/5 66% Vice (2018) Vice is the purest strain of a political drama or the description of a man completely consumed by lust for power. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2019
3/5 78% Mary Poppins Returns (2018) If the new generations have never heard of the nanny, perhaps Blunt's performance in the new Mary Poppins works. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2018
5/5 96% Roma (2018) Alfonso Cuarón's Roma is a magical film that weaves memories of a childhood as idyllic as it is raw... in a world where silences prevail in homes accompanied by the endless murmurs and din of the streets. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2018
5/5 94% The Favourite (2018) If you like Machiavellian and deliciously intriguing films, don't miss The Favorite, a visual feast that will surprise you with its beauty, rudeness, rawness and ingenious evil. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
3/5 80% At Eternity's Gate (2018) Willem Dafoe gives life to the Dutch genius and... his portrayal of Van Gogh is simply impeccable. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
4/5 90% Maria By Callas (2018) If you don't know the history of this phenomenon of classical music, this is a sensational way of knowing it. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
3/5 61% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Bohemian Rhapsody loses itself in the attempt to avoid the controversial issues in Mercury's life, leaving us with only his stage figure, but that is well worth it and if you are not very demanding, it will not disappoint. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2018
3/5 70% The Happy Prince (2018) With a sensational cast... The Happy Prince will get you to see the man behind the legend. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
3/5 87% First Man (2018) An intimate and pragmatic account from the perspective of a quiet and taciturn Armstrong. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
4/5 89% The Sentence (2018) At some point during the documentary, the story of a family tragedy begins to find its activism tone, and Rudy's work to document Cindy's life... begins to be drawn as a universal story, which can change lives. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
4/5 90% Museum (Museo) (2018) [Museum] has nostalgic cinematography and delectable performances. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2018
3/5 90% A Star Is Born (2018) The film's musical scene are truly sensational. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
3/5 98% Science Fair (2018) Simply sensational. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
3/5 76% Smallfoot (2018) [Smallfoot] questions if what we believe is the truth, a powerful message in a society flooded with decontextualized information. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
3/5 71% The Apparition (L'apparition) (2018) A thriller that will, if you allow it to, make you question yourself. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
3/5 91% Mandy (2018) Both Riseborough and Cage give championship performances. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
3/5 65% Lizzie (2018) Oscar Nominee Chloë Sevigny (Boys Don't Cry) who stars in as well as produces the film, provides an impeccable and sustained performance as a Lizzie. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
4/5 91% We the Animals (2018) "We the Animals" has excellent performances, including those of the three children who are facing a camera for the first time and not to mention the parents. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2018
1/5 41% Arizona (2018) Although... some of the dialogues referring to the real estate market and North American idiosyncrasies are exceptional, they are not enough to maintain neither the interest nor the benevolence of the audience. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
4/5 86% The Captain (Der Hauptmann) (2018) "The Captain" is one of those films that will not only take your breath away, but will leave you frozen with scenes of human vileness that will be hard to forget. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2018
3/5 100% The Island (2018) The Island is a different movie, with excellent special effects, an intelligent plot (and very deep for an action film), which I assure you will not disappoint. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
3/5 98% The Cakemaker (2018) If you want a look at [a different type of] cinema, this German-Israeli co-production is simply something that cannot be missed. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
4/5 88% Whitney (2018) The story that the Oscar-winning director of "The Last King of Scotland", Kevin Macdonald, crafts is one of passion, care, work and subsequently, tragedy. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2018
4/5 96% Three Identical Strangers (2018) The idea that reality surpasses fiction may seem trite, but when stories like the documentary "Three Identical Strangers" emerge, one can only challenge the capacity for amazement. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
3/5 93% Incredibles 2 (2018) Incredibles 2 is a solid film, with enough elements to anchor itself the first... [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018
3/5 56% Tag (2018) Someone once said, we do not stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing, and that is the premise that the director and screenwriter of the story, Jeff Tomsic, followed... [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018
3/5 68% The Seagull (2018) Excellent cinematography, performances, a powerful story on the strength of the community... [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
2/5 67% On Chesil Beach (2018) With a powerful secondary cast... and despite the excellent performances and deliberate narration, the film fails to capture the imagination of the audience and the power of the novel simply does not transfer to the screen. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
2/5 No Score Yet Dark Crimes (2018) And to close with a weekend full of choices, "Dark Crimes"... a Polish film with misogynistic scenes, explicit sex and an unforeseen level of abjection. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
3/5 92% Beast (2018) It's the story of the beauty and the beast, but you will not know who is who, until the end... [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
4/5 89% Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat (2018) Excellent interviews and never-before-seen images will fascinate Basquiat's followers... [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
3/5 54% Book Club (2018) If you want to have a nice time with your friends or your partner... "Book Club" is without a doubt an excellent choice. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
84% Disobedience (2018) [Director Sebastián] Lelio's first film in English (which adds to movies like Gloria, The Year of the Tiger and A Fantastic Woman), takes up taboo themes... creating a film that will remain in your memory for years to come. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2018
2/5 No Score Yet The Network of Freedom (Red de libertad) (2017) Openly religious Spanish film The Network of Freedom... tells the story of a nun who saved more than 2,000 lives in Nazi-occupied France in World War II. [Full review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Sensitivity Training (2016) Excellent performances make this independent film... [Full Review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2018
1/5 12% Aardvark (2018) This movie is monotonous. [Full Review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2018
2/5 50% The Miracle Season (2018) [Sean] McNamara loses the opportunity to make a film of truly epic proportions by adding a double dose of molasses to a story that by its very nature was sweet enough. [Full Review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2018
63% I Can Only Imagine (2018) With excellent performances from [Dennis] Quaid and [J. Michael Finley] Finley the result is decent. [Full Review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2018
3/5 93% Journey's End (2018) Solid performances, especially from stand out Sam Claflin. [Full Review in Spanish] - Diario La Estrella (Fort Worth, TX) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet Nuremberg Trials (1948) An impressive film and without a doubt an invaluable historical document... [Full review in Spanish] - Rincón de cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
4/5 79% Melancholia (2011) Kirsten Dunst already won the best actress award at the last Cannes Film Festival, and the film is characterized by a tense plot, a specialty of Lars von Trier (Antichrist). [Full review in Spanish] - Rincón de cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
3/5 85% La tête en friche (My Afternoons with Margueritte) (2011) A love story, but not the classic head-over-heels story where it's Juliet's destiny to meet her Romeo and live out a tragic situation that ends in tears. [Full review in Spanish] - Rincón de cine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018