Luis Bond

Luis Bond
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Director, Screenwriter, and Editor at The Magus Films. College professor. Film Critic since 2011. Founding member of the Circle of Critics of Caracas. A reader who writes, a cinephile who makes movies. I believe in the power of good stories. Passionate about images, symbols, myths, and the psyche (with Jungian orientation)
Publications: A Simple Vista, Globovision

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
4/5 66% Crisis (2021) Crisis invites us to reflect on an invisible enemy that grows bigger every day and whose ravages have become normalized to the point of horror: the addictions created by opioids and the silence that companies keep [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2021
5/5 95% The Irishman (2019) The Irishman is not only one of Martin Scorsese's best films (which is saying a lot), but also a tribute to all the crime movies in which its director has specialized (contributing masterpieces to this genre). [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2021
3/5 41% Midway (2019) Evaluating all its edges, Midway has a positive balance. It walks with ease between two antipodes that seem antagonistic: war and spectacle. Emmerich manages to recreate a critical moment in the history of United States [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2021
4/5 64% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Is a beautiful tribute to film noir. Norton's management does an excellent job of respecting the conventions of the tradition that he honors, while at the same time introducing special elements that give his story a unique touch [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2021
4/5 87% Hustlers (2019) Hustlers, like its protagonists, promotes itself under the facade of beauty and sex but hides behind it a story loaded with a social criticism that confronts the viewer. [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2021
5/5 95% Soul (2020) Soul has multiple layers: kids will enjoy the animation of the characters, the physical comedy, and the music, while adults will be confronted with issues that, although are intrinsic to our existence, we tend to avoid. [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2021
4/5 78% Doctor Sleep (2019) Doctor Sleep is a good psychological thriller with touches of terror, a bit of drama, and covered with a dreamlike veneer that allows its director to show off his staging in several sequences. [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2021
2/5 26% Gemini Man (2019) The movie is full of expository dialogues that slow down the development of the conflict, transforming the action sequences into the only oases where the narrative flows. However, this is not enough to make a successful story [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2021
3/5 69% Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) Zombieland: Double Tap suffers from the main problems of the second parts: some repeated gags, in one way or another appeal to nostalgia and takes place in a kind of safe but functional place. [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2021
5/5 91% El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019) El Camino is a good 2-hour episode of Breaking Bad . It works perfectly as an epilogue (in every sense of the word) to Jesse's dramatic arc and at no point does it clash with the canon from which it emerges.[Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2020
5/5 98% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) One of the best films of the decade and of Korean cinema (a nation that, by the way, has one of the most interesting filmographies of contemporary times). Its greatest strength is telling a story small but so powerful... [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2020
5/5 68% Joker (2019) Joker is dark, dense, violent, and monstrous. A descent into Hades that is unlike anything we've seen on screen that's inspired by a comic [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2020
5/5 94% Marriage Story (2019) Marriage Story is one of Baumbach's most mature works. Moving away from his eccentric characters (like Greenberg or Frances Ha), keeping his focus on interpersonal and family relationships [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2020
3.5/5 89% The Two Popes (2019) The Two Popes is an atypical film, an interesting exercise walking between the biopic, drama and social, political and religious criticism with a slight touch of humor. Without going into very rugged terrain... [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2020
5/5 80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) Jojo Rabbit is not another movie about the horrors of World War II. It is a story about maturation, loss of innocence, fanaticism, family, friendship, first love, identity creation, death, and getting our place in the world[Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2020
3/5 80% The Platform (El Hoyo) (2020) The Platform is a strange movie. Its main attribute lies in its attractive premise (with echoes of Kafka, Buñuel, and Gilliam) and its ambiguity when it comes to portraying the universe where it develops. [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2020
5/5 91% The Invisible Man (2020) The Invisible Man is much more than the reboot of a classic, it is the reinvention of a monster from a much more real and modern perspective -- making it infinitely more terrifying. [Full review in Spanish] - A Simple Vista EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2020