Mabel Salinas

Mabel Salinas
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T-Meter Title | Year Review
1/5 25% Beast of Burden (2018) There are too many themes introduced that end up leading nowhere. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
2/5 48% Escape Room (2019) The story of Escape Room wears out due to the constant twists and its obsession with surprising with each death. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
1.5/5 70% Final Score (2018) Final Score rusts with its patriotic tints. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet Mirreyes contra Godinez (2019) Bit by bit, the satiric style dilutes itself. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019
4/5 93% First Reformed (2018) The writing of First Reformed is audacious. It is unusual - and even complicated - to connect the church or some institution of faith with the thriller. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
4/5 94% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) If Beale Street Could Talk is a love story until it is not. Or rather it is the portrait of a stable and lasting love despite the adversities. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
2.5/5 67% Champions (Campeones) (2018) Champsions is saturated with cliches, exaggerated emotional sequences and lots of emotional manipulation. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2019
3/5 84% Creed II (2018) An emotional rematch - although a bit worn - in which the combat keeps you at the edge of your seat. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2019
2/5 32% Kin (2018) The first part of Kin seems to be an indie drama with sci-fi beats, but it keeps its best cards for the final cliffhanger. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2018
2.5/5 14% Robin Hood (2018) In its eagerness to cover many subjects, Robin Hood ends up disarticulating and getting carried away by clichés and stereotypes. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2018
17% The Possession of Hannah Grace (2018) It is one more example that the exorcisms have not known how to shake their demons or ghosts. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2018
4/5 100% Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018) Beom-sik Jeong's film does not stagnate in the substitutes caused by sudden stridencies; his camera handling is intelligent, credible and the setting is crucial for the development of the story. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
1.5/5 12% Peppermint (2018) Morel repeats himself throughout the film and leaves it very clear that despite having Jennifer Garner, it's not so easy to emulate Sydney Bristow. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
4/5 38% Angel Face (Gueule d'ange) (2018) Angel Face is a pungent, realistic drama, portrayed with a claustrophobic camera and a constant use of the close-up, which results in a promising debut. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
3.5/5 87% Colette (2018) Liberation and desire reiterates episodes of machismo, misogyny and discrimination while representing other types of love. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet La jaula (2017) The film offers several layers of reading, but, as in the case of good films, the interpretation that you want to give them or how you want to discover them depends on the spectator. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet The Grand Promise (La gran promesa) (2018) The background of the film directed by Jorge Ramírez-Suárez, starring Juan Manuel Bernal, suffers from dramatic exacerbations and manipulative music. - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2018
3.5/5 83% Juliet, Naked (2018) Hand made of genre conventions at a dramatic and structural level, but what it does very well is to take advantage of its actors: Ethan Hawke, Rose Byrne and Chris O'Dowd. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
4/5 96% Western (2018) The director Valeska Grisebach maintains a powerful acting force and scenes of pulsating drama where understanding reigns despite the ignorance of the foreign language. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
4.5/5 89% Ravenous (Les affamés) (2018) Robin Aubert creates a horror thriller about zombies reliant on silences and a predominant visual language and succeeds. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
2/5 54% Bad Samaritan (2018) The work of Dean Devlin is irregular in his handling of the tone and promised more in the paper that in the execution, despite having David Tennant as the antagonist. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
4/5 94% Loveling (Benzinho) (2018) The second film by Gustavo Pizzi and starring Karine Teles is a genuine work with a credible and empathetic interaction among all the members of its cast. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
3/5 45% Marrowbone (2018) Sergio G. Sánchez, screenwriter of The Orphanage, debuts in the direction with an ambitious story that makes montage and ellipsis his best narrative weapons. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2018
3.5/5 70% Adrift (2018) The work of Woodley and Claflin as well as the direction of Kormákur raise this story of two lovers alone against the immensity of the sea. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2018
1/5 No Score Yet Locos de Amor 2 (2018) Frank Perez Garland's film is a soulless musical comedy, where the songs are incorporated into the plot with shoehorn. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
4/5 80% Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017) The film is enigmatic and ethereal, but above all the brightest are Annette Bening and Jamie Bell as the actors Gloria Gahame and Peter Turner. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet El Refugio de los Insomnes (2018) Cassandra Ciangherotti is direct, sarcastic, enigmatic and projects internal strength every time she appears on the screen. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2018
3.5/5 62% Please Stand By (2018) Dakota Fanning stars in a coming-of-age whose greatest freshness lies in the tribute to Star Trek and Spock as instruments to talk about autism. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2018
4.5/5 97% I Am Not a Witch (2018) The debut film by Rungano Nyoni is a satirical, brilliant and sophisticated denunciation starring the magnificent revelation Maggie Mulubwa. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2018
2.5/5 69% Ocean's 8 (2018) There's constant variables in this film that entertain, but leave you with the sensation that it was done better before. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
2/5 No Score Yet Eres mi pasión (2018) An uneven remake with fine acting derived from minimal requirements of the script. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
4.5/5 85% The Third Murder (Sandome no satsujin) (2018) [The Third Murder] will stay with you for days. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2018
2/5 25% Overboard (2018) In the end [Overboard] does not escape convention. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2018
2.5/5 No Score Yet Moglie e marito (2017) A generic story that relies on the formula of the romantic comedy that presents the disparate analysis of the characters. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2018
2.5/5 No Score Yet American Curious (2018) The film pays particular attention to the emotive factor... However, the film does fall into commonplace situations - it clearly shows where it is shaping up and what will happen - and even presents a few kitsch beats. [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
4.5/5 94% Loveless (Nelyubov) (2018) Andrey Zvyagintsev, who wrote the script along with Oleg Negin, makes this a merciless film, implacable, severe and uncomfortable... [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2018
3.5/5 No Score Yet Hasta que la Boda nos Separe (2018) Hasta que la Boda nos Separe is a very pleasant surprise... [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2018
1.5/5 No Score Yet La pena máxima (2018) These mishaps are glimpsed both in the film's scenes and in the script, devoid of endearing characters and whose protagonist is poorly developed... [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Todo Mal (2018) ... [Director Issa López's] most polished comedy to date...[Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
3.5/5 50% Based on a True Story (D'après une histoire vraie) (2017) ... labyrinthine psychological thriller... [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
4/5 94% A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (2018) A Fantastic Woman achieves all of the above through a melancholy mastery thanks to the performance of the transsexual actress and singer Daniela Vega... [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2018
2/5 33% The Midnight Man (2018) Unfortunately, once the mystery of the game is solved, many unresolved questions arise about its antecedents and the whereabouts of the characters presented in the opening sequence. [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2018
2/5 22% La Boda De Valentina (2018) These small visions of political satire are marginal comments treated with absolute superficiality... [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
4/5 82% Molly's Game (2018) ... we see a woman who knows how to cope in a world led by men and, therefore, eventually pays for her daring. [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2018
2/5 43% Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) Despite the committed work of the cast... the film is a fluctuation of repetitive cliches... [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet La Leyenda del Charro Negro (2018) ... this Leyenda is the most refined of the series. [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
4/5 84% Darkest Hour (2017) Gary Oldman is a force of nature... [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Una mujer sin filtro (2018) ... [Mexican remake of Sin Filtro (2016, Chile)] presents a more polished film. [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2018
2.5/5 23% Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas (Tadeo Jones 2: El secreto del Rey Midas) (2017) ... the only thing we hope is that in the future they will allow [Tad] to mature with each mission accomplished. [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
2/5 20% The Kids Are Back (Cuando los hijos regresan) (2017) ... a repetitive comedy... [Full review in Spanish] - Cine Premiere EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2017