María Fernanda Mugica

María Fernanda Mugica
María Fernanda Mugica's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): La Nación (Argentina) Otroscines.com

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
20% The Grudge (2020) The most disappointing aspect of The Grudge is that it wastes its talented cast. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2020
No Score Yet The Clowns (Los payasos) (2019) The Clowns' forte is its humor. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
26% Countdown (2019) It's very entertaining thanks to the suspense and comedy, even though it doesn't achieve a true horror atmosphere. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2020
20% Cats (2019) The CGI turns the kitsch of the original work into something more disturbing than entertaining. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2020
77% Frozen II (2019) The whole movie is esthetically beautiful. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2020
97% Knives Out (2019) Inspired by Hitchcock as much as by Agatha Christie, the director pays homage to the classics of the genre. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
No Score Yet The Snow Queen: Magic of the Ice Mirror (Snezhnaya koroleva 2. Snezhnyy korol) (2015) There is still no technological advancement that can replace a script. [Full review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2019
52% Charlie's Angels (2019) Each scene shouts to the viewer not to worry, that the game of putting three beautiful women with different looks fighting against evil men is empowerment and not a surrender to the rules of Hollywood. [Full review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2019
96% The Irishman (2019) The movie's relationship with reality has little importance considering its stateliness and the incredible performances from De Niro, Pacino, and Pesci. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
No Score Yet Amor de película (2019) Amor de película pays an entertaining and honest tribute to the rom-com genre, demonstrating admiration for it, even with its clichés. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2019
87% Hustlers (2019) In Hustlers there's a female gaze on a female story, which influences the type of humor, the portrayal of the friendship between the characters, and the way the female bodies are filmed. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2019
4.5/5 80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) Jojo Rabbit has an aesthetic that refers to Wes Anderson's cinema, but with greater content and ambitions. [Full review in Spanish] - Otroscines.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
4/5 95% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) The key to this film's success is that it focuses on the way that Mr. Rogers affected everyone around him. [Full Review in Spanish] - Otroscines.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2019
4/5 97% Dolemite Is My Name (2019) Eddie Murphy is back. [Full Review in Spanish] - Otroscines.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2019
4.5/5 92% Uncut Gems (2019) Adam Sandler demonstrates that he is more than capable to bring in a magnificent performance with a character that lives on the border between comedy and tragedy. [Full Review in Spanish] - Otroscines.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2019
3/5 68% Joker (2019) There are many brilliant moments in the film, most of which are provided by Phoenix himself. But the dramatic intensity can be a lot to stand. You could almost hear Heath Ledger's Joker ask "Why so serious?" [Full Review in Spanish] - Otroscines.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
5/5 97% Knives Out (2019) The secret ingredient in Knives Out is its spirit of authentic love for the classic detective stories and Rian Johnson's ability to laugh with the genre and not at it. [Full Review in Spanish] - Otroscines.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
2/5 20% Chicuarotes (2019) The film attempts to balance comedy and tragedy, but it is rather hard to walk out of this laughing. [Full Review in Spanish] - Otroscines.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2019
3/5 63% While at War (Mientras Dure La Guerra) (2019) This is the kind of film where nothing is really out of place and is saved by its impeccable production and music. [Full Review in Spanish] - Otroscines.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2019
4/5 94% The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) The film is always on the verge of the absurd, but peering over that abyss is part of its game. [Full Review in Spanish] - Otroscines.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2019
84% Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) Beyond its good choices, the movie ends up being uneven. There are intelligent and funny moments as well as boring and irritating ones. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
No Score Yet Mekong Paraná: Los Últimos Laosianos (2019) The director treats with affection and respect the protagonists of this documentary. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
100% Heroic Losers (La odisea de los giles) (2019) The script achieves an entertaining plot, interspersed with a reflection about human behavior and featuring characters with whom it is impossible not to empathize. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2019
No Score Yet Men of Hard Skin (Hombres de piel dura) (2019) José Celestino Campusano demonstrates his talent to keep viewers' attention, even when he's making them confront difficult scenes. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
No Score Yet Vigilia en Agosto (2019) The film, directed by Luis María Mercado, offers a perfect portrait of life in a small city and refined performances. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2019
91% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Tom Holland is a charismatic actor with ability to play a Peter Parker in which coexist the superhero and the teenager in crisis. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2019
81% Long Shot (2019) Charlize Theron demonstrates her talent by having her character shine as a true human being. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
100% Brief Story from the Green Planet (Breve historia del planeta verde) (2019) The brilliant performances by the starring trio creates a connection that is as intellectual as it is affective. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2019
4.5/5 87% Non-Fiction (Doubles vies) (2019) A sophisticated yet accessible film. [Full Review in Spanish] - Otroscines.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
57% Aladdin (2019) Will Smith is perfect as the genie in the lamp, but the ones who earn our attention are Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott whose charisma and chemistry give purpose to the plot. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
No Score Yet Abrakadabra (2018) An entertaining film with a great aesthetic. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2019
100% Family Members (Los miembros de la familia) (2019) The most risky and successful triumph of the film is the way it wields dry humor to add another layer of senses to the story. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
No Score Yet Estoy Acá - Mangui Fi (2017) Alternating between Buenos Aires and Senegal, the film moves and opens perspectives thanks to the closeness it manages to establish between the viewer and the protagonists. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2019
No Score Yet 1100 (2019) A great portrait of a taxi driver from Rosario. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2019
34% Wonder Park (2019) Wonder Park has the ambitions of a children's film that tries to combine fun with profundity, but doesn't succeed. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
58% Pet Sematary (2019) The cleaning and updating of some narrative elements effectively reinforce the focus on the central theme. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
93% Us (2019) The best thing about Us is not that thematic ambition, but its aesthetic grandiloquence, its disturbing climates and the way in which it abandons realism until it is forgotten. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 25, 2019
4.5/5 93% The Old Man & the Gun (2018) The Old Man & the Gun is seen with a constant smile throughout. [Full Review in Spanish] - Otroscines.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2019
No Score Yet Foto Estudio Luisita (2018) Foto Estudio Luisita is moved by the love and respect that flows throughout its development. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2019
54% Five Feet Apart (2019) Unfortunately, Haley Lu Richardson's charm and Cole Sprouse's presence aren't enough to distract from the accumulation of cliches. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2019
73% On the Basis of Sex (2019) When the film concentrates on the case with which Ginsburg achieved success, it acquires greater nuances and exploits its best facets. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
No Score Yet Blanco o negro (2016) The mise-en-scene in this film stands out and is extremely effective in portraying the tension and violence that emanate from the story. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
No Score Yet Entre gatos universalmente pardos (2019) An exceptional portrait of journalism, psychoanalysis and literature. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2019
41% The Upside (2019) The Upside follows a formulaic approach and relies heavily on low emotional blows that seek immediate empathy but lack subtlety. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
45% Second Act (2018) Pure formula and little heart. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2019
92% Bumblebee (2018) A film with a playful and noble essence, Bumblebee manages to mix Transformers with the nostalgia of the 80s and it's better than it sounds. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2019
No Score Yet The Mermaid: Lake of the Dead (Rusalka: Ozero myortvykh) (2018) The Mermaid doesn't manage to construct suspense nor scare the spectator. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
No Score Yet The Stolen Princess (Vykradena pryntsesa: Ruslan i Ludmila) (2018) This film of Ukrainian origin accumulates the topics of fairy tales, without achieving a history or aesthetics that are novel. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
90% Better Things (2008) The film is an example of British realism with virtues. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
No Score Yet Leal: Solo hay una forma de vivir (2018) In the quest to imitate mainstream cinema, the film lost the opportunity to tell a proper story. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018