María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno)

María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno)
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Publications: La Vanguardia (Spain)

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T-Meter Title | Year
90% Phantom of the Opera (1925) The audience was always interested in Lon Cheney's mysterious character. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2020
100% The Gaucho (1927) The film's multiple values... among which is not the least, certainly, [is] the revelation of new Mexican star Lupe Velez. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2020
53% Bird of Paradise (1932) King Vidor and Dolores del Río's lengthy journey is certainly worth it. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2020
No Score Yet Primavera en otoño (1933) A new excellent Spanish language film... A resounding triumph. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2020
No Score Yet This Is the Night (1932) It's fitting to highlight the wit and charm of Lily Damita, an artist whose talent had not been very well used in previous productions. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2020
No Score Yet Nagana (1933) [Nagana] will leave a deep impression upon its viewers. Without a doubt for the mastery with which it is realized. But also for the actors' fine performances, and, above all, the narration's dynamism. [Full reviiew in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2020
No Score Yet F.P.1 Doesn't Answer (I.F.1 ne répond plus) (1933) A very commendable effort on top of the subject's originality and concept. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2020
No Score Yet La Belle Aventure (1932) Exquisite and fun. Kate de Nagy is delicious. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2020
No Score Yet Der schwarze Husar (1932) A bit trivial of a subject perhaps... it also stars Conrad Veidt, the best actor in Germany and one of the best in the world... a very beautiful movie. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2020
No Score Yet Quick (1932) [A] frivolous and pleasant affair... The delicious Lillian Harvey's talent and beauty stand out. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2020
94% Shanghai Express (1932) A few people with whom you live a relative intimacy... to forget them the next day. Here is an aspect of "Shanghai Express" that is done with great success. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
100% Mädchen in Uniform (Girls in Uniform) (Maidens in Uniform) (1931) It is the most robust, most serious work that cinema has given us in many years. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
No Score Yet Currito de la Cruz (1925) The film adaptation of 'Currito de la Cruz', from the novel of the same name, is a beautiful movie. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
No Score Yet El caballero de la noche (1932) As a whole, it's a nice movie. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
No Score Yet Tumultes (1931) A work of somber tone, of pungent taste; a masterpiece, however, like the etching of a great master. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
No Score Yet The Road to Singapore (1931) This production has an excellent cast, which far exceeds the plot. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
No Score Yet Ich und die Kaiserin (1933) Like the realization and performances, the music is delicious and cleverly linked with the film's subject. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
No Score Yet Fashion Row (1923) The eccentric star shines. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
No Score Yet La revoltosa (1924) Josefina Tapias... is, for us, a veritable and very important revelation as an interpreter of silent art. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
No Score Yet Rasputin (1932) Trotz's "Rasputin" is realized with all dignity ... but it does not cease to be a, novel, lacking human and aesthetic nuances. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet Hell Divers (1932) In "Hell Divers" there is a supreme "titan" that the public does not see: the cameraman. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet Ladies of the Big House (1931) The film presents scenes that reveal the expert and skillful hand of the new director Marion Gering. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
63% Mata Hari (1932) Superbly feminine in its last scenes - which are, in our opinion, the best - "Mata-Hari" has found in Greta Garbo, a wonderful personification. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet Emil und die Detektive (Emil and the Detectives) (1931) In its narrative aspect, as in its technique, "Emil and the Detectives" is also perfect, vigorous, of a firm line and of an essential pictorial value in many moments. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet Der Kongreß tanzt (1931) "Der Kongreß tanzt" has, within its inconsequential theme, its own transcendence. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
100% Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) Beautifully linked to a fable, within its genre, full of originality, emotion and interest. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet Little Old New York (1923) A truly delicate affair and exquisite presentation. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet Broken Lullaby, (The Man I Killed) (1932) Lubitsch manages to give us the unmistakable resources that sonority offers him. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
89% Arrowsmith (1931) "Arrowsmith" profoundly moves the audience, by the mere virtue of the spirit that pulses in the narrative. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet Drusilla with a Million (1925) A sentimental, beautiful film. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet The Mad Genius (1931) With a complex character, John Barrymore demonstrates, once again, his size as a full-body artist, and puts in his accent and gesture all his dramatic power. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet Blood Money (1933) George Bancroft is, in his genre, an indisputable prestige. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
86% White Zombie (1932) Unpleasant, macabre, absurd, and without the flight of a liberating imagination. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
95% The Champ (1931) No false attitudes, excessive expressions, nor a movement or a nuance that is not nature itself. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet I By Day, You By Night (Ich Bei Tag Und Du Bei Nacht) (1932) [The film] could have had a vaudevillesque tone if the filmmakers hadn't overcome this risk with extreme skill, leaving it with... a pleasant, mild and fine mischievousness. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
96% The Old Dark House (1932) The light and the shadows are wonderfully played, to achieve that desired effect of mystery, of terror. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
100% Love Me Tonight (1932) The director skillfully fuses the appeal of the artist to the expressiveness of the camera; the agility of the narrative technique to the casual irony of conception. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet Der Rebell (1933) A movie which unites the undeniable values of the new sound technique with all the old -- and permanent -- excellence of silent films. That is, the action..., the dynamism, the emotional rhythm. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet Die Koffer des Herrn O.F. (The Trunks of Mr. O.F.) (2010) Humor and ingenuity of the best kind have presided over the creation and approach of the movie's subject. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
86% Grand Hotel (1932) It has presented a cast, difficult, if not impossible, to beat. Of a discreet and correct modesty, in form and substance. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
67% Quatorze Juillet (Bastille Day) (July 14) (1933) The simplicity of composition in contrast with its rich humor, optimism, popular expression, it's delicious in every moment. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
96% I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932) The truly extraordinary thing is that the filmmaker has been able to give the same painful feeling of nightmare, anguish, that the book delivers. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
88% The Mummy (1932) "The Mummy" implies a magnificent effort of documentation, preparation, realization. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet The Miracle Of The Wolves (1924) This effort can be described as truly admirable thanks to... the French cinematography has given us that, is, without a doubt... the masterpiece of its production. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
61% Blonde Venus (1932) The story is well told: the expressive camera in the pathetic drama of the film. A complete success. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
55% The Sign of the Cross (1932) Splendid representation of an unbelievably sumptuous era. Human mass (actors and extras) management performed with absolute skill. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet The Uninvited Guest (1924) Although excessively melodromatic, is... a good film. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet The Recoil (1924) The interest in the plot never wanes, which is perhaps due to its extreme melodrama. Of course, [the film] provides Betty Blythe the opportunity to show us a beautiful and refined setting. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
63% America (1924) America is, thanks to the push of its director, a great film. Lionel Barrymore's performance is worthy of all praise. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
No Score Yet Die schönste frau der welt (1924) This production has successful direction, pleasant development and a cinematography that approaches perfection. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020