Nando Salvá

Nando Salvá
Nando Salvá's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Cinemanía (Spain)
Publications: Cinemanía (Spain)

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
5/5 95% The Wild Pear Tree (Ahlat agaci) (2019) Full of passion and sensuality and lyricism. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
2.5/5 36% National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007) This film appears to have been designed by cocaine addicts. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
3/5 80% American Gangster (2007) [Denzel Washington] is all charisma. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
3/5 65% Our Time (Nuestro tiempo) (2019) Our Time contains some visually dazzling moments... In general, however, in it there is little of the hypnotic capacity, the spirituality and the existential depth that nourishs [director Carlos Reygadas'] best films. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2019
4/5 99% Ash Is Purest White (2019) Reflects the transition that [director Jia Zhang- Ke's] cinema has experienced over the years... And, despite this, it's different: more unpredictable... more fun, more strange, more disturbing and, perhaps, more transcendent. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
3.5/5 82% Sorry Angel (Plaire, aimer et courir vite) (2019) Both urgent and meditative, romantic but pragmatic, stylized but endowed with the freshness of [improvisation], and full of melancholy but also of the joy of living. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 6, 2019
3/5 91% Gloria Bell (2019) A film that would be meaningless if it were not led by a great actor. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2019
4/5 92% Donbass (2018) Bitter, lacerating and brutal. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
4/5 97% The Heiresses (Las Herederas) (2019) [A] precise psychological study. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2019
4/5 93% The Old Man & the Gun (2018) Even if it doesn't end up being Redford's last role... it's the best swan song imaginable for him. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
3.5/5 89% Blood Father (2016) The result is resoundingly effective and enjoyable despite being entirely predictable. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2019
4/5 91% Widows (2018) [Widows] includes fewer action scenes than you would expect... But Widows not only explores issues of gender and race, it also talks about family fractures and religion and corrupt politicians. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2018
2.5/5 60% Snowden (2016) In sum, the questions that Snowden raises are essential to understand our time, but Stone's version is not adequate to address them. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
4/5 97% The Rider (2018) [Director Chloe] Zhao observes her objects of study with attention, reluctant to be condescending to them or to romanticize them. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
3.5/5 75% Mom and Dad (2018) It's such a deliciously perverse premise that the film does not need anything more. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
2.5/5 69% Ocean's 8 (2018) Irresistible charisma has been replaced by weak impersonality. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2018
5/5 96% Western (2018) What relates [Western] to the most American of genres is that it speaks of the tension between colonizers and natives, and... handles issues such as the vain, aggressive, fragile and competitive nature of the male ego. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
3.5/5 94% Transit (2019) It takes some time to get used to the narrative rules that [director] Christian Petzold establishes in his new film. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
4/5 96% Sweet Country (2018) A story of racism and violence, poetic, serene and full of fury. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
3.5/5 86% Hannah (2018) The more you try to lead a normal life, the more the environment seems to conspire to exclude it. [Director] Andrea Pallaoro contemplates this process with distant and parsimonious patience... [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018
4/5 91% Lean on Pete (2018) Once again [director Andrew Haigh] does not waste a scene or a line of dialogue. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018
4/5 95% Graduation (Bacalaureat) (2017) Demolishing proof of the toxicity of good intentions. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
3/5 95% Custody (Jusqu'à la garde) (2018) During its promising initial 15 minutes, the first feature film by Xavier Legrand suggests that what will come next will be a weighty reflection on a legal issue as complex as the one identified in its title. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2018
2.5/5 83% Deepwater Horizon (2016) While remembering the worst environmental disaster in US history... Deepwater Horizon doesn't even offer the typical fun of action films, the typical suspense of a thriller nor the habitual emotional depth in human dramas. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2018
4.5/5 95% The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi) (2016) The Handmaiden is, above all, a delightful exercise in changing perspectives and sympathies. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2018
4/5 91% Frantz (2017) Using a structure that turns the film into a game of mirrors that constantly reveals new perspectives and unexpected depths... Ozon conducts an intimately epic examination... [Full review in Spanish - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
3.5/5 94% Train to Busan (Busanhaeng) (2016) The director Yeon Sang-ho shows an impeccable sense of narrative rhythm and makes efficient use of space... [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2018
2/5 26% Colonia (2016) In the first place, [the film] ruins the historical context in pursuit of a story about the triumph of love weighed down by cheap sentimentality... [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2018
2.5/5 72% The Birth of a Nation (2016) ... [director Nate] Parker disdains the importance of his historical context to tell an easily digestible story of revenge... [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
4.5/5 96% The Salesman (Forushande) (2017) Each successive scene tightens the knot that has trapped the characters. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
4/5 95% The King's Speech (2010) In any case, the film is fun and emotional without falling into the farce or melodrama, while refusing to exaggerate the facts or invent miraculous cures. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2018
3/5 94% Foxtrot (2018) ... Foxtrot tries to offer a fierce criticism both of the uses and abuses of the Israeli army and of the absurdity of military life. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2018
3.5/5 91% Birdman (2014) Birdman's characters do not always find redemption, but Iñárritu's faith in people has never been so convincing before. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2018
4/5 98% I Am Not Your Negro (2017) ... an epic work... [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
5/5 95% Call Me by Your Name (2018) Films as special as this one are not often seen. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2018
3.5/5 67% Wonderstruck (2017) Less effective as an emotional odyssey than as a brilliant formal exercise. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2018
2/5 27% Suburbicon (2017) Clooney should have invited the Coen brothers to the shoot more often. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2017
5/5 92% Sieranevada (2016) The type of film for which the qualifier "Masterpiece" was invented. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2017
4/5 100% Ana, mon amour (2016) ... a man and a woman immersed in the most toxic codependence. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2017
4/5 85% The Square (2017) [The Square] covers more than it can grasp, but its satire is almost always hilarious. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2017
1.5/5 39% The Mountain Between Us (2017) The film includes dazzling panoramas and two stars full of charisma... But little more. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2017
4.5/5 86% The Lost City of Z (2017) It takes us deep into the unimaginable and gives it depth and context; and, in the process, what began as a simple adventure gains melancholy and capacity to terrify and charm at the same time. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2017
4/5 86% The Untamed (La región salvaje) (2017) As it moves between auteur cinema and science-fiction, between horror and eroticism, it meditates on issues such as homophobia, misogyny, castrated desires and institutionalized violence. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2017
2.5/5 31% King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017) The problem with this movie is that it's tremendously boring. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2017
86% Francofonia (2016) A big display of beauty and ideas, a feast for the eyes. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2016
4/5 78% From Afar (Desde Allá) (2016) A tight, precise and firm film debut. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2016
3.5/5 90% The Boy And The Beast (Bakemono No Ko) (2016) Hosoda is well on his way to become the next Miyazaki. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2016