Nestor Bentancor

Nestor Bentancor
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Nestor Bentancor (@NestorCine) is a Uruguayan film critic and entertainment journalist living in Los Angeles since 2002. In 2009 he founded the bilingual website DesdeHollywood.com, and in 2015 he launched the Spanish-language YouTube channel Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood. On both of these fast-growing digital outlets, he delivers in-depth reviews, analysis, exclusive interviews, and interactive live broadcasts, mixing information and opinion in an engaging way. He has several years of experience working as a celebrity interviewer and movie expert for major networks, such as NTN24, RCN Colombia, Nuestra Tele, W Radio, ¡HOLA! TV, and OnDirecTV. Additionally, he has been a guest panelist on English-language shows like Collider Movie Review Talk, Meet The Movie Press, and The LAOFCS Weekly.

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
37% Cherry (2021) Cacophonic mix of narrative and aesthetic elements that we have seen several times before, better reflected. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2021
94% Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) It is more interested in appealing to today's kids than transporting us all to another place and time. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2021
71% Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021) Bigger. Better. Badass! Zack Snyder's mature and spectacular superhero epic is the best film in his DCEU trilogy. I can't wait to see it in IMAX! [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2021
80% I Care a Lot (2021) The Wolf of Wall Street meets The Weasel's Tale in a devilishly clever and fun, comedic thriller. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2021
87% Supernova (2021) Intimate, tender, and raw. Spending time with these two talents is a healing experience.[Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2021
91% Little Fish (2021) A tasteful, melancholic tale of love and loss, with very compelling performances. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2021
98% The Father (2021) An unforgettable, powerful film with colosal performances. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2021
27% Bliss (2021) The challenge isn't grasping the big ideas, but connecting with these two characters. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2021
96% Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) A historical thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Kaluuya roars with talent and charisma. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2021
90% Promising Young Woman (2020) A delicious comedic thriller with a stellar central performance. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2021
57% Malcolm & Marie (2020) An intense dramatic roller-coaster anchored by terrific performances. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2021
46% The Little Things (2021) The terrific cast intermittently electrifies, but it can't bring to life a cold and stiff script. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
98% One Night in Miami (2020) A phenomenal film with knockout performances, script and direction! [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
43% Locked Down (2021) The worst identity crisis is the one the film itself is suffering. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
76% Pieces of a Woman (2020) An affecting exploration of grief, powered by three great performances. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
40% Death to 2020 (2020) It successfully ridicules a ridiculously terrible year. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
91% The Weasels' Tale (El cuento de las comadrejas) (2019) A delicious cat-and-mouse game that would make a great double feature with Knives Out. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2020
81% I'm Your Woman (2020) A layered drama that explores the mobster genre from a fresh perspective. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2020
75% Wander Darkly (2020) There is an introspective drama inside this supernatural thriller. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2020
30% Wild Mountain Thyme (2020) The landscapes are way more charming than its annoying protagonists. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2020
75% Archenemy (2020) Nothing super special, but a watchable low-budget take on the superhero genre. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2020
70% Tenet (2020) Less of a puzzle and more like a mechanical bull. But at home you can tame -and appreciate- this beast. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2020
98% Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020) A symphony of talent that explores transcendental themes through magnetic characters. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2020
78% Greenland (2020) A compelling survival thriller that elevates the disaster movie sub-genre. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2020
88% News of the World (2020) There isn't much new in this Old West, but it's mostly good. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2020
50% The Midnight Sky (2020) It lands its positive messages, but it's light-years away from the best of the genre. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2020
55% The Prom (2020) The overlong movie becomes what it criticizes at the beginning. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2020
70% Godmothered (2020) A barely OK feel-good movie that tries to be Elf, but it could have been called "Disney+: The Movie." [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2020
90% Luxor (2020) It contemplates the sand and the sadness, instead of really digging. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2020
33% Half Brothers (2020) Seeing the glass half empty here. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2020
89% Black Bear (2020) A playful film that will captivate those looking for something different. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2020
46% Monster Hunter (2020) Jovovich and Jaa are great in a fun survival adventure that delivers way more pleasure than guilt. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2020
59% Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) The kind of sequel that grows without losing the essence of the first film. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2020
97% Sound of Metal (2020) An inspiring journey of self-discovery, elevated by Ahmed's career-defining performance. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2020
95% Soul (2020) Not one of Pixar's crown jewels, but a strong animated adventure. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2020
77% Uncle Frank (2020) Fun and profound dramedy that explores the insidiousness of hate and the healing power of love. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2020
20% Stardust (2020) Too small and pedestrian to capture a creative genius of galactic proportions. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2020
77% The Croods: A New Age (2020) An exciting and fun world that comes to life thanks to vibrant visuals and excellent voice acting. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2020
83% Happiest Season (2020) A feel-good movie with substance that can make the most prejudiced Grinch smile. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2020
88% Run (2020) A simple premise executed with style, precision and efficiency. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2020
69% Ammonite (2020) Winslet and Ronan elevate a narrative that exudes empathy but lacks sophistication. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2020
100% The Boy Behind the Door (2020) A well-crafted, lean and mean thriller that hooks you from the beginning. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
26% Hillbilly Elegy (2020) A heartfelt celebration of ordinary individuals doing extraordinary things in the face of adversity. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2020
83% Freaky (2020) A fast food mashup that lacks substance but has enough tasty ingredients. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2020
83% Mank (2020) Despite its strong elements, a referential artwork that generates more respect than love. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2020
45% Fatman (2020) A promising concept that never flies high. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2020
100% The Old Ways (2020) An impressive take on the exorcism sub-genre, with a unique Latino flavor. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2020
46% Spell (2020) A familiar potion, but it captivates your attention. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2020
57% Come Play (2020) The solid scares deserved a better script. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2020
83% Let Him Go (2020) A gripping and moving dramatic thriller, elevated by excellent performances from Lane, Costner, and Manville. [Full Review in Spanish] - Nestor Cine Desde Hollywood EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2020