Paula Vázquez Prieto

Paula Vázquez Prieto
Paula Vázquez Prieto's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): La Nación (Argentina)
Publications: La Nación (Argentina)

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
50% A Man in a Hurry (Un homme pressé) (2018) Director Hervé Mimran relies on the notable talent of his protagonist to take full advantage of it. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2019
31% Anna (2019) The cleverness of the script and Anna's choreographic dexterity in every battle compensate for her lack of complexity. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2019
75% The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019) The universe of this second installment returns to the primacy of the visual, it achieves various entertaining scenes, and exploits Sony's music catalog with a calculated equilibrium between humor and nostalgia. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2019
34% Poms (2019) Diane Keaton's dark humor and Jacki Weaver's extraordinary gracefulness are the best reward. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
No Score Yet La Casa de Wannsee (2019) [The film] makes us reconsider if we can understand who we are without knowing where we come from. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2019
No Score Yet Holy Beasts (La Fiera y la Fiesta) (2019) Holy Beasts is constructed like a bizarre puzzle at the border between the melancholic and the absurd. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
No Score Yet The Blond One (2019) The Blond One is Marco Berger's most complex movie... the one that best represents that playful narrative full of secrets that once discovered, they can never be put away. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
63% The Emperor of Paris (L'Empereur de Paris) (2018) Vincent Cassel manages to bring his character to life with his mere presence and look. [Full review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2019
22% Men in Black International (2019) Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth have proven chemistry and the film has great threads for a romantic comedy. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2019
100% An Impossible Love (Un amour impossible) (2018) Corsini has not only made his best film, but also the most risky in order to offer a look at the past and the present and the complicated ties that define that union. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
79% Sink or Swim (Le grand bain) (2018) Sink or Swim succeeds due to its melancholy and secret dose of bitterness. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2019
41% Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) One of the notable things about this sequel is its impressive performances. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2019
57% Brightburn (2019) Each break of the human limits that Brandon uncovers confirms the ferment of a narrative mechanics that reduces evil to an imposed state. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
27% UglyDolls (2019) UglyDolls works in its naïve logic and lack of pretensions. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 20, 2019
83% The Weasel's Tale (El cuento de las comadrejas) (2019) It is that strange game between horror and devotion, which links cinema and eternal life, that The Weasel's Tale skillfully captures in its first scenes. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 20, 2019
No Score Yet Boni Bonita (2019) An intimate film. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2019
98% The Guilty (Den skyldige) (2018) As a character study, the film is extremely effective. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2019
30% The Curse of La Llorona (2019) The film is without any real darkness that appears in the interstices of La Llorona's tireless hunt. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2019
27% The Aftermath (2019) The house becomes a small map of the city with its forbidden zones, its retired paintings, and its spaces that hold awaited reunions. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
80% At Eternity's Gate (2018) Schnabel achieves - with a Willem Dafoe in his best form - to materialize in the errant movement of his character the experience of a time that never belongs to him, of an environment that expels him. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
20% The Aspern Papers (2019) Landais doesn't hesitate to unearth the past and despite some uneven results, succeeds. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
43% The Prodigy (2019) The film manages to install a climate of terrifying concern in the relationship between mother and child. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2019
40% Heilstatten (2018) There isn't much innovation, but it convincingly explores contemporary insanity. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2019
90% Capernaum (Capharnaüm) (2018) Both the oppressive family context of Zain as his journey after the abandonment of his home suffer from a complex look, lie in provocations, and point out responsibilities that end up being fallacious and limited. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2019
93% Araby (Arábia) (2018) Araby demonstrates that you can tune in to a character's story despite the level of gloom. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2019
70% Happy Death Day 2U (2019) Happy Death Day 2U is more fun than terrifying, but it captures the heart that many sequels fail to have. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2019
No Score Yet Fiesta Nibiru (2017) The film commits the worst of sins: it turns into a boring comedy. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
49% Escape Room (2019) Robitel seems to deal with a script that is flooded with forced turns of the screw, of guilty soliloquies, of attempts to be more shrewd than any formula. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
17% Look Away (2018) Bernstein manages to have a visual style, but they never amalgamate to anything intense or terrifying. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2019
37% Glass (2019) Shyamalan reduced Glass to a carnival prisoner of a lack of attention to its characters. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
No Score Yet El volcán adorado (2019) The film by Fernando Krapp manages to capture in its enchanted planes and its ruminating sound that unspeakable magic that the volcano keeps forever in its entrails. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
83% Dragon Ball Super: Broly (2019) This reboot of the emblematic Japanese animated series successfully evokes its old topics with a modern look and making this dispute between Goku and Broly the heart of the adventure. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
84% The Quake (Skjelvet) (2018) An enjoyable film that constructs a hero with cunning and that makes even the most impactful scenes have a fallible and human anchor. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2019
No Score Yet Taxi 5 (2018) This franchise started by Luc Besson has become an artifact instead of a film. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
89% Jealous (Jalouse) (2017) Jealous works from a character that does not try to fall well, or believe that comedy needs it to get the laughs. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
97% The Heiresses (Las Herederas) (2019) The Heiresses combines the humor of his sharp social observations with the tenuous restlessness and the reborn sensuality that shakes inside Chela, suspended in a time when everything was easy, even love. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
19% The Possession of Hannah Grace (2018) Conflicts are resolved with untidiness and without tension, insistently repeating visual motives and neglecting the use of space, which was what they had best used until then. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
94% Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary) (2016) Without resorting to great conflicts or excessive drama, Kore-eda turned the successive culinary rituals of these four sisters into magical territories of encounter, love and understanding. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
81% Instant Family (2018) What distinguishes Sean Anders's film is the use of irony, slapstick and the subversion of any monotone note in treating a very sensitive subject. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018
100% The Bed (La cama) (2018) One of the merits of Lairana is how she places her trust in her cast and in the capacity of film to uncover the human emotions like no other art form can. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
91% Widows (2018) Despite some predictability in the portrait of political corruption, [McQueen] achieves several powerful and disturbing scenes, and sustains the route of intrigue in the solid performances. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
42% Hell Fest (2018) This box of tricks doesn't have neither the ingenuity of homage to the classics nor the critical ambition to reinvent the genre. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
31% Loving Pablo (2018) This mafia story without urbanity, is tinged with an overwhelming predictability, guided by an insistent and explanatory voice over, built on characters that are consumed in the same archetypes that inspire them. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
81% Overlord (2018) Here, the predictable does not stop being effective and the pulse of the story makes you experience it as the characters do. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2018
33% The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Conceived as another tale of princesses, Nutcracker and the Four Realms, does not stop transcending that corset of fable to think of itself as a story about time and its secret mechanisms. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
85% A Simple Favor (2018) Despite the unevenness of the film, we laughed a lot and all laughs justify any slips. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
69% Wildling (2018) Anna's journey from confinement to liberation is more complex when configured in the back of her big blue eyes, when the look she fears is the one on the other side of the bars. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
74% El Angel (El ángel) (2018) Perhaps here Ortega's gaze... makes that course of extravagant robberies and brutal murders exude to the eyes of the viewer the visceral combination of scandal and attraction that only the cinema and its immense screen can reach. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
87% Ravenous (Les affamés) (2018) The sound design complements the performances -something masterfully done by the recent A Quiet Place - which combines the plastic expression of interior fear with remarkable moments of unstoppable adrenaline. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
100% Wajib (2017) Without accentuating the drama or abandoning comedy altogether, [director Annemarie] Jacir manages to weave and unravel the pending accounts between father and son. [Full review in Spanish] - La Nación (Argentina) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018