Rafael Paz

Rafael Paz
Rafael Paz's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Butaca Ancha
Publications: Butaca Ancha, Forbes México

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
30% Chicuarotes (2019) Chicuarotes turns into a tirade against violence without much eloquence, limited to portraying young people without a future and shocking the public with their most vile acts. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2019
73% Ghost Light (2019) If Ghost Light is nothing more than an appetizer that can not serve as a main dish, it is because of its ordinary development, the plot never fully embraces its comic side, close to black humor and absurdity. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
57% Brightburn (2019) The scares were easy and forgetful. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2019
85% Tater Tot & Patton (2019) Kightlinger captures the complexity of emotional processes and the indispensability of having confidence in those around us effectively increasing the power of the film. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
No Score Yet Cola de Mono (2018) Tail monkey is a portrait of two people who are discovered free and, at the same time, repressed, eager to break the "rules." [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
No Score Yet Day of the Dead (Día de muertos) (2019) The goal is to entertain, have a good time and provoke the feeling of knowing a little more about Mexico. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
No Score Yet Atrás hay relámpagos (2019) Atrás hay relámpagos flows and flows. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2019
80% At Eternity's Gate (2018) Schnabel's film is possibly imperfect, however, it is in that imperfection where the film finds its most majestic moments, where the light absorbs us and overflows the screen. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2019
86% A Boy Called Sailboat (2018) A Boy Called Sailboat is a reminder of a moment of pure innocence that can give us the opportunity to reconcile with ourselves and others. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2019
65% Aquaman (2018) Aquaman appears to have everything except rhythm or a clear vision. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
96% Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano) (2019) Birds of Passage does not distance itself too much from similar films of this nature, but what Gallego and Guerra construct around this story is one of its greatest and most subtle virtues. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2018
100% The Wolf House (La casa lobo) (2018) The Wolf House has an emotional impact thanks to the excellent technique of animation that Cociña and León use to narrate their story. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2018
93% The Favourite (2018) This internal struggle for power in reality, a game of twisted, capricious and unhappy teenagers for the permanent attention they must put to their machinations. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
94% CAM (2018) Cam is not a warning against completely entering the virtual world, but rather to be aware of everything that comes with it. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
67% Our Time (Nuestro tiempo) (2019) Our Time is the story of a man who thought he could dominate everything and who ended up discovering that he was just that: a man. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
32% The Predator (2018) [The Predator] doesn't explore new territory because the study needs to continue exploiting intellectual property. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
46% The Meg (2018) This sharp-toothed shark needed freedom, free rein for his murderous desires, however, he could not get out of the fish tank. [Full Review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
95% A Quiet Place (2018) The soundness of Krasinski (!?) As director, (co)scriptwriter and protagonist... Helps him create an effective film... [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2018
No Score Yet No One Will Ever Know (Nadie sabrá nunca) (2018) ... the film finds its way out through the dignity of Adriana Paz's character. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
No Score Yet Revolver Mind (Mente revolver) (2018) The three stories are pieces of a puzzle that, when formed, portrays the way in which the country has worked in the last decade... [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2018
No Score Yet The Best Thing You Can Do with Your Life (2018) The work serves as a cathartic exercise for its director [Zita Erffa], a canvas where she seeks to find answers... [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
95% Time Share (Tiempo Compartido) (2018) For [director Sebastián] Hoffman capitalism makes us weak, brittle beings, at the mercy of someone else's wishes. Never of our own. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
74% Anchor and Hope (2018) ... seeks to make it clear that ideal situations in life are damnably difficult to find... [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
96% Argo (2012) Argo is a fast-paced work, its last half hour keeps the viewer in constant tension. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2018
91% Birdman (2014) To some extent, the plot is a commentary on the career of Keaton and Iñárritu. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2018
No Score Yet Como te ves, me vi (2016) ... a film full of good intentions that opts for scolding before understanding. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2017
89% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) The best of John Wick 2, and the franchise in general, comes when everyone involved focuses on doing what they do best. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2017
No Score Yet Los crímenes de Mar del Norte (2017) The result is not entirely successful because the script seems to have stayed on its first treatment. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2017
71% Fassbinder: To Love Without Demands (Fassbinder: at elske uden at kræve) (2016) ... it is a good first step for those who do not know anything about Fassbinder and his work. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2017
No Score Yet Hysteria (2016) In his third feature, the filmmaker Carlos Meléndez seeks to explore the mind of an individual subjected to everyday violence. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2017
No Score Yet Muchachas (2015) Muchachas is a documentary that, in addition to revealing the unforgettable presence of these absent figures, puts a bit of light on a social problem and allows us to question the relationship with the other. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
91% The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) It is one of Allen's deepest reflections on the seventh art and its function as an escape from our harsh reality. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
85% Blade of the Immortal (Mugen no jûnin) (2017) ... a classic story of revenge where a girl tries to eliminate those who killed their father with the help of an "immortal" warrior. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
83% The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches (2017) ... takes time to explore the ways in which our parents' education leaves us marked for life. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
92% Thelma (2017) ... takes as a basis the legends and stories of medieval witches to represent the transformation through which the protagonist proceeds. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
48% Downsizing (2017) If humanity is doomed to fall down the ravine, it is better to be in good company to see the world burn. - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
84% Song of Granite (2017) ... one of the most adventurous explorations in the field of the musical documentary. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
93% A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (2018) The characters... are human, fragile, afraid to see the foundations of their lives shaken. Death forces them to face what they have avoided for a long time... [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
81% Molly's Game (2018) The performances of Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba that manage to keep the film in sync. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
83% Camino a Marte (2017) A broad swath of the public may find "something"in Camino A Marte. Whether it's an inspiring story, some love, juvenile madness, comedy or reflections about our place in the world. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
40% Justice League (2017) Inside the film there are two visions that collide and rarely complement each other. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) I wish it were a much better movie than this one. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
20% The Kids Are Back (Cuando los hijos regresan) (2017) ... tries to offer us a reflection on what it means to have and maintain a family together. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
21% Daddy's Home 2 (2017) The clash of styles is imminent, as it is, also, its Christmas resolution. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2017
85% Battle of the Sexes (2017) Battle of the sexes is an enjoyable, innocuous comedy... taking advantage of the current political environment... [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
88% Ladies (De plus belle) (2017) Anne-Gaëlle Daval's debut film, is a reaffirmation of femininity in a mature stage. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2017
91% Frantz (2017) It's a visual game that strengthens Ozon's ideas, even if it makes them a little obvious. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
70% Annabelle: Creation (2017) For when we discover the true origin of the spirit inside the doll and how it connects with the story of the previous film, the characters cease to make sense in their actions. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2017
100% Devil's Freedom (La Libertad del Diablo) (2017) This documentary is the confirmation of Everardo Gonzalez's status as one of the best filmmakers in the country. [Full review in Spanish] - Butaca Ancha EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2017
92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) One of the funniest films of the summer that stands out for the lightness of its proposal and its search to portray the uncomfortable of adolescence. [Full review in Spanish] - Forbes México EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017