Rene Sanchez

Rene Sanchez
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T-Meter Title | Year
4/4 90% And Then We Danced (2020) A sensual, touching and revolutionary coming-of-age story that defies the traditions of a conservative society through the beauty and power of dance. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
2.5/4 63% Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Despite its predictable storyline, Sonic the Hedgehog is a fun and family-friendly adventure with a wacky and hilarious performance by Jim Carrey. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
3.5/4 89% The Assistant (2020) An unsettling and minimalistic thriller about toxic work environments that slowly gets under your skin and makes your blood boil. Julia Garner's performance is phenomenal. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
2/4 39% Downhill (2020) Although Louis-Dreyfus and Ferrell have a chance to shine, this uninspired and unnecessary remake loses the wit and the nuance of its original source. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
3/4 79% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) As vibrant and colorful as a pyrotechnic spectacle. Margot Robbie commands this emancipation story with charm, strength and confidence. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020
3/4 92% Miss Americana (2020) Taylor Swift reflects on her rise to stardom and her role as a social influencer in this intimate and sincere confessional. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020
1.5/4 27% The Rhythm Section (2020) Despite Blake Lively's strong performance, The Rhythm Section is a bland revenge thriller that lacks intensity and novelty. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
1/4 15% Dolittle (2020) An unintelligible and uninspired family adventure that wastes the talent of its impressive cast. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
2/4 20% Like a Boss (2020) It doesn't dare to break away from the proven formula or take any risks. An ordinary comedy saved by the chemistry of its leads. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
2/4 47% Underwater (2020) Agile and thrilling, but ultimately too formulaic to be memorable. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
4/4 98% Midnight Family (2019) A fascinating documentary that captures the every day challenges and problems faced by millions of hard-working people in Mexico. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
3.5/4 83% Just Mercy (2020) Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx are superb in this absorbing, powerful and urgent story about the inequalities and prejudices that exist in America's legal system. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
3/4 89% 1917 (2020) An epic, immersive and marvelous cinematic achievement that delivers plenty of edge-of-your-seat thrills. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
4/4 95% Little Women (2019) Gerwig offers us a fresh take on a timeless classic with the help of a marvelous ensemble cast. Ronan and Pugh shine. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 25, 2019
1/4 20% Cats (2019) There are not enough redeeming qualities in this incoherent, disturbing and lifeless musical mess. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 25, 2019
3/4 76% Richard Jewell (2019) Although it touches on similar themes that Eastwood has been exploring in his latest films, Richard Jewell stands out thanks to the magnificent work of its cast, led by a breakthrough performance from Paul Walter Hauser. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
3.5/4 92% Uncut Gems (2019) An original and pulsating odyssey about fate and those who accept to challenge it. Its complex and riveting character study allows Sandler to showcase his acting chops. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
4/4 100% Honeyland (2019) A simple yet touching environmental fable with a powerful and hopeful message. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
3/4 70% Bombshell (2019) A timely story that stands out thanks to the work of its remarkable cast, commanded by Charlize Theron's stellar performance. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
4/4 96% I Lost My Body (2019) Unique, poetic and mysterious. I Lost My Body combines stunning animation with a touching story about fate and the unexpected journeys we embark on. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
3/4 83% Queen & Slim (2019) A vibrant, timely and thought-provoking feature debut film. Jodie Turner-Smith is a revelation. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
3.5/4 94% Honey Boy (2019) Poetic, emotional and cathartic, Honey Boy takes us through an intimate and difficult journey to reconcile past and present. Shia LaBeouf's performance is daring and marvelous. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2019
3.5/4 77% Frozen II (2019) It manages to capture again the magic and charm of its predecessor, while offering us a more mature story about the hardships of growing up. Visually striking and tremendously enjoyable. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2019
4/4 96% The Irishman (2019) Scorsese's grandiose epic reflects on the ephemeral nature of fame, money, power and life. DeNiro, Pacino and Pesci are at the top of their game. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2019
3.5/4 92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) Fasten your seatbelts. Damon and Bale drive this epic and affecting high-octane ride to the finish line. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
3.5/4 99% For Sama (2019) An intimate, powerful and devastating memoir about the resilience of the human spirit in the face of the horrors of war. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
3.5/4 97% Knives Out (2019) A fun thrill ride from beginning to end. Johnson's fresh spin on the classic whodunit formula delivers the right amount of laughs and surprises. A breakout performance from Ana de Armas. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2019
3/4 No Score Yet A 3 Minute Hug (2019) Heartbreaking, but full of hope. A compassionate and respectful view about the borders that separate us, and the bridges that can bring us closer together. - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2019
3/4 63% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Norton pays homage to film noir in this stylish and timely story about those who live on the margins of society. His performance is commendable. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2019
3.5/4 86% Synonyms (Synonymes) (2019) A daring and unconventional reflection on national identity that feels intimate and familiar to those who've left their homeland behind. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2019
3/4 73% Harriet (2019) A standard biopic that manages to showcase an extraordinary real-life story and a vibrant and moving performance from Cynthia Erivo. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2019
3/4 97% Dolemite Is My Name (2019) Eddie Murphy dazzles in this outrageously hilarious comedy about the journey of a man who wanted to leave a mark in the world. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2019
3/4 61% The Current War: Director's Cut (2019) Cumberbatch and Shannon light up this commendable historical drama about the revolutionary legacy of the late 19th century electrical pioneers. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2019
2.5/4 42% The Laundromat (2019) Although The Laundromat intents to simplify the story of the scandal that shook the world, its disjointed vignettes and characters make it way more convoluted. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2019
3.5/4 84% Les Misérables (2020) A nail biting and thought-provoking drama that explores the racial tensions and the power dynamics in one of France's suburbs. A captivating debut film about the ideas and actions that can spark a revolution. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
3/4 95% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) More than a straight biopic about Fred Rogers, it plays as a celebration of the late TV host's unforgettable legacy of love, compassion and respect. Tom Hanks embodies Rogers to perfection. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
3/4 82% Judy (2019) Although it follows the conventional tropes of the biopic, Judy shines thanks to Renee Zellweger's astonishing portrayal as one of Hollywood's most beloved legends. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
3.5/4 68% Joker (2019) A disturbing and frightening origin story that reflects on sensitive issues that affect today's society. Joaquin Phoenix's bravura performance as the popular comic book villain is nothing short of extraordinary. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
4/4 95% Marriage Story (2019) Driver and Johansson offer career-best performances in Baumbach's intimate and touching divorce story. Prepare to have your heart shattered into million pieces. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
4/4 90% The Lighthouse (2019) A delirious, enigmatic and deranged gem about isolation and guilt. Pattinson and Dafoe's stunning face-off is one for the ages. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
2/4 40% Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) A forgettable and predictable sequel that leans heavily on Jolie and Pfeiffer's charisma to compensate for its lack of magic. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
4/4 93% Monos (2019) Its striking and dreamlike landscapes contrast with the harrowing story of teenagers fighting to survive in a hopeless and violent world. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
3/4 100% Workforce (Mano de obra) (2019) An intimate and naturalistic study of Mexico's social class divide and the seduction of power. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
1.5/4 24% The Goldfinch (2019) Despite its amazing cast, The Goldfinch is an emotionless and incoherent drama about fate and love. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
3/4 84% Ad Astra (2019) Brad Pitt is sensational in Ad Astra, a space voyage that becomes a man's personal quest to find answers to his existential doubts. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
2/4 57% Tod@s Caen (2019) The undeniable chemistry between Martha Higareda and Omar Chaparro is not enough to salvage this formulaic and predictable romantic comedy. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
4/4 83% Waves (2019) Waves left me emotionally shattered. A visually striking and heartbreaking story about the human connections we yearn, and the regret we carry through life. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
3.5/4 87% Hustlers (2019) Jennifer Lopez is dazzling in Hustlers, an empowering and vibrant story told with a lot of heart. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
3/4 89% Bacurau (Nighthawk) (2020) Captivating and enigmatic, Bacurau is a genre-bending adventure that carries a strong political and social message. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
3/4 87% The Nightingale (2019) Kent's sophomore feature is a brutally compelling piece about empowerment and freedom. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019