Rene Sanchez

Rene Sanchez
Tomatometer-approved critic

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T-Meter Title | Year
3.5/4 88% Zola (2021) An unpredictable odyssey that shines for its unique style and the exceptional work of its cast, led by Taylour Paige and Riley Keough. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2021
3/4 81% Black Widow (2021) An entertaining and action-packed superhero adventure about one of MCU's most beloved characters that carries an important message thanks to the work of its solid cast. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2021
3.5/4 100% The Neutral Ground (2021) A thought-provoking documentary that leverages humor as a way to explore the myths surrounding American history and their effects in today's society. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2021
2.5/4 53% The Tomorrow War (2021) An adrenaline-fuelled sci-fi saga that checks all the boxes of a fun and visual effects-driven summer blockbuster. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2021
3.5/4 99% Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021) An extraordinary and miraculous documentary that offers an invaluable lesson in history, music, politics and culture. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2021
2/4 47% False Positive (2021) Though Ilana Glazer delivers a solid performance, this pregnancy thriller ends up taking a predictable and unoriginal route. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2021
3/4 86% Werewolves Within (2021) A witty, incisive and bloody whodunnit that questions the identity of the real monsters threatening to destroy the sense of community. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2021
3/4 79% Summer of 85 (Été 85) (2021) Ozon's nostalgic ode to the everlasting memories of first love carries his characteristic seductive and edgy style. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2021
3/4 90% Luca (2021) A magical fable about the power of friendship and allyship needed to build a more inclusive and empathetic world. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2021
3.5/4 96% Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It (2021) An emotional and sincere tribute to the life and professional career of one of Hollywood's greatest legends and pioneer. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2021
3/4 76% Tragic Jungle (Selva Trágica) (2021) A spellbinding and atmospheric exploration of colonialism in Mexico told through a popular Mayan legend. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2021
4/4 95% In the Heights (2021) An energetic and emotional musical that celebrates the heritage, the diversity and the spirit of the Latino community in the United States. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2021
2/4 56% The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021) Despite its attempt to update the horror formula of the saga, the latest entry into the Conjuringverse is milder than its intense and spine-chilling predecessors. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2021
4/4 95% The Disciple (2020) A meditative study, powered by a layered narrative and stunning visuals, about the difficult road to achieve success and perfection. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2021
3.5/4 88% Undine (2020) An enigmatic love story where past/present and reality/fantasy blend so uniquely and poetically that only a director like Petzold could achieve. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
3.5/4 74% Cruella (2021) With a very unique style that sets it apart from previous Disney live action adaptations, Cruella is a fun ride full of surprises. The war between the two Emmas is the cherry on top. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
4/4 98% There Is No Evil (Sheytan vojud nadarad) (2020) A thought-provoking and compelling film that explores the issue of capital punishment in Iran and its impact on society through an anthology of four heartbreaking stories. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
3/4 63% Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021) An entertaining and effective thriller with a touch of nostalgia that marks the return of Jolie as the fearless heroine we missed to see in action. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
2/4 26% The Woman in the Window (2021) Adams delivers an incredible performance, but it isn't sufficient to save this thriller from a series of clichés and deranged narrative twists. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
2/4 34% Mainstream (2021) While it offers an almost surreal (and sometimes dated) look into our culture and its obsession with ephemeral fame and social media, its ambitious style ends up playing against its storytelling strengths. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
2/4 75% The Boy from Medellín (2021) Although reggaeton superstar J Balvin opens his heart to the audience, the exploration of themes such as fame and social responsibility doesn't bring something new to the conversation. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
3.5/4 94% About Endlessness (Om det Oändliga) (2020) Andersson delivers another powerful collection of short stories that explores the complexity of human emotions with his characteristic visual style and sense of humor. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
2/4 55% Mortal Kombat (2021) Although faithful to the style of the video game, this reboot fails to introduce the universe and its characters to an audience not familiar with the original material. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
2.5/4 84% Nobody (2021) Odenkirk shines in this absurdly funny, visually stylish and extremely bloody revenge thriller. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
3/4 91% Together Together (2021) An endearing and clever anti-romantic comedy about the meaning of family and the chance encounters that change lives forever. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
2.5/4 75% Godzilla vs. Kong (2021) Godzilla vs. Kong delivers just what it promises: a colossal and roaring dose of non-stop action from beginning to end. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
3.5/4 70% 499 (2020) With an unconventional style, mixing fiction with real testimonies, 499 reflects on the impact of colonialism in Mexico in an effective and profound way. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
3.5/4 86% La Mami (2019) An intimate look into the sacrifice and resilience of a group of women, whose lives converge every night in a dance hall in Mexico City. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
3/4 86% The Courier (2020) Benedict Cumberbatch leads this well-executed and effective spy thriller that captures the fears and uncertainties of the 1960s. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
3/4 98% Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020) A moving and powerful adaptation commanded by Davis and Boseman's towering performances. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
3/4 97% The Human Voice (La Voz Humana) (2020) Pedro Almodóvar and Tilda Swinton combine their talent in this intimate story of loneliness and abandonment that resonates in today's world of social distancing and virtual communication. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2021
3.5/4 98% The Father (2021) A devastating and compassionate portrait about the cognitive decline of a man who has been losing his memory. One of Anthony Hopkins' career-best performances. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2021
4/4 95% Dear Comrades! (2021) A sobering and harrowing historical drama that portrays one of the darkest episodes of the Soviet Union to serve as a cautionary tale. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2021
3/4 80% Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar (2021) This is just the comedy I needed after a year without traveling or seeing my friends in person. A zany and colorful trip with hilarious performances by Wiig, Mumolo and Dornan. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2021
3.5/4 94% Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) A fun and epic adventure full of magic that's effective thanks to its dazzling animation and its powerful and touching message. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2021
3/4 73% The Sleepwalkers (Los Sonámbulos) (2019) A poignant drama that explores the bond of a mother and daughter, and their fight to awaken from the deep sleep that has taken control of their lives. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2021
3/4 78% I Care a Lot (2021) Rosamund Pike is sensational in this dark and twisted comedy/thriller about the lengths some people go to gain power and money in this capitalist world. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2021
2.5/4 75% The Mauritanian (2021) Tahar Rahim and Jodie Foster stand out in this conventional political drama that lacks strength despite its provoking themes. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2021
3.5/4 96% Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) Led by two phenomenal performances from Daniel Kaluuya and LaKeith Stanfield, Judas and the Black Messiah delivers a potent and timely message. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2021
3.5/4 98% Minari (2020) A tender and powerful story that portrays the struggles of a hard-working immigrant family in search of the so-called American dream. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2021
4/4 100% Flee (2020) A fascinating documentary that pushes new boundaries and takes us through a heartbreaking journey to redefine the meaning of family, home and belonging. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2021
3.5/4 89% Pleasure (2021) A daring debut film that shows a raw and realistic view of the American porn industry. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2021
4/4 93% Mass (2021) Led by the astounding performances of its cast, Mass is a powerful and heartbreaking drama that examines the emotional toll of one of the main social issues in the United States. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2021
2.5/4 57% Malcolm & Marie (2020) Zendaya delivers an extraordinary performance in this overwhelming drama with lots of rage and intensity, but very little to say. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2021
1.5/4 28% Bliss (2021) Despite its inventive premise, Bliss is too convoluted and dull to make its genre mix and message work. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2021
3.5/4 70% Land (2021) Wright's directorial debut is a visually striking and deeply affecting tale about searching peace and a new sense of meaning. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2021
3.5/4 86% Passing (2021) A quiet and enigmatic drama that examines social themes and issues in the United States through the lens of a complex friendship. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2021
2.5/4 82% Wild Indian (2021) A strong debut with a remarkable performance by Michael Greyeyes that delves on complex themes that are rarely explored on screen. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2021
3/4 80% Knocking (2021) A suspenseful drama that explores the social prejudices regarding mental health issues and the culture of gaslighting. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2021
3.5/4 95% CODA (2021) A heartwarming coming of age story with an exceptional message of inclusion. [Full Review in Spanish] - Cine Sin Fronteras EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2021