Ricardo Gallegos

Ricardo Gallegos
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Ricardo Gallegos is a bilingual Mexico City-based film critic and Digital Animation graduate. He?s the creator and editor of La Estatuilla, a site that tries to promote diversity in film writing as well as awards season coverage in Spanish.
Publications: La Estatuilla, Pólvora

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
87% Emma. (2020) Autumn de Wilde provides enough ideas and flourishes to captivate your attention. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
71% Lost Girls (2020) It seems like the relevant ideas hinted throughout the film were an accident because they are never explored, and are just there to create frustration.[Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
94% Honey Boy (2019) Light and sensitive, Har'el's direction creates a cathartic experience. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
91% The Invisible Man (2020) Whannell managed to take a classic story and turn it into a relevant call in favour of the #MeToo movement. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
92% Uncut Gems (2019) An anxiety inducing tornado that sweeps you and squirms your brain. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
92% Miss Americana (2020) It humanizes Taylor Swift and gives us a peak behind her public persona, emphasizing the political ideas and motivations behind her creative process. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) Taika Waititi reminds us that love is the most powerful tool we have to battle hate. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
94% Little Women (2019) A warm journey of tears, laughs, and empowerment. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
85% Les Misérables (2020) An honest portrayal of power, society, and misery with an explosive third act. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
96% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) A spiritually fulfilling film that gets you on the verge of tears, not because it's sad, but because it's so full of kindness. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
89% 1917 (2020) Although 1917 will not change your life, there's no doubt it's an audiovisual spectacle of the highest order. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
76% Richard Jewell (2019) Kathy Bates steals the movie as Richard's mother. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
20% Cats (2019) I've never used drugs but I suppose the feeling is close to what I experienced watching Cats. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
17% The Fanatic (2019) A factory of unintentional laughter. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
89% The Two Popes (2019) Meirelles and McCarten took a inconspicuous premise and turned it into a sweet, effective, and very funny history that goes by like water. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
95% Marriage Story (2019) A humane work with impressing acting and endearing script that reminds you the fragility of love and how painfulness divorce is. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
96% I Lost My Body (2019) An unorthodox animated poem about love. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
92% Wild Rose (2019) Buckley's energy is contagious, her voice if tremendous, and has chemistry with the entire the cast. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
96% The Irishman (2019) Scorsese rewards patience with a third act you won't forget. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) Bong Joon-ho masterfully sets the table, and then delivers a raw, brutal critique to society. A masterpiece and one of 2019 best films. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
55% The Dead Don't Die (2019) A long, weird, and slow metaphor about the way consumerism is harming the society and planet. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
90% The Lighthouse (2019) Dafoe is in full control of his craft, creating a performance for the ages. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
94% Klaus (2019) Bold and creative, Klaus should be highlighted for its artistic achievement. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
63% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) A genuine and elegant noir film that excels due to the endearing personality of the main character and excellent production design. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
97% Knives Out (2019) If you like mystery novels, you will love this film, otherwise... you will love it too. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
80% Good Boys (2019) Since the first scene, there's no doubt these three are great friends: the boys are hilarious together. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
84% Ad Astra (2019) An introspective, philosophical, and moving film, with ideas that shook me and left me breathless. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) Thanks to Tarantino's magic, you are breathing 1969 Los Angeles. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
97% Booksmart (2019) A poem to friendship and a celebration of the new generations. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
64% Child's Play (2019) Child's Play hides its ridiculous premise with excellent jokes, lots of blood, and an 80's vibe. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
76% Hotel Mumbai (2019) At one point I started shaking in my seat. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
23% Men in Black International (2019) Hemsworth's character is irritating and impossible to empathize with. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
42% Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) Everything my soul needed: kaijus mercilessly destroying each other, destruction, an epic music score, cheesy lines, and beautiful cinematography. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
No Score Yet Como si fuera la primera vez (2019) Somehow, this thing manages to have racist, classist, and homophobic jokes, while also being sexist and offensive toward people suffering from amnesia.[Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
93% Us (2019) Peele is turning into a unique, elite director whose vision integrates social commentary, terror and comedy like no one else. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) A genuine, spectacular, and moving love letter from the Marvel family, the world of comics and the Russo brothers to modern pop culture. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
62% Mary Queen of Scots (2018) Director Rourke makes entertaining something that could've been tedious. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
100% The Fireflies Are Gone (La disparition des lucioles) (2018) A very simple, but engaging film thanks to the authenticity of the main character. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
93% Fighting with My Family (2019) Even if you've never seen wrestling, you will relate with this story about family love, identity, and the chase of seemingly impossible dreams. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
84% The Hole in the Ground (2019) The Hole in the Ground redeems itself with a chilling, heartbeat rising third act. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
70% Happy Death Day 2U (2019) Jessica Rothe is a star... she oozes charisma, has great comic timing, and her emotional scenes are fantastic. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
20% Serenity (2019) The concept execution is like watching someone slip with its own vomit and fall down the stairs in a hilarious way. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
69% Cold Pursuit (2019) The shooting scenes are bad, the story is a boring mess, and the villain is so cheesy, that he could've appeared with Hulk Hogan in a 1987 WWF show. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
85% The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) With simple jokes, references and impeccable comic timing, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller keep the LEGO magic intact. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
93% The Favourite (2018) An eccentric and irreverent film that efficiently develops a story about dependency through sublime technical elements and three flawless performances.[Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
77% Green Book (2018) It's simple, has some good humour, and a very basic message about the power of friendship. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
66% Vice (2018) With the help of impeccable central performances and a very creative script, this is an unorthodox way to learn about politics and history. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
80% At Eternity's Gate (2018) A window to the soul of a genius and a meditation on the relationship between nature, art, and eternity. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
92% Fyre (2019) A warning tale against the dangers of money, power, and social media. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
95% Roma (2018) Each moment, each dialogue build toward something very special, and then, the movie takes your head, looks you in the eyes and inspects your soul. [Full review in Spanish] - Pólvora EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2020