Ruben Peralta Rigaud

Ruben Peralta Rigaud
Tomatometer-approved critic
Publications: Cocalecas, Cineasta
Location: Miami, FL

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
49% Old (2021) Like some of Shyamalan's best works, Old is often disjointed, erratic, and excessive, but out of this cinematic hodgepodge emerges flashes of great cinema [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2021
27% Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021) A digital pyrotechnics of technical possibilities rushes towards us and barely gives us a chance to breathe. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2021
81% Black Widow (2021) Sadly quickly degenerates into a maddening mess of unnecessary scenes, mildly well-choreographed action, and a comic book megalomania that... is actually completely out of place here. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2021
53% The Tomorrow War (2021) Takes itself very seriously, much more than the ridiculous story allows. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2021
59% F9 (2021) This wild ride features the flawless stunt work and driving you've come to expect from F&F movies, as well as the now iconic characters that many fans have bonded with. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2021
91% A Quiet Place Part II (2021) Unlike many other horror films, where people are ultimately only a means to an end, here you really get the feeling that you're dealing with real people... the film doesn't shy away from showing the ugly sides of human nature. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2021
90% Luca (2021) Luca is packed with technical brilliance... full of vitality and joie de vivre. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2021
56% The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021) At least it tries to break new ground by telling a totally different story that also allows the main characters to be shown in a different dynamic. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2021
15% Infinite (2021) Playing around with the concept of reincarnation is certainly promising, but Infinite makes the plot absurd for no reason. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2021
74% Cruella (2021) At the end of the day, the most fun comes from seeing the two actresses not only bitterly duel, but also clearly enjoy their not exactly subtle roles. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2021
26% The Woman in the Window (2021) There is nothing that really creates tension. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2021
68% Army Of The Dead (2021) Army of the Dead doesn't claim to be anything deep... It's certainly a movie where you can turn your brain off and enjoy the carnage, but it has so many intriguing concepts that you don't necessarily have to. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2021
95% In the Heights (2021) In the Heights captures the joy that we rarely see our communities experience on screen. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2021
63% Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021) Sheridan's commitment to authenticity is what makes him stand out and it really delivers on that promise in terms of production. - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2021
37% Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021) Whether it's digging into Zeke's personal life, or forming a remotely cohesive, if not thought-provoking, statement about police violence in America, [Spiral] just wastes our time. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2021
61% Profile (2021) in the end, the film is exciting, surprising due to its consistent rhythm and the intelligence of its subject. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2021
66% Wrath of Man (2021) [A] enjoyable story with good action, but nothing terriblby special. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2021
38% The Marksman (2021) It's refreshing to see Neeson in a more thoughtful role that distances himself from the invincible tough guys he's most often identified with. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 10, 2021
79% Synchronic (2020) Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead... continue to break the limits of the film genre. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2021
45% Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021) There's nothing here that you haven't seen a thousand times before in better-produced movies and TV shows. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2021
55% Mortal Kombat (2021) Say what you will about the '95 Mortal Kombat, but screenwriter Kevin Droney... understood that knowing the characters put into play what was necessary so that the fights, as ridiculous as they were, had substance. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2021
75% Godzilla vs. Kong (2021) Sit down, have some popcorn and enjoy the show. - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2021
No Score Yet Hotel Coppelia (2021) [Lumi Lizardo] delivers a sober and forceful performance about what it means to stand up for yourself no matter the cost. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2021
84% Nobody (2021) Better Call Saul fans will love seeing this side of Odenkirk, and Nobody is wonderful because of, not in spite of, its lead actor. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2021
66% Crisis (2021) Crisis' heart is in the right place and that makes it worth watching... Had [Nicholas Jarecki] refined the script and focused solely on Oldman's plot, Crisis could have been a truly intriguing and vital exposition. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2021
86% The Courier (2020) The Courier stays afloat thanks to Buckley, Cumberbatch and Ninidze's performances. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2021
37% Cherry (2021) Cherry fails to tackle its poignant subject beyond the genre's widely used formats. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2021
49% Coming 2 America (2021) It's certainly not a bad movie, but it... can't be recommended without reservations. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2021
75% The Mauritanian (2021) The cast's performances are subdued and measured, the direction is determined, and the script unfolds in two timelines at a diligent pace. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2021
94% Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) The film draws you into its exciting spell, as well as its heroine, from the beginning. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2021
56% The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021) While the film features a powerful performance by singer-songwriter Andra Day, the narrative as a whole is unfortunately not supportive of its absorbing authenticity and marvelous musicality. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2021
78% I Care a Lot (2021) A scathing reckoning with the American dream. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2021
67% Penguin Bloom (2021) Penguin Bloom makes for a solid and heartfelt movie, though the most memorable thing about it is simply covered in feathers. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2021
57% Malcolm & Marie (2020) [Zendaya and John David Washington] bring life to the film and make the dramatic twists understandable... However, in terms of content, it seems very heterogeneous. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2021
96% Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) Most striking about the film is that both men have equal weight in the story, rather than being a tribute to Hampton or a direct condemnation of O'Neal's betrayal. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2021
98% Minari (2020) Lee Isaac Chung beautifully captures the Yi family's ups and downs. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2021
98% The Father (2021) Uncompromisingly moving and emotional... thanks to two extraordinary artists who offer charismatic and fully expressive performances. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2021
45% The Little Things (2021) Despite some questionable narrative decisions, The Little Things is absorbing and exceptionally thoughtful. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2021
100% Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020) Dick Johnson is Dead is the emotional roller coaster of the year and, beyond that, a life lesson. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2021
90% The Climb (2020) The Climb has a lot to say that's true to life, depicting jealousy and insecurities, idiotic power games, as well as genuine affection and moments that, unexpectedly, touch your heart. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2021
95% Antigone (2019) [Nahema Ricci] illuminates the film with her powerful, tortured and inherently complex performance. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2021
99% Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) The way Eliza Hittman explores the relationship between the two [characters] is remarkable, inspiring, and moving. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2021
98% Time (2020) Time is an apt, poignant and heartbreaking film, offering a deeply personal and intimate look at this family's struggle against an unjust legal system. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2021
88% News of the World (2020) It may seem like the most traditional Greengrass movie, but there is an energy to the direction here that isn't always evident in a western. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2021
84% Let Him Go (2020) Lane and Costner offer quiet and understated performances, and both are perfect for this material. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2021
90% Promising Young Woman (2020) Written and directed by Emerald Fennell, the film exceeds expectations in practically each moment. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2021
92% Another Round (Druk) (2020) This appetite for scathing humor protects the story against muddy melodrama and, above all, against biases. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2021
55% The Prom (2020) The Prom is a missed opportunity, especially at a time when the doors and gates of every Broadway theater are closed. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2020
59% Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) the 1980s scene promised nostalgia and humor... However, the potential of this concept ends up being wasted. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2020
78% Greenland (2020) With an eye for detail, but ultimately a bit too formulaic... this apocalyptic setting offers decent entertainment. [Full review in Spanish] - Cocalecas EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2020