Buy Me a Gun (Cómprame un revolver) Reviews

June 12, 2019
Hernández Cordón's film promised at least a greater dose of poetry and narrative coherence. It's a promising title for a very uneven result. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 20, 2019
A discourse of steaming music, imbecilic drugs such as cocaine, child mafias and "machorronas" of the Colombian and Mexican varieties, a closed planet and pent-up fantasies. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 12, 2019
Buy Me a Gun is a desperate song, a prayer so that the outcome of its narrative does not coincide with reality. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 9, 2019
Julio Hernández masterfully constructs a low budget dystopia that portrays the impassable desert of human misery. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 6, 2019
This is a fable that is about to turn into a chronicle. [Full Review in Spanish]
January 18, 2019
Buy Me a Gun is one of the most important Latin American films of the year, perhaps also in recent years. [Full review in Spanish]
January 18, 2019
"A clear failure, after the much better constructed and executed 'I promise you anarchy'".
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May 31, 2018
Would that "Buy Me a Gun" had been more firmly inspired by its picaresque structure.
May 15, 2018
A more than promising premise hindered by its execution... [Full review in Spanishi]
May 14, 2018
This extraordinary movie doesn't need another second of screen time to illustrate how violence continues to reflect the indifference of those who try to harness it for themselves.
May 14, 2018
Trades on the perilous extremes of life in lawless territory that makes the Old West look tame, but the benign and shallow dramatic treatment increasingly drains viewer patience.
May 14, 2018
This is a finely judged piece that makes clever use of its setup.