Güeros Reviews

November 19, 2015
It plays like a dreamy, structurally fractured Richard Linklater homage to the French new wave.
November 19, 2015
Seek this one out, then make a friend happy by forcing them to see it too.
November 19, 2015
A very smart debut.
September 17, 2015
"Güeros" is brutal, ironic, madcap, and grim.
September 15, 2015
Handsomely shot by Damian Garcia in full-frame black-and-white, Güeros is at times both painfully arty and arbitrarily plotted.
May 27, 2015
Whimsical, mysterious and subtly tragic ...
May 20, 2015
Agreeable this film certainly is, but the shagginess never seems to take shape.
May 20, 2015
Even if Güeros doesn't entirely work, it feels worthy: a film made independently and without interference whose reverence for the past thankfully doesn't result in too much solemnity or seriousness.
May 20, 2015
More than perhaps any other country, Mexico has lobbed some real cinematic intelligence onto the world stage in recent years. "Güeros" continues that salutary tradition.
May 19, 2015
There's no reverie Alonso Ruizpalacios's Güeros can't shatter, no presumed truth it can't complicate, no expectation of closure it won't dash.
May 19, 2015
"Güeros" is like a flip-book history lesson, one that evokes the pain and comedy - the pop, the politics, the tedium and the momentousness - of a particular moment in the endless, cyclical chronicles of youth and disillusionment.
April 7, 2015
By all indications, Ruizpalacios still seems to be finding his voice, and yet this modest little movie does seem to have its finger on the pulse.
April 7, 2015
The film's droll humor and unexpected twists go a long way towards sustaining audience interest, even if the film goes from homage into self-conscious parody territory several times,