How to Be a Latin Lover Reviews

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March 11, 2019
It's definitely on an Adam Sandler level of humor.
January 21, 2019
Films like this, for more records that they break, respect, dignity and creative openness, diminish us more than what they bring us. [Full Review in Spanish]
December 20, 2018
By no means will this become a cult comedy classic, but it's an amusing diversion that's much better than it should be.
June 30, 2017
The result is stupid, self-conscious, but stupid after all. [Full review in Spanish]
May 23, 2017
It will be enjoyable to Eugenio Derbez fans but puts a rope around the Mexican comedian, about if he will dare once and for all to empty his talent into something more risky. [Full review in Spanish]
May 17, 2017
A horrible mess full of clichs and jokes that feel worn, despite the efforts of Eugenio Derbez to make them work. [Full review in Spanish]
May 11, 2017
A film that aims to offer escapism and reaffirmation to Latinos in the United States, but instead reinforces harmful stereotypes. [Full review in Spanish]
May 5, 2017
How to Be a Latin Lover reads like a watered-down version of something frequent Marino collaborator David Wain might have done. Very watered-down. Like five parts Wain to fifteen parts water. Which is better than I expected, if less than I wanted.
May 5, 2017
Eventually, the premise weakens and the humor rests on the tortilla slaps that Hayek gives to Derbez. How to be a Latin Lover doesn't meet the expectations. [Full review in Spanish]
May 5, 2017
Focused primarily to entertain the Latino population living in the United States, it's worrying that a public so noble and hungry for references to connect to the country that they probably can't return to, receive such product. [Full review in Spanish]
May 5, 2017
A film about the importance of family ties made with good intentions but with a limited technique. [Full review in Spanish]
May 4, 2017
How to Be a Latin Lover can be seedy, but it's a lot sweeter than you might expect.
May 4, 2017
How to Be a Latin Lover is rude, randy (particularly among the older women), and heartwarmingly cute. As one of the gigolos says, "Once you lower your expectations, the sky's the limit.
May 3, 2017
Derbez, packed into an English-language comedy, gets upstaged by assorted Hollywood funnymen and women in this limply-plotted, slow-footed farce.
May 1, 2017
OK, so it will never be mistaken for vintage Pedro Almodovar or Bigas Luna, but the feel-good satire How to Be a Latin Lover nevertheless gives you less cause to be a hater than you might have expected.
April 28, 2017
How to make a lousy comedy
April 28, 2017
Derbez brings warmth and intermittent goofy humor to this too-broad and uneven comedy. The best moments are between him and co-stars Salma Hayek and young Raphael Alejandro, who both have an easy chemistry with Derbez.
April 28, 2017
Surprisingly deft in mixing Mr. Derbez's broad but accomplished style with more ostensibly hip-absurdist Anglo modes of humor.
April 28, 2017
Its humor is broad, but most of the jokes work for the intended audience - with a few even breaking through to more resistant viewers.
April 28, 2017
The gags and plot points (and chord structures and melodies) are sometimes discernible from afar. But when the film's expected flourishes land, they are played with highly skilled hands, ones which endow the moments with life and breath.
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