Dec 10, 2021
A hilarious and incisive skewering of vanity projects and the egos which propel them into the ground.
Nov 22, 2021
Co-directors Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat craft a meta-fictional criticism of art, wealth, and awards.
Nov 2, 2021
Official Competition nails the first assignment of comedies: be funny!
Oct 13, 2021
Argentinian directors Gastón Duprat and Mariano Cohn keep the laughs coming, the pace brisk and the tone jocular, resulting in a fluffy but not altogether unserious exploration of the craft of acting.
Sep 29, 2021
One of the best films at this year's TIFF, its meta storytelling lampoons the world it lives in with absurdist comedy and a powerhouse ensemble
Sep 26, 2021
Official Competition is an escapist delight that asks audiences to reflect upon the power of cinema, but also to reflect upon the hard work that goes into each frame.
Sep 16, 2021
One of the many joys of this send-up of filmmaking is that, for all the director's looniness, she is so often right.
Sep 13, 2021
The direction, and particularly the production design from Alain Bainée, are superb, bringing life to what could be a repetitive sequence of sketches. But the main trio's performances are the highlight.
Sep 10, 2021
Banderas and Martínez play their catty thesps dead straight to generally hilarious effect, while Cruz cuts loose as a fiery artiste prone to dancing the floss in moments of stress.
Sep 5, 2021
A mismatched collective of artists and investors make a film for all the wrong reasons in this cheeky, funny, slightly overstretched showbiz comedy.
Sep 4, 2021
Controlled pacing, visual punchlines, and an insider knowledge of the varied pretensions within filmmaking make this a consistently amusing - if never downright hilarious - vehicle for the well-honed comic sides of two of Spain's most famous exports.
Sep 4, 2021
For viewers willing to go with the flow, the film serves up roughly two hours of sharp reflections deliciously wrapped in entertaining antics.
Sep 4, 2021
Wondering just how far this film will go is half the fun, and directors Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat choose their moments to push the tone from sharp observational comedy into absurdity...
Sep 4, 2021
Every line delivery is immaculate, and Cruz in particular, with her ginger frizzy locks, proves that she is a comic behemoth who has too long been laid dormant.
Sep 4, 2021
Seeing Cruz and Banderas show off their comedic chops is definitely a pleasure, and the farcical final scenes will leave viewers on a high.
Sep 4, 2021
Offers comic and visual pleasures alike, plus crisp acting from its lead trio...
Sep 4, 2021
The directors offer a light and breezy big-screen hangout, betting that the actors' megawatt charisma will be enough to carry the show. At least for a certain amount of time, the bet pays off.