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The Founder Reviews

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April 4, 2017
A remarkable example that the American dream is sometimes possible, although there must be lies, betrayal, robberies, and some other things on the way. [Full review in Spanish]
April 4, 2017
A film that shows us the face of the trumpist transactional philosophy: for someone to fulfill his "American dream", another will have to suffer. [Full review in Spanish]
April 3, 2017
It probably would have had more impact if it had been made four or five decades ago, when McDonald's was not yet an icon of "crude mercantilism" feared by its original owners. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
April 3, 2017
A rather crude and impudent look at the lack of morals in business, the obsession with success, greed and lack of scruples, and how often you have to betray those who resist "progress." [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 28, 2017
A great modern fable where the pursuit of a dream can be sapped by greed or selfishness. Keaton's character represents the best and the worst of the American dream. [Full review in Spanish]
March 25, 2017
A good biopic that, despite a difficult patriotic theme, it doesn't boast about the American way of life. [Full review in Spanish]
March 22, 2017
An interesting and entertaining idea. So sit back and enjoy your favorite combo, you'll get what you already know. [Full review in Spanish]
March 22, 2017
A fascinating story about a man's reckless determination to achieve success, but unlike similar films about greed, it fails to plunge into the depths of Kroc's complex psychology. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 22, 2017
Despite the lack of conflict and mordacity in the story, it's an entertaining and interesting film, where the masterful interpretation of Keaton stands out. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 22, 2017
A great story about financial betrayals, creative bullying and theft, evasions and speculations. [Full review in Spanish]
March 22, 2017
The film shows Hancock's ability as a filmmaker, although he was fortunate to have an interesting story because he could have done much more. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 15, 2017
The founder is a very entertaining biopic that has chosen the path of conventionality and lack of risk to tell a story that is way above the film itself. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 13, 2017
A film that grows when it exposes the imposture of a society that has made trash its reason for being. [Full review in Spanish]
March 13, 2017
The founder is, at first glance, a conventional biopic but it's the story of a cynical predator, the perverter of the innocent dream of two naive brothers who tried to counter the chaotic drift of those dinners. [Full review in Spanish]
March 9, 2017
A morally ambiguous story since its script raises a problematic subject but it manages to remain in a point of neutrality, which makes it interesting. [Full review in Spanish]
March 9, 2017
Although it runs with tone problems and without a clear message, The Founder manages to work thanks to a great performance by Michael Keaton. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 9, 2017
"The Founder" gives Keaton the kind of arc - a golden arch, you might even say - and character to continue his creative renaissance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 7, 2017
One of the most accurate and incisive radiographs ever made on cannibal capitalism and, of course, the shadows surrounding the American dream. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 7, 2017
A film that wins because what looks like an entrepreneur's manual ends up being something sinister under a precious name and a precious (and golden) logo. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 7, 2017
Kroc is a nasty piece of work, but the film's squeaky clean approach often makes him seem like an all-American hero.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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