Tigers Are Not Afraid (Vuelven) Reviews

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October 9, 2019
Brutal as it gets, the mystic otherworldliness of the clash between spirits and villains makes it watchable.
October 8, 2019
The film uses real-world horror and fantasy metaphors together as a way of accentuating the very real miseries of contemporary Mexico.
October 4, 2019
A Grimm-worthy modern folktale that is at once utterly pitiless and deeply touching.
September 27, 2019
...a gritty and creepy unique look at the collateral damage of the drug trade.
September 27, 2019
A Walt Disney fairy tale about El Chapo told through the language of Gabriel García Márquez and visually painted as if guided by Frida Kahlo's hand, Tigers Are Not Afraid is some kind of special.
September 27, 2019
...when life is as crazy as it is for these kids, when right and wrong are as distorted as they are in the politics and power struggles of the world they live in, who is to say what's realistic and is a product of a fevered imagination?
September 20, 2019
A mysterious and compelling work of art. Recalls Pan's Labyrinth and The Devil's Backbone. Issa Lopez is going places.
September 20, 2019
A heightened, harrowing children's adventure spiked with moments of pure terror, great sadness and pointed politics if you're listening for them. This is one hell of a movie.
September 17, 2019
This is a frightening, poignant, relevant and stunningly powerful film that will scare you right before it breaks your heart.
September 15, 2019
Lopez deftly mixes realism and fantasy to create a story of horror that shocks as indelibly as it inspires.
September 14, 2019
Brutal and enchanting.
September 13, 2019
Intriguing enough to warrant a look, especially for genre fans.
September 13, 2019
There is a haunting, heartbreaking quality to this film that cannot be easily replicated.
September 13, 2019
Ambitious to the point of folly, Tigers Are Not Afraid nonetheless stands as a powerful scream of a movie, a harrowing look at the dangers, bonding, and horror that kids face when thrust into environments so violent that no one is safe.
September 13, 2019
For all of its simple plotting and fairy-tale trappings, Tigers Are Not Afraid does get to the heart of the situation of its young protagonists...
September 13, 2019
Tigers Are Not Afraid is a uniquely dark fairy tale rooted in the real life horrors experienced by children.
September 12, 2019
By the harrowing final act, Tigers leans completely into its vision, in both reality and fantasy, leading to an unforgettable conclusion.
September 11, 2019
López's approach is confident and mysterious, never shying away from putting her child characters through incredible emotional and physical, life-and-death pain.
September 11, 2019
Overall, Tigers Are Not Afraid is not only the best genre film I've seen all year but the best film in general. It's imaginative, it hits like a truck, and it heals like sábila from your abuela's backyard.
September 11, 2019
Even with its flaws, the movie still leaves a mark.
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