Voy a Explotar (I'm Gonna Explode) 2008

I'm Going to Explode

Critics Consensus

No consensus yet.

74%

TOMATOMETER

Total Count: 27

60%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 367

You might also like

Where to watch

Rate And Review

User image

Verified

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Rate this movie

    Oof, that was Rotten.

    Meh, it passed the time.

    It’s good – I’d recommend it.

    Awesome!

    So Fresh: Absolute Must See!

    What did you think of the movie? (optional)



  • You're almost there! Just confirm how you got your ticket.

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Step 2 of 2

    How did you buy your ticket?

    Let's get your review verified.

    • Fandango

    • AMCTheatres.com or AMC AppNew

    • Cinemark Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Regal Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Theater box office or somewhere else

    You're almost there! Just confirm how you got your ticket.

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Rate this movie

    Oof, that was Rotten.

    Meh, it passed the time.

    It’s good – I’d recommend it.

    Awesome!

    So Fresh: Absolute Must See!

    What did you think of the movie? (optional)

  • How did you buy your ticket?

    • Fandango

    • AMCTheatres.com or AMC AppNew

    • Cinemark Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Regal Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Theater box office or somewhere else

I'm Going to Explode Photos

Movie Info

Introspective Mexican teen Maru (Maria Deschamps) longs for someone to understand her. She finds a kindred spirit in Román (Juan Pablo de Santiago), the son of a conservative politician (Daniel Giménez Cacho) who displays his own angst at a school talent show. When Maru cheers on his outrageous and rebellious act, the two are punished together, forming a close bond. Soon the young couple runs away, but where they hide out from the world proves to be unexpected.

Cast & Crew

Daniel Giménez Cacho
Rebecca Jones
Gerardo Naranjo
Director
Gerardo Naranjo
Screenwriter
Gerardo Naranjo
Producer
Tobias Datum
Cinematographer
Claudio Castelli
Production Design
Show all Cast & Crew

News & Interviews for Voy a Explotar (I'm Gonna Explode)

Critic Reviews for Voy a Explotar (I'm Gonna Explode)

All Critics (27) | Top Critics (12) | Fresh (20) | Rotten (7)

  • Quote not available.

    September 14, 2010 | Rating: 3/4
  • Engrossing in parts, Naranjo does a decent job of transposing his source material.

    January 5, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • This is mostly an unusual and imaginative, if overlong, love story.

    January 5, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Anger, rebellion, romance and despair are the keynotes of this freewheeling if self-conscious picture.

    January 5, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • It's a tad too long, but beguiling nonetheless.

    January 5, 2010 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Naranjo tells his story like a real film-maker, refusing either sentiment or melodrama. But Godard looms large over the whole, as if Naranjo has digested so many classics that he isn't quite able to do his own thing without copious references.

    January 5, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Voy a Explotar (I'm Gonna Explode)

  • Mar 14, 2009
    Overall dissapointing, Romeo & Julia adaptation that started well but suffered from a poorly written scenario, the last 30 minutes of the film was full of cliche's, the ending was very unoriginal. The editing was excellent though and I appreciated the hand camera shots (which was also used a lot in Narajno's previous effort that I liked more: 'Drama/Mex') but the direction really could have been better.
    William H Super Reviewer
  • Jan 21, 2009
    Even though it features some great dialogue, especially as Maru (María Deschamps) narrates, this darkly comic Mexican take on teen angst makes for a really dull, self-important film. I was a teenager too, not so long ago, but I really can't identify with the "issues" of the protagonists. They're not troubled souls, as the film desperately wants you to believe, they're just whiny and immature brats. Frankly, a whole movie about Román's (Juan Pablo de Santiago) parents, played by Daniel Giménez Cacho and Rebecca Jones, would have been much better. Their presence, along with the strikingly beautiful cinematography, are the only worthy aspects of this so-called drama. In the end, I was almost tired from rolling my eyes so much. And they criticize me for not believing in Mexican cinema...
    Fernando Rafael Q Super Reviewer
  • Jan 20, 2009
    The movie has all the elements to make a great story, it looks great and has some very beautiful moments of true honesty where you conncect in a fantastically painful way with its characters - the problem is that there aren't enough of those moments and most of the time the characters are actually quite fucking stupid and annoying.
    Quinto W Super Reviewer

Voy a Explotar (I'm Gonna Explode) Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Movie & TV guides