Wasp Network Reviews

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July 2, 2020
There's some interesting history on display in Wasp Network, the latest from veteran French auteur Oliver Assayas. But as drama this one's a head scratcher.
June 26, 2020
I think Wask Network is another example of something that would have worked much better as a miniseries. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 25, 2020
Visually, the appeal of Wasp Network is undeniable - all warm, colorful, open spaces, elegantly shot and peopled with beautiful actors. The intrigue could have used some of that heat, too.
June 24, 2020
Despite strong showings by Penélope Cruz and Édgar Ramírez, the storytelling of this movie is a monumental failure. [Full review in Spanish]
June 24, 2020
Cruz can't save Wasp Network from being a disappointingly muddled spy saga.
June 24, 2020
Wasp Network registers as a misfire from a fine director and an extremely good cast.
June 24, 2020
This is just a slog... It's so complicated and yet so dull -- and it's over two hours long.
June 23, 2020
This slick spy story has too many tricks up its sleeve, leading more to confusion than thrills.
June 22, 2020
Combining extensive research with fictionalized action, the film presents an ideologically muddled look at what are essentially acts of terrorism.
June 22, 2020
Director Olivier Assayas baffles, and not in the way that we're used to. [Full review in Spanish]
June 22, 2020
Wasp Network, despite Penelope Cruz's Queen Bee performance, doesn't have the necessary sting.
June 22, 2020
It only takes an hour of this two hour-plus movie for us to figure out Assayas wasn't the right writer-director to pull it off.
June 22, 2020
Regrettably, [Assayas] latest "based on a true story" movie amounts only to a choppy recap of recent Cuban history despite its high concentration of acting talent.
June 22, 2020
There's far too much double-dealing to keep up with, and Assayas' opaque storytelling really doesn't help.
June 19, 2020
The environments and the stars look great, but they're stuck in a movie that doesn't seem to know what purpose they serve.
June 19, 2020
Only Penélope Cruz can shine in this bland, fragmented series of snapshots. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 19, 2020
it plays out almost as a choppy highlight reel from a longer work, perhaps even a TV series, but one with a great central story surrounded by a lot of filler.
June 19, 2020
"Wasp Network" is so temperate in its political approach that you start to forget what's at stake.
June 18, 2020
The final product feels like more of an interesting and beautifully filmed anecdote than compelling political and human drama.
June 18, 2020
A pastiche of situations, characters and genres. [Full review in Spanish]
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