Letras Libres

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Rating Title/Year Author
Guie'dani's Navel (2018) Fernanda Solórzano Alongside Roma and The Chambermaid, Guie'dani's Navel breaks with a certain type of idealized and false representation that until recently was the norm in Mexican cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 11, 2019
Joker (2019) Fernanda Solórzano While Joker may not break the superhero wheel, it works as a denunciation of a corrupt society in which its members can be as toxic and as aggressive as the people it signals out. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 3, 2019
Lonesome Collectors (Noches de Julio) (2018) Fernanda Solórzano The spaces with their background and incidental sounds are characters as important as the ones the actors play. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 27, 2019
Kursk (2018) Fernanda Solórzano These recreations often times serve to shed light on ways to react and to proceed in the face of a catastrophe. And in this respect, The Command falls short. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 23, 2019
() Fernanda Solórzano Sky Poets features a splendid and risky cinematography. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 17, 2019
High Life (2018) Fernanda Solórzano High Life works as a great metaphor for [our contemporary] dilemmas. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 6, 2019
() Iker Zabala [Director] Jonás Trueba creates a lively and absolutely authentic fresco of Madrid. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 30, 2019
The Great Hack (2019) Fernanda Solórzano [The Great Hack] allows us to understand how companies like Cambridge Analytica harvest data through the use of apps. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 30, 2019
Brexit: The Uncivil War (2019) Fernanda Solórzano Benedict Cumberbatch delivers a magnificent performance. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 30, 2019
Diamantino (2018) Fernanda Solórzano [The film] could have been sharper, but it ends up being overshadowed by the charming portrait of its protagonist. I think that without losing this fable tone, it could have delved into the political satire. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 30, 2019
Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019) Fernanda Solórzano The movie features many subjects, such as nostalgia, the revision of cinema, and the end of an era. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 23, 2019
L'homme fidèle (2018) Fernanda Solórzano There's something very French about the way the movie addresses the passionate subject of a love triangle from a rational and cerebral perspective. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 16, 2019
Teen Spirit (2018) Fernanda Solórzano The small details make Teen Spirit into an endearing, pleasant, and even moving film. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 12, 2019
Lemonade (2018) Fernanda Solórzano Lemonade is a movie that addresses the issue of migration from the esthetic and narrative style of the new Romanian cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 12, 2019
The Wolf House (2018) Fernanda Solórzano An intense visual experience that explores the parallel realities that one creates to repress intolerable realities. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 30, 2019
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019) Fernanda Solórzano A disappointing turn by Joe Berlinger. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 22, 2019
Leto (2018) Fernanda Solórzano Most rock biopics center on the excess, but given the events that take place in Leto, the film strikes a sharp bittersweet tone that places you in the atmosphere of underground rock in the '80s in Russia. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 13, 2019
Chicuarotes (2019) Fernanda Solórzano We are asked to become involved with its characters, but then judge them which is a risk that doesn't necessarily pay off, but is appreciated. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 13, 2019
Se rokh (2018) Fernanda Solórzano Panahi reflects about the liberty of artists and the complicated relationship the people of Iran have with art. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 2, 2019
What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire? (2018) Fernanda Solórzano This documentary invites a great reflection on racism and how we identify it in our lives. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 20, 2019
Greta (2018) Fernanda Solórzano The film is very valuable in showcasing complicated women in such an elegant way. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 13, 2019
Claire Darling (La dernière folie de Claire Darling) (2018) Fernanda Solórzano The film relies heavily on the great work of its protagonists: Catherine Deneuve y Chiara Mastroianni. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 9, 2019
Rocketman (2019) Fernanda Solórzano By privileging the essence over accuracy, it is an emotional autobiography presented as a bizarre spectacle and camp. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 2, 2019
One Last Deal (2018) Fernanda Solórzano The strongest aspect of this film is its really strong narrative. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 26, 2019
Knife + Heart (2018) Fernanda Solórzano Yann Gonzalez mixes horror, comedy and tears in a film that cries out to be seen from a sensitive camp. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 19, 2019
What They Had (2018) Fernanda Solórzano Based on director Elizabeth Chomko's experience, What They Had is narrated with rawness and honesty that is accompanied by impeccable performances. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 10, 2019
Svideteli Putina (2018) Fernanda Solórzano The documentary effectively captures the essence of Putin's witnesses. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 3, 2019
They Shall Not Grow Old (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez Peter Jackson has successfully recreated the lost world in the trenches of the First World War. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
The Old Man & the Gun (2018) Fernanda Solórzano A good film filled with nuggets of Redford's career. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 28, 2019
Midnight Family (2019) Fernanda Solórzano One of the most admirable things about this documentary is the absence of morbidity and instead captures a truly intimate look at survival. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 11, 2019
On the Basis of Sex (2018) Fernanda Solórzano The film fails because it is unable to engage its dialogue on the issue of equality, or the place that its protagonist occupies in that struggle. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 7, 2019
() Fernanda Solórzano The film brings resilience into play as a resource to deal with extreme situations, something notable in times when the habitual look is victimized. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2019
Across the Universe (2007) Fernanda Solórzano Through choreography, animation and all kinds of digital effects, the vignettes are used as supports for a script that, by itself, would never take off from the ground. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 27, 2019
Eighth Grade (2018) Fernanda Solórzano Without moralizing intentions, director Bo Burnham explores the adolescent anguish in the era of the social networks, showing it, without dramatic bursts, like a state maintained without resolution. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 21, 2019
Burning (2018) Fernanda Solórzano The film unravels, bit by bit like an ardent dream burning slowly inside the mind of the audience. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 15, 2019
Beautiful Boy (2018) Fernanda Solórzano An astute and effective way to show the cyclic moments an addict goes through. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 8, 2019
U: July 22 (Utøya 22. Juli) (2018) Fernanda Solórzano A film that is able to get to places where journalism cannot. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2019
First Reformed (2017) Fernanda Solórzano First Reformed is a brilliant return to form. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 22, 2019
Manbiki kazoku (2018) Fernanda Solórzano This is a stunning demonstration of Hirokazu Koreeda's cinematic mastery. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2019
Green Book (2018) Fernanda Solórzano The film by Peter Farrelly edits reality and does not bother the viewer, reducing a complex problem, like racism, to a fable with a happy ending. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2019
The Favourite (2018) Fernanda Solórzano Lanthimos retains a pessimistic view of human nature, while also showing the profane the conventions of the cinematic subgenre of kings and courtiers. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 31, 2019
Belzebuth (2019) Fernanda Solórzano The Mexican Emilio Portes directs this horror film that, being faithful to the conventions of the genre, surprises with well-conceived and executed twists. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Suspiria (2018) Fernanda Solórzano Luca Gudagnino takes the risk of making concrete what was vague and adding ramifications to a simple plot. Even so, the director sticks to the essence of the original: from very different universes, both films dialogue. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 17, 2019
Bird Box (2018) Fernanda Solórzano Bird Box is an astute marketing phenomenon and is a good entertainment product, which does not make sense to demonize. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2019
Destroyer (2018) Fernanda Solórzano Director Karyn Kusama breaks with archaic ideas of the model feminine creating an uncomfortable and memorable character. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 20, 2018
Pájaros de verano (2018) Fernanda Solórzano Birds of Passage is a gangster film and it's a very original way to tell our own history without falling to exoticism or idealization. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2018
The House That Jack Built (2018) Fernanda Solórzano This is a very dark comedy and one with great moments of horror. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2018
Roma (2018) Daniel Krauze Rome, in fuction to Mexico, is timeless. It happens in the seventies, but it's also happening out there, right now. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2018
Widows (2018) Fernanda Solórzano This Steve McQueen film follows many of the conventions of the heist film, but stands out for its transgressions. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 29, 2018
The Kindergarten Teacher (2018) Fernanda Solórzano Subtle and disturbing. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2018