Cine Vértigo

Cine Vértigo is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Ernesto Diezmartinez
Rating Title/Year Author
2.5/4 Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) Ernesto Diezmartinez "The screenplay, which Hittman herself wrote, is devoid of any superfluous information": In Spanish published in Letras Libres EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
3/4 () Ernesto Diezmartinez "Whit M of Mentira". In Spanish, published in Letras Libres EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
2.5/4 Woman of the Photographs (2020) Ernesto Diezmartinez "I have written that The woman of the photographs belongs to fantasy cinema, but I am not so sure that this film directed by newcomer Kushida falls into that category": Published in Letras Libres EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
4/4 The Seventh Seal (1956) Ernesto Diezmartinez "The plague advances, implacable, and confusion and despair begin to reign". Essay published in Spanish in Letras Libres EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
4/4 All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Ernesto Diezmartinez "The most rabidly antiwar movie in the history of Hollywood". Essay published in Spanish in Letras Libres EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
4/4 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) Ernesto Diezmartinez "A masterpiece". Essay published in Spanish in Letras Libres. EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
3/4 Workforce (2019) Ernesto Diezmartinez "Zonana refuses to dramatize the tragedy". Published in Letras Libres EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
3/4 Blast of Silence (1961) Ernesto Diezmartinez "Although at first it may seem that the constant voice-over is redundant, it soon becomes clear that it is not": Essay published in Spanish in Letras Libres EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
3/4 The China Syndrome (1979) Ernesto Diezmartinez "This movie is a refined example of the liberal discourse, although, being the seventies of Vietnam and Watergate, the proposal of the film is much less hopeful than one might think.": Published in Letras Libres EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
3/4 They Shall Not Grow Old (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez "The testimonials that follow the images - from the draft to the end of the war - come from across the social spectrum of the British Empire". In Spanish, published in Letras Libres EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
4/4 It's a Wonderful Life (1946) Ernesto Diezmartinez "One of the most influential films in the history of Hollywood was a box office failure, not winning a single one of the five Oscars for which it was nominated". In Spanish, published in Letras Libres EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
3/4 Suspiria (1977) Ernesto Diezmartinez "His sixth feature film and perhaps his masterpiece, strategically moves away from the typical stories of the giallo without separating a millimeter from his visual and stylistic drives". Published In Letras Libres EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
4/4 Rififi (1955) Ernesto Diezmartinez "Dassin's first French film is a stylistic and thematic distillation of his best Hollywood work". In Spanish, published in Letras Libres EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
3/4 Lenny (1974) Ernesto Diezmartinez The edition of Alan Heim - who would win his Oscar with the next Fosse film, All that Jazz (1979) - allows the comedic routines of Lenny Bruce to be contrasted with the reaction of the audience in the dark below the stage" . In Spanish, in Letras Libres EDIT
Posted Dec 29, 2020
2.5/4 The Guardian of Memory (2019) Ernesto Diezmartinez One of the best Mexican documentaries of the year. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2019
1/4 () Ernesto Diezmartinez A contemplative Hostel EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2019
1.5/4 () Ernesto Diezmartinez Some images of fireworks exploding in the sky are genuinely impressive. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2019
2.5/4 Diamantino (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez Abrantes and Schmidt - who have directed four short films together - have made this unclassifiable allegorical comedy. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 15, 2019
1.5/4 The Chaotic Life of Nada Kadic (Kaoticni Zivot Nade Kadic) (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez The film, filmed entirely in Bosnia and directed by the debutant Mexican filmmaker Hernaiz Pidal -graduated from the Béla Tarr film school- works as a neo-realistic exercise of the new century... EDIT
Posted Sep 15, 2019
2/4 Lemonade (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez "At least, in the ending, the movie leaves room for hope". EDIT
Posted Aug 11, 2019
2.5/4 The Wolf House (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez An elusive animated feature in stop-motion that allows connections to be made with the children's stories of the Grimm Brothers and the surreal impulse of Jan Svankmajer. EDIT
Posted Aug 11, 2019
2/4 The Way He Looks (2014) Ernesto Diezmartinez "The trio of friends are getting closer and/or away from each other and the relationships between them are becoming more complex". EDIT
Posted Jul 17, 2019
1.5/4 Margarita (2016) Ernesto Diezmartinez "Typical documentary built in the editing room -was made over a year and a half, when thfilmed-, the doc appears as a lucky accident that Santamaría took advantage of". EDIT
Posted Jul 17, 2019
0/4 Under the Silver Lake (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez "You will need a lot of patience. A lot". EDIT
Posted Jun 18, 2019
1.5/4 The Swirl (2016) Ernesto Diezmartinez Two brothers, the gay Pedro and the fierce mother Esther survive as they can, without completely renouncing their dreams. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 18, 2019
0/4 Lupe Under the Sun (2016) Ernesto Diezmartinez "A laconic and minimalist narrative tone that betrays its belonging to the slow-cinema, which, at least from this trench, is already exhausted". EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
2.5/4 Transit (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez "Another remarkable film from Petzold". EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
0/4 Paris Square (Praça Paris) (2017) Ernesto Diezmartinez "It works more as political speech than as a film". EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
1.5/4 The Weak Ones (Los Debiles) (2017) Ernesto Diezmartinez "An episodic adventure set in the south of Sinaloa, in Mazatlan and its surroundings". EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
1.5/4 Angelo (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez "Directed with cold formalist distance by Schleinzer, Angelo is the obvious denunciation of the appropriation / exploitation of the Other". EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
0/4 Knife + Heart (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez As a thriller, the film does not work. As a cult-movie in progress, I suspect it works. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
1.5/4 Witkin & Witkin (2017) Ernesto Diezmartinez As in his previous films Ziff focuses on art, artists and those around them. EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
1.5/4 No One Will Know (2012) Ernesto Diezmartinez "A very meritorious debut feature, although the exercise of style is worth more for its parts than for the whole", EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
1/4 Sink or Swim (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez The cast is very solid, the musical selection enjoyable and the result is as conventional as you would expect. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
2.5/4 Sweet Country (2017) Ernesto Diezmartinez The fourth feature by Australian filmmaker Thornton is not just the surprise of the week. It can even be the year, even though it has been released in our country with more than a year of delay. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
1.5/4 He's Out There (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez "This horror film owes something to the Jason Vorhees saga and has some elements that come from the recent The Babadook". EDIT
Posted May 16, 2019
2.5/4 The Old Man & the Gun (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez Redford has, paraphrasing Billy Wilder, a very small piece of cake, but it is undoubtedly his and no one else's. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 3, 2019
1/4 Avengers: Endgame (2019) Ernesto Diezmartinez Frigga has one of the funniest lines in the whole movie: "Son, eat more vegetables." Indeed, it is not terrible eat junk food from time to time, but we must eat healthier. The same goes for cinema. Endgame is junk food. The healthier cinema is elsewhere. EDIT
Posted Apr 28, 2019
2.5/4 Francofonia (2015) Ernesto Diezmartinez "More than a documentary, this is a very personal historical essay about the most famous museum in the world". EDIT
Posted Apr 19, 2019
2.5/4 Restos de Viento (2017) Ernesto Diezmartinez "Traces of Wind represents a huge leap forward from Montemayor". EDIT
Posted Apr 19, 2019
1.5/4 As I Open My Eyes (2015) Ernesto Diezmartinez "A very conventional family melodrama whose main contribution is the social context in which it takes place". EDIT
Posted Apr 19, 2019
2.5/4 Fighting With My Family (2019) Ernesto Diezmartinez Florence Pugh is called to be a big star and this entertaining movie is another sign that she is on the right track. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 19, 2019
2.5/4 Everybody Knows (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez As usual in Farhadi's cinema, solving the puzzle is not the most important. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 19, 2019
2/4 Mary Queen of Scots (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez "Rourke achieves, with a good cinematic eye, some scenes in which the loneliness of the two women in the masculine world that they had to reign, is visually contrasted". EDIT
Posted Apr 19, 2019
2.5/4 The Guilty (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez "Möller plays with the expectations of the spectator as a master of suspense". EDIT
Posted Apr 19, 2019
2.5/4 The Good Girls (Las niñas bien) (2018) Ernesto Diezmartinez We can not stop looking at the wreck, not even in the final barks. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 19, 2019
1/4 Shazam! (2019) Ernesto Diezmartinez Amusing, but the same old s***. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 19, 2019
2.5/4 The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) Ernesto Diezmartinez "The myth of King Arthur in the times of Brexit". EDIT
Posted Apr 19, 2019
4/4 Come and See (1985) Ernesto Diezmartinez "A true classic of anti-war cinema". EDIT
Posted Apr 19, 2019
1/4 The Mongolian Conspiracy (2019) Ernesto Diezmartinez "It is not the irredeemable disaster that was Cantinflas but it also far away from the modest achievements of his nice cinematographic debut, El mundo de Juan Orol". EDIT
Posted Apr 19, 2019