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Rating Title/Year Author
Beautiful Boy (2018) Mariana Fernández Beautiful Boy fails to highlight sincere emotion to devastations caused by drug addiction. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 15, 2019
Cola de Mono (2018) Rafael Paz Tail monkey is a portrait of two people who are discovered free and, at the same time, repressed, eager to break the "rules." [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 12, 2019
() Rafael Paz The goal is to entertain, have a good time and provoke the feeling of knowing a little more about Mexico. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 12, 2019
() Jorge (JJ) Negrete Del Amo chooses to focus on the humor, but it comes off as humor designed to placate mass audiences rather than staying true to the source material. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 12, 2019
() Jorge (JJ) Negrete The reflection of Second Time Around seems to indicate that, perhaps, the disease of the world is the foolishness to cure it. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 8, 2019
Buy Me a Gun (2018) Jorge (JJ) Negrete This is a fable that is about to turn into a chronicle. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 6, 2019
Classical Period (2018) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Classical Period is not a film of resentment, but rather an authentic nostalgia that celebrates the richness of speaking. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 6, 2019
Las herederas (2018) Mariana Fernández The Heiresses portrays a tragicomedy that delves into the personal discovery through a woman who, in her old age, executes a silent inner revolution. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 6, 2019
() Jorge (JJ) Negrete Nocturno 29 seems to respond more to a political spirit of its time, the truth is that its formal chaos was valid in an era that was dismissing a certain type of language. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 3, 2019
() Icnitl Y García A look that lifts from the ruins a lost language that smells of damp earth, ancestral times and also hardships. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 1, 2019
High Life (2018) Jorge (JJ) Negrete High Life is a sordid meditation that unites and questions the futility of reflecting on the human being outside the Earth. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 27, 2019
Arábia (2018) Jorge (JJ) Negrete The fantastic element of Araby is that it is reality filtered through writing. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 22, 2019
() Rafael Paz Atrás hay relámpagos flows and flows. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 20, 2019
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) Jorge (JJ) Negrete If corporations are far from disappearing, we may as well give ourselves the opportunity to use them as toys the way that The LEGO Movie 2 successfully does. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2019
Green Book (2018) Mariana Fernández Green Book chooses to recreate, with more sympathy than originality, the benevolence of friendship regardless of social differences. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 13, 2019
The Farewell (2019) Ana Laura Pérez Flores Lulu Wang's film sympathetic film goes far beyond showing the cultural clash between the family. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 6, 2019
We Are Little Zombies (2019) Ana Laura Pérez Flores Nagahisa jumps over formal narrative conventions to bring us a challenging and weirdly moving film. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 6, 2019
The Wolf Hour (2019) Ana Laura Pérez Flores Banks Griffin constructs an ambience of interior terror that finds its strength in its subtlety. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 6, 2019
The Souvenir (2019) Ana Laura Pérez Flores A well-crafted story about love's ambivalence. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 6, 2019
The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) Ana Laura Pérez Flores The claim for the right to a territory is addressed in this microuniverse giving it a concrete face and thus turning it into an intimate, personal, and extremely endearing fight. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 6, 2019
Divine Love (2019) Ana Laura Pérez Flores The futuristic film dissects dissects the desire and interference that religion, society and bureaucracy have in the female body. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 6, 2019
At Eternity's Gate (2018) Rafael Paz Schnabel's film is possibly imperfect, however, it is in that imperfection where the film finds its most majestic moments, where the light absorbs us and overflows the screen. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2019
Fleuve noir (2018) Mariana Fernández Black Tide dispenses a tense intrigue about the torment of a detective. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 31, 2019
() Mariana Fernández In his first film, the director Ianis Guerrero builds an austere narrative in which the dominance of the night highlights the loneliness in which his characters live, being also a catalyst in their development. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
A Boy Called Sailboat (2018) Rafael Paz A Boy Called Sailboat is a reminder of a moment of pure innocence that can give us the opportunity to reconcile with ourselves and others. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 24, 2019
The Mule (2018) Erick Ortiz The Mule is one of the most emotional moments of Clint Eastwood's most brilliant filmography. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 21, 2019
The Blue Years (Los Años Azules) (2018) Icnitl Y García Sofía Gómez Códova does not appeal to grandiloquent imaginaries of exquisite corpses: it shows us the body of a home that is a way of showing us its memory. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 16, 2019
Belzebuth (2018) Erick Ortiz Belzebuth's script is undoubtedly a true disaster. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 14, 2019
Aquaman (2018) Rafael Paz Aquaman appears to have everything except rhythm or a clear vision. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2019
Pájaros de verano (2018) Rafael Paz Birds of Passage does not distance itself too much from similar films of this nature, but what Gallego and Guerra construct around this story is one of its greatest and most subtle virtues. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 27, 2018
Happy as Lazzaro (2018) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Lazzaro Felice, from its virtuosity, gentleness and pastoral nobility becomes the most violent denunciation of a world populated by hungry and toothless wolves. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 3, 2018
Return Of The Hero (2018) Mariana Fernández Despite some of its conventional aspects, Return of the Hero manages to entertain. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2018
The House That Jack Built (2018) Jorge (JJ) Negrete The house that Von Trier builds is one of null thought and bombastic noise. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 16, 2018
The Sisters Brothers (2018) Erick Ortiz The Sisters Brothers might have some of the conventions of a typical western, but it surpasses them with a surprising touch of warmth and humanity. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 15, 2018
The Wolf House (2018) Rafael Paz The Wolf House has an emotional impact thanks to the excellent technique of animation that Cociña and León use to narrate their story. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 13, 2018
BlacKkKlansman (2018) Erick Ortiz With Blackkklansman, Lee demonstrates that post-racial America never existed, that hate triumphed and, consequently, launches from its trench an umpteenth call to "wake up." [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 13, 2018
Widows (2018) Erick Ortiz With genuinely funny moments but twists in the plot and a tone closer to Hollywood standards, makes Widows a minor effort in McQueen's filmography, showing his more generic and even complacent side. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 11, 2018
The Favourite (2018) Rafael Paz This internal struggle for power in reality, a game of twisted, capricious and unhappy teenagers for the permanent attention they must put to their machinations. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 11, 2018
Cam (2018) Rafael Paz Cam is not a warning against completely entering the virtual world, but rather to be aware of everything that comes with it. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 6, 2018
The Other Side of the Wind (2018) Jorge (JJ) Negrete Welles' film revels in the failure and betrayal of a man before a system that understands it less and less, a quixotic and infinite search for "divine accidents", mills driven by an invisible wind whose will does not obey logic. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2018
La jaula (2017) Mariana Fernández A premeditated extension of plot revelations that do not impact too much, that constantly mirror each other and those that are foreseen with much anticipation. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2018
Halloween (2018) Erick Ortiz Halloween 2018 is a hodgepodge of elements from various stages of the franchise, at times sequel, in other remake, something out of focus and based on recycling, but it is irresistible. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 18, 2018
Mary and The Witch's Flower (2017) Mariana Fernández An entertaining and friendly personal journey with classicism in precepts about personal worth, ambition and respect for nature. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 16, 2018
Museo (2018) Erick Ortiz Ruizpalacios puts his finger on the sore and seems to say that terrible actions is as indecent as the way in which the story of both the National Museum of Anthropology and civilization has been built and preserved. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 15, 2018
Our Time (2018) Rafael Paz Our Time is the story of a man who thought he could dominate everything and who ended up discovering that he was just that: a man. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
The Predator (2018) Rafael Paz [The Predator] doesn't explore new territory because the study needs to continue exploiting intellectual property. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
Dogman (2018) Erick Ortiz Dogman's intention is not to put the spotlight on the general panorama of crime in Rome, but to reveal itself as a character study. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
Mid90s (2018) Erick Ortiz Hill has begun his career as a director in a remarkable way. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
The Death of Stalin (2017) Erick Ortiz Naturally, what happened behind the scenes after Stalin's death is murky and Iannucci approaches it coldly, making The Death of Stalin a satire as funny as it is dark. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
Summer of 84 (2018) Erick Ortiz All this prevents Summer of '84 from being a mere pastiche and makes it one of the best genre films of 2018. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 20, 2018