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Rating Title/Year Author
Green Book (2018) Juan José Beteta Both characters end up supporting each other in their different and even opposing abilities... But the film goes beyond this skilful dramaturgical design around racism. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 13, 2019
3.5/5 Captain Marvel (2019) Sebastian Zavala Kahn I'd like to see these actors and their characters in a better-written and better-directed film. The end result would be much more spectacular. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 11, 2019
3.5/5 Alita: Battle Angel (2019) Sebastian Zavala Kahn It shows respect towards its source of inspiration, changing small details, but preserving the tone, story, and themes of the original product. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 21, 2019
3/5 Creed II (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn Completely predictable; full of stand-up-and-cheer moments, as well as references to previous films of the saga. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 2, 2019
The Mule (2018) Juan José Beteta We are before a director at the peak of his powers, who has delivered a beautiful, ironic and provocative film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 24, 2019
3.5/5 Bumblebee (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn Compared to the previous 'Transformers' movies, Bumblebee is a breath of fresh air, emotional and surprisingly honest. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 7, 2019
2/5 Asu mare (2013) Sebastian Zavala Kahn Asu Mare! 3 is a failed first step towards change and ambition, and nothing more. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2018
El Anti-Faz (2018) Carlos Esquives Its dynamism generates a clear contrast with respect to the parsimony of its users. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 29, 2018
Abyss and Smile (Abismos y sonrisas) (2018) Carlos Esquives Abyss and Smile (2018) is an exercise in purification in a certain moralistic way by demanding correction and highlighting the harmful, for example, exposing its antagonistic to the ridiculous terrain. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 29, 2018
Lima Grita (2018) Carlos Esquives The visual becomes a fast path to the sensory stimulation of the disoriented sounds that at some point find their own structure. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 27, 2018
2.5/5 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn Unsure of the story she wanted to tell, Rowling has crammed too much content into a single movie. It's the first time one of these films has bored me. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2018
Connatural (2018) Carlos Esquives These daily acts suddenly seem ritual, almost ceremonial, like a farewell to what may not happen again. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2018
Southern winds (2018) Carlos Esquives Southern Winds (2018) has appeal both in its plot and its cinematography. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2018
3/5 Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn Yes, the narrative moves too fast, but the film is worth seeing for exactly two reasons: Rami Malek's excellent work as Freddie Mercury... and the musical sequences (especially that of Live Aid). [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 14, 2018
2/5 Soltera codiciada (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn It may have a credible message about self-improvement, and the technical elements - photography, sound, music - may be fine, but they are not enough to inject energy into this lethargic and predictable comedy. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 6, 2018
2/5 Amigos en apuros (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn 'Amigos en apuros' is done with professionalism, as one would expect from [co-director Joel] Calero and his team, but at least in this case, that wasn't enough to turn it into a memorable comedy. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 30, 2018
3/5 Venom (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn It never reaches the level of the best the MCU has to offer, but it isn't the absolute disaster many of us were dreading either. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
2.5/5 Utopía, la película (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn Like many other movies, 'Utopia' is a mixture of the good, the bad and the ugly. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 5, 2018
4/5 Searching (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn Half social commentary regarding the use of technology in daily life, and half mystery thriller with a high quota of emotion. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 28, 2018
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017) Carlos Esquives No matter how dramatic the melodramatic conflict, director Paul McGuigan relates the brief but intense relationship of two characters that at times do not seem complementary without exaggeration. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 17, 2018
2.5/5 Ruben Blades is Not My Name (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn It frustrates me to have such an important, fascinating and intriguing figure as Blades, used for such a flat documentary. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2018
3.5/5 Rosa Mística (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn "Rosa Mística" might not tell us "the story of the woman behind the saint", as the trailers promise -at least not totally-, but it gets close enough to that objective to make it worth seeing on the big screen. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 7, 2018
2/5 Caiga quien caiga (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn Unfortunately, and despite the fact that I do not consider "Caiga Quien Caiga" to be as terrible as many colleagues have stated, Eduardo Guillot's film does not meet expectations. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 4, 2018
4.5/5 Mission: Impossible -- Fallout (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' is an excellent action blockbuster... and the ultimate proof that McQuarrie, Abrams (still on as producer) and Cruise know how to handle the franchise. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 14, 2018
Las herederas (2018) Carlos Esquives The Heiresses (2018) suggests a lot without announcing it, and without a doubt the character of Chela (Ana Brun) is moved by this mechanism. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 13, 2018
4/5 The Snatch Thief (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn Despite its flat secondary characters and an anticlimactic ending (...) "The Snatch Thief" is a fascinating and well-acted drama. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 8, 2018
3.5/5 El Abuelo (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn Watch "El Abuelo"... not only because one "must" support Peruvian cinema, but also because it is a remarkable film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 20, 2018
2.5/5 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' is the perfect example of [a] fun and light blockbuster. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 29, 2018
4/5 Incredibles 2 (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn I would love to see a third [Incredibles]; I just hope it doesn't take another fourteen years to get made. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 19, 2018
3.5/5 Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn A modest yet fun movie full of energetic action sequences, great special effects and efficient performances. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 28, 2018
4/5 Deadpool 2 (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn 'Deadpool 2' might not feel as fresh or as new as its predecessor, but it manages to avoid the majority of mistakes sequels tend to make. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 22, 2018
La Casa Rosada (2017) Julio Daneri Toledo Nevertheless, thanks to the sensitivity of the director, the film does not cede at any time to over-exaggeration to represent such events. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 18, 2018
Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Federico Chunga [The Russos] have succeeded... [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 11, 2018
() Juan Luis Nugent Óscar Catacora's first feature film is a manifesto of sublime rebellion like few others. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 7, 2018
4.5/5 Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn A totally different beast: darker, riskier, and more brutal. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 26, 2018
() Juan José Beteta The talent of [director] Oscar Catacora and his team of collaborators augurs the hope of upcoming films of equal or greater artistic scope. [full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 25, 2018
3.5/5 Blockers (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn A sex comedy that works as a metaphor for the fears parents feel when their children finish school and leave home to start their adult lives. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 14, 2018
3.5/5 No Me Digas Solterona (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn 'No Me Digas Solterona' is an entertaining and light romantic comedy, which nevertheless makes use of some clichéd characters... [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 6, 2018
3/5 I, Tonya (2017) Sebastian Zavala Kahn ...an experience that's both hilarious and dramatically satisfying; an unconventional biopic full of great performances... [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 1, 2018
3/4 Game Night (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn ...a light, deliciously black, and consistently funny experience. "Game Night" is one of 2018's greatest surprises so far. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 17, 2018
The Hurt Locker (2008) Juan José Beteta ...possibly one of the best war films, despite its low budget and its apparently limited significant range, centered on the role of the hero and the sense of heroism, in the context of the American occupation of Iraq. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 1, 2018
The King's Speech (2010) Juan José Beteta It never ceases to amaze me how cinema can be able to transform a small anecdote into a heroic epic. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 1, 2018
The King's Speech (2010) Gabriel Quispe ... it explores the backroom of power, its anxieties and chiaroscuros, the artifice of representation... [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 1, 2018
The King's Speech (2010) Milton Calopiña ... [director Tom Hooper] had the ability to masterfully orchestrate the different elements of the film, especially the multi-star cast... [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 1, 2018
The Artist (2011) Juan José Beteta ... charms, astonishes and entertains; but it lacks substance... [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 1, 2018
The Artist (2011) Gabriel Quispe ...a pasteurized memory, dressed up with the dapper black and white photography of Guillaume Schiffman... [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 1, 2018
4/4 The Shape of Water (2017) Sebastian Zavala Kahn The Shape of Water is a fascinating experience both in an emotional and an intellectual level, and one of Guillermo del Toro's best movies. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2018
12 Years a Slave (2013) Gabriel Quispe John Ridley's versatile script locates Northup as a character of an involuntary double identity, which comes, in terrible comparison, from a privileged origin lost suddenly, in a country of dehumanizing hierarchies... [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2018
3.5/4 Black Panther (2018) Sebastian Zavala Kahn Emotional, occasionally funny, and narratively unpredictable. (...) I doubt any other blockbuster will manage to surpass 'Black Panther' this year. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2018
3.5/4 Lady Bird (2017) Sebastian Zavala Kahn ...it tells a personal story --which is also full of universal themes-- in its own way, which differentiates it from other coming of age stories. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 22, 2018