Cinexcepción

Cinexcepción is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Hugo Hernández Valdivia
Rating Title/Year Author
8/10 The Two Popes (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Even if there are some criticisms present, a tone of conciliation prevails, which reaches a significant dose of emotionalism. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 30, 2019
7/10 The Dead Don't Die (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia The commentary is valuable and timely, but the narrative and formal vehicle -- even with its wonderful moments -- is not that solid. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 27, 2019
1.5/10 Black Christmas (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia There's no need to make a movie movie to show and say what this movie attempts to show and say: a pamphlet would have sufficed. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 27, 2019
6.5/10 A Rainy Day in New York (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Not the best Woody Allen movie, but it has its charm. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 27, 2019
6/10 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia It was entertaining and ended up giving me more than I expected, but I was't expecting much. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 27, 2019
10/10 Parasite (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Parasite makes us see a landscape of injustice that we normally don't want to see. It feels uncomfortable, but it offers us plenty of material for reflection. Bravo! [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 27, 2019
9/10 Marriage Story (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Driver and Johansson give the film the force it needs to emotionally transcend. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2019
10/10 The Irishman (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia In The Irishman, Scorsese delivers a lucid and mature work that is as moving as it is spectacular. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 3, 2019
6/10 Frozen II (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia The excess in singing in this film is a bit fastidious, but it does give the film a feel more akin to literature than something cinematic. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 3, 2019
7.5/10 Doctor Sleep (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia It's a great film and it certainly provokes a bit of fear. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 12, 2019
6/10 Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Terminator: Dark Fate offers what best it can and it may disappoint fans of the franchise. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 4, 2019
10/10 Manbiki kazoku (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia With Shoplifters, Koreeda embarks on an ambitious philosophical journey to explore the fundamentals of family. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 4, 2019
5/10 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia The story is bland and the fantasy is still betting on unreality, because the morals remain in the words rather than the facts. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 22, 2019
6/10 Gemini Man (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia The result, thus, is neither rounded in action nor does it take on density in verbal confrontations. In the end, everything indicates that we are facing a failed experiment, both technically and narratively. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 22, 2019
7.5/10 Joker (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia It falls short as an agent of chaos: because it has a reason, a story, an explanation, a cause ... but not a will. Despite this it ends well-enough and unsettling enough. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2019
8/10 Ad Astra (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia The film's goal isn't to illustrate how far technology will take us, but rather how inescapable the human condition is no matter where in space we wind up and it succeeds at showing us this. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 22, 2019
7/10 Première année (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Lilti has created a simple and eloquent film. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 11, 2019
6/10 Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia An irritating experience. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 1, 2019
6.5/10 Booksmart (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Booksmart doesn't reach the heights of other films of its ilk, but it's a great film about identity and growth and a welcome addition. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 19, 2019
Lemonade (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Lemonade offers a worthy dose of tension, but it doesn't have the force of other current Romanian films. On the other hand, its social critique is timely and feels honest. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 9, 2019
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia The movie delivers what it promised. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 9, 2019
The Image Book (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Jean-Luc Godard achieves his objective and redeems cinema's original function: The Image Book makes us see and invites us to think. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 9, 2019
7/10 Rocketman (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Rocketman makes it clear we are dealing with an exceptional artist... but it is not clear about who is the human being behind it. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 5, 2019
6.5/10 Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia There's nothing new here. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 5, 2019
7.5/10 Toy Story 4 (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Pixar delivers yet again by bringing different substance that reaches different age groups in their own way. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 26, 2019
7.5/10 Gloria Bell (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Lelio creates a luminous new version although one can't help but feel they have seen this before. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 26, 2019
6.5/10 Tolkien (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Tolkien is inspired by the life and miracles of a writer of great imagination, but it is not particularly imaginative ... nor profound. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 17, 2019
6/10 Dark Phoenix (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia The film is ambitious and the message in the ethical field is valuable, but the formal mediation and the consequent emotional shortage make it difficult to get involved. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 9, 2019
6.5/10 Aladdin (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Without going beyond the original animation, Ritchie delivers some messages and some redeemable passages in the middle of a musical and a stunned stunning stridency. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 23, 2019
7/10 Avengers: Endgame (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Thus comes to an end, 21 films and 11 years later, the most lucrative franchise in the history of cinema... There are notable ups and downs in [this] long journey, and the conclusion is no exception. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 29, 2019
6.5/10 The Professor and the Madman (2019) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Safinia goes from sensitivity to sentimentality, and offers a film with remarkable ups and downs, with notable passages and avoidable digressions. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 20, 2019
7.5/10 Capernaum (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia A thorough melodrama that will move even the most indifferent person. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2019
9/10 The Favourite (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Lanthimos takes us from laughter to amazement and turns in a film with ties to the works of Peter Greenaway. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 6, 2019
6.5/10 Vice (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia In the end I have the impression that the approach is trivialized, that the denunciation loses density and does not reach to illuminate deep depths. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2019
8/10 BlacKkKlansman (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Lee lets us see that there is a lot of hatred, but also a lot of ignorance, a lot of ridiculousness and a lot of stupidity, which brings humor in the film. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 14, 2019
8.5/10 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Spiderman is once again amazing. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 3, 2019
7/10 Widows (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia It is an exercise in style and genre that provokes emotion and maintains attention, but still maintains itself in form. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 6, 2018
9/10 Roma (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Cuarón has explored the stylistic routes of realism and Roma extends the search. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2018
6/10 Return Of The Hero (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia The film doesn't make it very fat because there are no ambitions to be found. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 16, 2018
8.5/10 First Man (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Chazelle delivers a round film that works within the prerogatives of several genres. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 9, 2018
6.5/10 Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia You might walk out of Bohemian Rhapsody with a smile, but it sells short as a biography, an exploration of their creative process or the interpretation of Mercury himself. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 2, 2018
A Star Is Born (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia The performances are sound. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
Memories of Underdevelopment (1968) Hugo Hernández Valdivia [Director Tomás Gutiérrez Alea] uses a lucrative and effective audiovisual arsenal. EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
8/10 Our Time (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Ambitious, recalls human atavism, which is only nuanced with the contributions of modern technology. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2018
4/10 The Predator (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia The Predator has to be the last forgettable summer film. Please... [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 21, 2018
Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia The comedy is forgotten soon after it's over. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2018
8/10 Christopher Robin (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia With warmth and humor, Christopher Robin invites audiences to reunite with their inner child. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 3, 2018
7.5/10 The Student ((M)uchenik) (2017) Hugo Hernández Valdivia In the face of so much dementia, the disciple seems to conclude, there is nothing left but to cling to reason, even if that means generating more dementia. Perhaps there is a little window of hope... [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 27, 2018
6.5/10 Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia Ant-Man and the Wasp delivers what it promises. Maybe a little more. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2018
8/10 Incredibles 2 (2018) Hugo Hernández Valdivia The novelty is in the villain... perhaps its message may go by unnoticed, but it is not too shabby for a children's film. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 18, 2018