El Fanzine

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Rating Title/Year Author
Jackie (2016) Gonzalo Lira Galván A film that manages to circumvent the conventions of biopics and common historical films. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 17, 2016
Margarita (2016) Gonzalo Lira Galván Margarita isn't as bad as one would think, but its also not the film the director wanted us to see. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 20, 2016
Francofonia (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván Sokurov has great ability to get us interested in what's happening in spite of his unconventional narrative. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 20, 2016
Maggie's Plan (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván A comedy with some dramatic tones and some hints of Woody Allen's neurotic take on "The Big Apple". [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 20, 2016
Atl Tlachinolli (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván The problem with the film is that it never feels like an honest portrait, rather a fabricated idea with all the cliches of an "art" film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 20, 2016
Julieta (2016) Gonzalo Lira Galván Almodóvar is back in the genre he does best. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 20, 2016
Mon roi (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván Maïwenn returns to the brutality that has been a trademark in her work, proving that she's a specialist in bringin out the best out her actors, puting them in the worse scenarios and getting surprisingly natural performances. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 18, 2016
The Witch (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván The Witch is much more than a horror film, specially because it never goes for easy scares or cheap thrils that are common place in the more commercial aspect of the genre. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 18, 2016
Rams (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván With a simple and everyday premise, Hákornason not only creates a touching study of a fractured family dynamic, but also makes a commentary about the necessity to unite as a society in the face of adversity. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 29, 2016
Hail, Caesar! (2016) Gonzalo Lira Galván Hail, Caesar! is a reminder that you can never go wrong with the Coens. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 29, 2016
Magical Girl (2014) Gonzalo Lira Galván Vermouth have us hooked with its baffling characters, minimalist narrative and visual style keeps us intrigued by an austere aesthetic and tight, economical but effective performances. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2016
Valley of Love (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván The work of the actors make the film, written by Nicloux, something special but modest that without them in front, well would have passed unnoticed before our eyes. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2016
Love (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván Although masterfully acted by its three main actors, the only new offering in this film responds to the natural need of Noe to cause a shock in the audience. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2016
The Lobster (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván A film worthy of being seen (again and again) for tenderize and view with concern the way that our relations have been taking over the years. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2016
Grandma (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván Grandma never intended to be more than the feel good movie it is. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2016
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván Although Mad Max is not for everyone, those who want a good shake that doesn't put their neurons at stake will fefinitely appreciate it. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2016
The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván It abuses the unconvincing drama and dramatic twists the director submits to the young protagonist. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2016
Anomalisa (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván The new Charlie Kaufman movie goes beyond mere curiosity for his somber mood and extraordinary animation. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2016
Our Little Sister (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván Koreeda achieves an intimate and timely film that results in its way of illustrating the history of growth, life, death and the family. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2016
Nasty Baby (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván Its character study and performances are accurate and compelling, bringing the desired critique successfully, consummate and credible. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2016
Son of Saul (2015) Gonzalo Lira Galván Eventually it makes us forget the horrible real world it portrays, charming us with flashes of lyricism and high-octane action. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2016