La Nación (Costa Rica)

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Rating Title/Year Author
3/5 The Lighthouse (2019) William Venegas The process of degradation is shown in a superficial manner. It's a narrative flaw. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 19, 2020
The Hitcher (2007) William Venegas The highway becomes a battlefield full of blood and junk. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 27, 2020
3/5 Onward (2020) William Venegas The visuals are more enjoyable than the story itself. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 11, 2020
4/5 The Invisible Man (2020) William Venegas The film surprises as science fiction to show masculine domination over women. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2020
5/5 The Gentlemen (2020) William Venegas When the director indulges in the art of the visual, the film is most enjoyable. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 3, 2020
4/5 Dark Waters (2019) William Venegas In its development, the movie takes its time because it doesn't want to leave anything to speculation and tries to be as didactic as possible. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 24, 2020
5/5 Corpus Christi (2019) William Venegas This movie invites us to develop the ability to understand the world beyond its appearances. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 19, 2020
3/5 Uncut Gems (2019) William Venegas Uncut Gems maintains its social critique and shows us the dirty games played in a society led by capitalism and greed. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 10, 2020
3/5 1917 (2019) William Venegas It's worth seeing even though one resents the fact that the visual scheme was understood as an end goal in itself. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 4, 2020
4/5 Little Women (2019) William Venegas The director manages to express in the best possible way the genuine nature of melodrama that lurks beneath a false drama. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 3, 2020
5/5 Bombshell (2019) William Venegas The female performances are excellent... It's an ensemble with talent and precision in their work. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2020
2/5 Jojo Rabbit (2019) William Venegas In general, the film doesn't transcend and ends up being a sum of bad jokes. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 27, 2020
5/5 Official Secrets (2019) William Venegas Official Secrets has a metaphorical impulse that goes beyond the specific. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 21, 2020
1/5 Cats (2019) William Venegas I struggled throughout the movie to not fall asleep. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 13, 2020
5/5 Richard Jewell (2019) William Venegas An extraordinary movie. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 13, 2020
2/5 La siesta del tigre (2016) William Venegas The script is absolutely weak... without any passion or intensity. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
3/5 Papicha (2019) William Venegas Papicha is a film about the joy of living and the blindness that overshadows it. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 7, 2020
5/5 Parasite (2019) William Venegas A revolutionary film. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 30, 2019
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) William Venegas Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is a film full of unoriginal action and fight sequences. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 30, 2019
The Two Popes (2019) William Venegas The Two Popes is the juiciest movie I've seen in between the seriousness of the events and the good humor that surrounds them. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 16, 2019
3/5 Ford v Ferrari (2019) William Venegas The dramatic work of Matt Damon and Christian Bale, the well-developed characters, and the good soundtrack make a film that one can recommend. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 11, 2019
3/5 21 Bridges (2019) William Venegas The film is good entertainment. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 9, 2019
5/5 Knives Out (2019) William Venegas The movie has no narrative gaps and when it approaches that risk, it makes use of fine humorous moments. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 2, 2019
The Good Liar (2019) Alexánder Sánchez For many it will be inevitable to see Mirren and McKellen performing for the first time together at the cinema. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 2, 2019
Marriage Story (2019) Alexánder Sánchez The drama of the rupture is mixed with some scenes that will make the public have fun. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 2, 2019
The Irishman (2019) Víctor Fernández G. The characters are loyal to each other, and they love each other, as the men who interpret them. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 2, 2019
5/5 The Irishman (2019) William Venegas The movie breathes like mobsters breathe in order to be a sort of lyrical poem about decay. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 27, 2019
2/5 Frozen II (2019) William Venegas Frozen II is mediocre and unimaginative cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
3/5 Motherless Brooklyn (2019) William Venegas A brave movie that points out the corruption and violence of a concrete society. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 18, 2019
4/5 Doctor Sleep (2019) William Venegas Doctor Sleep never fails to suggest that something terrible is about to take place: it's an ominous movie. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 11, 2019
Carol (2015) William Venegas The chemistry amongst the leads is forged into an excellent story by Todd Haynes. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2019
3/5 Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) William Venegas Tim Miller's ability to show us surprising visual effects save the movie from sinking. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2019
3/5 Tremors (Temblores) (2019) William Venegas Tremors is a movie that deserves to be seen. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 4, 2019
4/5 Heroic Losers (2019) William Venegas The actors are excellent, the narrative fabric is well-maintained, and the communication between the principal idea of the text and its subplots is achieved. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 30, 2019
3/5 Hustlers (2019) William Venegas Hustlers is a movie that tries to be objective and transparent. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 28, 2019
4/5 The Laundromat (2019) William Venegas We know that when Steven Soderbergh decides to tell a story with intelligence, his movies turn out good, and that is the case now with The Laundromat. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 23, 2019
() William Venegas [Dos Fridas] has minor flaws, of course, but it possesses virtues that give it an artistic dignity. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 21, 2019
1/5 Gemini Man (2019) William Venegas Gemini Man takes on a certain moralizing tone that is not believable. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2019
5/5 Joker (2019) William Venegas The filmic language that one can break down has an unambiguous achievement: to give the film the code of a classic epic and avoid the banality of a meaningless comic. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 7, 2019
1/5 Rambo: Last Blood (2019) William Venegas Sylvester Stallone's terrible acting is in line with the deplorable tone of the film. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Abominable (2019) William Venegas We will remember the poetic moments of the film for a long time, because it's when Abominable knows how to behave as if it was a dream. A familiar and highly recommended movie. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 30, 2019
3/5 Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019) William Venegas This movie is not a thriller. It is more akin to a drama... Therefore, there's more value in subjectivity, the internal world of the characters, than in the objectivity of the actions. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 30, 2019
5/5 Ad Astra (2019) William Venegas With an intelligent script... this film manages to be a masterpiece. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 24, 2019
3/5 Crawl (2019) William Venegas Crawl moves and moves us in a classical fashion like a survival film. That is why actions are more important than words. The suspense is generated from shot to shot, from scene to scene. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 23, 2019
1/5 Yesterday (2019) William Venegas Danny Boyle clumsily stumbles on something even clumsier: the useless script from Richard Curtis. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 17, 2019
2/5 () William Venegas The basic problem of Te presento a mi novio... is the weakness of its script, which errs on the side of shallow. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2019
2/5 The Red Sea Diving Resort (2018) William Venegas Even though it's an action film, it errs on the side of having an academic style. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2019
3/5 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) William Venegas Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is worth watching because... there's a terror that represents a certain humanism that combines social realism with a gloomy iconography. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2019
4/5 Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019) William Venegas The good performances respond to the good character design, which is important in the mix of fantasy and reality. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2019
2/5 Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) William Venegas Despite its defects, I can recommend you to watch the movie with your family. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2019