La Nación (Costa Rica)

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Rating Title/Year Author
1/5 After (2019) William Venegas I endured [the film] until the end only because of professional duty. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 15, 2019
4/5 What They Had (2018) William Venegas One can say that it is incisive film from its apparent simplicity, which is magnified thanks to the excellent performances. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 15, 2019
4/5 The Highwaymen (2019) William Venegas A film that is worth seeing in Nétflix, both visually and narratively, [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
2/5 Pet Sematary (2019) William Venegas There is little terror. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
5/5 Us (2019) William Venegas Lupita Nyong'o and Michael Abels' soundtrack [are] extraordinary. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 1, 2019
3/5 Dumbo (2019) William Venegas Go to the movies to see that the elephants still fly in 2019. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 1, 2019
1/5 Final Score (2018) William Venegas So much gratuitous violence is no more than a vulgar substitute for the film's absence of ideas and lack of a logical structure. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2019
2/5 Beautiful Boy (2018) William Venegas Director Felix van Groeningen tries to dodge melodrama at all costs, but he does not always succeed. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 19, 2019
2/5 Triple Frontier (2019) William Venegas The film feels false in presenting a solid friendship between [the characters]: With men of that ilk, can anything good be expected? [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 19, 2019
1/5 Captain Marvel (2019) William Venegas It's the entertainment industry turned into merchandise. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 11, 2019
4/5 At Eternity's Gate (2018) William Venegas Willem Dafoe shines. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 11, 2019
3/5 Mary Queen of Scots (2018) William Venegas Mary Queen of Scots is a film worth seeing, due above all to its historical value. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2019
3/5 A Star Is Born (2018) William Venegas An admirable film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2019
3/5 Cold Pursuit (2019) William Venegas The film is very well narrated. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2019
1/5 Boy Erased (2018) William Venegas It's a flat film... almost immobile. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 19, 2019
4/5 Alita: Battle Angel (2019) William Venegas Surprisingly pleasant. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 19, 2019
5/5 Vice (2018) William Venegas A very creative film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2019
5/5 The Favourite (2018) William Venegas Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman shine. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2019
4/5 Green Book (2018) William Venegas Do not miss it. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 5, 2019
3/5 Instant Family (2018) William Venegas The chemistry between Mark Whalberg and Rose Byrne is highly praiseworthy. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
3/5 Destroyer (2018) William Venegas With more care or talent (I don't know) we would have had an exceptional movie, although I still recommend it. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
4/5 How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) William Venegas [The story is] told and animated with great humanity, with a tight and precise poetic tone that prevents it (the film) from becoming corny. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2019
2/5 Mortal Engines (2018) William Venegas Despite its spectacular paraphernalia, this film is one-dimensional. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 14, 2019
5/5 The Mule (2018) William Venegas [The Mule] confirms what we know about [Eastwood] and the reason why we admire him. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 14, 2019
2/5 Mary Poppins Returns (2018) William Venegas This "sequel" has no lyrical or dramatic force to speak of. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 7, 2019
4/5 An Unexpected Love (2003) William Venegas An Unexpected Love becomes an oasis at a time when good comedies are scarce. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 2, 2019
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) William Venegas Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse reproduces the current comic book style... not only with ease, but also with [a] self-confidence that combines intense action with keen humor well. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 28, 2018
1/5 Aquaman (2018) William Venegas I do not have a single reason to recommend Aquaman or its Atlantic or oceanic din, despite its good intentions to denounce the seas' ecological disorder [caused by] human beings. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 27, 2018
3/5 Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018) William Venegas Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot, is not and will not be one of Van Sant's best films... but I recommend it for reasons that are not entirely filmic, I do it because of its moral character. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 27, 2018
5/5 Roma (2018) William Venegas The art direction in Rome is amazing. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2018
1/5 Maikol Yordan 2: La cura lejana (2018) William Venegas [A] tiring film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 17, 2018
3/5 Papillon (2017) William Venegas Thanks to Malek's work, we are convinced of the value of [their] friendship, even in the most inhuman conditions. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2018
Lizzie (2018) William Venegas You also have to appreciate positive things like the music and photography, in addition to the art direction, that make Lizzie a good film that, without a doubt, could have been better. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2018
4/5 Widows (2018) William Venegas Steve McQueen makes no concessions. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2018
1/5 Robin Hood (2018) William Venegas I cannot recommend this pastiche. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2018
3/5 First Man (2018) William Venegas The care with the cinematography itself is praiseworthy and, above all, the excellent role of Justin Hurwitz's music. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 28, 2018
5/5 Colette (2018) William Venegas Colette becomes an intelligent discourse on how - in a patriarchal society - the genius of talented women is not easily recognized, but, on the contrary, tends to be invisible. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2018
2/5 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) William Venegas It's not only the film's boring lack of originality with respect to the previous one, it's also its similarity (like looking into a mirror) with the treatment of the story. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2018
3/5 The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) William Venegas With good management of that personal will called "suspension of disbelief", The Girl in the Spider's Web is an enjoyable action film and, so, we can value the prized work of [director] Fede Alvarez. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 13, 2018
3/5 Morazán (2017) William Venegas You can place this movie within the style of romantic subjectivism (the tragic story of a hero). Such is the narrative merit of the film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 12, 2018
4/5 Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) William Venegas Do not miss Bohemian Rhapsody and hopefully you can watch it again. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2018
4/5 Museo (2018) William Venegas The film stands out for what it's able to bravely tell us, for knowing how to create and manage an atmosphere between suspense and the study of the human condition. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 29, 2018
Peppermint (2018) William Venegas [The film] only functions to show us this actress and not her character, given the superficiality with which she's shown... This seems to be a constant in the films of French director Pierre Morel. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 29, 2018
1/5 Un Regalo Esencial (2018) William Venegas [The film's] melodramatic formula... is empty with its boring series of close-ups. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 22, 2018
1/5 Halloween (2018) William Venegas Halloween has too many narrative blunders and visual oversights. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 22, 2018
2/5 The Gazelle's Dance (El baile de la gacela) (2018) William Venegas The film is not only superficial, it is also predictable. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 15, 2018
Venom (2018) William Venegas In general, Venom not only fails as action cinema, but also with its alleged fusion of comedy with horror. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 8, 2018
3/5 BlacKkKlansman (2018) William Venegas The film walks a line between comedy and drama to tell the story of Ron Stallworth. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 8, 2018
4/5 Everybody Knows (2018) William Venegas Asghar Farhadi maintains his ability to make us arrive at - with tension - the Babylonian spiral of events present in this film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2018
1/5 The Happytime Murders (2018) William Venegas There's no way I can recommend this movie. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2018