Caimán Cuadernos de Cine

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Rating Title/Year Author
() Carlos Losilla [Director Andrés] Di Tella [is an] experienced self-narrator. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 3, 2019
() Jonay Armas One of those films that only knows how to utlize the cinematographic story through the grandiloquent gesture. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 3, 2019
Acuérdate de vivir (1953) Jaime Pena [Director Roberto] Gavaldón grants his protagonist that deferred opportunity to live and the surprising thing is that we come to accept this ending as a happy ending. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 3, 2019
() Carlos Losilla The worst of it... is not so much that predictability as the moral perspective from which it manipulates the viewer. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 3, 2019
() Jonay Armas An interesting but also complex operation. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Atlantics (2019) Jonay Armas A film that embraces genre cinema with the naturalness of a great filmmaker. [Full review in Spanishi] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
() Jonay Armas It's [director Belén Funes'] first feature film but there is full awareness of where the film should lead. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
The Sharks (2019) Jaime Pena The Sharks cultivates the suggestions (very well) and, in a way, relinquishes a real dramatic plot. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
The Sharks (2019) Cristina Aparicio The eighties aesthetic is... a brave formal decision that (as she herself recognizes) bears the identity of its creator. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
The Other One (1946) Jaime Pena The fatalism and romanticism of [director Roberto] Gavaldón's film do not lag behind those of Hitchcock. A masterpiece. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Los sonámbulos (2019) Cristina Aparicio A film as bright as it is personal that demonstrates the virtuosity and skill of a great filmmaker. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
() Cristina Aparicio Honesty is the best of the fimmaker's virtues who puts realism before melodrama. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
() Carlos F. Heredero A remarkable achievement. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
The Burnt Orange Heresy (2019) Carlos F. Heredero A commercial proposal of relative consistency. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Monos (2019) Jaime Pena Its clumsiness is only comparable to its naivety. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Seventeen (2019) Jonay Armas There is also a certain honesty... which seeps into the problems that the protagonist duo is experiencing. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Seventeen (2019) Cristina Aparicio There is nothing but honesty and much humility in the story. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Seventeen (2019) Carlos F. Heredero Predictable. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Zombi Child (2019) Carlos Losilla Not even Saint Laurent displayed such a lavish narrative. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Zombi Child (2019) Jonay Armas [Director Bertrand] Bonello escapes himself formally and in his mood, treating the film as an exercise in a playful spirit. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Light of My Life (2019) Jonay Armas The filmmaker... seems to have written to this character with the desire to embody someone that really motivated him to act. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
() Carlos F. Heredero Weakened by the Manichaean simplification with which police and military are portrayed. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Giant (2017) Cristina Aparicio A terrifying emotional puzzle. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Some Beasts (2015) Jonay Armas A powerful staging exercise. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
() Jonay Armas Everything always remains on the verge of ridicule. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
() Carlos F. Heredero A very capricious script. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
First Love (2019) Cristina Aparicio What could have been a delicate and tragic drama about the love of two young people, translates into a fun slapstick that flirts with all kinds of genres. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
The Song of Names (2019) Jonay Armas The result is an endearing but certainly innocuous film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
The Song of Names (2019) Carlos F. Heredero Too constrained in its forms. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Untouched (1956) Jaime Pena We long for the plot not to have focused on [Don Ignacio Santos] rather than that of Federico. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Autumn Days (1963) Jaime Pena Autumn Days is one of those strange achievements that conceals its modernity under the layer of a classic melodrama. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Chicuarotes (2019) Jaime Pena García Bernal knows what he wants to tell, but he has no idea how. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Joker (2019) Jonay Armas It's interesting that Todd Phillips had to get so far away from the character to find the brightest way to put it on the screen. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
() Jonay Armas [Giraffe's] powerful formal approach never neglects its story's layers. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
() Cristina Aparicio [Director] Anna Sofie Hartmann's second feature film is both a catalog of memories and an exciting reflection on the influence of space in the construction of memories. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
Il pleuvait des oiseaux (2019) Jonay Armas Louise Archambault has tried to adapt the novel by Jocelyne Saucier following an apparently literal formula. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2019
Il pleuvait des oiseaux (2019) Cristina Aparicio A nuanced collective portrait... of its three protagonist octogenarians. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2019
() José Enrique Monterde Neither offends, nor contributes much, beyond showing the most enjoyable part - the father and his children's fun activities - of that family experience. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2019
() Cristina Aparicio Pacified is, above all, a story about humanity that resides in the most unprotected places. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2019
() Carlos F. Heredero [Director] Paxton Winters enters an explosive territory to propose a sound examination of that universe using convincing actors. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2019
() José Enrique Monterde An authentic and unbearable mess. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2019
() Jonay Armas When the coming filmmakers try to understand the world through their camera, Jordi's Letters will be the documentary they will have to look at. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2019
() Cristina Aparicio A beautiful reflection. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2019
() Cristina Aparicio A beautiful fable about family relationships. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2019
() Carlos F. Heredero Cinematographically inane, a kind of self-satisfied cultural epiphenomenon. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 25, 2019
() Cristina Aparicio Slow and tedious. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 25, 2019
() Carlos F. Heredero Unfortunately, [director Gonçalo] Waddington's images are as irregular as they are impersonal, as flat as they are bland. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 25, 2019
Atlantics (2019) Carlos Losilla Here is a fascinating idea. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 25, 2019
Répertoire des villes disparues (2019) Carlos Losilla Progressively lost in a myriad of anecdotes that. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 25, 2019
() Cristina Aparicio A film that shows that the only tangible thing that matters is to have someone hold your hand. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 25, 2019