Cinéfiloz

Cinéfiloz is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Emmanuel Báez
Rating Title/Year Author
3.5/5 Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) Emmanuel Báez The aspects that make the film entertaining are not solely reduced to Quinn's central protagonist, but in [director Cathy] Yan's style, in collaboration with [cinematographer] Matthew Libatique. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2020
4/5 Gretel & Hansel (2020) Emmanuel Báez The film's first achievement is the most obvious: selecting Sophia Lillis. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 3, 2020
4/5 Bombshell (2019) Emmanuel Báez Fulfills a goal worth celebrating. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 21, 2020
5/5 The Farewell (2019) Emmanuel Báez [Lulu] Wang positions herself as a director of great maturity... and I really hope she continues to have the opportunity to tell more stories of this level. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2020
5/5 Kamera o tomeru na! (2017) Emmanuel Báez Beyond the fantastic backstage comedy, it also serves as a satire of the media industry. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 14, 2020
Jojo Rabbit (2019) Emmanuel Báez Jojo Rabbit is not perfect, but the intention is very inspiring. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 30, 2019
1.5/5 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Emmanuel Báez A succession of decisions aimed at mitigating fans' malicious whims. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 20, 2019
5/5 Marriage Story (2019) Emmanuel Báez Laura Dern's performance is fantastic. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 16, 2019
5/5 Knives Out (2019) Emmanuel Báez Not only respects the viewer's intelligence, but invites them to be part of the story. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 9, 2019
4.5/5 I Lost My Body (2019) Emmanuel Báez Naoufel's resilient character, mixed with his idealistic and romantic personality, makes him one of the richest characters I've seen in a long time. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 2, 2019
5/5 The Irishman (2019) Emmanuel Báez At the zenith of his duties as a mafia killer, De Niro is brilliantly restrained. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 27, 2019
4/5 Klaus (2019) Emmanuel Báez A real novelty in terms of animation work. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
3/5 The Dead Don't Die (2019) Emmanuel Báez There's something about the story's lack of forcefulness that makes it enjoyable. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
4/5 Fast Color (2018) Emmanuel Báez [Gugu Mbatha-Raw] delivers a laudable, restrained, and complex performance. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 22, 2019
4/5 Paddleton (2019) Emmanuel Báez Duplass delivers a phenomenal performance [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 16, 2019
1/5 () Emmanuel Báez It ends up being impossible to be interested in anything that happens. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2019
Joker (2019) Emmanuel Báez The film works as social awareness as much as it does as a performance vehicle for Joaquin Phoenix. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2019
3.5/5 Original Sin (1996) Emmanuel Báez The absurdity of comedy works thanks to the acting trio. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 23, 2019
4.5/5 Ad Astra (2019) Emmanuel Báez Has the potential to become a true classic. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 23, 2019
2.5/5 Yesterday (2019) Emmanuel Báez With respect to the Beatles legacy, the film really has nothing to contribute. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 19, 2019
5/5 Parasite (2019) Emmanuel Báez One of those cases where it's easy to use the qualifier "masterpiece". [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2019
2.5/5 It: Chapter Two (2019) Emmanuel Báez In the end it's a decent experience that stays afloat thanks to a committed cast that has undeniable chemistry. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2019
4/5 () Emmanuel Báez The best Paraguayan horror film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 27, 2019
4.5/5 Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019) Emmanuel Báez Is the work of a consolidated director who demonstrates... maturity. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 27, 2019
2/5 () Emmanuel Báez The movie lost me with repetitive gags. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 20, 2019
4/5 Love and Goodbye and Hawaii (Koi to sayonara to Hawai) (2017) Emmanuel Báez [Director Shingo] Matsumara's solid script... invites us to reflect on the importance of making decisions, without judging. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 30, 2019
0/5 The Lion King (2019) Emmanuel Báez The ultimate example of the current state of Hollywood commercial cinema, which continues to sell 3D technology as if it really improved... when it is nothing more than a blatant excuse to increase the price of tickets. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 22, 2019
4/5 Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Emmanuel Báez [Jake Gyllenhaal's] character, Mysterio, is one of the most interesting villains from the Marvel factory. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
3.5/5 Serenity (2019) Emmanuel Báez There is a very interesting idea in Serenity's background, but it requires a high suspension of disbelief. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 2, 2019
5/5 Toy Story 4 (2019) Emmanuel Báez A beacon of hope that reminds us that there is always more light at the end of the tunnel. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 24, 2019
4.5/5 Shin Godzilla (2016) Emmanuel Báez A special experience. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 20, 2019
Vox Lux (2018) Emmanuel Báez Vox Lux is not a perfect film, but it perfectly portrays a life half-lived. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 17, 2019
4/5 White Rabbit (2018) Emmanuel Báez The plot may not be solid or deep, but [Vivian] Bang is a real gem. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
3/5 Dark Phoenix (2019) Emmanuel Báez The human element is present, and that makes the plot bearable. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 11, 2019
3/5 Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) Emmanuel Báez Godzilla: King of the Monsters delivers exactly what it promised: a great clash between titans... never before seen in Hollywood cinema. The problem is that it mostly remains unseen. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 31, 2019
2/5 Aladdin (2019) Emmanuel Báez Charm is lost in [Guy Ritchie's] superficial direction and a script that does not bring anything new to justify its own existence. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 28, 2019
3/5 Brightburn (2019) Emmanuel Báez There is sincerity in how the plot is moving and how the character develops. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 28, 2019
4/5 John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum (2019) Emmanuel Báez Like the Fast and Furious films, once the action starts it's all too easy to forget what the protagonists' purpose was because everyone agrees that one already goes to these events to see Keanu Reeves. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 20, 2019
4/5 John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) Emmanuel Báez It can't be denied that the second [film] was much better than the first, and that's saying a lot in today's Hollywood. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 17, 2019
3.5/5 Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Emmanuel Báez Ryan Reynolds' voice adds that meta humor that stays within a few degrees of jumping the fourth wall, and by giving the film that sense of self-awareness, it's hard to worry about the script's simplicity. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 10, 2019
4.5/5 Us (2019) Emmanuel Báez As Jordan Peele here demonstrates, horror is much better when it forces one to look in the mirror. [Full review in Spanishi] EDIT
Posted May 6, 2019
3/5 The Wandering Earth (2019) Emmanuel Báez The typical reluctant hero story entertains, and the film never loses its visual charm. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 6, 2019
2/5 Pet Sematary (2019) Emmanuel Báez Pet Sematary could have worked subverting expectations, but settles for cheap scares. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
4/5 Shazam! (2019) Emmanuel Báez Under David F. Sandberg's direction... the film moves along with great energy. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 5, 2019
2/5 Dumbo (2019) Emmanuel Báez The CGI creation is extremely adorable [but]... The rest of the movie never gets off the ground. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 28, 2019
3/5 Triple Frontier (2019) Emmanuel Báez The fourth film by J.C. Chandor shows that the director has a good eye for action. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 18, 2019
4.5/5 The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019) Emmanuel Báez [The film's] environmental and corporate themes... makes it one of the most relevant films to watch right now. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 18, 2019
3.5/5 Isn't It Romantic (2019) Emmanuel Báez Isn't It Romantic earns its place in the pantheon of romantic comedies. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 11, 2019
4/5 Captain Marvel (2019) Emmanuel Báez Brie Larson fits perfectly in this world of superheroes. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 11, 2019
3.5/5 Vice (2018) Emmanuel Báez Amy Adams is fantastic as Lynne Cheney, and her character is much more interesting than Dick during the first half hour. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 20, 2019