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
4.5/5 Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020) Emmanuel Báez A true privilege to witness. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 16, 2021
2.5/5 The Blazing World (2021) Emmanuel Báez It's always frustrating when a film with a lot of potential only functions at 50%, as is the case with The Blazing World... The film's hour and a half feels like an elongated short film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2021
3.5/5 First Date (2021) Emmanuel Báez The formula for absurd situation comedies is followed to the letter, but the duo's execution is in perfect harmony with the script. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 4, 2021
4/5 News of the World (2020) Emmanuel Báez Helena Zengel is a wonderful discovery. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 2, 2021
3/5 Greyhound (2020) Emmanuel Báez Hanks's energy... keeps the plot afloat, and all the essential elements of a good war movie are present in moderation to satisfy moderate expectations. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 29, 2021
4/5 Shadow in the Cloud (2020) Emmanuel Báez It's Moretz who makes a simple script stronger than it should, with a performance that's a tour de force. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2021
4/5 76 Days (2020) Emmanuel Báez An essential documentary... portraying the bravery of doctors during the pandemic. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2021
4/5 Fatman (2020) Emmanuel Báez [Writers and directors Eshom and Ian Nelms'] vision is somewhat disturbing, but... they bring out the best in their actors. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 19, 2021
4/5 Greenland (2020) Emmanuel Báez Butler, for his part, does the best he can with a role that doesn't feel too natural to him. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 13, 2021
4.5/5 Another Round (2020) Emmanuel Báez What's truly great about the film is how, without neglecting its intimate look at a midlife crisis, it's simply an entertaining story. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 11, 2021
3/5 Pieces of a Woman (2020) Emmanuel Báez [Vanessa Kirby] elevates the material beyond the script's notable problems. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2021
3.5/5 Soul (2020) Emmanuel Báez One thing Pixar films never fail to do is construct the "world" of their stories, and Soul has an ingenious attention to detail. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 28, 2020
5/5 Wolfwalkers (2020) Emmanuel Báez A masterpiece. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 21, 2020
4.5/5 Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) Emmanuel Báez A fantastic superhero movie in its own right. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2020
3.5/5 The New Mutants (2020) Emmanuel Báez For all its flaws, the movie allows itself to play with less worn concepts within the superhero cinematic universe. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2020
3.5/5 Wander Darkly (2020) Emmanuel Báez Between [Carolina Costa's cinematography] and both actors' passionate performances, it feels like a visual poetry that defies the senses. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2020
2/5 The Midnight Sky (2020) Emmanuel Báez Lives in the shadow of numerous better-executed sci-fi dramas. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2020
3.5/5 Totally Under Control (2020) Emmanuel Báez In two hours of interviews and data presented in an engaging and understandable way, there is a thought-provoking summary in the hope that the future will take a better course when the next calamity strikes. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 8, 2020
3.5/5 Mank (2020) Emmanuel Báez Between the bichromatic photography and... the performances, Mank is a historical beauty that's added as an addendum to a film that continues to stay on top. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2020
3.5/5 The Way Back (2020) Emmanuel Báez For [Ben Affleck's] performance alone, the film moves, although as a sports drama, it could have been more memorable. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2020
3/5 Tenet (2020) Emmanuel Báez A well-oiled machine in which each element fulfills a specific function, and like all machinery, lacks a soul... Nonetheless, Tenet is a fascinating experience. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 30, 2020
4/5 His House (2020) Emmanuel Báez The acting is impeccable. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 6, 2020
1/5 Gritos del Monday (2016) Emmanuel Báez An agonizing experience. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 3, 2020
5/5 Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) Emmanuel Báez [Hittman's] script is elegant and restrained. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 3, 2020
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020) Emmanuel Báez A sharp and incredible sociopolitical satire that leaves numerous victims in its path. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 27, 2020
The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) Emmanuel Báez A highly competent legal drama that's entertaining because of the cast's fluency in the ping-pong of dialogue that's an essential feature of Sorkin's scripts. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 23, 2020
3/5 The War With Grandpa (2020) Emmanuel Báez De Niro... seems to enjoy the lighthearted side of these types of productions, and I think he deserves it, especially after proving he's still an icon in The Irishman. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 16, 2020
Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020) Emmanuel Báez Despite its simplicity... Bill & Ted Face the Music arrives with an optimistic aura that should not go unnoticed. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 5, 2020
4.5/5 Palm Springs (2020) Emmanuel Báez The chemistry between Samberg and Milioti makes the romance believable and endearing. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 21, 2020
3/5 The Devil All the Time (2020) Emmanuel Báez It is easy to fall under the spell of the The Devil All the Time's cinematographic beauty, but there's an anemic script in the background that's only sustained by the acting... and other aspects. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 18, 2020
4/5 Cuties (2020) Emmanuel Báez Director [Maïmouna Doucouré] posits forward a film that proposes a highly nuanced debate that was tainted by a glaring error on Netflix's part. [Full review in Spanish EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2020
2/5 #Alive (2020) Emmanuel Báez Movies that miss out on unique opportunities are the ones that feel the most boring, because you can't help but imagine what might have been... very little survives scrutiny in #Alive. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2020
2/5 Mulan (2020) Emmanuel Báez Draws a lot from [China's] culture, without respecting and honoring it properly. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2020
4/5 I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020) Emmanuel Báez The cast is just perfect. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2020
5/5 Da 5 Bloods (2020) Emmanuel Báez The role of mediator and pastor that [Chadwick Boseman] assumes as Norman in this film fits perfectly with his off-screen spirit. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 2, 2020
Host (2020) Emmanuel Báez Intelligent cinema disguised as a simple virtual horror movie. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 24, 2020
Sputnik (2020) Emmanuel Báez There are several interesting political themes hidden beneath the surface of this Russian horror film, but they only serve as the basis for a generic story that fails to get off the ground. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 24, 2020
Project Power (2020) Emmanuel Báez [Director Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman] are competent with the material. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 18, 2020
7500 (2019) Emmanuel Báez When it comes to thrillers set in a single location, 7500 manages to rank among the best examples. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 13, 2020
The Old Guard (2020) Emmanuel Báez A well-executed action film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 28, 2020
Disclosure (2020) Emmanuel Báez The base concept is extremely interesting, and deserves a whole documentary series. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 26, 2020
Bad Black (2016) Emmanuel Báez One of those films that make one think of the great things the director could do with a high budget, when in reality the lack of budget is what makes the piece a resoundingly satisfying experience. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 22, 2020
4.5/5 Ema (2019) Emmanuel Báez A vigorous story of empowerment and liberation, both physical and mental. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 19, 2020
4/5 Bad Education (2019) Emmanuel Báez Beyond the script and direction, it's the acting ensemble that elevates the material at all times. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 4, 2020
4/5 The Half of It (2020) Emmanuel Báez What's wonderful about the story is the script. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 4, 2020
Extraction (2020) Emmanuel Báez The bustling action scenes [are] where it works best. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 28, 2020
4/5 Tigertail (2020) Emmanuel Báez A simple and moving story. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 14, 2020
4/5 Matthias & Maxime (2019) Emmanuel Báez Matthias and Maxime is not a perfect film... but it's a joy to watch Dolan return to his roots. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 31, 2020
4/5 The Platform (2019) Emmanuel Báez When the film gets a little lost in its own pursuit, the technical aspect raises it to a more than enjoyable level. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 23, 2020
4.5/5 () Emmanuel Báez Ever Enciso and Aníbal Ortiz fulfill [their performances] convincingly. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2020