Cocalecas

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Rating Title/Year Author
Penguin Bloom (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Penguin Bloom makes for a solid and heartfelt movie, though the most memorable thing about it is simply covered in feathers. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 10, 2021
Malcolm & Marie (2021) Ruben Peralta Rigaud [Zendaya and John David Washington] bring life to the film and make the dramatic twists understandable... However, in terms of content, it seems very heterogeneous. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 9, 2021
Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Most striking about the film is that both men have equal weight in the story, rather than being a tribute to Hampton or a direct condemnation of O'Neal's betrayal. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 4, 2021
Minari (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Lee Isaac Chung beautifully captures the Yi family's ups and downs. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 2, 2021
The Father (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Uncompromisingly moving and emotional... thanks to two extraordinary artists who offer charismatic and fully expressive performances. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2021
The Little Things (2021) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Despite some questionable narrative decisions, The Little Things is absorbing and exceptionally thoughtful. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2021
Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Dick Johnson is Dead is the emotional roller coaster of the year and, beyond that, a life lesson. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 29, 2021
The Climb (2019) Ruben Peralta Rigaud The Climb has a lot to say that's true to life, depicting jealousy and insecurities, idiotic power games, as well as genuine affection and moments that, unexpectedly, touch your heart. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2021
Antigone (2019) Ruben Peralta Rigaud [Nahema Ricci] illuminates the film with her powerful, tortured and inherently complex performance. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2021
Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud The way Eliza Hittman explores the relationship between the two [characters] is remarkable, inspiring, and moving. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 7, 2021
Time (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Time is an apt, poignant and heartbreaking film, offering a deeply personal and intimate look at this family's struggle against an unjust legal system. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 6, 2021
News of the World (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud It may seem like the most traditional Greengrass movie, but there is an energy to the direction here that isn't always evident in a western. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 5, 2021
Let Him Go (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Lane and Costner offer quiet and understated performances, and both are perfect for this material. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 5, 2021
Promising Young Woman (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Written and directed by Emerald Fennell, the film exceeds expectations in practically each moment. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 4, 2021
Another Round (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud This appetite for scathing humor protects the story against muddy melodrama and, above all, against biases. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 4, 2021
The Prom (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud The Prom is a missed opportunity, especially at a time when the doors and gates of every Broadway theater are closed. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 28, 2020
Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud the 1980s scene promised nostalgia and humor... However, the potential of this concept ends up being wasted. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 28, 2020
Greenland (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud With an eye for detail, but ultimately a bit too formulaic... this apocalyptic setting offers decent entertainment. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 28, 2020
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud An interesting, sometimes very bitter, contemporary piece. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 28, 2020
Soul (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Soul is a bit more conventional in the end, but the approaches are recognizable and inspiring like in the best Pixar movies. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 28, 2020
The Midnight Sky (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Opens up more interesting questions about the survival of humanity. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 22, 2020
The Nest (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Durkin's great strength is in bringing to light the familiar in his heroes' conflicts, without animating them with artificial cinematic drama. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 11, 2020
Wolfwalkers (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Beautiful to watch. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2020
Sound of Metal (2019) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Honest, poignant, authentic and emotionally gripping, Sound of Metal turns out to be one of the best dramas I've seen in 2020. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2020
Godmothered (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Jillian Bell's endearing performance makes her naivety work and grounds her fantastical character. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2020
Hillbilly Elegy (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Hillbilly Elegy's message seems too simple: you can survive if you just hang on long enough and have a tough grandmother who believes in you. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 30, 2020
Freaky (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud A clever and nifty body swapping feature puts a new twist on a familiar story, embracing the cliches of the genre to make a movie that is both entertainment and a tribute. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 16, 2020
On the Rocks (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Despite the fairly conventional dramaturgy that underlies On the Rocks, the film never feels predictable. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 13, 2020
Mank (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Perhaps the most impressive thing about Netflix's production is that between the scathingly cynical view of politics and the movie business, there's always an unconditional love of film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 12, 2020
Roald Dahl's The Witches (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Although I'm of the opinion that the 1990 version is clearly superior... there are pleasant aspects that sometimes distract you from thinking too much about the movie's and its plot's quality. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 9, 2020
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Once again uses satire to bring us face to face with some painful truths about ourselves and the people around us, while managing to make us laugh until it hurts. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2020
Honest Thief (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud The dialogue mostly feels like the remnants of a screenwriting workshop. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2020
Mis 500 Locos (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud One of [Luis José] Germán's best performances. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 20, 2020
Vampires vs. The Bronx (2019) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Vampires against the Bronx isn't bad.... [but] that's not enough, in the end there is almost nothing left from the less than hour and a half that was worth remembering. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 19, 2020
The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud The Trial of the Chicago 7 suffers from a lack of nuances in the analysis of power... but the power of the message and the efficiency of the delivery prevail over the weaker narrative passages. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 19, 2020
Kajillionaire (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Kajillionaire is simply the magic of cinema. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2020
The Devil All the Time (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Captivating in its own way. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 29, 2020
Enola Holmes (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud The film offers, despite its long duration, forgettable entertainment. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 28, 2020
Antebellum (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud It's all very messy and exploitative... But what Antebellum does well is maintain the viewer's interest. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 24, 2020
Joe Bell (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Misfires due to a manipulative script and unconvincing lead actor Mark Wahlberg. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 24, 2020
The Way I See It (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud This is a well-made documentary film... but you learn very little about the photographer himself. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 23, 2020
Pieces of a Woman (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud The cast is amazing. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 23, 2020
One Night in Miami (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud A brilliant history lesson never seen before in the movies. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 22, 2020
Nomadland (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Frances McDormand offers us a masterful performance. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 17, 2020
Nuevo Orden (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud [Director Michel] Franco only needs a full 86 minutes to weave a harsh social dystopia that's a hard gut-punch. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 17, 2020
Tesla (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud The result will hardly please fans of mainstream biographies... but it's also an exciting journey into the unknown, filled with curiosity and melancholy. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2020
Tenet (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud The wait has been worth it. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2020
Mulan (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Popcorn cinema at best, nothing more. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2020
Centigrade (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud [An impressive] debut. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 31, 2020
Ava (2020) Ruben Peralta Rigaud Too many characters and unnecessary subplots. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 31, 2020