CineXpress Podcast

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Rating Title/Year Author
4/5 Moulin Rouge (2001) Fico Cangiano Bombastic, romantic and inventive, Moulin Rouge not only hooks you with its great soundtrack, but also with its entire production value and execution. Doesn't matter when or how, but it'll move you. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 30, 2021
4/5 Les Misérables (2012) Fico Cangiano A sweeping epic musical that includes incredible performances by Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway, and star-making turns by Eddie Redmayne and Samantha Barks. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 30, 2021
3.5/5 Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008) Fico Cangiano Full of imaginative creatures and settings, Del Toro lets loose on this fun sequel that improves what came before. Ron Perlman is perfect as the cocky hero with a heart. [Full review in Spanish} EDIT
Posted Jul 30, 2021
4.5/5 Unbreakable (2000) Fico Cangiano Ahead of its time, Unbreakable remains one of the best superhero films of all time. A masterful deconstruction and exploration of the popular comic book genre. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 22, 2021
5/5 The Dark Knight (2008) Fico Cangiano A masterpiece within or outside the superhero & comic book genre it explores. Heath Ledger delivers one of the most iconic performances in film history. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 16, 2021
5/5 Singin' in the Rain (1952) Fico Cangiano Sits high on a pedestal. The best movie musical of all time. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 25, 2021
3.5/5 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) Fico Cangiano Burton delivers quite the engaging musical that overflows with his signature aesthetic style. Sweeney Todd leaves its mark on the genre. [Full review in Spanish} EDIT
Posted Jun 19, 2021
2.5/5 West Side Story (1961) Fico Cangiano Wonderful singing and dancing aside, this musical classic hasn't aged well in regards to the themes it sets out to explore. Rita Moreno continues to be the big standout. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 3, 2021
2/5 They Live (1988) Fico Cangiano A strong and smart premise is derailed by weak direction, acting and script. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 27, 2021
5/5 The Shawshank Redemption (1994) Fico Cangiano A masterclass in pretty much every category. An incredible script, wonderful direction, gorgeous score and phenomenal performances by Freeman and Robbins. Cinema doesn't get any better than this. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 25, 2021
4/5 Minority Report (2002) Fico Cangiano An entertaining sci-fi ride that offers nifty visuals, interesting themes and of course Tom Cruise running and jumping all over futuristic set pieces. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 25, 2021
4.5/5 Gladiator (2000) Fico Cangiano Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix are phenomenal in Ridley Scott's thrilling gran epic of war, family and history. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 25, 2021
5/5 Children of Men (2006) Fico Cangiano Alfonso Cuarón delivers a masterpiece that explores humanity and love in a world that's scarce of hope. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 25, 2021
3.5/5 Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) Fico Cangiano The rare buddy cop sequel that's better than the original film. Mel Gibson and Danny Glover are a hoot, expanding their partnership on screen, while director Richard Donner gives us more humor and action. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 25, 2021
4/5 Dog Day Afternoon (1975) Fico Cangiano Al Pacino's tour de force performance and Frank Pierson's lean & mean script are big standouts in this magnificent drama. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 15, 2021
4/5 Incendies (2010) Fico Cangiano Denis Villeneuve's family drama goes to unexpected places that for better or for worse, stay with you for quite some time. Rewarding for those who stay the course. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 11, 2021
4.5/5 Warrior (2011) Fico Cangiano A hidden gem. One of the greatest sports films of all time. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 1, 2021
4.5/5 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) Fico Cangiano One of Jack Nicholson's finest performances highlights this stirring drama that speaks to the mind and soul. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 1, 2021
5/5 There Will Be Blood (2007) Fico Cangiano Daniel Day-Lewis delivers one of the best performances of all time. Paul Thomas Anderson's riveting epic of greed, capitalism, religion and family is one of the ages. A modern masterpiece. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 16, 2021
4.5/5 Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Fico Cangiano One of the best action-adventure films of all time. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 16, 2021
4/5 The Exorcist (1973) Fico Cangiano Scary then, scary still. Without a doubt one of the most frightening films ever made. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 26, 2021
4/5 The Great Dictator (1940) Fico Cangiano Charlie Chaplin's first talkie became an example of an effective satire. One that was way ahead of its time. [Full review Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 11, 2021
4/5 The Sixth Sense (1999) Fico Cangiano Haley Joel Osment gives one of the best child performances ever, while director/writer M. Night Shyamalan rewards us with one of the best twists of all time. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 10, 2021
5/5 In the Mood for Love (2000) Fico Cangiano One of the most beautiful, romantic films of all time. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 3, 2021
4.5/5 Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Fico Cangiano They definitely don't make them like this anymore. David Lean's grand film was an enormous and impressive accomplishment back then, and with time, it's legend keeps getting stronger. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 22, 2021
4.5/5 The Social Network (2010) Fico Cangiano Who knew coding and depositions could be exciting? Fincher's direction is surgical, Sorkin's script is a thing of beauty and the young cast is superb. The Social Network is outstanding. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 5, 2021
3/5 The Big Lebowski (1998) Fico Cangiano The dude abides. Jeff Bridges and John Goodman standout in the stoner comedy film to rule them all. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 3, 2021
4.5/5 Star Wars (1977) Fico Cangiano The film that started it all. The one that made me fall in love with movies. The one that easily had me since the opening crawl and has never let me go. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 18, 2021
4/5 Memento (2000) Fico Cangiano A nifty puzzle worth assembling. The film that put Nolan on the map. A psychological film noir breakthrough. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2021
5/5 Jaws (1975) Fico Cangiano The father of all blockbusters, Steven Spielberg's film is a masterpiece under and above water. To this date, still makes me scared of swimming in the sea. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 22, 2020
4/5 Coming to America (1988) Fico Cangiano Will probably end up as Eddie Murphy's most balanced comedy, as well as his most popular. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2020
4.5/5 Blade Runner (1982) Fico Cangiano Without a doubt a seminal film for the science fiction genre. Ahead of its time, Ridley Scott gave us a visually stunning, mind-bending and soul-searching masterpiece. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 3, 2020
5/5 Citizen Kane (1941) Fico Cangiano Way ahead of its time, Citizen Kane might probably be the greatest movie ever made. What young Orson Welles accomplishes in mere 2 hours is mind-blowing. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 16, 2020
4/5 Good Will Hunting (1997) Fico Cangiano What Matt Damon and Ben Affleck accomplish with such a profound, witty, inspirational and heartbreaking script is quite extraordinary. And then, Mr. Robin Williams takes it to another level. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 16, 2020
4/5 Shaun of the Dead (2004) Fico Cangiano It's up there among the best horror comedies of all time. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 2, 2020
4.5/5 The Tree of Life (2011) Fico Cangiano A majestic audiovisual experience with rewards aplenty for those who are patient. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 21, 2020
4/5 Zodiac (2007) Fico Cangiano David Fincher takes his time with this frightening crime procedural, that's full of dread and excellent performances. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2020
4.5/5 Young Frankenstein (1974) Fico Cangiano They don't do comedies like this anymore. Gene Wilder's performance is one for the ages. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2020
4/5 X2 (2003) Fico Cangiano Superior to the 2000 original in every way and a classic within the comics/superhero film genre. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 21, 2020
3.5/5 The Wizard of Oz (1939) Fico Cangiano Without a doubt, one of the most fun, magical and influential films of all time. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2020
3.5/5 V for Vendetta (2006) Fico Cangiano Manages to satisfy as fanfare entertainment, while astutely contemplating dark and mature themes. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2020
4/5 The Usual Suspects (1995) Fico Cangiano One of the best heist films ever made. Includes one of the all-time best twists/reveals in film history. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 2, 2020
4.5/5 The Truman Show (1998) Fico Cangiano Ahead of its time, The Truman Show remains one of the best scripts ever. Clever and sweet, Peter Weir's execution is near perfect. Oh, and Jim Carrey is fantastic. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 20, 2020
4.5/5 Raging Bull (1980) Fico Cangiano Martin Scorsese's boxing opus delivers the goods and then some. Robert De Niro's work here is inspiring. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 20, 2020
4/5 The Others (2001) Fico Cangiano Alejandro Amenabar delivers a top-notch suspense piece that will leave you uneasy for some time. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 20, 2020
4/5 Stalker (1979) Fico Cangiano There is no denying Tarkovsky's unwavering vision to create something so unique and transcendental. {Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 20, 2020
3.5/5 Quiz Show (1994) Fico Cangiano Robert Redford's real-life cautionary tale about games, money and fame, is as relevant today as it was then. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 26, 2020
4.5/5 Psycho (1960) Fico Cangiano Hitchcock's black & white classic is a masterclass in directing, tone and acting performances. Definitely ahead of its time. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 21, 2020
4.5/5 No Country for Old Men (2007) Fico Cangiano The Coen brothers deliver one hell of a modern western, with themes that resonate and characters that won't let you forget them. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 27, 2020
4.5/5 The Matrix (1999) Fico Cangiano Whoa! A film that without a doubt left its mark on cinema and pop culture. One of the best sci-fi films of all time. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2020