William Venegas

William Venegas
William Venegas's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): La Nación (Costa Rica)

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 52% Papillon (2018) Thanks to Malek's work, we are convinced of the value of [their] friendship, even in the most inhuman conditions. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
66% Lizzie (2018) You also have to appreciate positive things like the music and photography, in addition to the art direction, that make Lizzie a good film that, without a doubt, could have been better. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
4/5 90% Widows (2018) Steve McQueen makes no concessions. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
1/5 16% Robin Hood (2018) I cannot recommend this pastiche. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2018
3/5 88% First Man (2018) The care with the cinematography itself is praiseworthy and, above all, the excellent role of Justin Hurwitz's music. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
5/5 87% Colette (2018) Colette becomes an intelligent discourse on how - in a patriarchal society - the genius of talented women is not easily recognized, but, on the contrary, tends to be invisible. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2018
2/5 38% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) It's not only the film's boring lack of originality with respect to the previous one, it's also its similarity (like looking into a mirror) with the treatment of the story. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
3/5 41% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) With good management of that personal will called "suspension of disbelief", The Girl in the Spider's Web is an enjoyable action film and, so, we can value the prized work of [director] Fede Alvarez. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Morazán (2017) You can place this movie within the style of romantic subjectivism (the tragic story of a hero). Such is the narrative merit of the film. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2018
4/5 62% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Do not miss Bohemian Rhapsody and hopefully you can watch it again. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
4/5 89% Museum (Museo) (2018) The film stands out for what it's able to bravely tell us, for knowing how to create and manage an atmosphere between suspense and the study of the human condition. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2018
11% Peppermint (2018) [The film] only functions to show us this actress and not her character, given the superficiality with which she's shown... This seems to be a constant in the films of French director Pierre Morel. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2018
1/5 No Score Yet Un Regalo Esencial (2018) [The film's] melodramatic formula... is empty with its boring series of close-ups. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2018
1/5 79% Halloween (2018) Halloween has too many narrative blunders and visual oversights. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2018
2/5 No Score Yet The Gazelle's Dance (El baile de la gacela) (2018) The film is not only superficial, it is also predictable. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
29% Venom (2018) In general, Venom not only fails as action cinema, but also with its alleged fusion of comedy with horror. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2018
3/5 95% BlacKkKlansman (2018) The film walks a line between comedy and drama to tell the story of Ron Stallworth. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2018
4/5 65% Everybody Knows (Todos lo saben) (2019) Asghar Farhadi maintains his ability to make us arrive at - with tension - the Babylonian spiral of events present in this film. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
1/5 23% The Happytime Murders (2018) There's no way I can recommend this movie. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
2/5 No Score Yet Helmet Heads (Cascos indomables) (2018) This is the film Helmet Heads (2018), where what is offered to the viewer is a minimal story about a group of messengers who, with their bikes, go through the heart of San José. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
1/5 23% Mile 22 (2018) I do not have a single reason to recommend Mile 22. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
5/5 94% Loveless (Nelyubov) (2018) Andréi Zvyagintsev's films investigate the emotional depth of his characters within a certain socio-family context that, in turn, can be presented as a metaphor for broader human behavior. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
1/5 26% The Nun (2018) The worst thing is that the plot tangles itself up on its own, like a liar. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
3/5 48% Cold Skin (2018) The film is valuable because it's enigmatic and I think it's feasible to recommend it. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
1/5 32% Loving Pablo (2018) Here neither music nor photography bring anything special and the truth is that the entire movie is mortgaged by its lack of quality. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
4/5 100% Summer 1993 (Estiu 1993) (2018) [Summer 1993] avoids simplification and develops its complexity from the internal labyrinth that Frida lives in. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
2/5 80% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Thus, we have again more than 100 minutes of badly tuned melodies and unconvincing choreography. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2018
2/5 72% Christopher Robin (2018) The stuffed animals are more expressive than the real actors. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2018
5/5 88% The Insult (L'insulte) (2018) The story is distinguished by its constancy, without ups and downs, without falling rhythm, without manipulation, although with successful melodramatic blows that push what is narrated. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2018
77% Perfect Strangers (Perfetti sconosciuti) (2016) Perfect Strangers is a fiasco. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2018
No Score Yet Promise at Dawn (La promesse de l'aube) (2017) An interesting film, whose axis is the loving and uncomfortable relationship between mother and son. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2018
3/5 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) The best [part] of this sixth adventure with Ethan Hunt... is that it seeks to round off different aspects that come from other films in the series, especially the previous one. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
1/5 89% Hereditary (2018) There is no visual creativity and the ending is more of a joke: the film bites its own tail. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2018
5/5 100% The House by the Sea (La villa) (2017) What the film makes clear is that to achieve the future we want, we must learn to master the past, something that the Russian writer Anton Chekhov had already developed in some of his dramas. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2018
2/5 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Therefore, in addition to being a simple plot, it is feignedly complex. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2018
4/5 63% Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) Stefano Sollima also proves to be a very good director of actors... and the great work from the tremendous Benicio del Toro supports him. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2018
5/5 90% A Ghost Story (2017) With very good performances... Ghost Story is a remarkable film that I recommend as a heartfelt experience of cinema-art. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2018
2/5 48% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom is a weak film despite being a strong movie in [a] silly ruckus and with a stronger jumble of incoherent images. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2018
3/5 86% Cargo (2018) The conceptual contribution of Cargo is rewarding, almost always well matched by its on-screen images. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2018
94% Incredibles 2 (2018) Let's be clear, in the visual aspect we are facing a filmic wonder. [Full review in Spanish].‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018
1/5 8% The Crucifixion (2017) This is a pretty vacant English film that wants to be a horror film... [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
3/5 83% Blockers (2018) This comedy works very well... [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
2/5 24% 7 Days in Entebbe (2018) [The film] is superficial in every aspect... [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
1/5 34% I Feel Pretty (2018) It's a comedy [with] bad jokes. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
1/5 No Score Yet Como un ángel (2018) The outcome is a set of poorly arranged situations... [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2018
5/5 97% Lucky (2017) [John] Carroll Lynch's work as a director stands out... [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2018
2/5 70% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) There is not much of this narrative prelude to praise... [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
3/5 83% Deadpool 2 (2018) In any case, the characters are better designed and better developed in this second adventure... So it also improves the meta-humor of Deadpool 2. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
3/5 38% Anon (2018) [Director] Andrew Niccol makes Anon a reflective text about the value of the person in the future... [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
92% Revenge (2018) With good handling of the narrative rhythm, we soon discover that the subject goes beyond nice photography and that we are facing a strong and decisive conceptual proposal... [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Costa Rica)
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018