Gaspar Zimerman

Gaspar Zimerman
Gaspar Zimerman's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Clarín

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet The Whistler: Origins (El silbón: orígenes) (2018) To suggest and not show, to create an ominous climate in which it always seems that the worst is about to happen is the film's greatest merit. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
97% The Heiresses (Las Herederas) (2019) With a subtle narrative, built around glances, fragmented conversations and small details, [Director Marcelo] Martinessi shows Chela's vagaries... while portraying a social class. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
No Score Yet Volver a Boedo (2018) The documentary does not spare emotional moments: it must be close to the record of people breaking in the middle of an interview. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
94% Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary) (2016) These four sisters - and most of the characters that surround them - are charming, and the few conflicts that exist in the plot unfold without stridency. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
No Score Yet Una entrevista con Dios (2018) It will not bring much to the believers. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2018
No Score Yet Eso que nos enamora (2018) But when the characters say phrases like "the present is the only thing we have: the past is a memory, the future a surprise" or "luck and the unexpected always walk beside us", then there is no possible salvation. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2018
13% Life Itself (2018) Through its five stories, this choral film tries to convey a profound existential message at all times. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2018
81% Instant Family (2018) [The film] tries to be realistic while living in an ideal world, free of economic worries, with a huge house and 4x4. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018
No Score Yet Julia and the Fox (Julia y el zorro) (2018) It's a film of climates: at times that atmosphere is successful, and in others slowness is imposed and the tedium dulls the dramatic tension. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018
16% Robin Hood (2018) But the bombardment of special effects does not disguise the script's flaws. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
100% The Bed (La cama) (2018) [Director Mónica] Lairana breaks taboos and shows them through those authentic, sexagenarian bodies, marked by the passing of the decades. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2018
No Score Yet Soft Rains Will Come (Vendrán lluvias suaves) (2018) The film is out of the ordinary... in terms of its fantastic premise, but the tone of the narrative, contemplative and without stridency, is in a recognizable Argentine code. [Full review in Spanish] ‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2018
40% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) At every step, the film demands the suspension of disbelief. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2018
No Score Yet Camino sinuoso (2018) It's a succession of soulless scenes, generally dialogues in interiors where the characters explain their past, their present circumstances and their future plans, but never transmit emotions. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
No Score Yet Viva el palndromo! (2018) True to its theme, the documentary has a playful spirit that makes an otherwise arid and infiltrable subject attractive. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
100% My Best Friend (Mi mejor amigo) (2018) My Best Friend captures that confusing stage with sensitivity and subtlety, and does so by portraying the proto-amorous bond between two adolescent males. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
No Score Yet Todo el año es navidad (2018) he camera portrays everything with a mixture of affection and irony. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
75% Champions (Campeones) (2018) Much of the worst Hollywood tendencies are present in the script. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
34% The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) The movie works as a sequel to the original story. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
85% A Simple Favor (2018) The script never manages to effectively solve the challenge posed by any literary adaptation. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
No Score Yet El otro verano (2018) But when the characters and their adventures begin to develop... the film ends and leaves us with the feeling of being a work in progress. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
92% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) No matter how many jokes are made that pretend to laugh at the rich, there is a rejoicing in capitalist inequality that borders on obscenity. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
100% Too Late to Die Young (2018) With a background of disoriented or frustrated adults, [director Dominga] Sotomayor puts the focus on young people and perfectly captures the decisive moments of adolescence. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
No Score Yet The Echo House (La casa del eco) (2018) If Hollywood has accustomed us to predigested stories, where nothing can be left to interpretation, the debut film from Cordoban Hugo Curletto - also the screenwriter - goes to the other extreme. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
68% Wildling (2018) The drawback is a script that, after an acceptable start, takes an erratic course. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
No Score Yet Immersed Family (Familia sumergida) (2018) In her first film, [director] María Alché painted her village with great skill: a middle-class Buenos Aires home. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
47% Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018) Thus, with a well-oiled formula, this product fulfills the goal of entertaining, and not much more. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
No Score Yet Marilyn (2018) It is difficult to know what goes on in his head, but the character is never apathetic and communicates with his actions. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
No Score Yet El Potro: Lo mejor del amor (2018) The complement between drama and music works perfectly. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
34% Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) Rowan Atkinson, prince of slapstick, returns to deploy his full arsenal of physical blunders. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
No Score Yet Eterno Paraíso (2018) As a result of his anguish for what happened to Esperanza, Pablo becomes obsessed with the writings, videos and recordings left by his father. But there is no clear development of that mystical search. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
7% Slender Man (2018) The tedium ends up surpassing the fear. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
76% Smallfoot (2018) Everything is told in a nimble and entertaining narrative. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
97% Lucky (2017) Lucky is, according to its creators, a "love letter" to Stanton. At times, this tribute exceeds the purpose of showing how lovable the honoree was. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
81% Ghost Stories (2018) Thanks to sinister elements... accompanied by a very British sense of humor, the three stories are successes. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
67% The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) [It's] hard to find better performers than Jack Black and Cate Blanchett as the odd couple of wizards. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
33% The Predator (2018) And as [Shane Black] mixes comedy and action... he manages to make The Predator a light and entertaining movie. Mission accomplished. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
No Score Yet Disculpas por la demora (2018) [The film] makes clear why "memory, truth and justice" is much more than a motto when it becomes a reality. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
No Score Yet No viajaré escondida (2018) With an exhaustive investigation, [director] Pablo Zubizarreta... passes through an exciting biography. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
57% Hotel Artemis (2018) The interactions between the characters are forced, and while there are some suspense-filled situations... everything is a mere excuse to get to the pure and tough action. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
83% Theatre of War (Teatro de guerra) (2018) This is a great opportunity for some theorist to shine with the comparison between theatrical and cinematographic fact. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2018
100% The House by the Sea (La villa) (2017) [Director Robert] Guédiguian's sensitivity... makes history envelop us with its framework of past and present. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2018
No Score Yet The Last Man (2019) It's a schematic plot, devoid of emotion and loaded with insubstantial plot excuses, whose only function is to make everything move towards a foreseeable outcome. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2018
No Score Yet Get the Weed (Misión No Oficial) (2017) These immersions of the characters in "reality" completely erase the boundary between fiction and documentary and are the most successful moments of the film. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
49% The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) In addition to the [film's] lazy formulaic gags, perhaps what fails in this comedy is that it ends up being a hybrid. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
70% Adrift (2018) [The film] is so focused on telling the facts as they were, that empathy is left along the way: it's shipwrecked long before the protagonist is. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
94% 24 Frames (2018) The posthumous film of Abbas Kiarostami is closer to video art than to conventional cinema. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2018
No Score Yet La educacion del Rey (2018) [La Educacion del Rey is] supported by a solid script and the credible performances of the entire cast, with Germán de Silva... and the debutante Matías Encinas in the lead. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2018
No Score Yet Liliane Susewind (Liliane Susewind - Ein tierisches Abenteuer) (2018) Everything is done with minimal resources, and it shows. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
No Score Yet La otra piel (2018) The result is a patina of solemnity that adds to the tedium and moroseness of a film that never finds its way. [Full review in Spanish]‐ Clarín
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018