Las razones de mis amigos (2000) from Johnny Web (Uncle Scoopy; Greg Wroblewski)

This is a talky modern-style of movie in which there is essentially no story, no dramatic tension, and no action. Since it is difficult to watch that kind of film in a foreign language, it wore out its welcome quickly for me.

Three friends from the university continue their friendship for a decade after school, meeting to eat together periodically. Most of the time they just make trivial conversation until one of them has a deep need for money in his new business venture, then watches his marriage disintegrate. Can the superficial friendship endure when the matters discussed at the table become more serious?


Paz Gómez is topless in an apres-sex scene
no region 1 DVD available
There isn't too much more to it than that. It's a whole lot of dinners with Andre. 

In Spanish only. No dubbed or subtitled DVD available.

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  • with their dollars: 214,000 admissions in Spain, a mediocre performance - less than 1% of the population.
IMDb guideline: 7.5 usually indicates a level of excellence, about like three and a half stars from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm watchability, about like two and a half stars from the critics. The fives are generally not worthwhile unless they are really your kind of material, about like two stars from the critics. Films under five are generally awful even if you like that kind of film, equivalent to about one and a half stars from the critics or less, depending on just how far below five the rating is.

My own guideline: A means the movie is so good it will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not good enough to win you over if you hate the genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an open mind about this type of film. C means it will only appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover appeal. D means you'll hate it even if you like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if you love the genre. F means that the film is not only unappealing across-the-board, but technically inept as well.

Based on this description, this film is a C.

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