After witnessing the shooting and abduction of her husband, Emma Donne is left with nothing. Lacking family and friends, she immerses herself in the only thing she has left: her work. As an... See full summary »
The film take us in an intimate journey through the life, trials and tribulation of iconic urban movement figure Vico C. From his days as a shy school boy, his self discovery, and the development of his amazing talent, his rapid raise to fame in his native Puerto Rico and later internationally. The darkest moments of the artist's life, including the accident that almost cost Vico C his career and... See full summary »
Luis A. Lozada Jr.,
The best musical partnership since Lennon and McCartney -- i.e, Héctor Lavoe and Willie Colón- has yet to find a film that does them justice. "Lavoe, The Untold Story" is filled with narrative gaps and melodramatic clichés. The script has plenty of anecdotes from salsa singer Lavoe but there is no narrative link. The film fails in replicating the golden age of Fania records and the great songs by Lavoe and Colon end up as background noise for bad taste and bad acting. Raul Carbonell plays Lavoe with a melodramatic effort, lip syncing Lavoe songs, but his performance is closer to parody. This is a film to avoid.
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