|2016||101 Min||Action . Comedy . Crime|
A disgruntled Mexican cop is forced to work with a teenage hacker to hunt down the criminals who killed his wife, and dismantle their operation.
|Actors:||José Sefami , Erick Elías , Armando Hernández , Kevin Pollak , Camila Sodi , Eric Roberts , Aislinn Derbez , Joey Morgan , Omar Chaparro|
Director Enrique Begné, who helmed this year's winsome "Busco Novio Para mi Mujer," directs with an emphasis on action over comedy. Sometimes that feels misplaced; the stretches without laughs grow increasingly longer as the plot moves forward. But he keeps things enjoyably fast-paced, so it's hard to complain too much.Arizona Republic Full Review
Compadres tries to be a lighthearted cross-border buddy film, and sometimes it succeeds. But consistency is a problem — it doesn’t hit those humorous high notes often enough, and when it’s not in the comedic groove, it’s muddy.The New York Times Full Review
This lame effort represents international collaboration of the most mediocre kind.The Hollywood Reporter Full Review
This movie, which is what you’d call a god-awful mess.RogerEbert.com Full Review
Compadres feels less like an actual movie and more like a half-dozen movies thrown together, and absolutely nothing sticks.Austin Chronicle Full Review