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Javier Ocaña

Javier Ocaña
Javier Ocaña's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): El Pais (Spain)

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet Ni distintos, ni diferentes: campeones (2018) The film of Álvaro Longoria reaches a very complicated tone to solve, between smiles and tears. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
73% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) There is in Drew Goddard's cinema a masterful ability to sustain the sequence, for its stylization and sophistication. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
39% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) As it already happened to the first movie of the series (it) runs out of steam soon, at least as a compact story, carried with insubstantial craftsmanship by David Yates. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
41% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) The only thing that saves this film from being a true disaster is Claire Foy's charisma as Lisbeth Salander. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
100% Bergman: A Year in a Life (2018) A brilliant legacy of sensibility, purity, transcendence and aesthetic that is much more understood after seeing the complex portrait of the man. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
100% Montparnasse Bienvenue (Jeune femme) (2017) What stands out in this film is its bravery in demonstrating instability with sympathy. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
No Score Yet Tu hijo (2018) An addictive, perhaps debatable, interesting, and great social 'thriller.' [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
32% The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) A product of commercial confusion that could inspire terror to the smallest children and boredom from those closer to adolescence. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
95% BlacKkKlansman (2018) The film, as uneven as it is interesting, rises at the end with some images that disrupt the feelings that the film sometimes failed to emote. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
80% Ramen Shop (Ramen teh) (2018) Ramen shop is one of the worst movies that has ever premiered in Spanish cinemas. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
62% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) So in too many aspects the journey does not go beyond the superficial and judgmental, culminating in a long final sequence that is configured as the paradigm of the film for fans. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
37% Hunter Killer (2018) in this case, the South African Donovan Marsh, becomes, at least, a curious sample of the habitual interpretation of the American cinema of the national reality around his power. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
90% Another Day of Life (2017) The fusion of styles does not end up working and looks more like a mess than an organic whole. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2018
71% Return of the Hero (Le Retour du Héros) (2018) The difficulty and the key lies in taking a laugh the classic French product of 'qualité', maintaining the image of seriousness. And it turns out relatively well. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
No Score Yet RedBad (2018) A curious film that is a little conventional with its conflicts.‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
8% Slender Man (2018) A ready universe for daring and fears, for the adolescent contagion of evil, for the parallels with the unfortunately usual kidnappings and contemporary disappearances. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
95% Burning (Beoning) (2018) To turn a 20-page story into a two-and-a-half-hour film, more than boldness, you have to have ideas. And the Korean Lee Chang-dong has talent and ideas. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
No Score Yet Barbacana: la huella del lobo (2018) Of course, with interesting interviews with professionals of the sector, Barbacana is direct in his texts, without the unnecessary rhetoric of easy lyricism of other products of the style. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
84% The Wife (2018) The director plays with transcendent aspects of the Bergmanian current, but also with a staging and a structure of a vulgar academicism. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
76% Smallfoot (2018) Seasoned by timely songs, Smallfoot bets on concord from social criticism. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
No Score Yet Gun City (La sombra de la ley) (2018) De la Torre seeks an expression that may want to be artistic but is only technical, with a staging of spectacular appearance that hides a rehash of obvious references and nothing original. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
88% First Man (2018) A celebration like the arrival of man on the Moon, narrated with the seriousness of a sad event. A film about the conquest, based on the irremediable trance of death. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
80% Scaffolding (2018) The films with wise teacher, equilibrist of common sense in a depauperate environment, have been shaped like a classic subgenre. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
No Score Yet Ola de crímenes (2018) The film is configured as a black comedy of entanglement, with deaths, blood, sex, violence, corruption and adultery; rarely finds the tone. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
100% Journey to a Mother's Room (Viaje al cuarto de una madre) (2018) A film about the adventure of life that does not run through exotic territories but in just a few tiles. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
71% Christopher Robin (2018) In times of hypertrophy in the extracurricular activities of children, the almost countercultural message of the film is an excellent invitation to bewilderment. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
93% Searching (2018) Effervescent entertainment with a wild rhythm in which themes as transcendent as adolescent loneliness or sexual abuse are overturned. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
84% Pope Francis - A Man of His Word (2018) Wim Wenders gets close to the Pope by pontificating through discourse. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
93% First Reformed (2018) First Reformed is a treatise on remorse, exposed through fixed planes with constant reframing in which frontality predominates. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
94% Girl (2018) And it is very striking as something so beautiful, and that naturally invites calm, can be filmed as an action thriller that leads to bewilderment, like a dance of despair. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
82% Chappaquiddick (2018) A tonal delirium that grows in the primful direction of Curran, adding pomp to what, at the base, was perhaps only farce. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
No Score Yet The Other Woman (Amoureux de ma femme) (2018) The director Auteuil seems to get carried away by that old green halter spirit of his character. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
No Score Yet The Family House (La casa di famiglia) (2017) What stands out most is the complicated fusion of humor and melodrama, especially with the father's interpretation. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
53% Book Club (2018) Despite subjects like the inevitability of aging, Book Club doesn't deserve the presence of its leading ladies. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
59% Dog Days (2018) And although the outcome is about to exceed the barrier of the tear, (almost) always arrives in time a reply, a wink or a joke that moves away from the cliff of the cloying and brings it to a certain dignity. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2018
No Score Yet Cuando los ángeles duermen (2018) The director shows an acceptable management of tension, the story is well diversified, but much of what is told exceeds the credible and goes into the unheard of. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2018
72% The Mercy (2017) [The Mercy] is capable of convoking, like this one, the scope of strangeness, the value of the impossible and a striking sense of candor. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2018
No Score Yet In the Stars (En las estrellas) (2018) Zoe Berriatúa displays a song of love not so much to the product, that also, but above all to the action of filming. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
91% Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018) Teen Titans Go! To the Movies may be nothing more than a joke (a word that is so important in history). But at least it's a good joke. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
9% Kings (2018) Deniz Gamze Erguven illustrates the revolts of 1992 after the Rodney King case with poor quality and unrefined in a film lacking accuracy and delicacy. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
No Score Yet Promise at Dawn (La promesse de l'aube) (2017) The present version of Barbier has a basic problem that, in principle, should be definitive: it takes over an hour to actually start. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
0% The Music of Silence (2018) A compendium of self-help clichés, of melodramatic anecdotes about an artist who surely did not deserve such a stale production. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
81% Alpha (2018) The narrative offers a compact account of survival that is never sweet. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
No Score Yet The Footballest (Los futbolísimos) (2018) The film is stubborn in the exercise of the always complicated comedy of 'slapstick.' [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
76% What Will People Say? (Hva vil folk si) (2018) An interesting work, although failed, in which, seen by parts its sequences, everything is realistic and credible, but in which internal coherence is lacking. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
49% The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) Although Fogel composes his pieces of action with remarkable efficiency and singular fierceness, the film never quite decides if he wants to be funny or brutal. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
60% Ceasefire (Cessez-le-feu) (2017) Courcon's film has beautiful compositions, but void of any material that evokes feeling. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
94% Nico, 1988 (2018) Nichiarelli finds the interior of a human being much less futile than the times of fire and agony with which he wanted to coexist. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
No Score Yet Alone (Solo) (2018) However, despite a certain insubstantiality in the message, Stuven imposes a remarkable exercise of staging in the sequences of the portrait of death stalking on a cliff by the sea. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
52% Down a Dark Hall (2018) The most interesting part of the show is its base, and its artistic sensibility. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
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