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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 A estación violenta (2017) A estación violenta is a work that you can sense and wants to make you feel more than it does show you. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018
100% The Cakemaker (2018) In the most subtle way, [The Cakemaker] is a reflection on the relations of the Germans with the Jews, and a clear criticism towards the religious practices that are taken to the extreme. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018
50% You Shall Not Sleep (No dormirás) (2018) You Shall Not Sleep imposes an ambition perhaps excessive, but always commendable. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
40% Marie-Francine (2017) A merciless film with the indolence and lack of personality of its protagonist, which will put anyone's nerves on edge if they come with minimal expectations of social modernity... [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
No Score Yet Jealous (Jalouse) (2017) Despite what the title might make you think, [Jealous] is a masculine portrait of the 50 year-old woman who is perceived as a jaundiced vector. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2018
57% The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018) Long from being capricious [The Man Who Killed Don Quixote] is a metalinguistic amalgam of a film that is absolutely coherent with the myth that inspires it... [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
No Score Yet Beata ignoranza (2017) In situations of a certain grace, protected in the contemporary daily life and in the shame of others, the director also opts for melodrama. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
No Score Yet Mi mundial (2018) This is a film that fans of soccer can enjoy together. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
No Score Yet Corporate (2017) [Corporate] is an extremely interesting film that takes a close look at a rotten system. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
No Score Yet La ragazza nella nebbia (2017) La ragazza nella niebla never stops being interesting. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Howard lends his expertise as a narrator, but deploys a staging and assembly without spark or claw. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 24, 2018
No Score Yet The Glass Coffin (El ataúd de cristal) (2016) As a film about grudges in the artistic profession, The Glass Coffin points at it in technique, but fails to scratch the surface. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018
89% Hannah (2018) Pallaoro's Hannah is a another strong showing in the genre of Charlotte Ramping. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018
82% Deadpool 2 (2018) [Deadpool 2] proves not only to be funny, but also possesses a certain flair in its action sequences. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018
20% La Ch'tite Famille (2018) Boon always prefers ease to complexity and the popular to the sophisticated. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
66% The Wall (2017) Far from the exalted patriotism in Eastwood's American Sniper, [The Wall] is a cinematic joke that's sick of the propaganda campaign. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
100% The Sower (Le semeur) (2017) With the metaphor of sowing always present, the French director brings reflection and restraint, and leaves open the possible parallels with a present where feminism in struggle has arrived to stay. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
85% The Nothing Factory (A Fábrica de Nada) (2017) The result is a passionate piece of work where a viewer has no choice, but to submerge oneself into the the workers. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
No Score Yet Mi querida cofradía (2018) The extremely complex equilibrium at display in this film is pleasantly surprising as it balances the critique of certain aspects of Holy Week with presenting a respectful view at its religious and cultural essence. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 4, 2018
28% Rebel in the Rye (2017) Any reader of Salinger will be disappointed. Any reader of Salinger would have liked to see it. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 4, 2018
83% Blockers (2018) The comedy accumulates its virtues in its moral and social exposition that was developed with tact, conviction, and credibility. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 3, 2018
83% Game Night (2018) The directors care very little about story development. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2018
No Score Yet Les grands esprits (2017) Ayache-Vidal is so conventional in the staging as dilutive in its cinematic didactics, and has a remarkable use of looks... [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
91% Killing Jesus (Matar a Jesús) (2017) Killing Jesus finds its best moments in the descriptions surrounding the hitman. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
86% In Syria (Insyriated) (2017) From one hallway to the next and from room to room, [Philippe Van Leeuw] turns a home and its inhabitants into the center of the most complicated look at human conduct. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
No Score Yet The Gruffalo's Child (2012) Simple narration, a health moral spirit, absolute sympathy... seems the ideal recommendation for the smallest group of spectators: those between three and six years old. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
60% The Skin of the Wolf (Bajo la piel de lobo) (2017) The film features excellent photography from Aitor Mantxola... [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
48% Tomb Raider (2018) The film becomes conventional, collapsing between an ocean of myths that do not matter to anyone, spliced with a few sequence of Indiana Jones-esq adventure. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
90% The Insult (L'insulte) (2018) [Ziad] Doueiri's film transcends its simple and explicit exposition... [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
No Score Yet One Hundred Days of Solitude (2018) The result is a film that is immensely beautiful. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
60% My Son (Mon Garçon) (2017) Captivating. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
43% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) Almost incomprehensible in its most basic objectives... [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
62% Peter Rabbit (2018) At least Peter Rabbit knows how to finish on time. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
100% The House by the Sea (La villa) (2017) As exciting as it is bitter... [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
93% Thelma (2017) Thelma becomes great in the superb sense of space created by [Joachim] Trier, who masterfully plays with sound, light and color... [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
No Score Yet El club de los buenos infieles (2017) Very well built in its structure, rising above its budgetary difficulties... [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
67% Rock'n Roll (2017) The only problem Rock'n Roll has is that, after the first hour or so, which brilliantly exposes its objective and representation, the movie seems to rush to the end... [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
86% Barbara (2017) An explosion of formats and textures, layers of narrative, aesthetic, like vital onion layers, in which everything is confused and nothing is incomprehensible. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
18% Submergence (2018) Submergence moves, as one of its creatures, in waters so turbulent it can't scale its excessive ambitions. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
91% Human Flow (2017) Despite the enormous work of the documentation and the production, there's an obvious imbalance in Human Flow, the documentary equivalent of preaching to the choir... [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
No Score Yet What a Wonderful Family! 3: My Wife, My Life (2018) The lowest step of a saga that began aspiring to stillness and humanism. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
41% Den of Thieves (2018) Despite his touches of urban western, the movie is inflated to the point of swelling... [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
No Score Yet Bones of Contention (2017) ...the tone creates a calm, poetic pattern to the images. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2018
47% Red Sparrow (2018) Jennifer Lawrence is a great performer, with a beautiful voice and total control of her body and face. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2018
77% Last Flag Flying (2017) Last Flag Flying isn't a bad film in any way, but perhaps failed, above all, because it's a lesser entry into [Richard] Linklater's career. ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2018
87% Only the Brave (2017) ...powerful, charismatic performances. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2018
93% Sunday's Illness (La enfermedad del domingo) (2018) Sunday's Illness does not look like anything in Spanish cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2018
45% The Dinner (2017) ... a challenge with so much to tell and with so little to waste. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
80% The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) Desolately beautiful. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2017
100% Directions (Posoki) (2017) Directions presents a panorama of widespread corruption. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2017