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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)

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet The Healer (Lo que de verdad importa) (2017) Good for the social cause but a horror as a film. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2017
98% In This Corner of the World (Kono sekai no katasumi ni) (2017) Perhaps too long in terms of footage, but with a remarkable medium level, the film, of course, will remain in the retina for the courage of an eternal moment. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
No Score Yet The Invisible Guardian (El guardián invisible) (2017) In spite of his youth, there's much effort, control, narrative and visual wisdom from the director Fernando González Molina. But there's no brilliance. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
No Score Yet Uncertain Glory (Incerta glòria) (2017) A staging of symbolic sense of the lyric, unforgettable prints of a black widow that is nothing but Spain itself, striking frontal shots to highlight the battles, has composed a great film about the Civil War. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
No Score Yet It's for Your Own Good (Es por tu bien) (2017) At this point, it seems impossible that Spanish commercial comedy stays away from what everyone is supposed to like. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
No Score Yet Belle dormant (2016) There is no rhythm, no technique, no brilliance. Just the presumption of doing something big. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
No Score Yet Plants (Las plantas) (2015) A debut film that, to its daily description and absolutely realistic, adds supernatural elements with influence of comics. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
45% Paris Can Wait (Bonjour Anne) (2017) Eleanor has gone hand in hand with the culinary travel guide, instead of delving into the entrails of a character. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2017
43% Sweet Dreams (Fai bei sogni) (2016) A film about the anguish that is seen through bursts without a hint of sentimentality, of ups and downs of spirit, depressive until wanting to leave everything as a last chance. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2017
83% Afterimage (Powidoki) (2017) A conventional film in its structure, analysis of characters and form, but invaluable epilogue to a fundamental career in the history of cinema. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2017
90% Glory (2017) At some point it threatens with becoming a plausible odyssey between villains and heroes but in its final part, with critics for all sectors avoiding the thick stroke with a devastating outcome. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
57% On the Milky Road (2016) The Serbian filmmaker returns to his wandering bands of music and explosions of animality, of lyrical violence and dark humor, to his goats and wars, to marriages of convenience, to his cinema. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) An impeccable film of risky dramatic range, taking into account its commercial ambitions, and unquestionable political message. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
96% Graduation (Bacalaureat) (2017) Without a musical soundtrack and through elongated fixed planes full of internal rhythm, the film is the perfect weapon against the apostles of moral superiority. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2017
29% The Queen of Spain (La reina de España) (2017) The script of Trueba doesn't just plait the union between the adventures of the Americans of shooting in Spain and the imprisonment of one of the personages in Cuelgamuros. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2017
No Score Yet Money (2017) An effective, solvent and very professional thriller around the B series, with excellent management of the means at its disposal, by directors turned over time into classics of film noir and intrigue. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2017
86% Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (Captain Underpants) (2017) The film doesn't stop bringing together huge amounts of naive eschatological gags with brilliant and extemporaneous critical references about government neglecting education and the unjustly paid teachers. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
No Score Yet Highway to Hellas (2015) A comedy that delves into the vociferous and scandalous Hellenistic stereotype of lies and has a greater sociological appeal than cinematographic. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
97% Clash (Eshtebak) (2017) With a unique scenario and maintaining a scrupulous point of view, the director manages to give voice to members of all political and religious factions. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2017
89% Norman (Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer) (2017) A film that intelligently approaches the portrait of a successor, someone who with his business card and lies (or half truths) ends up having the infinite power of the swindlers. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2017
71% Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge (2017) The film addresses the existence of the Polish researcher from the double condition that led to the headlines: as a scientific woman and as an adulterous woman. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2017
71% Boris Without Beatrice (Boris Sans Béatrice) (2016) A film that seems the result of having truncated of affectation and supposed strangeness the most mechanical and conventional dramatic arc of redemption in the less ventilated areas of the modern comedy. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
80% Personal Shopper (2017) A film that is more burdensome than fascinating. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
99% Get Out (2017) A major work in which everything oozes talent. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
100% The Black Hen (Kalo Pothi) (2015) A film of a remarkable visual force, Kalo Pothi seems a more interesting work in the anthropological aspect than in a cinematographic one. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2017
100% Rosalie Blum (2016) Logic, simplicity and fidelity make sense of this adaptation, as it rarely happens. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2017
60% Black Snow (Nieve negra) (2017) A film with more visual and interpretive force than narrative but doesn't crystallize in an impact thriller. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2017
46% Going in Style (2017) The film can be seen with ease and sympathy. Maybe with too much sugar, but also with a certain containtment. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2017
66% The Fate of the Furious (2017) A film of unusual inventions and climatic attractions without too much surprise. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2017
23% Table 19 (2017) An excellent idea of multiple possibilities that barely manage to take advantage of a remarkable presentation of characters which leads the film to the same old conservatism. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2017
77% The First Monday in May (2016) A film that, with each look, each sentence, each reproach, is conforming itself as an interesting portrait of characters, commanded by a great protagonist. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2017
95% The Women's Balcony (Ismach Hatani) (2017) A choral film with a light sense of humor and diverse family stories in parallel with an evident empathic power. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2017
45% The Hollars (2016) With a certain hint of dark comedy, Jim Strouse's script talks about the economic crisis, small business's problems and the return of the forty-year-old to home. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2017
84% Imperium (2016) The film shows how a dirty bomb attempt always has its origin in a speech of a charismatic leader who lives in an unpolluted house and has an absolutely integrated life, and that's where it has its strength. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2017
43% Gold (2017) Film of ups and downs, Gaghan's work lacks the wrapping style that Syriana had. But in return, it offers the eternal fireworks of films about scams. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2017
97% Aquarius (2016) The film sometimes sins of an unnecessary explicitness in actions, like text and image, but the set is always interesting enough and, at the same time, transcendent. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2017
86% The Student and Mr. Henri (2015) This French comedy is seen (almost) at all times with the sweetness of a certain novelty. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2017
No Score Yet Callback (2016) An interesting and wicked mirror of commercials that help you improve your life, your smile, your image, your breathing and even your breath. The fetid, cracked, and brown mirror of the American dream. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2017
No Score Yet Born in Syria (Nacido en Siria) (2016) The merit of counting the exodus from Syria to Turkey is dwarfed by its commitment to stylize what is already beautifully tragic. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2017
60% The Invisible Guest (Contratiempo) (2017) A missed opportunity of what ordinary people can do to take revenge on those above. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2017
100% My Life as a Zucchini (Ma vie de courgette) (2017) Perfection also exists and you can see it in this film recommended only to the most daring and intelligent. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2017
72% The Birth of a Nation (2016) A revenge maybe just, but unidirectional, in the form of a movie. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2017
100% Realive (2016) A film that unfolds in the form of a science fiction film with moral aspirations that, in essence, is configured as a romantic love story. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2017
94% The Treasure (2016) An adventure film, although anyone can tell by seeing its deliberately fetish and consciously reiterative images, set in frigid offices. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2017
100% The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (Hymyilevä mies) (2017) Juho Kuosmanen's film feeds on glances and smiles, from complicity between chaos and the patriotic pressure of every country. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2017
84% The Girl With All the Gifts (2017) The british film is a new approach to the undead, but its initially interesting premise lasts only half hour. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2017
58% Urban Hymn (2017) The film ends up turning into a mellow protest song that blames bad influences. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2017
47% Dog Eat Dog (2016) A film full of social criticism that perhaps gets lost in an uncontrolled sea, with surprisingly calm interpretations, ends up being defined by some of the most ferocious dialogues of its protagonists. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2017
85% Lion (2016) A conventional film with strong tendencies towards being tearful and musical. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2017
45% Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016) A comical and terrifying satire of the American way of life, which indicates that stories about returning from war may be entering a new dimension thanks to new technologies. [Full review in Spanish]‐ El Pais (Spain)
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2017