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)
Publications: El Pais (Spain)

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
1/5 15% Jumper (2008) A disastrously written script. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2020
5/5 96% 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007) A mountain of ethical and aesthetic rigor. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2020
3/5 26% Love in the Time of Cholera (2007) Succeeds in its essence. [Full review in Spanish] - Cinemanía (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2020
28% Antebellum (2020) Antebellum does not seek reconciliation, but rather to start revolutionary action. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2020
66% The Secret Garden (2020) Without conveying the component of serene nobility that bitterness can have, and that sadness never possesses, the film doesn't quite reach the heights that it should. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2020
80% Little Monsters (2019) Little Monsters veers closer to a yawn. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2020
100% The Windermere Children (2020) The film is better when viewed as a family film rather than a drama. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2020
40% Irresistible (2020) The more grotesque the film tries to be, the worse off it is. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2020
95% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) With A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Marielle Heller has created an interesting filmography centered on the way she films stories of serious gravity. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2020
No Score Yet Rosa's Wedding (La Boda de Rosa) (2020) Just like life itself, Rosa's Wedding is precious, fun, aggravating, absurd, diabolically terrifying and happy. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2020
33% The New Mutants (2020) The movie is far from instilling any sort of fear. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2020
89% Abou Leila (2019) Abou Leila is more atmospheric than narrative, but something about it invites you to keep watching. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2020
71% Tenet (2020) There is no emotional root to concern yourself with beyond the visual force of the images. [Full Reviews in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2020
96% Amanda (2018) There is a refreshing lightness present in the film that transcends the desolation that many films of its ilk tend to fall into. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2020
70% Britt-Marie Was Here (2019) The beautiful cinematography isn't enough to hide its writing in which there is not much reflection. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2020
76% Dragged Across Concrete (2019) Zahler has an enormous capability to tell small, great personal stories without seemingly much effort. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2020
95% The Wolf House (La casa lobo) (2018) Joaquín Cociña y Cristóbal León turn an adult story into an effective children's fable via experimental animation of the highest order. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2020
91% The Willoughbys (2020) A story of consistent construction, clear plot and narrative fluidity. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2020
37% Anon (2018) The weariness before the characters and the lack of concretion beat the notes of wit. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2020
93% Wildlife (2018) Wildlife connects the current reflection with some of the masterpieces of melodrama of the fifties. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2020
100% The Trial (2018) Extraordinary and invaluable exercise. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2020
75% Victory Day (2018) Very interesting documentary film exercise. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2020
67% Extraction (2020) A great action film for fans of the genre. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2020
72% Vivarium (2020) Vivarium has truly affecting moments of terror. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2020
71% Escape from Pretoria (2020) The fact that the protagonists are white activists in a society dominated by segregation of the black race and it wasn't a dialogue that was given any substance is a failure. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2020
98% Blow the Man Down (2020) A panorama in which, together with the power of its claims, the form stands out above the story itself. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2020
66% Lady and the Tramp (2019) Despite their best efforts, Disney cannot make what was already spectacular better. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2020
50% Emma Peeters (2018) The undefined tone of the film hurts its efforts and makes the protagonist come off more capricious than what is probably intended. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2020
67% The Parts You Lose (2019) Although it is missing a little more, The Parts You Lose is honest and simple. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2020
61% The Occupant (Hogar) (2020) With an excellent cast led by Javier Gutiérrez, the Pastor Brothers have returned to feature films with serious conviction. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2020
88% The Swallows of Kabul (Les hirondelles de Kaboul) (2019) A beautiful and simple film where the massacre of women is shown both physically and, above all, morally. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
No Score Yet El Plan (2019) Surprising dialogues, in many moments far from realism, but interpreted with enormous naturalism. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
53% 21 Bridges (2019) A somewhat harmless and relatively entertaining heist and law enforcement thriller, directed by Brian Kirk. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
33% Domino (2019) Petter Skavlan's script, or what's left of it, is thick, basic, of an unbelievable banality. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
No Score Yet Double Plus Fifteen (El doble más quince) (2019) It recovers in the final climax, precious in its light, frames and delicacy. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
84% Just Mercy (2020) The line of the film is honest, but lacks interest. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
91% The Invisible Man (2020) This new approach to the myth created by Wells is interesting, elegant and, best of all, activist. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
29% The Rhythm Section (2020) Everything that happens in the script is more ridiculous than the previous one. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
99% The Chambermaid (La camarista) (2019) There is something fascinating in the struggle of this woman faced with the impersonality of the human condition. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2020
86% Jordi's Letters (Las letras de jordi) (2019) It ends up being a valuable document on the need to connect. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2020
97% First Love (Hatsukoi) (2019) An unclassified fusion between the romantic youth thriller, the black comedy, the yakuza cinema, the martial arts cinema and the gore, which finds in the (punctual) gush of creative insolence its best ally. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2020
37% Spenser Confidential (2020) The movie can be entertaining for those looking for nothing more than a quick leisure time. [Full Review in Spanish - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2020
82% Avatar (2009) Avatar contains a metaphor against the invasion of foreign territories and civilizations, explained in two bad jokes about preventive war. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2020
63% Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Easy laughs for kids no older than ten. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2020
92% Uncut Gems (2019) The glorious outcome, dry and sharp, filmed without underlining, leaves you stunned. [Full review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) Jojo Rabbit will be remembered for its insolent jokes and for its dazzling musical montages, rather than for its humanistic breath, more sad than emotional. [Full review in spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
45% Malasaña 32 (2020) An appreciable climax, supported by two actions in parallel (one with spectacular verve, another calm and frightening.) [Full review in spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
14% Dolittle (2020) It's not easy to explain how a screenwriter of this level of experience has composed such a cumbersome story. [Full review in spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
61% Children of the Sea (Kaijû no Kodomo) (2020) With a somewhat confusing narration and a redundant central plot, the film burst in its final 20 minutes. [Full review in spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
63% I Love You, Stupid (Te quiero, Imbécil) (2020) A fresh comedy despite its very defined structure. [Full review in spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020