Jordi Batlle Caminal

Jordi Batlle Caminal
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T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 88% The Prayer (La prière) (2018) Kahn's gaze is neutral and detached, happily allergic to proselytism, and shines particularly when focusing on the ambiguity of the main character. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
3/5 34% Poms (2019) Zara Hayes celebrates life with optimism, but in Poms forgets to celebrate cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
40% Cherry 2000 (1988) Only deserves to be seen because of Melanie's stimulating presence and... Ben Johnson. [Full review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2019
100% Indiscreet (1958) Kind Sir- builds a warm work that thanks to a precise, methodical arrangement of framing, planning and narrative cadence, breaks its theatrical structure to offer itself eminently cinematographic. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Jaulas (2018) It's an unpredictable oddity, which surprises every ten minutes, for better or for worse. [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2018
4/5 60% The Quietude (La quietud) (2018) From Rolling Family (2004) to The Clan (2015), the exploration of family seems to have become one of the specialties of the [Argentinian director] Pablo Trapero. [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
3/5 60% Ceasefire (Cessez-le-feu) (2017) The interior battle liberates the two protagonists. [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Beata ignoranza (2017) Giallini and Gassman have proven chemistry. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Non ci resta che il crimine (2018) [Marco] Giallini and [Alessandro] Gassman have good chemistry. - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
3/5 65% Downrange (2017) Exudes an air of all time great Sam Raimi, establishing it and all of its thrilling delights right from the start. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
2/5 No Score Yet Two Crowns (Dwie Korony) (2018) The result may not be irritating, but it produces an unfathomable stupor. [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Without Fear (Sin Miedo) (2018) The testimonials are played without voice filters, horror laid bare... [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2018
3/5 91% The Thin Yellow Line (La delgada línea amarilla) (2015) A quintessential "road movie." [Full Review in Spanish - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2018
2/5 55% Crooked House (2017) The intrigue is very toned-down, the direction is non-existent, and the rhythmic narrative is heavy. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
3/5 63% Peter Rabbit (2018) In the same way it's difficult to truly feel anything for this feel, it's impossible not to have sympathy; at least it's honest. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2018
3/5 55% The Warning (El aviso) (2018) The plot is really stimulating...[Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2018
4/5 92% Thelma (2017) ...an elegant way of approaching fantasy cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2018
3/5 45% Mary Magdalene (2019) Rooney Mara is an effective Mary Magdalene, although Tahar Rachim gives us a model Judas. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2018
2/5 39% Gringo (2018) The general tone is soulless. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2018
83% Lethal Weapon (1987) ... creates a new type of hero... [Full review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
90% The Third Generation (Die Dritte Generation) (1980) ... the film is not dispossessed of Fassbinder's absorbing narrative capacity, here more given to caricature and the unreal tone than usual. [Full review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
3/5 32% Loving Pablo (2018) [Javier] Bardem and [Penelope] Cruz are powerful in front of the camera, but the histrionics can and do fail the film. - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2018
96% The Death of Stalin (2018) ...pedestrian pulling humor. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2018
2/5 43% Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) ...routine, insignificant plot and a flagrant absence of a sense of humor. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
3/5 57% The Commuter (2018) ...does not grant boredom, even for a second. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
3/5 60% The Young Karl Marx (Le jeune Karl Marx) (2018) Raoul Peck skillfully traces the pitfalls of any possible comic effect. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
3/5 92% Kékszakállú (2017) Essentially contemplative. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2017
3/5 61% 6 Days (2017) [Toa Fraser's] gaze goes directly to the facts without dramatizing, much less melodramatizing. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2017
3/5 40% Justice League (2017) What counts is the injected spirit; Dionysian. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
3/5 69% Spoor (Pokot) (2017) Wihtout a doubt the most interesting film by Agnieszka Holland. [Full Review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2017
84% Detroit (2017) Bigelow's camera functions the same as in The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty; to scrutinize incidents with the soul of documentary reporting, seeking authenticity over beauty. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2017
3/5 97% Your Name. (Kimi No Na Wa.) (2017) A brilliant science fiction story for devotees of traditional anime. [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2017
3/5 70% Cars 3 (2017) Despite not being at the height that Pixar has accustomed us, it's a dynamic and competent film. [Full review in Spanish] - Fotogramas EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2017
89% The Last Days (2014) Overall, fantastic film. - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2016
78% The Apostate (El Apóstata) (2016) A very original and suggestive film. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2016
3/5 84% Julieta (2016) A drama about mothers that comes from deep inside the author, in the most delicate and sensible way. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2016
100% Il nome del figlio (An Italian Name) (2015) Light, fun, and will leave you talking about it. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2016
100% Flamenco, Flamenco (2010) As simple as it is impeccably executed. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2016
5/5 100% Magical Girl (2014) A movie made with wisdom, every scene is perfectly balanced and the tone of it reminds you of Fritz Lang. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2016
No Score Yet El rei borni (2016) The four protagonists offer genuinely amazing performances. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2016
47% X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) It lacks the appeal of the previous films. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2016
No Score Yet The Student (El estudiante) (2009) Optimist and positive, the tone is really uplifting and gets you by surprise. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2016
91% Virgin Mountain (Fúsi) (2015) A touching portrait of a man with the looks of an ogre but a heart of gold. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2016
90% The Witch (2016) Suggestive and disturbing horror, even more because of the lack of special effects or jump scares. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2016
59% High-Rise (2016) A great but completely pessimist film. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2016
No Score Yet Nacida para ganar (2016) A smart comedy about our compulsive consuming culture. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2016
88% The Olive Tree (El olivo) (2016) The story of the sale of an old olive sets as the backdrop of an emotional reflection about family roots. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2016
No Score Yet Quatretondeta (2016) It has an otherworldly, absurdist humor, which is of course very dark (almost necrophiliac), inhabited by excentric characters and surreal situations. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 4, 2016
74% Trumbo (2015) Cranston presents a convincing characterization of Trumbo, but the real star is prodigious Helen Mirren as the venomous Hedda Hopper. [Full Review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2016
90% The Boy And The Beast (Bakemono No Ko) (2016) Two and a half hours is too much for this light packed journey. [Full review in Spanish] - La Vanguardia (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2016