Jordi Costa

Jordi Costa
Jordi Costa's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): El Pais (Spain) Fotogramas
Publications: El Pais (Spain), Fotogramas

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
73% On the Basis of Sex (2019) The film tells Ginsburg's story well, but Leder is only able to transmit and not transcend. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2019
72% Destroyer (2018) Everything seems extremely calculated in Karyn Kusama's latest work. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2019
91% How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) How To Train Your Dragon allows itself to be attentive to details and in an unusual move, it seems like the artist shines through instead of the corporation. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2019
89% The Image Book (Le livre d'image) (2019) An overwhelmed and overwhelming film that invites you to stop turning your back on the East. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2019
No Score Yet Perdiendo el este (2019) The true Aquilles heel lies in the visual humor that reeks of reluctance. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2019
75% Bomb City (2018) Bomb City ends up being a film as angry as it is affected: its form compromises its reasons. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2019
59% Alita: Battle Angel (2019) The result is a cold film that arises as a testimony of how a project born form passion can turn into an obligation that can erode originality. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2019
92% Beast (2018) The film doesn't reach the perturbing level that it thinks it does. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
86% The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) Here there are not so many creators remixing postmodernity for the whole family, but also a daunting table of executives managing licenses. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
88% High Life (2019) First film of the genre created by a filmmaker who moved the language of horror films to the purely sensory and primitive. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
83% Dragon Ball Super: Broly (2019) [T]he energetic way in which the final combat flirts with abstract animation is worthy of being celebrated. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2019
69% Mug (Twarz) (2018) Mug throws his darts in quite linear and obvious directions, but Szumowska continues to refine his incisive gaze with effective styling solutions. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2019
69% Summer of '84 (2018) Perhaps with the intention of seducing a wider audience, Simardi and the Whissells have managed to make clear that there is a generational sensitivity that needs to grow as urgently as possible. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2019
94% RBG (2018) The visual resources to illustrate the key moments of a trajectory governed by the prudent ethic of advancing step by step reveal themselves annoyingly blunt. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2019
94% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) The way in which the camera moves between characters in dialogues is clear indication that visual writing is put at the service of something as intangible as the heart. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
60% The House That Jack Built (2018) The film of Lars von Trier can be interpreted as the sonorous lament of who aspired to the Louvre and had to settle for the Saatchi Gallery. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
60% A Dog's Way Home (2019) A film destined to be a classic. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
37% Glass (2019) Unlike its predecessors, the film is forced to apply a rigorous narrative logic and expose their surprises with obvious and perhaps predictable calculation. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
No Score Yet Murer: Anatomie eines Prozesses (2018) The film is an unequivocal product of this time of sensitivity and over correction. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
No Score Yet Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion (Astérix - Le secret de la potion magique) (2018) A film that is plenty conscious of the fact that it can't get much out of its recipe, but it all works with precision and grace. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
98% Border (Gräns) (2018) Dosing each revelation with palpable wisdom, Border knows to go one step ahead of the imagination of the spectator. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
43% Lucia's Grace (Troppa grazia) (2018) Zanasi vindicates the tradition of a popular humanistic comedy with sophistication. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2019
63% The Quietude (La quietud) (2018) The Quietude is the commendable jump without a net from a creator willing to put himself in a position of risk to remain the same. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2019
78% Loro (2019) In other words, Loro is a film that shouts its intention to mock Berlusconi loudly while surrendering again and again to the seduction of his obscene imaginary. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2019
13% Life Itself (2018) There is a lack of madness and poetry, because Fogelman wants (or believes) to be daring, but only within a set order. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2019
54% Under the Silver Lake (2019) The film creates a hypnotic atmosphere, but ends up looking like a product too tailored for the cult movie fan. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2018
44% Vision (2018) One of Naomi Kawase's most enigmatic films and a work rich in details. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2018
No Score Yet Some Time After (Tiempo después) (2018) Under the film's humor, the filmmaker's disenchantment with a world in free fall is palpable. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2018
29% Elis (2018) Prata endows his images with the convincing texture of a journey through time, but the story is content to be a didactic synthesis of a complex trajectory. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2018
86% Lost in Paris (Paris pieds nus) (2017) Lost in Paris is far from being a negligible movie: the sequence of the floating restaurant twists its gags very well. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2018
97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse arrives as pure cinema and perhaps a glimpse into its future. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2018
65% Aquaman (2018) This time the origin story is under the sea in a fight for dynasty, but Aquaman is unable to disembark from the kitsch weight that is characteristically DC. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2018
91% La familia (2018) Some faults in the direction do not compromise the force of this odyssey in the margins. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
77% Anna and the Apocalypse (2018) The homage to Edgar Wright's film, is the only moment in this film where the work is at the height of its premise. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
88% Yuli (2018) It is the story of a destiny imposed on who preferred the land and the affection to art but discovered how to find in dance a form of autobiography. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
80% Ben is Back (2018) The progressively nightmarish thriller tones that dominate the last section of history do not divert attention from the essential: explore the power of affection when everything seems lost. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
65% Suspiria (2018) Camera movements and a disturbing sound design join forces to build a new language of the sinister in this lucid nightmare. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2018
58% The Grinch (2018) The colors hypnotize and the textures surprise, but something seems to have been lost in the translation. Something about the character and touch Seuss. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2018
79% The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) Dan Stevens incarnates a Dickens prone to pyrotechnics gestures to which the reality unfolds before his eyes as incessant buffet free of stimuli. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2018
53% Ismael's Ghosts (Les fantômes d'Ismaël) (2018) Desplechin imprints an athletic agility to such a potentially dense proposal, offering a masterful lesson in control. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2018
100% Between Two Waters (Entre dos aguas) (2018) Lacuesta has pulled a Houdini, disappearing after his meticulous work to create this true mirage of life that speaks of the pulse between marginality and integration. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2018
77% Dovlatov (2018) One week is enough to go through diverse tones within an outstanding work that captures an unbreathable vital atmosphere and resuscitates the lucidity of the writer. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
90% Museum (Museo) (2018) Woven with uncertainties, Museum leaves a certainty: that of the already imposing height of Ruizpalacios as a filmmaker. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
92% A Twelve-Year Night (La noche de 12 años) (2018) Renouncing a discourse on the ideological, Brechner opts for the universality of the sensory experience of those who, deprived even of the word, maintained a pulse with madness. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
100% Facing the Wind (Con el Viento) (2018) A fragile and beautiful film that prefers to observe - and reveal - to dramatize - or impose. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
55% Mum's List (2016) Mum's List director Neill Johnson locks Rafe Spall in a very different version of hell, whose 101 minutes of footage weighed on the perception of this critic as if the amount had also been multiplied by a thousand. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
86% Mi obra maestra (2018) This is, in the end, a heterodox story about the reconstruction of a friendship hidden under a comedy of opposites, the work of a supposed satirical author who has revealed himself as a great portraitist of complex characters. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
87% Colette (2018) The figure of Sidonie Gabrielle-Colette provides enough dramatic components so that the director can execute his operation without too much of a struggle. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
79% Dogman (2019) Marcello Fonte, with his helpless look, turns his character into a real work of art. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
91% Mandy (2018) The mythical journey progresses from dreamlike somnambulism to abstraction avoiding articulating itself as a conventional story. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018