Octavi Marti

Octavi Marti
Octavi Marti'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
13% Howard the Duck (1986) George Lucas, who is one of the kings of fairy tale fads, seems to have lost his ingenuousness or the ability to simulate it. [Full review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2020
89% Maurice (1987) Maurice is a repetitive and slow film. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2020
10% The Sicilian (1987) Not since Midnight Express had a film premiered where a certain Anglo-Saxon arrogance was so evident. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2020
90% RoboCop (1987) In RoboCop, the vision of the end of the century is sinister and apocalyptic, but it's formulated without moralizing or critical pretensions. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2020
No Score Yet Ghost Chase (1988) There's nothing new or personal here. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2020
56% Spaceballs (1987) [Mel] Brooks continues to be a better producer for others than a director of his own movies. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2020
60% Big Shots (1987) The director is a competent filmmaker who tries to maintain the rhythm and disengage himself from certain insurmountable burdens. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2020
33% Nuts (1987) The movie makes the big mistake of turning the actors into commentators, offering verbal support to images that are reality. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2020
98% Wings of Desire (1987) Peter Handke's script plays a big role when it injects into the movie a suitable poetic breath. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2020
91% Something Wild (1986) Something Wild is an excellent movie about the fragility of people's images. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2020
No Score Yet Home of the Brave (1986) We must celebrate that Laurie Anderson didn't manage to convince Scorsese or Demme to direct the film. We like her version. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2020
90% Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Mujeres al Borde de un Ataque de Nervios) (1988) All the actors are superb. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2020
97% Goodbye, Children (Au Revoir Les Enfants) (1987) In Goodbye, Children, we find the best of French cinema... that realist, almost documentary streak, of people like Renoir. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2020
No Score Yet Barcelona Connection (2013) The literary merits are not translated well on the screen. Too many times, Barcelona Connection tells rather than shows. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
85% The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) An excellent movie. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
No Score Yet The Tunnel (1989) It's enough to not worry about the changes or similarities and let ourselves go like María, the neurotic protagonist, in order to find in [director Antonio] Drove's work the anguish that the book first produced in us. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
82% Cobra Verde (1987) In Cobra Verde, Herzog is an imitation of himself. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2020
No Score Yet Bolero (1984) When you look at the first sequence in Bolero, it's clear that this is just a picture book. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2020
39% Tough Guys Don't Dance (1987) After the first few minutes that are entertaining because of its excesses, the rest feels exhausting. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
No Score Yet Otello (Othello) (1986) Zeffirelli has managed to make viewers want to close their eyes to avoid seeing the camera that moves forward and backward. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2020
83% Ginger e Fred (Ginger and Fred) (1986) Ginger e Fred is simultaneously an entertaining movie and a spectacle that produces an infinite sadness because of its pessimism and disillusionment. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2020
82% Pennies From Heaven (1981) It's different, but perfect. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2020
88% F/X (1986) The best thing about F/X is its modest plot and its tone from a B movie. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2020
45% Heartburn (1986) Heartburn is another example of the crisis American cinema is undergoing. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2020
95% Paths of Glory (1957) Paths of Glory is something like an invitation to disobedience, to mistrust those who are in a position of authority. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2020
79% Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) The result is a very foolish comedy. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2020
97% Aliens (1986) The moment the action is situated in Acheron everything is simplified and loses its mystery. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2020
94% Blue Velvet (1986) Blue Velvet is a nightmare, or better yet, a reverie on the dark side of desire. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2020
9% Supergirl (1984) A complete disaster in terms of production. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2020
No Score Yet Les fantômes du chapelier (The Hatter's Ghost) The tone is somewhat ordinary and fatigued; it lacks enthusiasm. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2020
69% The Towering Inferno (1974) It starts with flare-ups and explosions, and it ends up in ashes. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2020
No Score Yet Up the Creek (1984) The director's name is guarantee that the formula his movie exploits will last... and its skepticism and cynicism will gain followers. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2020
73% Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984) An odd and attractive adventure, with a notable ability to to fictionalize at the same time that it's concerned with historical reconstruction. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2020
100% Broadway Danny Rose (1984) Broadway is another step forward in Allen's trajectory. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2020
91% Splash (1984) Splash could have been a silly and simple comedy, but it escapes that destiny thanks to its creative script and talented actors. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2020
No Score Yet The Perils Of Gwendoline In The Land Of The Yik Yak (1985) The best moments of the film are when the parody goes deep. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2020
No Score Yet Les voleurs de la nuit (Thieves After Dark) (1983) The blows are basic and predictable. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2020
23% Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983) Intelligent, original, and entertaining. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2020
No Score Yet La passante du Sans-Souci (The Passerby) (1982) Dreadfully directed and written. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
100% Entre Nous (Coup de Foudre) (1983) A personal work and a tranquil acceptance of a classic narrative. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
18% Two of a Kind (1983) Two of a Kind could be a fun game, but the script is too clichéd and poor. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
86% Star 80 (1983) Certain splendid details... justify, in part, the director's ambitions. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
80% Educating Rita (1983) A restrained and classic film, with a correct prose, but with no imagination. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
88% Montenegro (1981) Makavejev's trajectory tries too hard to be modern and yet, it never manages to be in tune with the spirit of the era. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
33% Unfaithfully Yours (1984) It may lack Sturges' caustic spirit, but the humor is still there... Unfaithfully Yours is destined to be one of the best comedies of the season. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020
50% One From the Heart (1982) It's attractive and fascinating but at the same time full of false notes, erroneous choices, and corniness. But it couldn't be another way in a film that has as its theme or obsession to declare its love to cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020
100% Fanny & Alexander (1982) The central theme of the film is artistic creation and its relation to life. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020
82% Lianna (1983) An exciting and sincere film. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
100% Never Cry Wolf (1983) A splendid movie because of the quality and strength of its images as well as the tone of the story. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
79% Heat and Dust (1983) Heat and Dust is an excellent film, best savored when accepting its slow rhythm. [Full Review in Spanish] - El Pais (Spain) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2020