La Jornada

La Jornada is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Carlos Bonfil, Leonardo Garcia Tsao, Luis Tovar
Rating Title/Year Author
Uppercase Print (2020) Carlos Bonfil All the characters appear in the frame as stiff and impersonal figures... it is precisely this provocation that best reveals the great moral deficit in the rhetoric of authoritarianism. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 22, 2021
The Counterfeiters (2011) Carlos Bonfil A solid invitation to discover or re-read André Gide's novel of the same name written in 1925. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2021
The White Tiger (2021) Carlos Bonfil In the cultural aridity that the pandemic is causing today, this timely premiere on a popular platform doesn't cease to be attractive. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 2, 2021
I'm No Longer Here (2019) Carlos Bonfil A defense and illustration of a joyously stimulating musical counterculture. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2021
The Hater (2020) Carlos Bonfil Tomasz Giemza is... a fascinating character. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 11, 2021
Danyka (2020) Carlos Bonfil The subtlety and elegance with which the filmmaker handles his story disconcerts. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 29, 2020
Four Minutes (2006) Carlos Bonfil German cinema has pressed upon the themes of redemption and guilt, both on a personal and collective level... [Four Minutes] is a discreet and at the same time eloquent piece of that necessary historical review. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 21, 2020
Mank (2020) Carlos Bonfil A captivating tale. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2020
Corpus Christi (2019) Carlos Bonfil What's remarkable about the film is the way the director handles varying degrees of moral ambiguity in the main characters. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 30, 2020
So Long, My Son (Di jiu tian chang) (2019) Carlos Bonfil The story puzzles and captivates from the first of its three hours. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 24, 2020
Gloria Mundi (2019) Carlos Bonfil Ariane Ascaride's performance stands out, [an] indefatigable Mother Courage from Marseille. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 23, 2020
Das Vorspiel (2020) Carlos Bonfil Director Nina Weisse has deftly managed a very complex web of emotions. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 19, 2020
Piranhas (2019) Carlos Bonfil [An] effective thriller. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 18, 2020
Stitches (Savovi) (2019) Carlos Bonfil The Serbian director creates a truly remarkable character study. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 17, 2020
And Then We Danced (2019) Carlos Bonfil What [director Levan Akin] easily tries and achieves is pitting oppressive rigidity against socially silenced minorities' joyous self-confidence. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 16, 2020
My Life to Live (1962) Carlos Bonfil Impeccable cinematography by Raoul Coutard. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 16, 2020
Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles (2018) Carlos Bonfil More than what is usually expected from great artists' hagiographies. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 13, 2020
3.5/5 Somersault (2004) Carlos Bonfil [Director Cate] Shortland manages to express Heidi's inner journey in a very powerful way. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 9, 2020
Welcome to Chechnya (2020) Carlos Bonfil [David France's] most recent, possibly the best and undoubtedly the most shocking feature film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 9, 2020
Nuevo Orden (2020) Carlos Bonfil What's interesting in New Order is the way in which the filmmaker disrupts the moral certainties of those who always place vices and insensitivity on only one side of the social spectrum. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2020
The Social Dilemma (2020) Carlos Bonfil The Social Dilemma is an outstanding and indispensable piece to understand the destabilizing dangers that social networks can propitiate. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 19, 2020
Workforce (2019) Carlos Bonfil A precise metaphor for the endemic evil of corruption in Mexico. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 5, 2020
For Sama (2019) Carlos Bonfil Chilling. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 28, 2020
Cuties (2020) Carlos Bonfil A fascinating story in which two superb performances stand out: [Fathia Youssouf and Maïmouna Guey]. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 21, 2020
I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020) Carlos Bonfil [Superb performances] by David Thewlis and Toni Collette. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2020
An Easy Girl (2019) Carlos Bonfil A subtle yet acute exploration of the complexity of emotional ties and class conflicts. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 31, 2020
() Carlos Bonfil What's remarkable about the film is the way in which the viewer becomes a very involved witness to a family tragedy. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 24, 2020
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) Carlos Bonfil French director Céline Sciamma's fourth feature film... ventures into period cinema in a new way, with expressive vigor and meticulous attention to scenographic details. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 17, 2020
Retablo (2017) Carlos Bonfil A surprising level of maturity and subtlety. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 3, 2020
Skin (2018) Carlos Bonfil In an eloquent way, the Israeli director exposes the contradictions behind a racial prejudice. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 13, 2020
American Factory (2019) Carlos Bonfil What's remarkable about the American Factory is its reluctance to take sides in this picturesque duel of cultural conquests, and its commitment to exposing the labor exploitation. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2020
The Edge of Democracy (2019) Carlos Bonfil [Has] the rhythm and intensity of a political thriller. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 29, 2020
Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool (2019) Carlos Bonfil The documentary Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool, by the African-American director Stanley Nelson, offers an amalgamation of good cinema and formidable music. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 6, 2020
The Platform (2019) Carlos Bonfil What is interesting in the proposal for The Plataform is the filmmaker's refusal to reduce this claustrophobic slaughter game to a simple social metaphor. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 30, 2020
() Carlos Bonfil Goliath carries, behind an apparently unsolvable emotional drama, the insinuation of a moral force. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 24, 2020
It Must Be Heaven (2019) Carlos Bonfil It is a tribute to the critical vitality of cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2020
The Dreyfus Affair (2019) Carlos Bonfil The Franco-Polish director (Polanski) offers one of the most lucid and disenchanted films of his entire career. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 2, 2020
McQueen (2018) Carlos Bonfil McQueen's filmmakers avoid the melodramatic temptation to explore the tragic fate of the early-disappeared artist. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 24, 2020
Honeyland (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao It is an exemplary documentary of ecological discourse without feeling like a lecture. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 24, 2020
Land (2018) Carlos Bonfil The greatest distinction of this film is to suggest in this regard the possibility of a social debate that cannot be postponed. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 18, 2020
Les misérables (2019) Carlos Bonfil The interesting thing is that the film refers, with slight variations, to a real event that the filmmaker himself experienced, when in 2011 he captured a similar abuse on video. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 10, 2020
Bombshell (2019) Carlos Bonfil His (Jay Roach) narrative style, somewhat uneven, has the unique reinforcement of the script of an effective Charles Randolph. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 3, 2020
The Cave (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao Such is the intensity of The Cave that the dramatic music of Matthew Herbert feels unnecessary. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 3, 2020
Judy (2019) Carlos Bonfil Fortunately, Renée Zellweger places herself well above those narrative limitations to confer a renewed vitality to the star (Judy). EDIT
Posted Jan 27, 2020
Little Women (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao Certainly, it's one of the most sensitive movies of the year. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 27, 2020
1917 (2019) Carlos Bonfil Everything is monumental, as if the physical and moral devastation of the great war of 14-18 had to be seen through the distorting prism of the representation that Hollywood has provided for years. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 21, 2020
1917 (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao It does not bother anyone. Its speech is noble. And it is impeccably filmed. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 21, 2020
The Lighthouse (2019) Carlos Bonfil The parable is instructive and its cinematographic expression... is here, at times, really overwhelming. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 6, 2020
Richard Jewell (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao Eastwood tells the story with his customary simplicity and sense of indignation. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jan 6, 2020
Parasite (2019) Carlos Bonfil A splendid movie. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 30, 2019