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
Dark Suns (2018) Carlos Bonfil One of the most disturbing and best structured cartographies of the violence that Mexico has lived since the seventies. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 22, 2019
Joker (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao Being one of the few Hollywood actors willing to risk, Phoenix makes the protagonist a man as repellent as fascinating. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2019
Joker (2019) Carlos Bonfil Director without the artistic mastery of a Scorsese, but with capable to recognize the effectiveness of an incendiary speech on the screen in these times of social suspicion. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2019
Guie'dani's Navel (2018) Carlos Bonfil It offers a story with remarkable moral coherence and real empathy with disadvantaged classes. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 7, 2019
Luciérnagas (2018) Carlos Bonfil Being an Iranian filmmaker the architect of this proposal indicates that a gender perspective can transform a whole social landscape. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 30, 2019
Midsommar (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao The film - unlike Hereditary - leaves no reverberations on the audience, that leaves the theater quite indifferent. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 30, 2019
Kursk (2018) Leonardo Garcia Tsao Having told the truth would have given greater relevance to what is simply an elusive entertainment product. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 23, 2019
A Rainy Day in New York (2019) Carlos Bonfil The film is a very playful and optimistic work, devoid of any trait of bitterness, far from intense realistic dramas. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 23, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao In general, the use of sound is especially effective in creating a climate of physical and spiritual atmosphere. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 16, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao 'About Endlessness' confirms that no one films human misery with such a strange and disturbing beauty. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 16, 2019
Yesterday (2019) Carlos Bonfil The result is a very entertaining film, capable of connecting with audiences from very different generations. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 16, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao Even if one has a shallow interest in the life and work of the writer, The Capote Tapes is fascinating. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 16, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao It focuses on some of the victims' relatives with the necessary compassion and no morbidity. An exemplary documentary. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 16, 2019
The Truth (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao There is a curious exercise of cinema within the cinema, with which Kore-eda reinforces his theme about the inherent strength of blood. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2019
Marriage Story (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao Especially painful is a reunion between the couple in which they express with venom all their reproaches, and this is where Johansson and Driver demonstrate a rarely explored histrionic potential. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2019
El hoyo (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao The film is an attractive combination of thriller, science fiction and Gore violence. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2019
Uncut Gems (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao The frantic adjective does not even begin to describe the energy with which the Safdie brothers direct this comic thriller. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2019
My Zoe (2018) Leonardo Garcia Tsao The film loses its path and never recovers it. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 11, 2019
A Bump Along The Way (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao Directed by the debutant Shelly Love, with that kind of natural sympathy that seems to be exclusive to the Irish people, it is a feel-good movie that earns its good feelings. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 11, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao If that sounds absurd, it is Larrain's merit to give it all a meaning, because he presents a new family order. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 11, 2019
The Father (Bashtata) (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao Performing a kind of acid humor that evokes that of the Czech cinema of the 60s and the recent Romanian cinema, Bashtata is a malicious comedy that accumulates absurd but hilarious situations. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 10, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao Although the ending is to some extent predictable, the important thing is not the surprise, but the way Chen leads us to the dramatic instances of his story. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 10, 2019
Proxima (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao Proxima is nothing more than a warm domestic melodrama that does not reach the space. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao It must be said in its favor that it has freshness and sincerity in its portrait of solidarity as something that unites those marginalized young women. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2019
The Lighthouse (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao While there are suggestive images and funny moments of macabre hallucination, the subject becomes tiresome. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao Affected by some sentimental moments (accompanied by a pretentious score, due to the director himself), While at war is, however, an urgent call for coherence. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2019
Le semeur (2017) Carlos Bonfil The readings of Victor Hugo suggest the contained rebellion load that is very present in this old tale of a repressed republicanism, and of a very novel affirmation of feminine desire. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 3, 2019
Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019) Carlos Bonfil Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio deliver remarkable performances, while Margot Robbie and Bruce Dern complete the great cast. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 26, 2019
L'homme fidèle (2018) Carlos Bonfil It is a very enjoyable comedy with love plots that seems to revive today, with a very vintage stamp, the romantic spirit of the New French Wave. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 19, 2019
() Carlos Bonfil What makes the film stands out is its very peculiar stylistic treatment of domestic drama, a bizarre aesthetic that transforms all emotional expressiveness into an instrument of sadism. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
Double Lives (2018) Carlos Bonfil An interesting study of the deep mutations that new technologies have caused in the human relations field. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 29, 2019
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao Bundy deserves a more serious treatment, as the serial killer whose victims are estimated to have reached a hundred. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 29, 2019
Adam (2019) Carlos Bonfil There are not many occasions in which cinema has managed to capture, with such success, all the vitality of a young man who, from his world of silence, can communicate generosity with such eloquence. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 25, 2019
Sorry Angel (2018) Carlos Bonfil Although Christophe Honoré's current film is not at all free of humor and playful playfulness, its underlying theme is serious and at times also touching. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 22, 2019
Dolor y gloria (2019) Carlos Bonfil We'll hardly find in contemporary cinema such a vigorous embodiment of physical pain and existential anxiety, as the one achieved by the character of Salvador Mallo. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
The Wolf House (2018) Carlos Bonfil It's evident the originality of these filmmakers in the Latin American context. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 10, 2019
Killing (Zan) (2018) Carlos Bonfil Elegantly, (Shin'ya) Tsukamoto leaves the door open to interpretations, something that is naturally appropriate for Killing's undeniable condition of a modern classic. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 9, 2019
() Carlos Bonfil The filmmaker Cyril Schäublin proves to be an original and outstanding disciple of his Austrian colleague Ulrich Seidl. His observation of human behaviors follows the same critical line of his master. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
The Raft (2018) Carlos Bonfil A risky and complex film, like the adventure that has inspired it. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
Lemonade (2018) Carlos Bonfil Far from falling into a routine, Romanian cinema continues to deliver very good surprises. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
Sauvage (2018) Carlos Bonfil The director conceives his character as an essentially free man. It's a first original and surprising work. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2019
Diamantino (2018) Carlos Bonfil A daring and risky comedy, that blends involuntary humor and an extreme malice. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 2, 2019
Tarde para morir joven (2018) Carlos Bonfil The director Dominga Sotomayor works the plot always with discretion and malice. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 1, 2019
The Chaotic Life of Nada Kadic (Kaoticni Zivot Nade Kadic) (2018) Carlos Bonfil The director shows her skills to transmit, in cinematographic terms, the girl's accelerated rhythm and, as an emotional counterpoint, the serenity and devotion of the mother. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 28, 2019
El peluquero romántico (2016) Carlos Bonfil El peluquero romántico is a tribute that the modernity delivers to the best traditions of our cinephilia. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 24, 2019
Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Leonardo Garcia Tsao In its two hours of footage he does not get a single moment of authentic, pure and full rock and roll. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 20, 2019
Ahlat Agaci (2018) Carlos Bonfil The very limpid photography of Gökhan Tiryaki and a soundtrack in which Bach dominates, contribute to create this atmosphere of melancholy. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 20, 2019
Roma (2018) Carlos Bonfil In this amazing representation of atmospheres, the work the Production Design team delivers is effective and very innovative. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 18, 2019
() Carlos Bonfil With insolent self-confidence and a good amount of a transgressor humor, the French director gives a new twist to those concepts. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 18, 2019
Fantastic Planet (1973) Carlos Bonfil An outstanding classic of the European animation cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 18, 2019