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
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
Marriage Story (2019) Carlos Bonfil The impeccable performances of Johansson and Driver gives great dramatic intensity to the subject. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 2, 2019
Bacurau (2019) Carlos Bonfil The directors offer one of the most provocative and timely political narratives in current Brazilian cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 2, 2019
Ray & Liz (2018) Carlos Bonfil Curiously, in the hard domestic portrait that the director traces there is not a moment of rancor or bitterness. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Dec 2, 2019
Papicha (2019) Carlos Bonfil It is interesting to observe the way in which Nedjma and her friends move from a passive resistance to a progressive awareness. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 27, 2019
Queen of Hearts (2019) Carlos Bonfil The director handles the subject with a formidable narrative skill. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
Genesis 2.0 (2018) Carlos Bonfil It proposes an interesting exploration of some of the possibilities of synthetic biology. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
Varda by Agnès (2019) Carlos Bonfil That promising feminine eagerness, Varda by Agnès recovers it and synthesizes it admirably. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
Dogman (2018) Carlos Bonfil Matteo Garrone fully unfolds his narrative resources in a remarkable handling of irony and suspense. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
The Irishman (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao There is much to talk about the superb performances of The Irishman. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
() Carlos Bonfil Under the complicit and expert lens of the cinematographer Alejandro Cantú, the Ripstein-Garciadiego couple offers their impetuous vision. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 22, 2019
La odisea de los giles (2019) Carlos Bonfil The film is fun and, with higher sharp doses of malice, irony and social criticism, it would have been even more transcendental. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2019
Grâce à Dieu (2018) Carlos Bonfil The actors Melvil Poupaud, Denis Ménochet and Swann Arlaud interpret three survivors with contrasting ethical and religious positions, but also very complementary ones. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2019
Young Ahmed (2019) Carlos Bonfil A work both mature and necessary. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 19, 2019
Esto no es Berlín (2019) Carlos Bonfil It explores suggestively and frankly the rarefied atmospheres of what was the 80's musical and artistic counterculture. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 15, 2019
Asfixia (2018) Carlos Bonfil The novelty in 'Asfixia' is its commitment to move from despair to a dream universe of liberating possibilities. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 11, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao The film works as a significant social satire of contemporary Mexico. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 11, 2019
Little Joe (2019) Carlos Bonfil With a commercial catalog as harmless as ours, Little Joe's appeal is, despite its ups and downs, very worthy of being taken into account. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Nov 4, 2019
() Carlos Bonfil An original and brave work. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 28, 2019
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
La Llorona (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