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
El Ángel (2018) Carlos Bonfil The film has as a first recommendation the wonderful interpretation of Lorenzo Ferro in the leading role. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
The Good Girls (Las niñas bien) (2018) Carlos Bonfil This social atmosphere of generalized discomfort is successfully rescued by the director. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
Burning (2018) Carlos Bonfil For Murakami's regular readers, the film will be a stimulating revelation; for movie lovers, an invitation to venture into the complex intellectual orbit of this great Japanese storyteller. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
Todos lo saben (2018) Carlos Bonfil The most appreciated in this filmmaker is his impeccable handling of intimate atmospheres and his scenic control. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
The Chambermaid (La camarista) (2018) Carlos Bonfil A bold and stimulating first job. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 13, 2019
Maria by Callas: In Her Own Words (2017) Carlos Bonfil Having rescued these elements with discreet application, the documentary María por Callas amply fulfills its best purposes. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 13, 2019
The House by the Sea (2017) Carlos Bonfil The house by the sea is the most skeptical and taciturn work of the director who always showed the greatest social optimism in contemporary French cinema. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 13, 2019
Another Day of Life (2018) Carlos Bonfil The filmmakers propose a laborious and creative strategy that combines documentary film, archive images, animation techniques and interviews with some survivors. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 13, 2019
En guerre (2018) Carlos Bonfil At war has an intelligent work of editing, and a soundtrack that accompanies the dramatic growing of the action. A notable example of the best current European political cinema.[Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 13, 2019
Leto (2018) Carlos Bonfil Filmed in black and white, Leto recovers with scenographic success the gray atmospheres of Leningrad. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 13, 2019
Angelo (2018) Carlos Bonfil In Angelo, the Austrian director explores and seeks to reverse the old myth of the wild, intrinsically good aborigine. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 13, 2019
Netemo sametemo (2018) Carlos Bonfil It seems to be a conventional and light comedy at first, but Asako 1 & 2 shows an ingenious study about the vanity of human passions. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
Capernaum (2018) Carlos Bonfil Capernaum is much more than a reductionist vision about the extreme vulnerability of children in an atmosphere of extreme poverty. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
Us (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao Peele's formal expertise has been refined, which suggests that he has been carefully studied those classics he alludes to. However, he needs more discipline to manage his pretensions. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
Sink or Swim (0000) Carlos Bonfil A film like this, so defined by its narrative formulas, does not give the spectator great surprises, but like any movie that has as its starting point an interesting topic, leaves the door wide open for a relevant debate. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
The Dead Don't Die (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao The rhythm is slow and the humor is scarce, which it is expected from the author. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao There is a lot of music, colors, violence ... and incoherence. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao Given Ly's experience in the documentary, his images are loaded with truth and urgency. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao A narrative about how the working class in Ken Loach's country suffers, settled with rigor, sobriety and compassion, above all. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao At times confusing, Atlantique remains a cluster of good intentions, punctuated by numerous shots of the title's ocean. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao The sophistication of his (Almodóvar) work has reached equally admirable levels of maturity, without going through any ostentation. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
Rocketman (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao In essence, Rocketman is a superficial game of hits from the first part of his career, well designed for the pleasure of his countless fans. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
Buy Me a Gun (2018) Carlos Bonfil Hernández Cordón's film promised at least a greater dose of poetry and narrative coherence. It's a promising title for a very uneven result. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao The actors all speak like robots... and the Japanese music of Teiji Ito (of the 70's), added to strange noises, creates an artificial and useless atmosphere. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao La Gomera is very different from the bulk of the new Romanian cinema and its hardy social portraits. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao It's hard to find in a Chinese film a so dark and sordid word, with dangerous neighborhoods and streets that the photograph of Dong Jinsong portrays with mastery. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
Frankie (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao The script fails to establish a credible dynamic between the characters. The dialogues are flat when they pretend to be ingenious. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao It could have been a relevant meditation on the kind of ideological manipulation that results in the formation of Islamic terrorists. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood (2019) Leonardo Garcia Tsao What the film demonstrates is that QT, as it is said in Hollywood, is a "spent cartridge", a mess reduced to superficial tics, without any rigor or discipline as a filmmaker. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
Mektoub, My Love (2018) Leonardo Garcia Tsao Despite some stimulating scenes, Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo becomes as tedious as ... well, like spending three hours on a nightclub saturated with electronic music, listening to futile conversations about the war of the sexes. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
() Leonardo Garcia Tsao It's nothing we haven't already seen in previous films and even TV series, but Bellocchio gives strength to a story of almost two and a half hours. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
Obscuro Barroco (2018) Carlos Bonfil It offers a contrasted and very suggestive panorama of the joys and difficulties that the non binary community experiences. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
Rocketman (2019) Carlos Bonfil The film walks dangerously close to the edge of the melodrama or the annoying cliché of the "hard price of fame". [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
Girl (2018) Carlos Bonfil The talent of the director consists in exploring, with discretion and without a hint of moralism, the complexity of this psychological trance. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
The Party (2017) Leonardo Garcia Tsao The dialogue is sparkling... But it's not a strong title for a film festival (Berlin International Film Festival). [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 11, 2019
Bright Nights (Helle nächte) (2017) Leonardo Garcia Tsao The base of this premise falls in a very common place... and the actors do not make it more interesting. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 11, 2019
() Luis Tovar Del Amo's film brings a Filiberto that is just as endearing as he's ever been. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 21, 2019
Things to Come (2016) Carlos Bonfil A wonderful film that tackles with enormous subtlety the affective shipwreck of a married woman. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 10, 2017
The Lost City of Z (2016) Leonardo Garcia Tsao One of those vigorous adventure films that are no longer made. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Sep 27, 2017
Heaven in Auschwitz (2016) Leonardo Garcia Tsao A remarkable work of collection and treatment of archival material. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 17, 2017
Sieranevada (2016) Carlos Bonfil The dominant tone of the film is a dark comedy plagued by absurd situations and rituals, sometimes in the manner of an Italian comedy of the 1960s. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Aug 16, 2017
Paterson (2016) Carlos Bonfil A formidable tribute to the poetry that hidden in the simplest labor trades, those that don't always involve the exercise of the mind but that can ignite all the perceptions and senses. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 27, 2017
Graduation (2016) Leonardo Garcia Tsao A cold and ruthless dissection of the current Romanian society. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2017
After the Storm (2016) Carlos Bonfil The best scenes of the film have to do with the presence of the octogenarian mother, a balm after the emotional storm that have crossed the characters. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 29, 2017
The Queen of Spain (2016) Leonardo Garcia Tsao Too bad the script is an example of missed opportunities. And the heavy hand with which Trueba directs its actors also doesn't help. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 19, 2017
Maquinaria panamericana (2016) Luis Tovar A comedy of facile dyes that, among other things, allows a casual and effective game of metaphor and allegory: turned into a plausibly representative microuniverse of Mexican reality. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 8, 2017
Maquinaria panamericana (2016) Leonardo Garcia Tsao A film combines the potential of a commercial film with the stance of the author's cinema. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jun 8, 2017
Double Lover (2017) Leonardo Garcia Tsao The filmmaker wants to teng a lot of traps to the viewer, that the film turns out to be incoherent. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 30, 2017
Aus dem Nichts (2017) Leonardo Garcia Tsao A conventional demonstration of how to trivialize a hot topic. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 30, 2017
Based on a True Story (2017) Leonardo Garcia Tsao The dialogues feel artificial and make a subtle actress like Green look bad. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted May 30, 2017