La Vanguardia (Spain)

La Vanguardia (Spain) is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Jordi Batlle Caminal, María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno)
Rating Title/Year Author
The Phantom of the Opera (1962) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) The audience was always interested in Lon Cheney's mysterious character. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Oct 2, 2020
The Gaucho (1927) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) The film's multiple values... among which is not the least, certainly, [is] the revelation of new Mexican star Lupe Velez. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Jul 20, 2020
Bird of Paradise (1932) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) King Vidor and Dolores del Río's lengthy journey is certainly worth it. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Apr 24, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) A new excellent Spanish language film... A resounding triumph. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2020
This Is the Night (1932) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) It's fitting to highlight the wit and charm of Lily Damita, an artist whose talent had not been very well used in previous productions. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) [Nagana] will leave a deep impression upon its viewers. Without a doubt for the mastery with which it is realized. But also for the actors' fine performances, and, above all, the narration's dynamism. [Full reviiew in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2020
F.P.1 Doesn't Answer (1933) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) A very commendable effort on top of the subject's originality and concept. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 3, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) Exquisite and fun. Kate de Nagy is delicious. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 3, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) A bit trivial of a subject perhaps... it also stars Conrad Veidt, the best actor in Germany and one of the best in the world... a very beautiful movie. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 3, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) [A] frivolous and pleasant affair... The delicious Lillian Harvey's talent and beauty stand out. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 3, 2020
Shanghai Express (1932) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) A few people with whom you live a relative intimacy... to forget them the next day. Here is an aspect of "Shanghai Express" that is done with great success. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 2, 2020
Maedchen in Uniform (1931) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) It is the most robust, most serious work that cinema has given us in many years. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 2, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) The film adaptation of 'Currito de la Cruz', from the novel of the same name, is a beautiful movie. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 2, 2020
El final de la noche (2003) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) As a whole, it's a nice movie. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 2, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) A work of somber tone, of pungent taste; a masterpiece, however, like the etching of a great master. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 2, 2020
The Road to Singapore (1931) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) This production has an excellent cast, which far exceeds the plot. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 2, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) Like the realization and performances, the music is delicious and cleverly linked with the film's subject. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 2, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) The eccentric star shines. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 2, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) Josefina Tapias... is, for us, a veritable and very important revelation as an interpreter of silent art. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Mar 2, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) Trotz's "Rasputin" is realized with all dignity ... but it does not cease to be a, novel, lacking human and aesthetic nuances. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Hell Divers (1931) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) In "Hell Divers" there is a supreme "titan" that the public does not see: the cameraman. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Ladies of the Big House (1931) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) The film presents scenes that reveal the expert and skillful hand of the new director Marion Gering. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Mata Hari (1931) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) Superbly feminine in its last scenes - which are, in our opinion, the best - "Mata-Hari" has found in Greta Garbo, a wonderful personification. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Emil and the Detectives (1931) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) In its narrative aspect, as in its technique, "Emil and the Detectives" is also perfect, vigorous, of a firm line and of an essential pictorial value in many moments. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) "Der Kongreß tanzt" has, within its inconsequential theme, its own transcendence. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Tarzan, the Ape Man (1932) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) Beautifully linked to a fable, within its genre, full of originality, emotion and interest. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Little Old New York (1923) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) A truly delicate affair and exquisite presentation. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Broken Lullaby (1932) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) Lubitsch manages to give us the unmistakable resources that sonority offers him. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Arrowsmith (1931) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) "Arrowsmith" profoundly moves the audience, by the mere virtue of the spirit that pulses in the narrative. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) A sentimental, beautiful film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
The Mad Genius (1931) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) With a complex character, John Barrymore demonstrates, once again, his size as a full-body artist, and puts in his accent and gesture all his dramatic power. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Blood Money (1933) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) George Bancroft is, in his genre, an indisputable prestige. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
White Zombie (1932) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) Unpleasant, macabre, absurd, and without the flight of a liberating imagination. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
The Champ (1931) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) No false attitudes, excessive expressions, nor a movement or a nuance that is not nature itself. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Neither by Day Nor by Night (1972) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) [The film] could have had a vaudevillesque tone if the filmmakers hadn't overcome this risk with extreme skill, leaving it with... a pleasant, mild and fine mischievousness. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
The Old Dark House (1932) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) The light and the shadows are wonderfully played, to achieve that desired effect of mystery, of terror. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Love Me Tonight (1932) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) The director skillfully fuses the appeal of the artist to the expressiveness of the camera; the agility of the narrative technique to the casual irony of conception. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) A movie which unites the undeniable values of the new sound technique with all the old - and permanent - excellence of silent films. That is, the action..., the dynamism, the emotional rhythm. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) Humor and ingenuity of the best kind have presided over the creation and approach of the movie's subject. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Grand Hotel (1932) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) It has presented a cast, difficult, if not impossible, to beat. Of a discreet and correct modesty, in form and substance. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Quatorze Juillet (1932) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) The simplicity of composition in contrast with its rich humor, optimism, popular expression, it's delicious in every moment. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) The truly extraordinary thing is that the filmmaker has been able to give the same painful feeling of nightmare, anguish, that the book delivers. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
The Mummy (1932) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) "The Mummy" implies a magnificent effort of documentation, preparation, realization. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
The Miracle Of The Wolves (1924) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) This effort can be described as truly admirable thanks to... the French cinematography has given us that, is, without a doubt... the masterpiece of its production. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Blonde Venus (1932) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) The story is well told: the expressive camera in the pathetic drama of the film. A complete success. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
The Sign of the Cross (1932) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) Splendid representation of an unbelievably sumptuous era. Human mass (actors and extras) management performed with absolute skill. [Full Review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) Although excessively melodromatic, is... a good film. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) The interest in the plot never wanes, which is perhaps due to its extreme melodrama. Of course, [the film] provides Betty Blythe the opportunity to show us a beautiful and refined setting. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
America (1924) María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) America is, thanks to the push of its director, a great film. Lionel Barrymore's performance is worthy of all praise. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020
() María Luz Morales (Felipe Centeno) This production has successful direction, pleasant development and a cinematography that approaches perfection. [Full review in Spanish] EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2020