Javier Porta Fouz

Javier Porta Fouz
Javier Porta Fouz's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): La Nación (Argentina)

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) A harmless coating that simulates telling a lot, but actually narrate very little. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
66% The Mule (2018) Eastwood, once again, offers the spectators of his indelible art the emotions of cinema in the form of cinema. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2019
95% 3 Faces (2018) This film does not try to eliminate any harshness and harnesses the art of knowing when to show and when not to. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2019
76% Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018) It accumulates simplistic conceptual repetitions, other grossly emotional ones, unworthy music and some super impressions that, again, make us doubt about who the real Van Sant is. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
33% The Midnight Man (2018) There is a lot of blood spilled, negotiated and sprinkled that does not at any time raise the blood of this tedious narrative. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018
86% Black Tide (Fleuve noir) (2018) Cassel is at risk of intensity all the time, but most of the time he remains on the side of conviction - perhaps moving - and confidence in the traditions of the genre. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2018
No Score Yet Malicious (2018) As the film ends, it's clear that a cohesive narrative was never created to help peak interest in anything in the film. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
95% BlacKkKlansman (2018) Blackkklansma is one of those films that effectively channel energy, exhibit conviction and even excess in some passages and Lee presents this story in an intensely seductive manner. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
No Score Yet Anna's Life (2016) By the end, nothing is cohesive and it becomes very clear that this is just a false, cruel and futile program. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
No Score Yet Calabria (2016) Their conversations, reflections and especially their songs are the pillars of this film that exhibits a modest wisdom to observe vital and uprooted paths and endow them, at times, with a certain placid poetry. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
67% Champions (Campeones) (2018) Abrupt narratives that cut in a film that's already more than two hours lower the dignity of the emotions in this film. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
93% Transit (2019) With Transit, Petzold reaffirms that he is one of the most unavoidable contemporary auteurs that has perfected the teachings of classic American cinema to tell stories about Europe that are so near and far. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
83% Juliet, Naked (2018) Rose Byrne, Chris O'Dowd and Ethan Hawke shine like the stars of before. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
20% Like Mother, Like Daughter (Telle mère, telle fille) (2017) An exercise in overacting. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
40% Stories of Love That Cannot Belong to This World (Amori che non sanno stare al mondo) (2017) A base material with which great directors and screenwriters could have made acid comedies or secret and subtle contemporary melodramas. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
85% Battle of the Sexes (2017) We want King to triumph, not only for these reasons, but because we love Emma Stone in her shoes. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2017
No Score Yet Bad Cat (Kötü Kedi Serafettin) (2017) Violence and insults are sustained and, at times, effective. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2017
96% Paterson (2016) ... Jarmusch offers an admirable cinema, impeccable, accessible for empathy... [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2017
86% American Made (2017) Tom Cruise [is] in a restored state of grace. [Full Review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2017
79% The Beguiled (2017) Coppola makes the film mellifluous, insipid and languid, which annihilates the idea of narrative progression for the sake of atmosphere. [Full Review in Spanish] ‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
15% Geostorm (2017) ... this is cinema as an immediate spectacle, pure surface. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2017
83% Lover For A Day (L'amant d'un jour) (2018) ... this is a cinema of feelings, of passions, of men and women who love each other, although not always in unison... [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2017
92% Sieranevada (2016) An electrifying family reunion that becomes evil and bilious dance. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2017
92% Dunkirk (2017) A dedicated work in the extra lacerating sound of bullets, explosions, torpedoes and music almost without a break. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2017
95% Graduation (Bacalaureat) (2017) The film proposes a cinema as far removed from the pyrotechnics and franchises that flood the screens as from any idea of tedium, and it triumphs to problematize the doubts of the characters on what to do in each moment. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2017
24% Don't Knock Twice (2017) There's no humor, but there are clues as to what this film could've been if it had tried harder to sustain the relationships between its characters. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
42% Gold (2017) It has distinctive resources of other great American stories of ambition. When it manages to arm itself narratively, results better than expected. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
80% Colossal (2017) A comedy that amuses us in the happiest sense: it catches us because its narrative mechanism is a welcome insolence. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
67% Life (2017) Life is that type of genre movies made in Hollywood, with more dedication, during the 70s and part of the 80s. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
73% Kiki, Love to Love (Kiki, el amor se hace) (2016) The film is far from being Leon's snallest achievement, because making a romantic comedy is difficult, and on the road not only makes very few mistakes, but presents an unusually enjoyable film. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2017
78% Into The Forest (2016) The director handles the fraternal relationship with warmth and security in the staging, both in the moments of conflict and in those more calm or minimally comforting. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
45% Intruders (2016) A debut film that has enough narrative aplomb, which is perceived through a welcome fluidity and not a little dryness to solve situations that in so many other thrillers tend to stretch artificially and / or confusingly. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2017
35% A Dog's Purpose (2017) The film is channeled into the conventional and tearful through basic extortions: artery music, heavy alcoholism situations, accidents and farewells. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2017
93% Hidden Figures (2017) A film with a powerful cast, remarkable emotional strength, closeness freshness and breathtaking vitality. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2017
73% Nocturnal Animals (2016) We are in the presence of a filmmaker with an unusual vision and ambition that made one of the most distressing and disturbing films of this season. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016
48% The Take (Bastille Day) (2016) One of those thrillers in which the logic of the argument doesn't matter so much because of the effectiveness of the action scenes. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2016
16% The Wild Life (2016) A film with an absolute lack of enthusiasm, rhythm and movement for adventure. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2016
65% Anthropoid (2016) An empty film in which nobody seems to have put the slightest enthusiasm. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2016
44% The Girl on the Train (2016) A film that shows gender violence with an almost risible manichaeism and didacticism, and the information provided is visually cheesy. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2016
100% A Perfect Man (Un Homme Idéal) (2015) An impetuous film and an update of industrial ways long tested in French cinema focused on crime. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2016
75% Trolls (2016) A film set in a cute fluffy world, with effective jokes and great hit songs from various decades used with great skill. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2016
78% Where to Invade Next (2016) A film in which Moore moves forward with its social-progressive tourism, marveling at typical welfare states policies, and/or creative and amazing. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2016
54% Viral (2016) A humble film whose charm is the total lack of pretension. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2016
83% Urok (The Lesson) (2015) A film with a coherent audiovisual appearance but abuses of the "the world is horrible" card. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2016
64% Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) A proof that Burton has a personal visual design but his narrative has been damaged. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2016
96% Little Men (2016) A modest work of a refulgent human scale that is one of the best movies of 2016. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2016
83% Like Crazy (La pazza gioia) (2017) An entertaining film with energetic and carefree characters. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2016
97% The Wonders (2015) The importance of family in these examples of Italian cinema continues. Although, fortunately, in a more original way rather than traditional. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2016
62% The Man Who Knew Infinity (2016) The film ends up being a draft of what could have been and its director doesn't manages to go beyond that. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2016
70% Café Society (2016) A movie about personal and historical tradition not heartbreak. A film that doesn't aspire to be amazing because it has it all. [Full review in Spanish]‐ La Nación (Argentina)
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2016