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John Larsen

John Larsen
PERSONAL QUOTE:If the world sucks as much as people protest, then sexual satisfaction would never be an issue.

Agrees with the Tomatometer 78% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
8% The Number 23 (2007) "The Number 23 is just a sordid exercise for a comedy actor to stretch his dramatic muscle." ‐ Light Views
Posted Apr 22, 2007
89% Zodiac (2007) "Methodical to the point of becoming unnerving, Zodiac meshes fact and supposition into a fascinating exploration of obsession." ‐ Light Views
Posted Apr 22, 2007
66% Snow Cake (2006) "Angela Pell's screenplay deals honestly with the characters and situations, and never takes the easy way out. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Apr 22, 2007
88% Red Road (2007) "Dickie and Curran are brave actors, willing to explore and expose the complexities of their characters on every level." ‐ Light Views
Posted Apr 22, 2007
92% The Host (2007) "Director/co-writer Bong Joon-ho has a lot of fun with the premise, infusing political commentary into the tale of a family brought together by tragedy. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Apr 22, 2007
50% Color Me Kubrick (2007) "Audacious and funny, Color Me Kubrick takes a small slice out of the entertainment pie to deliver a delicious and filling treat." ‐ Light Views
Posted Apr 22, 2007
69% Disturbia (2007) "Disturbia features an extremely likable protagonist in Shia LaBeouf..." ‐ Light Views
Posted Apr 22, 2007
83% Grindhouse (2007) "Raging at you harder than a televangelist on an overdose of Viagra, Grindhouse pulverizes the audience with a bombardment of hyper-violence, buxom babes, gnarly zombies, and enough exploitation to fill two movies." ‐ Light Views
Posted Apr 22, 2007
65% Jindabyne (2006) "Linney is fascinating as a woman trapped under the weight of loneliness and desperation, willing to make sacrifices for security. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Apr 22, 2007
9% Norbit (2007) "Once we've seen Murphy in the fat suit, the joke is over." ‐ Light Views
Posted Feb 20, 2007
15% Hannibal Rising (2007) "You won't need a GPS to know where this plot is headed." ‐ Light Views
Posted Feb 20, 2007
26% Ghost Rider (2007) "Unless I'm rubbing ice cubes across my nipples, I don't like to use the word cool, but "Ghost Rider" is extremely cool. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Feb 20, 2007
55% Alpha Dog (2007) "Timberlake is trying to bring sexy back, and after seeing his performance in "Alpha Dog," I can see why it left." ‐ Light Views
Posted Jan 29, 2007
29% Smokin' Aces (2007) "What sounds like an interesting idea goes up in a blaze of bullets as none of the characters exist beyond the film frame." ‐ Light Views
Posted Jan 29, 2007
19% Factory Girl (2007) "Hickenlooper gives "Factory Girl" a distinct Warhol look. It's cutting edge without being cluttered." ‐ Light Views
Posted Jan 29, 2007
89% Venus (2006) "Venus isn't a great movie, but it features a great performance by O'Toole." ‐ Light Views
Posted Jan 8, 2007
92% Children of Men (2006) "Instead of engrossing me with its powerful message and gripping imagery, it just meandered along like my grandfather's Rascal on a low battery." ‐ Light Views
Posted Jan 8, 2007
28% Saw III (2006) "Like an herbal blend of grand guignol and gothic horror, Saw isn't everyone's cup of tea." ‐ Light Views
Posted Dec 26, 2006
21% Man of the Year (2006) "Reminded me of an octogenarian circus spinner. While grounded, she looks terrific, but the moment she tries to elevate herself, she loses her teeth." ‐ Light Views
Posted Dec 26, 2006
37% The Guardian (2006) "There's enough testosterone on display in "The Guardian" to fuel a woman's golf tournament." ‐ Light Views
Posted Dec 26, 2006
6% Hate Crime (2005) "Writer-director Tommy Stovall creates characters who are real and sympathetic." ‐ Light Views
Posted Dec 26, 2006
91% Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006) "What makes all of this so funny is being in on the joke." ‐ Light Views
Posted Dec 26, 2006
91% The Departed (2006) "Monahan's screenplay effectively transplants the story from Hong Kong to the mean streets of Boston. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Dec 26, 2006
87% The Last King of Scotland (2006) "Forest Whitaker performs the ultimate magic act: he turns a blood-thirsty butcher into a charismatic, empathetic man." ‐ Light Views
Posted Dec 26, 2006
80% Little Children (2006) "Former actor Phillips hits all the right notes as director, never allowing the characters to turn drama into melodrama. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Dec 26, 2006
69% Babel (2006) "...this is one tower of Babel which won't be coming down any time soon." ‐ Light Views
Posted Dec 26, 2006
97% The Queen (2006) "Flawless to the point of perfection, Helen Mirren delivers a seamless performance as Queen Elizabeth II. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Dec 26, 2006
87% Notes on a Scandal (2006) "Judi Dench delivers a wickedly scintillating performance in Notes on a Scandal, a deliciously dark morality tale about breaking taboos." ‐ Light Views
Posted Dec 26, 2006
21% You, Me and Dupree (2006) "Anyone with a couch, a spare room or a basement knows a Dupree. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Sep 26, 2006
54% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) "With dashing heroes, swashbuckling damsels, vile villains and enough plot for two films, Dead Man's Chest is worth digging up." ‐ Light Views
Posted Sep 26, 2006
24% Lady in the Water (2006) "Lady in the Water is like a convenience store, with the director filling his basket with easy story fixes and unnecessary junk food." ‐ Light Views
Posted Sep 26, 2006
40% My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006) "Anyone who ever found a boiled bunny on their stove knows breaking up with a woman who won't be ignored can be extremely dangerous." ‐ Light Views
Posted Sep 26, 2006
85% The Descent (2006) "What distinguishes The Descent from other cave thrillers is the way director Marshall never lets up, constantly pounding at us until our heartbeat becomes so loud we can no longer hear the characters scream. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Sep 26, 2006
68% Snakes on a Plane (2006) "While it's hard to recommend a film called Snakes on a Plane to the Jane Austen crowd, I have no reservations telling fans of this genre they will get exactly what they pay for. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Sep 26, 2006
22% The Oh in Ohio (2006) "Not since Sex in the City has frank, female driven dialogue been so funny or enlightening." ‐ Light Views
Posted Sep 26, 2006
15% The Wicker Man (2006) "LaBute comes out with both barrels blazing, but his remake misfires. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Sep 26, 2006
74% The Illusionist (2006) "The Illusionist slowly works its magic, unveiling little pieces until it's time for the grand reveal." ‐ Light Views
Posted Sep 26, 2006
56% Feast (2006) "The biggest shock is how well Feast works, and it works because of Gulager, who always finds fascinating ways of taking the obvious and making it his own. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Sep 26, 2006
69% Aurora Borealis (2006) "Sutherland is outstanding as a fine man devastated by time and disease. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Sep 26, 2006
32% The Black Dahlia (2006) "Director Brian De Palma's fascination with crime and sexual obsession is the perfect attitude for "The Black Dahlia." " ‐ Light Views
Posted Sep 26, 2006
76% Superman Returns (2006) "Superman Returns defies the odds by taking chances, mixing old and new, layering on nostalgia while peeling away artifice." ‐ Light Views
Posted Jul 8, 2006
81% A Prairie Home Companion (2006) "What Altman and Keillor, who plays himself, have done is create a believable piece of radio drama on the big screen..." ‐ Light Views
Posted Jul 8, 2006
58% X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) "X-Men: The Last Stand delivers exactly what I expected, nothing more, nothing less. It is what it is, and anyone who enjoyed the first two films will enjoy their Last Stand." ‐ Light Views
Posted Jul 8, 2006
27% The Omen (2006) "By-the-book remake of the 1976 horror thriller features scrumptious production values, a sinister turn by Mia Farrow as Nanny 666, and an overall sense of familiarity." ‐ Light Views
Posted Jul 8, 2006
35% The Lake House (2006) "Anyone concerned over the rising price of postage should invest in a mailbox like the one featured in The Lake House." ‐ Light Views
Posted Jul 8, 2006
75% The Devil Wears Prada (2006) "The Devil Wears Prada is a delicious page-turner of a movie, a wonderfully wicked examination of absolute power and how it corrupts absolutely. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Jul 8, 2006
25% The Da Vinci Code (2006) "The Da Vinci Code is just another summer movie for people who like pulp in their cinematic orange juice." ‐ Light Views
Posted Jul 8, 2006
74% Cars (2006) "Cars is no exception, a breathtaking, funny, sweet, soulful, eye-popping exercise in filmmaking, another home run for Pixar. " ‐ Light Views
Posted Jul 8, 2006
53% Wolf Creek (2005) "We know these characters are headed for slaughter, so the fun comes in seeing how long the filmmakers can sustain the suspense before clubbing us over the head." ‐ Light Views
Posted May 8, 2006
22% Marilyn Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing & Charm School (2006) "Some will find Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dance and Charm School quaint, but that's not necessarily a bad thing." ‐ Light Views
Posted May 8, 2006
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