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Josh Larsen

Josh Larsen
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Showing 1 - 50 of 1984
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/4 95%

La La Land (2016)

"One of the fizziest, dizziest, most delightful movie musicals to come around since Fred Astaire spun Ginger Rogers across soundstages." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Dec 7, 2016
2/4 83%

Sausage Party (2016)

"...a novel idea that gets stretched way too thin." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Dec 7, 2016
3.5/4 100%

Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids (2016)

"...Timberlake hardly pauses for a rest, and most importantly makes you believe he doesn't want to" ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Dec 3, 2016
2.5/4 87%

Don't Breathe (2016)

"...relies on some outlandish plot twists to amp up the ickiness." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Dec 2, 2016
3.5/4 97%

Manchester by the Sea (2016)

"...a portrait of a man who deals with grief by submerging it into the marrow of his bones." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Dec 1, 2016
3.5/4 100%

Tower (2016)

"...lends visual poetry to oral history." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 30, 2016
1.5/4 81%

American Honey (2016)

"...has the whiff of sensationalism rather than the aroma of empathy." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 29, 2016
3.5/4 94%

The Edge of Seventeen (2016)

"...an achingly funny portrayal of a high schooler in search of that rarest of jewels: a confident sense of self." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 26, 2016
3/4 60%

Allied (2016)

"...a scintillating work of cinematic nostalgia, if one that's limited by a few contemporary elements (green screens, Brad Pitt)." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 25, 2016
3/4 96%

Moana (2016)

"...will fit nicely between your DVDs of Aladdin and The Little Mermaid." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 22, 2016
1.5/4 75%

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

"...represents the Marvelization of the Harry Potter universe." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 20, 2016
3.5/4 100%

Cameraperson (2016)

"An intensely moving and provocatively personal consideration of what it means to carry a camera." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 16, 2016
3/4 98%

Under The Shadow (2016)

"Apparently women should be covered at all times, even if djinn are chasing them." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 14, 2016
3.5/4 77%

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)

"...runs on hilarious, unrelated bits of idiocy." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 13, 2016
3/4 93%

Arrival (2016)

"...belongs to the cinematic tradition of philosophical space flicks that ultimately turn inward." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 10, 2016
1.5/4 87%

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

"...like looking for peace inside the barrel of a gun." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 6, 2016
3.5/4 89%

Loving (2016)

"In Loving, quiet domesticity evolves into revolutionary political action, and it's a beautiful sight to behold." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 4, 2016
1.5/4 67%

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)

"If joy and liberation exudes from the best Astaire-Rogers films, this is defined by restriction." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 3, 2016
3/4 90%

The Witness (2016)

"...potent journalism, but also leaves the faint whiff of reality television." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 1, 2016
2.5/4 91%

Doctor Strange (2016)

"...entertains, but never haunts." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 31, 2016
3.5/4 98%

Moonlight (2016)

"...lit with what can only be described as the aching color of compassion." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 30, 2016
3.5/4 92%

Death in the Garden (La Mort en ce jardin) (1956)

"...a subterfuge film from Buñuel, in which his style and politics are subsumed within genre trappings." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 28, 2016
3/4 97%

Krisha (2016)

"...as if we're experiencing that most familiar of American traditions-Thanksgiving dinner-through the eyes of an uncomfortable alien." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 23, 2016
3.5/4 97%

Sing Street (2016)

"...catnip for anyone who grew up with 1980s bands like Duran Duran and The Cure." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 23, 2016
3/4 100%

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (Hymyilevä mies) (2016)

"Boxing movies aren't always remembered for their romance, but that's the defining element here..." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 20, 2016
1.5/4 53%

Footloose (1984)

"Kevin Bacon moves like a machete chopping through the jungle." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 19, 2016
2.5/4 100%

Luis Bunuel's Robinson Crusoe (1954)

"...could pass as just another literary adaptation if you weren't watching closely." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 14, 2016
3/4 90%

Certain Women (2016)

"...keeps its distance; there isn't much, in terms of drama, to interrupt the routine of these women's lives." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 14, 2016
3/4 98%

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

"...looks as funny as it sounds." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 10, 2016
4/4 96%

Daughters of the Dust (1991)

"...thrums with a truly independent spirit and a dreamy ebullience." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 7, 2016
3/4 78%

The Shallows (2016)

"Before it gets pretty Sharknado, this is a fairly entertaining woman-versus-beast adventure." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 7, 2016
2.5/4 72%

The Birth of a Nation (2016)

"...rightly rooted in the perspective of the oppressed." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 4, 2016
2.5/4 92%

The Golden Age (L'Âge d'Or) (1930)

"...a scandalous attack on all things religious and bourgeois." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 25, 2016
1/4 63%

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

"D'Onofrio bursts from a bush looking like Grizzly Adams, if Grizzly Adams had eaten Orson Welles for breakfast." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 23, 2016
4/4 100%

Un Chien Andalou (1929)

"Plenty of movies follow dream logic. This has dream rhythm." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 23, 2016
1.5/4 42%

Heaven & Earth (1994)

"...despite every intention the movie can't quite shake its American male point of view." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 20, 2016
3/4 95%

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

"I could watch Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton do this for hours." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 19, 2016
3.5/4 90%

Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

"...a tale of American masculinity undone." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 19, 2016
3/4 61%

Snowden (2016)

"The aesthetic flecks are what keep Snowden interesting." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 18, 2016
2.5/4 35%

Blair Witch (2016)

"...sufficiently honors the original film while also making a queasy impression of its own." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 16, 2016
2/4 85%

Sully (2016)

"...would work better as a video exhibit at an aviation history museum than it does as a dramatic narrative." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 13, 2016
2/4 100%

National Velvet (1944)

"Donald Crisp and Anne Revere save this treacly family drama from choking on its own sentimentality." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 12, 2016
2/4 50%

Carefree (1938)

"Shtick crept its way into the Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers dynamic with this later collaboration." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 8, 2016
3.5/4 96%

Rams (Hrútar) (2016)

"...takes place at the end of the world, but it's a place that means all the world to the two brothers at its center." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 30, 2016
2/4 89%

Morris from America (2016)

"...plays like a construct imposed upon inauthentic characters, rather than an organic, attuned narrative" ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 24, 2016
3/4 86%

Pete's Dragon (2016)

"...doesn't simply want to update a movie from 1977. It wants to be a movie from 1977. " ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 22, 2016
4/4 62%

Unfriended (2015)

"...takes seemingly benign, everyday technology and turns it into a vehicle for menace." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 18, 2016
3/4 97%

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

"...causes us to focus our attention on the details within the detail." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 17, 2016
2.5/4 93%

The Little Prince (2016)

"There is both a fragility and immediacy to the imagery-as if watching it might give you a paper cut." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 15, 2016
2/4 81%

1001 Grams (2015)

"...takes its central metaphor very seriously." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 15, 2016
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