Josh Larsen Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Josh Larsen

Josh Larsen

Agrees with the Tomatometer 75% of the time.

Josh Larsen's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Showing 51 - 100 of 1914
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/4 82% Chi-Raq (2015) "...the return of the artist who gave us School Daze, She's Gotta Have It, Bamboozled and Do the Right Thing. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Dec 6, 2015
3.5/4 82% The Revenant (2015) "This may be frontier America, but it feels older, primordial - like a place humans aren't yet meant to be. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Dec 4, 2015
3.5/4 95% In Jackson Heights (2015) "...documents the grinding gears of street-level democracy in one of the most diverse neighborhoods on the planet." " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Dec 3, 2015
2.5/4 91% The Wrong Man (1956) "...even the straightest of citizens will be looking over their shoulder. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 25, 2015
3/4 95% Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015) "Hitchcock/Truffaut rises above an archival exercise to become a piece of criticism itself. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 24, 2015
3/4 99% Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015) "...there is no denying the silly pleasures of its modest offerings (or the painstaking, dollhouse detail that went into each frame). " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 21, 2015
2/4 70% The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015) "Hunger Games, I don't know you anymore. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 18, 2015
3/4 94% Freaks (1932) "...despite its gruesome conclusion, the movie seems to do everything in its power to create community. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 17, 2015
3.5/4 96% Spotlight (2015) "...defined by Keaton's blah, button-down shirts and McAdams' grown-out roots." " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 13, 2015
3/4 100% The Thin Blue Line (1988) "...engaging as a procedural and compelling as a meditation on the nature of truth. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 11, 2015
3.5/4 92% Into The Abyss (2011) "...adopts the posture of an empathetic listener. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 11, 2015
1.5/4 65% Spectre (2015) "...the exhausted entry in the James Bond franchise, certainly the most exhausted of the Daniel Craig era. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 5, 2015
4/4 83% Nostalghia (2013) "...transports us to a place that no longer feels temporal, but spiritual. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 4, 2015
4/4 98% Todo sobre mi madre (All About My Mother) (1999) "...about the ability of melodrama to speak to, and rise from, our mundane lives. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 3, 2015
3.5/4 79% The Assassin (2015) "Hou Hsiao-hsien wields cinematic tools with such delicate precision, it's as if he's working with a paintbrush. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Nov 2, 2015
4/4 100% The 400 Blows (Les Quatre cents coups) (1959) "Truffaut imbues the movie with the irrepressible energy and optimism of youth. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 29, 2015
3.5/4 90% Days of Being Wild (A Fei zheng chuan) (1990) "These days are both electric and exhausted. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 25, 2015
3/4 91% Bridge of Spies (2015) "...mostly effective because of what it keeps in check. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 20, 2015
3.5/4 70% Crimson Peak (2015) "There are creepy old houses, and then there is Crimson Peak. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 18, 2015
1.5/4 85% Steve Jobs (2015) "A screenplay in a movie's clothing... " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 15, 2015
4/4 100% Hiroshima Mon Amour (1960) "...effortlessly moves us between past and present, personal and political. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 10, 2015
3.5/4 92% The Martian (2015) "... light on wondering about our place in the universe and heavy on working out a way to get duct tape to seal an air leak. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 6, 2015
2.5/4 85% The Walk (2015) "...in its reenactment of a miraculous feat, the movie achieves a tender sort of transcendence. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 2, 2015
3.5/4 100% Man on Wire (2008) "...captures the mysterious beauty of Petit's obsession, without ever being so gauche as to 'explain' it. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 1, 2015
3.5/4 93% Sicario (2015) "...the law may be casting something of a shadow, but it's the harsh landscape - wild lawlessness - that dominates the frame. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 26, 2015
1.5/4 75% Black Mass (2015) "..Depp enters each scene as if he's just come from a costume party, and won. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 20, 2015
4/4 90% How Green Was My Valley (1941) "There is no logical reason why you should feel as warm and nostalgic as you do at the end of How Green Was My Valley. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 14, 2015
3/4 64% The Visit (2015) "...generates enough low-key creepiness to make Shyamalan once more worthy of discussion. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 11, 2015
2/4 82% The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) "...the inherent stodginess of Biblical adaptations (to say nothing of Harvey Keitel's Brooklyn accent) ultimately manages to prevail. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 11, 2015
1.5/4 92% Queen of Earth (2015) "...both a self-conscious homage and a frustrating dither. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 9, 2015
3.5/4 60% School Daze (1988) "Skin tone is crucial to understanding School Daze's brazenness as a major-studio film. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Sep 7, 2015
3/4 83% Mistress America (2015) "...keeps piling on the characters and complications until it's worked itself up from screwball comedy to straight-out farce " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 23, 2015
4/4 100% Ikiru (1956) "Talk about a movie that earns its tears. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 20, 2015
3/4 93% Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015) "The 52-year-old Cruise doesn't look ridiculous at any point, which in itself is ridiculous. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 15, 2015
1.5/4 67% Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet (2015) "...particularly well-designed inspirational posters. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 14, 2015
3.5/4 91% The End Of The Tour (2015) "...most intriguing as a passive-aggressive competition of egos between the two men. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 12, 2015
3.5/4 100% The Gay Divorcee (1934) "Astaire and Rogers are so elegantly in sync that the ill-fitting conventions simply melt away " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 9, 2015
2.5/4 67% Thor: The Dark World (2013) "...too little of the hammy delight of the original. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 9, 2015
3/4 96% The Look of Silence (2015) "If The Act of Killing was operatic, this is bluntly intimate. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 9, 2015
1.5/4 40% Scoop (2006) "Last year's Match Point marked a surprising return to vital filmmaking form for Woody Allen, but that movie had the distinct advantage of not being a comedy. " ‐ Sun Publications (Chicago, IL)
Posted Aug 5, 2015
3/4 81% Doctor Zhivago (1965) "...an apocalypse movie in the guise of a romantic period piece. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Aug 3, 2015
3.5/4 97% Spirited Away (2001) "Part Alice in Wonderland and part Hansel and Gretel... " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jul 28, 2015
3.5/4 97% Tangerine (2015) "...has humor, tawdriness and a strange, persistent beauty. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jul 28, 2015
2/4 81% Ant-Man (2015) "...fails to have enough fun with its one unique element: the sense of scale. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jul 27, 2015
3.5/4 85% Trainwreck (2015) "...Schumer enlivens the Apatow formula without sacrificing her particular brand of confessional comedy. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jul 15, 2015
4/4 100% World of Tomorrow (2015) "...a morbidly witty retort to our continual quest for a fountain of youth. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jul 6, 2015
3/4 88% The Tribe (2015) "...a deeply immersive experience, one that made me feel like a sense-deprived stranger in an unfamiliar world. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jul 5, 2015
4/4 88% White God (2015) "...cheekily comments on how we often hide behind civilized culture to mask our basest natures. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jun 28, 2015
2/4 88% Dope (2015) "Dope may know what identities it wants to subvert, but it's not quite sure what identity it wants to have. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jun 24, 2015
3/4 98% Paddington (2015) "...could have been made with half the creativity and wit that it was and not lost a dime. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jun 23, 2015
2.5/4 49% Manglehorn (2015) "...an exercise in anti-glam for the Hollywood icon, even if Pacino still delivers a few signature, hoo-hah flourishes here and there. " ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jun 22, 2015
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