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Josh Larsen

Josh Larsen
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Showing 101 - 150 of 1984
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 78%

Henry Gamble's Birthday Party (2015)

"...carves out a truly unique space in the gap that exists between agnostic Hollywood filmmaking and church-funded, faith-based indies." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Feb 24, 2016
2.5/4 83%

Roberta (1935)

"Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers are particularly shoved to the side in this outing..." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Feb 22, 2016
3.5/4 91%

The Witch (2016)

""...a consideration of evil without and evil within."" ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Feb 20, 2016
3/4 98%

The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie (Le Charme Discret de la Bourgeoisie) (1972)

"There is one clear target for Buñuel that crosses all ideological lines: hypocrisy" ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Feb 20, 2016
3.5/4 91%

The Heartbreak Kid (1972)

""...a war of the sexes comedy that leaves no side unscathed."" ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Feb 18, 2016
3.5/4 98%

Phoenix (2015)

"...a nightclub lament." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Feb 15, 2016
4/4 85%

Hail, Caesar! (2016)

"...a meta comedy that wants to deflate the pretensions of Hollywood even as it's giving the movies themselves a giant hug." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Feb 8, 2016
3.5/4 No Score Yet

Why Worry? (1923)

"...a silly satire of interventionist, imperialist meddling." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Feb 6, 2016
1.5/4 92%

Grandma (2015)

"Tomlin is undone by much of the dialogue, even when you get a sense she's putting her own brash spin on it." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Feb 1, 2016
2.5/4 94%

Room (2015)

"...holds you in a vice for much of its running time, and how could it not?" ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Feb 1, 2016
3.5/4 100%

A New Leaf (1971)

"A screwball-oddball comedy that deserves far more attention than it gets..." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jan 29, 2016
4/4 96%

Son of Saul (2015)

""...zeroes in on humanity in the singular."" ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jan 27, 2016
1/4 39%

Newsies (1992)

"...manages some acrobatic dance numbers, but they seem oddly confined by the camera's frame." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jan 24, 2016
3.5/4 97%

45 Years (2015)

"...a quiet punch to the gut, a reminder that tranquil domesticity should never be taken for granted." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jan 22, 2016
2/4 75%

The Hateful Eight (2015)

"...at worst it's an argument for auteurist vigilantism as moral high ground." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jan 18, 2016
3.5/4 92%

Anomalisa (2015)

"...a testament to boundless creativity and endlessly fascinating humanity." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Jan 3, 2016
3.5/4 94%

Carol (2015)

"...understands that even the slightest of gestures can crush." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Dec 22, 2015
2/4 77%

The Good Dinosaur (2015)

"What's missing is any sense of unified purpose or vision." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Dec 21, 2015
1.5/4 60%

Joy (2015)

"...has exactly one Lawrence-worthy moment." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Dec 18, 2015
3/4 92%

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

"...baldly trades on its predecessors, but with enough artfulness and genuine affection to count as its own unique experience." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Dec 16, 2015
3/4 99%

Timbuktu (2015)

"For Westerners living with the specter of ISIS, this presents a very different, far more immediate experience of terror." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Dec 8, 2015
3.5/4 80%

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 81%

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 81%

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 71%

Crimson Peak (2015)

"There are creepy old houses, and then there is Crimson Peak." ‐LarsenOnFilm
Posted Oct 18, 2015
1.5/4 86%

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 84%

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 94%

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
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