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Josh Larsen

Josh Larsen
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 92% The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) There are laughs aplenty in this lawless, arbitrary Old West, but a feel-good yarn it ain't.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2018
3.5/4 No Score Yet Summer Stock (1950) ...has a certain looseness compared to other MGM musicals.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
3/4 91% Widows (2018) ...works as a consideration of corruption on a larger, societal scale.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
3.5/4 99% Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018) ...isn't the best film of 2018, but I'm not sure I could have made it through the year without it.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2018
3.5/4 93% Wildlife (2018) ...chronicles the dissolution of a marriage from a particular, stunned vantage point.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
2/4 62% Suspiria (2018) ...tries to bring too much meaning to its horror conceit.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3.5/4 98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) ...immensely sad, the story of a woman who deep down desires companionship but just isn't wired to accept it.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2018
3/4 93% Suspiria (1977) ...a collection of ghoulish, creative impulses rather than a coherent story.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2018
3.5/4 95% Private Life (2018) ...looks at life's challenges with an unblinking eye that occasionally sneaks in a wink.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2018
3.5/4 95% Halloween (1978) ...most compelling as a metaphorical manifestation of Laurie Strode's sexual fears.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2018
2/4 84% The Land of Steady Habits (2018) ...has far too few of the acutely observed moments that make Holofcener so special as a filmmaker.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
1.5/4 78% Halloween (2018) ...clumsily stumbles into feminist significance in its final moments.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
3/4 70% Hold the Dark (2018) A werewolf movie that isn't a werewolf movie, but really kind of is...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
3/4 88% First Man (2018) ...both admires and interrogates individual exceptionalism.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2018
3.5/4 95% Wings (1927) ...captures an airborne sense of elation.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2018
3/4 91% Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2010) ...has more ambition than its talent can possibly live up to.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
3/4 97% A Star Is Born (1954) Sheer talent and production value salvage this troubled endeavor...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2018
3/4 90% A Star Is Born (2018) ...an all-out weepie, and something of a false one.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2018
3/4 85% The Sisters Brothers (2018) ...occupies its own strange, somber place in the Western genre.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2018
1/4 66% The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) Kids deserve both more, and less.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
3.5/4 100% Tea With the Dames (Nothing Like a Dame) (2018) ...captures the particular camaraderie of women who've cleverly navigated a field dominated by diva-ish men.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
2/4 59% Slice (2018) ...at the very least it entertains as a curiosity.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
4/4 98% Lawrence of Arabia (1962) The definitive David Lean movie.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2018
3.5/4 94% The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) ...dedicates its final moments to detonating its own stiff upper lip.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
1/4 33% The Predator (2018) ...a curiously sloppy attempt to resuscitate the franchise.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2018
3/4 100% Oliver Twist (1951) ...employs the visual economy of silent cinema.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
3/4 100% Great Expectations (1947) Handsome and ghostly.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2018
3.5/4 93% Deliverance (1972) ...an ecological, existential nightmare.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2018
2/4 97% Blaze (2018) ...gives plenty of space to Foley's sad, lonely music, yet as a piece of evangelism, the film didn't convince me.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2018
4/4 90% Brief Encounter (1945) ...captures roiling emotions with elegant panache.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2018
1.5/4 23% The Happytime Murders (2018) ...stymied by an obsession with the profane.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
3/4 90% John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection (L'empire de la perfection) (2018) ...a call to watch things more closely.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3/4 75% Blithe Spirit (1945) ...almost too breezy.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2018
3/4 100% Night Comes On (2018) ...pays special attention to tender touches.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
3.5/4 100% Minding the Gap (2018) ...imbues skateboarding imagery with a transcendent glory.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
2/4 87% Madeline's Madeline (2018) Even as the movie puts us inside Madeline's head, it somehow fails to illuminate her.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2018
3.5/4 92% Dark Passage (1947) ...all about Humphrey Bogart's face.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2018
2.5/4 92% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) ...at once deeply formulaic and refreshingly unfamiliar.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2018
3.5/4 97% In a Lonely Place (1950) You get a full performance from Gloria Grahame, then bonus ones from each of her eyebrows.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2018
3.5/4 75% Crooklyn (1994) ...a relaxed portrayal of African-American domesticity, anchored by strong performances.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
3.5/4 95% BlacKkKlansman (2018) Spike Lee using his white voice - for subversive purposes.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
3/4 87% Mary and The Witch's Flower (2018) ...turns homage into a richly rewarding adventure.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
2.5/4 57% Red Hook Summer (2012) Is faith a saving grace or a swindle?‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
3.5/4 97% When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006) ...the evidence of governmental indifference and incompetence quietly piles up until it becomes cumulatively enraging.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
3/4 94% Foreign Correspondent (1940) ...registers most strongly as a piece of anti-isolationist propaganda.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2018
3.5/4 84% Game Night (2018) A goofy ensemble comedy that also functions as a spoof of middle-class malaise.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2018
3/4 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) ...you'll wonder if you can ever respect CGI-assisted stunt work again.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
3.5/4 96% Zama (2018) ...the tale of a man haunted by his place in history.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
3/4 99% Eighth Grade (2018) ...an exhausting, if ultimately uplifting, experience.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
3.5/4 90% Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995) ...a vision of middle-school awkwardness so cringe-worthy you'll be tempted to look away.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2018