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Josh Larsen

Josh Larsen
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
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 74% Crooklyn (1994) ...a relaxed portrayal of African-American domesticity, anchored by strong performances.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
3.5/4 97% BlacKkKlansman (2018) Spike Lee using his white voice - for subversive purposes.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
3/4 86% 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 83% 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 95% Zama (2018) ...the tale of a man haunted by his place in history.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
3/4 98% 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
2.5/4 87% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) The non-sequitur scenes are the movie's highlights.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2018
3.5/4 100% Leave No Trace (2018) ...a movie that's willing to whisper.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2018
3.5/4 94% Sorry to Bother You (2018) "...aka How to Succeed in White America Without Really Dying."‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2018
3.5/4 98% Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) ...an exaggerated, fairy-tale variation on the Western, big bad wolf and all.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2018
3.5/4 95% Johnny Guitar (1954) Mildred Pierce unleashed on the wild, wild West.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2018
2.5/4 73% Damsel (2018) ...a long stretching out of the same, sly joke.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
1.5/4 51% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) ...quadruples down on scenes of forced wonder and emotional manipulation.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2018
2.5/4 88% Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2015) A weird one.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2018
3.5/4 93% Incredibles 2 (2018) ...a cathartic riff on working parenthood in this multitasking millennium.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
2.5/4 67% Ocean's 8 (2018) ...has a bit of fizz, if not quite as much as we might want.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
3.5/4 89% Hereditary (2018) Grief has a demonic presence in Hereditary...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
2/4 87% Thoroughbreds (2018) A Heavenly Creatures riff, though with much less imagination and far thinner psychology...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
4/4 100% Ordet (The Word) (1954) ...both exquisite cinema and an incredible act of grace.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2018
3/4 No Score Yet Chosen: Custody of the Eyes (2016) ...has a meditative quality that is in line with the spirituality being practiced.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018
4/4 94% First Reformed (2018) ...ascetic, poetic, and prophetic.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
2/4 71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Chewbacca, I recognize. Lando Calrissian? He seems familiar. But this is not my Han Solo...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
3/4 86% Tully (2018) For those who have had a rough go raising kids, Tully might require a trigger warning.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 7, 2018
2.5/4 87% You Were Never Really Here (2018) ...a harrowing evocation of life as a trauma survivor.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2018
2/4 83% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) ...a business play forcing us to make yet another down payment on our collective Marvel mortgage.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2018
3.5/4 97% The Rider (2018) ...simultaneously evokes and deflates our image of the iconic American West.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2018
3.5/4 92% Lean on Pete (2018) A moving, somber, and occasionally brutal inversion of the Black Beauty narrative...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2018
3.5/4 95% A Quiet Place (2018) ...makes it starkly apparent how loud other movies have become.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2018
3/4 82% Some Came Running (1959) ...if Some Came Running survives its dated gender politics, that's all due to MacLaine.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2018
2.5/4 68% Labyrinth (1986) Let's talk about David Bowie's crotch.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2018
3/4 100% Lust for Life (1956) Kirk Douglas could be a little much, but that proves to be the right amount in Lust for Life...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2018
4/4 89% Isle of Dogs (2018) ...part puppet show and part existential meditation on the nature of free will.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2018
2.5/4 80% Unsane (2018) ...has an eerie familiarity that is at once banal and claustrophobic.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2018
2.5/4 100% The Band Wagon (1953) Manic Minnelli, which isn't always for me.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2018
3.5/4 96% The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) ...swoons for all things silver screen.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2018
4/4 91% Miller's Crossing (1990) ...my choice for Joel and Ethan Coen's masterwork.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
2.5/4 40% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) DuVernay hasn't cracked the infamously weird novel wide open, but she has found a way in.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2018
1.5 68% Cars 3 (2017) ...the first Pixar movie to feel tedious.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2018
2.5/4 88% Annihilation (2018) ...boldly marches into formidable territory, where it might be out of its depth.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2018
3/4 82% Cabin in the Sky (1943) ...a suspect morality tale, yet once the performers grab ahold of the music, all that falls by the wayside.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2018
4/4 97% Killer of Sheep (2007) ...a plaintive piece of romantic realism.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
3/4 97% Black Panther (2018) ...a cinematically holistic work of diversity, in which cultural identity has been carefully woven into every element of the movie.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2018
1/4 29% Sandy Wexler (2017) The celebrity cameos range from the expected to the embarrassing to the downright baffling...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2018
3.5/4 95% Creed (2015) A positive act of cultural appropriation...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2018