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Josh Larsen

Josh Larsen
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 96% After the Storm (Umi yori mo mada fukaku) (2017) "...one of those movies where you wish a supporting character had been the focus."‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
1.5/4 29% The Room (2003) ...has what every landmark bad movie needs: total commitment.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2017
1.5/4 39% Justice League (2017) Watching Justice League feels like looking at a photo in a wet magazine.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2017
3.5/4 72% Wonderstruck (2017) ...one of Haynes' most experimental films-which is saying something.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2017
3.5/4 100% Lady Bird (2017) ...has a genuine love for its characters' foibles, which it rightly regards as clumsy attempts at self-expression.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
3/4 87% Walking and Talking (1996) ...bears all the markings of the exquisitely observed relationship dramedies that Nicole Holofcener would go on to make.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2017
2/4 78% The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) ...a sadistic cinematic experiment that offers few findings.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2017
3/4 100% Faces Places (Visages, villages) (2017) ...frames Varda quite differently than her previous, self-referential documentaries.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
3/4 92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) May be the first Marvel movie to qualify as slaphappy.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2017
3.5/4 87% The Man Who Knew Too Much (1935) Despite the child kidnapping, assassination plot, and relatively high body count, this primarily plays like a comedy.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
2.5/4 93% The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017) Funny and full of feeling, if somewhat lukewarm compared to Baumbach's other efforts.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2017
3/4 71% Mr. Jealousy (1998) Essentially a character study of one of the seven deadly sins...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2017
2.5/4 56% Kicking and Screaming (1995) ...clever, confessional narcissism.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2017
3.5/4 95% The Florida Project (2017) ...a triumphant exercise in cinematic empathy that also serves as a subversive societal challenge.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2017
3.5/4 87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) ... a moody, broody visual feast that taps into our unease about the advent of artificial intelligence.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2017
3/4 87% American Made (2017) ...can be filed in the category of Tom Cruise performances that function as self-critique.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2017
1/4 51% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) Slightly less pro-death than Kingsman: The Secret Service...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
3/4 95% Wild Tales (2015) ...each segment gradually ratchets up until it becomes a visual demonstration of Murphy's Law.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2017
3.5/4 90% Easter Parade (1948) ...has the advantage of Fred Astaire and Judy Garland in the lead roles, Irving Berlin numbers throughout, and hats upon hats upon hats.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2017
3/4 100% Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) A paean to the nuclear family and the fertile soil where it ostensibly grows best-the American Midwest.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2017
0.5/4 74% Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) Nothing in this movie means anything.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2017
2.5/4 68% mother! (2017) ...a scorched-earth confession that still gets its sins wrong.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
3.5/4 74% La Mujer sin Cabeza (The Headless Woman) (2008) Don't bring a guilty conscience to a viewing of The Headless Woman.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
2.5/4 85% It (2017) ...like walking through the world's creepiest haunted house-15 times in a row.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2017
2.5/4 89% Misery (1990) ..a prescient prediction of the way fanboy culture would come to influence the creative process.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2017
3.5/4 97% Columbus (2017) ...fluidly incorporates architectural artistry into that of the cinema.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2017
3/4 87% La Cienaga (2001) ...the air is equally thick with boredom and dread.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2017
3.5/4 90% Blade Runner (1982) The definitive sci-noir.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2017
3.5/4 80% Fitzcarraldo (1982) ...captures both the bravery and the danger of Fitzcarraldo's determination.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2017
3/4 92% White Dog (1982) ...a racism PSA delivered with Fuller's signature, in-your-face style.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2017
2.5/4 No Score Yet Castro (2009) ...Tati on speed, and attuned to the particular economic realities of late 2000s Argentina.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2017
2.5/4 93% Logan Lucky (2017) ...suffers from more than one kind of Southern drawl.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2017
3/4 99% Whose Streets? (2017) ...there is a cumulative truth to the found footage gathered here.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2017
3.5/4 85% The Trip to Spain (2017) ...a funny little foodie movie that also exhibits a stomach-churning apprehension over the East's emerging relationship with the West. ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2017
1.5/4 50% The Glass Castle (2017) ...feels like an extreme form of denial.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2017
3/4 86% The Trip To Italy (2014) Somewhat programmatic, if still entertaining...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
3.5/4 89% The Trip (2011) ...a foodie movie and a travelogue that happens to be hosted by two amusing buffoons.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
3.5/4 100% Extraordinary Stories (2011) "...what's extraordinary about these stories is the way they're told."‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2017
3/4 83% Detroit (2017) ...ambitious in scope and somewhat struggles for it.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2017
3.5/4 96% Belle de Jour (1968) ...the depiction of sex gone awry is sometimes satirical, but mostly it's closer to tragic.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2017
2.5/4 74% Landline (2017) A comic clearing of the familial air...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2017
1.5/4 49% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) ...a pinball machine of a movie that flings us from one sci-fi scenario to the next, caring little for continuity or context.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2017
2.5/4 86% Okja (2017) My Neighbor Totoro goes to the slaughterhouse...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2017
4/4 92% Dunkirk (2017) ...encourages us to hail heroes whenever we have the slightest excuse, and give considerable pause before calling anyone a coward.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2017
3.5/4 93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) ...appropriately momentous, then elegiac.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2017
3/4 41% A Cure For Wellness (2017) ...a creepy, fantastical, and eventually perverse horror extravaganza.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
3.5/4 90% A Ghost Story (2017) ...inverts most ghost stories by giving us a specter who is haunted by the living.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2017
3/4 93% Baby Driver (2017) ...the edits and camera swerves are completely in sync with the songs.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
3/4 92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) ...works because it's only partly a Spider-Man movie.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
3.5/4 78% The Beguiled (2017) ...less concerned about male threat and more interested in feminine desire.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2017