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Josh Larsen

Josh Larsen
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/4 86% 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 91% 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 90% 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 78% 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 39% 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 87% 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 96% 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
3.5/4 100% Paddington 2 (2018) ...creativity for the sheer joy of it.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2018
3/4 85% Darkest Hour (2017) ...a historical drama that's both handsome and alive.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2018
3.5/4 78% Videodrome (1983) ...envisions a coming world of authoritarian entertainment.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2018
3/4 98% The Right Stuff (1983) Masculinely romantic...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
3.5/4 100% Sasame-yuki (Fine Snow)(Hosone yuki)(The Makioka Sisters) (1983) ...attuned to the ways women, bound by tradition, negotiate a world ostensibly run by men.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2018
3.5/4 81% Valley Girl (1983) ...captures that sense of exploring beyond your narrow world for the first time.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2018
3.5/4 96% L'Argent (1983) A less precious parable than Au Hasard Balthazar...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
4/4 90% The King of Comedy (1983) ...cringe comedy of the highest order.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
3/4 73% Mom and Dad (2018) ...would grow wearying if it didn't also have such a wicked sense of humor.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2018
2/4 90% I, Tonya (2018) ...has a snarkiness that makes me suspicious of it as an empathetic exercise.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2018
3/4 98% Jane (2017) ...captures what nature might look like through Goodall's eyes.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2018
2.5/4 81% Brigsby Bear (2017) ...argues for an eternal childhood.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
3.5/4 89% Lady Macbeth (2017) ...a character study of a ruthless and wily soul.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2018
1.5/4 56% The Greatest Showman (2017) ...forces conventionality on a sordid and surreal chapter of American history.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2018
3/4 100% Dawson City: Frozen Time (2017) ...an act of resurrection and transformation.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
1.5/4 18% The House (2017) ...what happens when improvisation runs out of steam.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
3.5/4 94% The Breadwinner (2017) ...unfolds with an animated artistry that is nothing short of majestic.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2017
3.5/4 84% Loving Vincent (2017) ...puts you inside Van Gogh's paintings, and lets you walk around in them.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
3/4 95% Call Me by Your Name (2018) ...so seductive, you might not notice there is a troubling streak of hedonism at its core.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
2.5/4 91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) ...a bit of a placeholder.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2017
2.5/4 88% The Lure (Córki dancingu) (2017) ...a Polish horror mermaid musical, and as wild as that sounds.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
3.5/4 91% Phantom Thread (2018) ...about a muse who uses.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
3.5/4 97% Your Name. (Kimi No Na Wa.) (2017) ...feels something like Charlie Kaufman anime.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2017
3.5/4 87% The Post (2018) ...an All the President's Men-style salute to the press.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2017
1/4 92% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) A tonal disaster.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2017
1.5/4 91% The Disaster Artist (2017) James Franco shows less conviction than his muse, Tommy Wiseau.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2017
3.5/4 92% The Shape of Water (2017) ...Beauty and the Beast, with no need for a transformative prince.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2017
3/4 97% Coco (2017) ...could be placed on an ofrenda as an offering of its own.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2017
3.5/4 96% Mudbound (2017) ... captures the way racial oppression has seeped into the very soil of America.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
3/4 97% 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