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Josh Larsen

Josh Larsen
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
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 30% 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 86% 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 72% 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 99% 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 55% 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 96% 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 87% 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 88% The Post (2018) ...an All the President's Men-style salute to the press.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2017
1/4 93% 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
1.5/4 26% The Room (2003) ...has what every landmark bad movie needs: total commitment.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2017
1.5/4 40% 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 69% Wonderstruck (2017) ...one of Haynes' most experimental films-which is saying something.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2017
3.5/4 99% 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 79% 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 92% 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 96% 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 86% 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