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Josh Larsen

Josh Larsen
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1/4 59% 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 48% 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 82% 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 50% 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 85% Okja (2017) My Neighbor Totoro goes to the slaughterhouse...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2017
4/4 93% 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 42% A Cure For Wellness (2017) ...a creepy, fantastical, and eventually perverse horror extravaganza.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
3.5/4 92% 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
3/4 92% Wonder Woman (2017) ...smartly feminist without making too big of a deal out of it.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2017
2/4 54% War Machine (2017) ...doesn't know what kind of movie it wants to be, nor what sort of performance it wants Pitt to give.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 29, 2017
3/4 93% The Beguiled (1971) ...what begins as a swooning pastoral soon develops into a kinky, Southern Gothic nightmare.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
3/4 100% Paris, Texas (1984) ...this vision of America is one of vast landscapes and fluorescent signs, the latter being almost as visually poetic as the former.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 24, 2017
3/4 92% The Brother from Another Planet (1984) ...nearly topples over from the weight of its social commentary.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 19, 2017
3/4 100% The Terminator (1984) Those nightmares we've all had about being chased by some relentless, unstoppable monster? This is the movie adaptation.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
2.5/4 70% Alien: Covenant (2017) ...falls somewhere between the turgid mythologizing of Prometheus and the genre sleekness of the original.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
3.5/4 88% Something Wild (1986) Captures the tension of trying to stand out in cookie-cutter world without alienating everyone around you.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 10, 2017
4/4 97% Stop Making Sense (2014) Byrne is the auteur here; Demme is the rare, generous sort of filmmaker who would emphasize that.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 6, 2017
3/4 96% Les Plages d'Agnès (The Beaches of Agnes) (2008) In The Beaches of Agnes, life and cinema share the same space."‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 4, 2017
2/4 82% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) ...insists on trying to wear big-boy blockbuster pants.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 4, 2017
2.5/4 56% Top Gun (1986) Could Top Gun actually be a portrait of the dark side of American individualism?‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 2, 2017
3/4 92% The Gleaners and I (2001) ...minor Varda, in a way, but it's also a moving summation of her life's work.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2017
3.5/4 87% The Lost City of Z (2017) In The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam plays something of a woke Indiana Jones.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2017
3/4 86% Harold and Maude (1971) Bud Cort delivers one of the all-time cinematic expressions of existential horror.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2017
2/4 66% The Fate of the Furious (2017) For most of its running time this is a desperate search for a new spark plug.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2017