LarsenOnFilm

LarsenOnFilm is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Josh Larsen
Rating Title/Year Author
1/4 American Beauty (1999) Josh Larsen ...a particularly embittered entry in the suburban satire genre. EDIT
Posted Oct 16, 2019
4/4 GoodFellas (1990) Josh Larsen "The movie's morality lies in its form." EDIT
Posted Oct 11, 2019
3.5/4 Joker (2019) Josh Larsen "...a provocatively toxic time capsule for an era of misguided rage." EDIT
Posted Oct 9, 2019
3/4 Let the Bullets Fly (2010) Josh Larsen ...a face-off as farce. EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
3.5/4 Mean Streets (1973) Josh Larsen The birth of Martin Scorsese, as most moviegoers have come to think of him. EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2019
3/4 Little Woods (2018) Josh Larsen A predictable narrative given rich contours... EDIT
Posted Sep 22, 2019
3/4 Ad Astra (2019) Josh Larsen "...zooms further in the more it zooms out." EDIT
Posted Sep 22, 2019
2.5/4 Fast Color (2018) Josh Larsen A subdued take on the superhero film... EDIT
Posted Sep 19, 2019
1.5/4 Babes in Arms (1939) Josh Larsen Garland is the clear bright spot. EDIT
Posted Sep 16, 2019
2.5/4 The Biggest Little Farm (2018) Josh Larsen ...raises compelling questions.. EDIT
Posted Sep 15, 2019
2/4 Late Night (2019) Josh Larsen The material just isn't there. EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2019
1/4 It: Chapter Two (2019) Josh Larsen ...could have been called Jump Scares: The Movie. EDIT
Posted Sep 5, 2019
3/4 The Pirate (1948) Josh Larsen Judy Garland at her sexiest and most comedic, all at once. EDIT
Posted Sep 3, 2019
2/4 The Harvey Girls (1946) Josh Larsen A Western fantasia... EDIT
Posted Aug 30, 2019
3.5/4 For Me and My Gal (1942) Josh Larsen ...has real affection for the vaudeville world it depicts. EDIT
Posted Aug 29, 2019
2.5/4 The Scarlet Empress (1934) Josh Larsen ...a costume-drama farce full of overly heated performances set against a macabre, nightmarish production design. EDIT
Posted Aug 23, 2019
3.5/4 Honeyland (2019) Josh Larsen ...depicts a balance between humanity and the natural world that feels all but lost in this modern age. EDIT
Posted Aug 22, 2019
2.5/4 Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019) Josh Larsen ...manages two stellar sequences that are raw and truthful enough to salvage the movie. EDIT
Posted Aug 20, 2019
3.5/4 Shanghai Express (1932) Josh Larsen ...a career in a close-up. EDIT
Posted Aug 20, 2019
2.5/4 Morocco (1930) Josh Larsen Dietrich gives a grand performance that's gradually diluted by the narrative. EDIT
Posted Aug 14, 2019
3/4 The Nightingale (2018) Josh Larsen ...works best as a ghost story." EDIT
Posted Aug 12, 2019
3.5/4 The Blue Angel (1930) Josh Larsen ...part exploitation piece, part morality tale. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
3/4 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Josh Larsen ...cleverly embraces parallel structure as its guiding aesthetic. EDIT
Posted Aug 1, 2019
3.5/4 Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019) Josh Larsen ...a twilight film in more ways than one. EDIT
Posted Jul 23, 2019
3/4 The Farewell (2019) Josh Larsen ...stays true to the sadness of its central premise. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
2.5/4 Midsommar (2019) Josh Larsen ...an outlandish imagining of the effects of personal trauma, especially for someone who already struggles with an unsteady mind. EDIT
Posted Jul 5, 2019
2.5/4 Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Josh Larsen ...allows Jake Gyllenhaal to amusingly riff on what it means to accept an MCU part. EDIT
Posted Jul 2, 2019
1.5/4 Men in Black: International (2019) Josh Larsen Insert joke here about this being as forgettable as a neuralyzer. EDIT
Posted Jun 28, 2019
3/4 Toy Story 4 (2019) Josh Larsen Depending on which eye is looking at you, Forky is either adorable or horrifying. EDIT
Posted Jun 17, 2019
3.5/4 The Souvenir (2019) Josh Larsen ...like watching a friend drown, and being unable to help. EDIT
Posted Jun 13, 2019
3.5/4 The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) Josh Larsen ...belongs to a lineage of whimsical, rabble-rousing, class-conscious independent cinema. EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
3/4 The Dead Don't Die (2019) Josh Larsen ...bloody disgusted about the state of affairs in 2019 America. EDIT
Posted Jun 11, 2019
3/4 Under the Silver Lake (2018) Josh Larsen A mostly meaningless film about meaninglessness... EDIT
Posted Jun 5, 2019
3/4 Girlfriends (1978) Josh Larsen ...an intimate portrait of what it was like to be a woman pushing back against convention in the late 1970s. EDIT
Posted May 30, 2019
4/4 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) Josh Larsen ...confirms that Marilyn Monroe should always be thought of as a comedian first. EDIT
Posted May 30, 2019
4/4 Pulp Fiction (1994) Josh Larsen Even at its most mindless this is essential stuff. EDIT
Posted May 29, 2019
3/4 All That Jazz (1979) Josh Larsen Bob Fosse's half-confession about what a jerk he was to the women in his life... EDIT
Posted May 27, 2019
3.5/4 Booksmart (2019) Josh Larsen The best high-school movies really love the kids in them, and that's the case with Booksmart. EDIT
Posted May 27, 2019
2/4 John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum (2019) Josh Larsen ...less about Wick and more about the grandiosity of the violence. EDIT
Posted May 15, 2019
3/4 Being There (1979) Josh Larsen Sellers is funny in every moment; you just have to watch very closely. EDIT
Posted May 12, 2019
3.5/4 Our Time Machine (2019) Josh Larsen ...an act of creative defiance in the face of Alzheimer's disease. EDIT
Posted May 10, 2019
2.5/4 Two for the Road (1967) Josh Larsen Imagine if Richard Linklater's three Before films were all rolled into one movie... EDIT
Posted May 5, 2019
3/4 Hail Satan? (2019) Josh Larsen ...more interested in the prankish politics of The Satanic Temple than theological debate. EDIT
Posted May 2, 2019
3.5/4 High Life (2018) Josh Larsen Sex is a curse in Claire Denis' High Life... EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
3/4 Charade (1963) Josh Larsen ...not a single thing is taken seriously in Charade. EDIT
Posted Apr 29, 2019
3.5/4 () Josh Larsen ...a literal pyramid of performance-art positivity. EDIT
Posted Apr 26, 2019
3.5/4 Avengers: Endgame (2019) Josh Larsen ...provides something truly satisfying: a sense of closure. EDIT
Posted Apr 25, 2019
3.5/4 Diane (2018) Josh Larsen ...documents the personal burden of care on the caregiver. EDIT
Posted Apr 24, 2019
3.5/4 Funny Face (1957) Josh Larsen ...works best if you don't think about the nearly 30-year age gap between the romantic leads. EDIT
Posted Apr 22, 2019
3/4 On the Town (1949) Josh Larsen ...the movie belongs to its women. EDIT
Posted Apr 16, 2019