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Josh Larsen

Josh Larsen
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 71% The Dark Mirror (1946) ...a fiendishly fun double role for Olivia de Havilland.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2020
3.5/4 89% A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2015) There are small mercies here and there, but mostly wryly observed misery.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2020
4/4 88% Malcolm X (1992) Given the keys to the Hollywood kingdom with Malcolm X, Lee both met its tony standards and set it on fire.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
2.5/4 62% Radioactive (2020) ...should do for bubbling bunsen burners what Downton Abbey did for copper tea kettles.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
3.5/4 92% Relic (2020) ...depicts dementia as a demonic force.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
3/4 93% Palm Springs (2020) Somewhere between the comically somber Groundhog Day and an outlandishly absurd Andy Samberg vehicle sits Palm Springs...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2020
2.5/4 81% The Old Guard (2020) If Ridley Scott had made Only Lovers Left Alive, it might have looked something like The Old Guard. ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2020
3/4 73% The Cotton Club Encore (2019) ..struggles to escape the vantage point of the people who made it.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
3.5/4 97% 13th (2016) ..a thoroughly persuasive and artfully crafted argument.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2020
3.5/4 98% Vitalina Varela (2020) ...a work of astonishing visual richness, boasting a depth of dark and light, a fullness of color, and an exquisite care for composition.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2020
2/4 64% Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020) It's refreshing that Rachel McAdams receives equal attention alongside Will Ferrell...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2020
3.5/4 92% The Assistant (2020) With her spare, clinical, incriminating filmmaking style, writer-director Kitty Green clearly communicates that something is deeply amiss.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2020
2/4 86% Viva Las Vegas (1964) Don't tell Ann-Margret that this is supposed to be an Elvis Presley movie...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2020
3/4 87% Shirley (2020) ...isn't a masterful film, but it suggests that Decker has one in her.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2020
2.5/4 40% Irresistible (2020) ...exists not to score political points, but to call for a renewal of the American political process.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
3/4 92% Da 5 Bloods (2020) ...registers not only as a piece of confessional history, but also as witness testimony.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2020
3/4 96% The Painter and the Thief (2020) ...a remarkable story of artistic understanding.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 20, 2020
3/4 87% The Trip to Greece (2020) ...the laughs are plentiful, but there's also more than a dash of formula.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 18, 2020
3/4 92% The Vast of Night (2020) Radio, television, and cinema all cleverly coalesce in The Vast of Night...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 14, 2020
3/4 65% Clementine (2019) ...about not being able to see others clearly, and how that distorts the way you see yourself.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 8, 2020
2.5/4 92% Now, Voyager (1942) ...a part that's perfect for Davis, which makes it odd that Now, Voyager feels the need to do so much of the work for her.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
2.5/4 88% Selah and the Spades (2020) Any movie that mixes the DNA of Mean Girls, Brick, and School Daze has my attention...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2020
3/4 98% Blow the Man Down (2020) ...a feminist-flecked variation on an early Coen brothers movie.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2020
3/4 88% Dark Victory (1939) It's hard to watch Bette Davis admit defeat.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2020
3.5/4 99% Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) ...as if the masterful Romanian abortion drama 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days had been remade as a piece of scruffy American neorealism.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2020
3/4 86% Beach Rats (2017) ...an intimate portrait of the cost that is paid when a teenager feels societal pressure to remain closeted. ‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2020
3/4 81% Following (1999) Appropriately, the first shot in Christopher Nolan's feature debut is of a wooden box full of clues...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2020
3.5/4 95% Jezebel (1938) Does Jezebel chart Bette Davis' redemption, or punishment?‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2020
2.5/4 86% Mulan (1998) ...the show tunes and sidekicks are largely unnecessary.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
2.5/4 69% Purple Rain (1984) Transcendent music can cover a multitude of sins...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2020
3.5/4 95% This Is Spinal Tap (1984) Little riffs of comic genius can be heard amidst the heavy-metal cacophony of This is Spinal Tap...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2020
3/4 85% Of Human Bondage (1934) What makes Of Human Bondage interesting is how unapologetic Davis is.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2020
3.5/4 95% First Cow (2020) In First Cow, history is at once engrossing and mundane.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2020
3/4 88% Onward (2020) ...a combination of Dungeons & Dragons and The Simpsons.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2020
2.5/4 37% Wendy (2020) ...feels like Beasts of the Southern Wild, only overcooked by just a few degrees.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2020
3.5/4 92% The Invisible Man (2020) ...a timely metaphor about believing women who make charges against powerful men.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2020
3/4 85% Chronicle (2012) The found footage technique pays off for a crackerjack confrontational climax...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2020
2.5/4 95% River of Grass (1995) ...a muted deconstruction of the Bonnie-and-Clyde narrative.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2020
3/4 84% Just Mercy (2020) ...a testament to what talented actors can do with material that might otherwise be stifling.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2020
3.5/4 74% Margaret (2011) Anna Paquin offers one of the more indelible portraits of late adolescence put on screen.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2020
3.5/4 82% Beverly Hills Cop (1984) ...a work of racial subversion that's both hilarious and cathartic.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2020
2.5/4 78% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) ...appears to have been made from rotten cotton candy.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
3.5/4 96% The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) Pfeiffer is like a nightclub singer the catwoman dragged in...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2020
3.5/4 94% A Touch of Sin (2013) ...seems to suggest that a touch of sin is all humanity needs to descend into a downward spiral.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
2.5/4 85% Starman (1984) ...works because of the way Allen gazes at Bridges, as if his mystery is her answer.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
3/4 82% Judy (2019) Zellweger is unrecognizable, in appearance and level of conviction.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2020
3/4 89% The Two Popes (2019) ...an intimate portrait of faith as a struggle, even for those at the very top.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2020
1.5/4 46% Little (2019) Issa Rae deserves a feature comedy way smarter than this‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2020
2.5/4 74% Harriet (2019) Erivo's Harriet is both Moses and Jeremiah‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2020
3.5/4 100% Poetry (2011) Yun gives us a lifetime in a few hours.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2020