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Josh Larsen

Josh Larsen
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/4 99% Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020) ...a double showdown-of characters and supreme acting talents.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2020
2.5/4 88% Mank (2020) When it settles down, which is rare, the movie works as an exercise in cinephile time travel...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2020
3.5/4 100% Gunda (2020) Charlotte's Web meets slow cinema...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2020
4/4 100% Soul (2020) ...an exercise in psychedelic existentialism that astonishingly increases in inventiveness as it goes along.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2020
3/4 87% Emma. (2020) ...a cheerful confection-brightly colored, briskly consumed.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2020
3.5/4 91% Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets (2020) ...traces a bar's final bleary, belligerent, occasionally beautiful 24 hours.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2020
3.5/4 91% Possessed (1947) ...a portrait of a woman for whom logic and reason has washed away, lost in a spreading ocean of mental illness.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2020
3/4 94% Possessor: Uncut (2020) ...so harrowing that you may feel as if Possessor has possessed you.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2020
3.5/4 98% Wolfwalkers (2020) Another animated, geometric wonder from Irish filmmaker Tomm Moore...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2020
3/4 94% Yes, God, Yes (2020) ...reminds us that few things are as perverted as making sex more important than the gospel.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2020
3/4 96% Feels Good Man (2020) A documentary reclamation project...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2020
1.5/4 51% Dune (1984) ...a reminder that when auteurism goes up against genre, genre often wins.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2020
3/4 64% Bad Hair (2020) ...really needs a loud, live audience, preferably around midnight, to reach its full potential.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2020
2/4 86% Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm (2020) ...tries to expose people who have already been walking around the past four years with their pants down.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2020
3/4 99% Time (2020) ...both a testament and an indictment.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2020
3/4 No Score Yet Our Dancing Daughters (1928) ...gives Joan Crawford a crackerjack early role.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2020
1.5/4 71% Seven Beauties (Pasqualino Settebellezze) (1976) ...woefully misguided.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2020
3/4 96% Shithouse (2020) ...generates some low-key Before Sunrise vibes.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2020
3.5/4 97% David Byrne's American Utopia (2020) ...thrums equally with Dada despair and do-the-right-thing agitprop.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2020
1.5/4 51% Hubie Halloween (2020) Not the worst of Adam Sandler's Netflix vehicles, but not any good either...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2020
3.5/4 93% Amadeus (1984) ...a case study for the theological notion of common grace.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2020
3/4 75% Candyman (1992) If the movie has a White lens, it at least makes room for a Black side-eye.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2020
3.5/4 92% Wanda (1971) ...a portrait of a woman under the influence, hopelessly trapped.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2020
3/4 86% On The Rocks (2020) "...closer to A Very Murray Christmas than Lost in Translation."‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2020
3.5/4 100% Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020) ...a reprieve from mortality, even as it's creatively immersed in it.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2020
2.5/4 89% Kajillionaire (2020) ...a destabilizing look at family as a big con.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2020
3/4 28% Antebellum (2020) Part period piece, part horror flick, part Shyamalanesque piece of chicanery...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2020
4/4 96% Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) ...stares directly into the lonely domestic abyss to see if humanity can survive there.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2020
3/4 87% The Nest (2020) ...strong performances all around-including a powerhouse one from Carrie Coon.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2020
3/4 87% Once Upon a Time in America (1984) ...an epic of blinkered nostalgia.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2020
1.5/4 73% Mulan (2020) It would be difficult to concoct a less imaginative remake.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2020
3/4 85% Romancing the Stone (1984) ...a hybrid of Indiana Jones and classic screwball romances.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2020
2/4 71% Tenet (2020) Tenet can very likely be explained. I'm not sure it can be experienced.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2020
3/4 81% I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020) A slippery, surreal experience...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2020
2/4 92% The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) ...Dickens as farce.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2020
3.5/4 83% Daisies (1967) ...wreaks havoc with an explosive playfulness that wouldn't be out of place in a Looney Tunes cartoon.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2020
2.5/4 60% Tesla (2020) ...a cheeky, postmodern take on the standard biopic.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2020
3.5/4 94% The Hitch-hiker (1953) What's distinctive about The Hitch-Hiker is the sensitivity it has for the trauma involved.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2020
3.5/4 No Score Yet Ritual in Transfigured Time (1946) ...an experimental dance piece as much as it is a surrealist short film.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2020
3.5/4 No Score Yet At Land (1944) Deren's performance is one of the more defining elements here...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2020
4/4 100% Meshes of the Afternoon (1943) Deren took the dreamlike, intellectual surrealism of Un Chien Andalou and made it intimate.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2020
3/4 85% She Dies Tomorrow (2020) ...mostly stays in its sci-fi lane, but could also be read as a metaphor for many things.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2020
3/4 85% I Used to Go Here (2020) A smart, sweet gem of a comedy...‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2020
3/4 95% Black Is King (2020) ...an astral projection that nearly functions as an eclipse.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2020
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 61% 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 91% Relic (2020) ...depicts dementia as a demonic force.‐ LarsenOnFilm
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
3/4 94% 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