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  • Rebecca

    Rebecca

    ★★★★½

    Seen at the Orpheum Theatre as part of the Los Angeles Conservancy’s film series held in various, restored theater palaces around downtown L.A. The display of vintage stage curtains before the screening was almost as sumptuous as Hitchcock’s ghostly psychodrama.

    www.larsenonfilm.com/rebecca

  • Toy Story 4

    Toy Story 4

    ★★★

    ‪All hail Forky, but I’m pretty frustrated with the way Toy Story 4 ends. (Spoiler warning in the review.)

    www.larsenonfilm.com/toy-story-4

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  • Up

    Up

    ★★★★

    Your kids have to see you cry sometime.

  • The Incredibles

    The Incredibles

    ★★★★½

    We really didn't need another superhero movie after this.

    A few notes on this revisit:

    - Pulls no punches on the domestic trauma front. This is about a husband and father's real betrayal. That late-night fight between the parents is uncomfortably true to life.

    - "Tonyloaf"

    - Elastigirl caught in the series of doors is better than almost any superhero action sequence staged since.

    - "I never look back darling. It distracts from the now." (What does this mean for…