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Scott R. Larson





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The Latest Commentary: Okay, I missed having the pumpkin pie, but otherwise it was a really good Thanksgiving

My personal ranking of films released in the year 2018 (that I have seen and reviewed so far)

For information on Lautaro’s Spear and my other two novels, please visit my book blog


The Ten Latest Feature Film Reviews…

Recent college graduate Thomas Webb receives worldly advice on life and love from a hard-drinking new neighbor, who has styled the younger man as The Only Living Boy in New York

Presiding over the case of a teenager refusing a life-saving transfusion on religious grounds, High Court Judge Fiona Maye must apply The Children Act as well as sort out her own conflicted feelings

The fast friendship of fourteen-year-old New Yorkers Marian and Val intensifies when The World of Henry Orient, a philandering pianist and object of Val’s crush, envelops them

In the worst year of Ireland’s potato famine, Black ’47, a deserter from the Irish Rangers returns home to Connemara to find terrible suffering and injustice

The discussions, indeed lives, of four longtime friends become much more interesting after their Book Club undertakes the reading of E.L. James’s Fifty Shades of Grey

When Australian teenager Bruce Pike becomes friendly with former surfing legend Sando and former skier Eva, he learns the significance – as well as the risk – of Breath in the water and in a bed

Teenager Simon Spier pours his heart out to his anonymous friend Blue in an email and signs it Love, Simon

In 2006, at the near-height of the U.S. housing boom, a few contrarian investors decide to wager on The Big Short against the mortgage market

On his daughter Connie’s wedding day, Vito Corleone, The Godfather of many in the Sicilian immigrant community, exacts a promise of a future favor from undertaker Amerigo Bonasera – one that will be collected several years later

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again sings young Donna Sheridan with her group the Dynamos, pouring her heart out after having it broken by the charmer Sam


The Three Latest Short Film Reviews…

High school senior Christina is smart enough to get accepted at Sarah Lawrence College, but she is still insecure enough to long to be a Beauty Queen

Will Jeremy, who is married but cannot stop thinking about Suzanna, be able to Hush up his feelings for his best friend’s wife?

Police Internal Affairs have their eye on two possibly Bent cops after their attempt to execute a search warrant results in two deaths


Commentary Flashback…

6 January 2006: 2005 was a tough year for major 1960s sitcom stars, producers of horror movies and actors who appeared in the movie Arthur


Selected Past Reviews…

Flashback to 1988: Terry Gilliam’s The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Flashback to 1996: Colleen Murphy’s Shoemaker


Other Stuff…

My Inbox: Women’s rights film West Coast Premiere

Alphabetical Index of My Personal Eulogies

My List of Personal Eyewitness Accounts of Public Interviews of Various Movie People

Web Site Statistics for September



Total Number of Feature Films, Documentaries and Shorts Reviewed to Date: 2,541