An American Werewolf in Paris

“An American Werewolf in Paris” Podcast Movie Review

Scare Daniel Podcast Episode 50 An American Werewolf in Paris (1997; Anthony Waller) “It would have been so simple to make this watchable.” We see a bad movie rising this week on the Dare Daniel podcast.  Hosts Daniel and Corky score serious daredevil points by reviewing Anthony Waller’s […]

Vampire Academy

“Vampire Academy” Podcast Movie Review

Vampire Academy (2014; Mark Waters) – Scare Daniel Podcast Episode 49 “Bon appetit.” We’re throwing a princess party in the royal rec room this week on the Scare Daniel podcast.  Shopping expedition expert Daniel Barnes and Joely Richardson fanboy Corky McDonnell get ready for the big Equinox Dance […]

mvff42 and then we danced

Mill Valley Film Festival 42 (MVFF42) Wrap-Up and Reviews

By Daniel Barnes MVFF42 is in the books. The 42nd annual Mill Valley Film Festival featured the usual mix of awards contenders, pseudo-indies and super-indies.  New films from Martin Scorsese, Pedro Almodovar and Noah Baumbach made their Northern California debuts.  Meanwhile, stars like Kristen Stewart and Olivia Wilde […]

Brainscan (1994)

“Brainscan” Podcast Movie Review

Brainscan (1994; John Flynn) – Scare Daniel Podcast Episode 48 “The interactive trip to hell is paved with good intentions.” Trickster gods Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell open Scare Daniel season by reviewing charisma black hole Edward Furlong in Brainscan. Furlong stars in Brainscan as Michael Brower, a disaffected, […]

Monos (2019)

“Monos” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Monos (2019; Alejandro Landres) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, October 4, at the Tower Theatre in Sacramento. Brazilian director Landres delivers a powerful experience with this story of child soldiers losing their minds and souls.  Monos is equally raw and phantasmagoric, beautiful and ugly.  Landres uses every […]

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