Month: August 2014

“Little Richard” (2000) Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Little Richard (2000; Robert Townsend) GRADE: D By Daniel Barnes *NOTE: This review was originally published on The Barnesyard in 2006. “Gentile, Quasi-Inspiring Treatment” Hollywood biopics are less filmed biographies than they are hagiographies.  There is an assumption that every story should be “inspiring”, even if the subject […]

Dare Daniel XXV – “Freddy Got Fingered”

Freddy Got Fingered (2001; Tom Green) GRADE: D+ By Daniel Barnes “Annoy and Exhaust” The easiest and least honest way to dismiss the depressing grotesque of Tom Green’s Freddy Got Fingered is to insult the film solely for its wretched content. Yes, director-writer-star Green uses profoundly disturbing subjects […]

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