Month: November 2014

2014 END-OF-YEAR CRAMFEST CAPSULES, PART II

Sunday, November 23 American Sniper (Dir.: Clint Eastwood) Reviewed for the Colorado Springs Independent on 1/21/2015. Monday, November 24 Only Lovers Left Alive (Dir.: Jim Jarmusch; GRADE: B+) This was a rewatch – here is my original review; the sentiments expressed were generally unaltered by a second viewing, although […]

Daniel Barnes @ the SN&R – 11/20/14 Issue

#barnesyardharrumphs: *After Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, it has become almost too easy to mock and dismiss the conventions of the traditional biopic. Although uneven as a comedy, Jake Kasdan’s 2007 parody so effectively spotlighted and skewered the hoary tropes of the genre that any film employing […]