Month: December 2014

THE BEST OF DANIEL BARNES 2014

Between my regular reviews in the Sacramento News & Review, my work here on E Street Film Society, and my occasional contributions to other publications and websites, I penned roughly 300 film-related reviews and articles in the calendar year 2014.  It was a busy year, but also a […]

2014 END-OF-YEAR CRAMFEST CAPSULES, PART V (THE FINAL CHAPTER)

Wednesday, December 3 Unbroken (Dir.: Angelina Jolie; GRADE: C) Reviewed for the SN&R on 12/25/14. The Congress (Dir.: Ari Folman; GRADE: B+) Expansive philosophical head-trip from Waltz with Bashir director Folman deals with issues of performance and perception, and the impermanence of artistic identity in a disposable culture.  The […]

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