Month: February 2015

VOD Review – “Ida”

Ida (2014; Dir.: Pawel Pawlikowski) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes *Ida is now available on DVD and streaming services. Nominated for Best Cinematography and winner of Best Foreign Film at this year’s Academy Awards, the bone-dry, black-and-white Ida is the fifth film from Polish writer-director Pawel Pawlikowski, but […]

Daniel Barnes @ the SN&R (2/19/15 issue)

#barnesyardbumps: *Featuring a career-best turn from Marion Cotillard, Two Days, One Night draws a profound image of working-class dehumanization. #barnesyardharrumphs: *Kingsman: The Secret Service is a juvenile, borderline sociopathic spy spoof, but there are enough exploding heads to hold your attention. #barnesyarddumps: *Fifty Shades of Grey is a […]

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