Month: May 2015

Daniel Barnes @ the SN&R/SA Current

*My Summer Movie preview was reprinted in this week’s issue of the San Antonio Current. *Bertrand Bonello’s aloof and oddly compelling biopic Saint Laurent is unique in that it’s not a story about an artist’s difficult ascent toward triumph, but about his easy descent from triumph toward irrelevance […]

IN THEATERS (SF) – “Jauja”

Jauja (2015; Dir.: Lisandro Alonso) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes *Opens today at the Roxie in San Francisco. More adventures in aspect ratios: Mommy director Xavier Dolan, Argentinean auteur Lisandro Alonso sees your 1:1 frame and raises you the rounded corners and stiff compositions of a 19th-century photograph. […]

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