Month: July 2015

MOVIE REVIEW – “The Act of Killing”

The Act of Killing (2013; Dir.: Joshua Oppenheimer, w/ Christine Cynn and Anonymous) GRADE: A By Daniel Barnes *This review originally ran on March 6, 2014.  It is reprinted in anticipation of Joshua Oppenheimer’s follow-up film The Look of Silence. One of the great, unique, often intangible and […]

The Barnesyard @ the SN&R/SA Current/Monterey County Weekly

#barnesyardbumps: *Director Asif Kapadia (Senna) constructs Amy, a heartbreaking documentary about the self-destructive chanteuse Amy Winehouse, almost entirely from existing footage, largely allowing Winehouse’s words and lyrics to tell her own tragic life story. #barnesyarddumps: *Despite a screenplay that boasts contributions from Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, and Adam […]

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