Month: February 2016

IN THEATERS (SF) – “The Club”

The Club (2016; Dir.: Pablo Larraín) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes *Opens tomorrow at the Opera Plaza in San Francisco, the Shattuck in Berkeley and the Rafael in San Rafael. This is the followup film to director/co-writer’s Pablo Larraín’s Oscar-nominated No, and it’s another intimate and methodical take […]

IN THEATERS (SF) – “Rams”

Rams (2016; Dir.: Grímur Hákonarson) GRADE: B+ By Daniel Barnes *Opening today at the Landmark Opera Plaza Cinema in San Francisco. A prime Best Foreign Language Film Oscar snub now getting dumped pre-Oscars into an Opera Plaza bandbox, Rams is still smarter and more surprising than most of […]