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Film critic for the Sacramento News and Review. Craft beer columnist for the Sacramento Bee. Member of the San Francisco Film Critics Circle.

IN THEATERS (SF) – “Godard mon Amour”

Godard mon Amour (2018; Dir.: Michael Hazanavicius) GRADE: C By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, April 27, at the Landmark Embarcadero in San Francisco, the Landmark Shattuck in Berkeley and the Rafael Film Center in San Rafael. Talk about Contempt!  Academy Award-winning director Michael Hazanavicius (that looks wrong, but this is […]

Dare Daniel Preview – “The Identical”

Next week on the Dare Daniel podcast, we’ll be boogie-woogie rock-and-rolling to the incomprehensible sights and sounds of Dustin Marcellino’s 2014 stinker The Identical. A singular mash-up of Jesus iconography and Elvis iconography, The Identical stars real-life Elvis impersonator Blake Rayne in the dual role of wooden rock star Drexel Hemsley […]

IN THEATERS (SF) – “The Endless”

The Endless (2018; Dir.: Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, April 20, at the Alamo Drafthouse New Mission in San Francisco and the Rialto Cinemas Elmwood in Berkeley. Another super-intriguing, shoegazing, almost-there slice of genre revision from the directors of Spring.  Directing partners Justin […]

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