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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.

Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 6 – “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword”

Failed film franchise experts Daniel and Corky saddle their magic battle elephants to fight the empty CGI spectacle of Guy Ritchie’s 2017 bomb King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.  Starring the never dynamic Charlie Hunnam, Legend of the Sword left out Merlin, Lancelot, Guinevere and the Holy Grail in favor of […]

IN THEATERS (SF) – “Mountain”

Mountain (2018; Dir.: Jennifer Peedom) GRADE: C By Daniel Barnes *Opens June 1, 2018, at the Landmark Opera Plaza in San Francisco and the Landmark Shattuck in Berkeley. “Our need for mountains runs deep and wide,” breathes Willem Dafoe in his unmistakable sultry growl.  “Mountains are wild and ungovernable–this […]

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