Deadly Attraction – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 90 “I can’t believe this is happening!” Recorded live from a Red Lobster parking lot, Daniel and Corky review the immoral moralizing of Menetie T. Ejeye’s Deadly Attraction. A deranged take on the Oedipal myth, Deadly Attraction stars Matt O’Neil as Mark, the world’s worst […]
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Undine (2021; Christian Petzold) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes *Now playing in select cinemas and on VOD services. “If you leave me, I’ll have to kill you.” The mildly inscrutable Undine is my third Petzold experience, following the similarly admirable yet underwhelming Phoenix and Transit. However, it’s the first time I […]
Big Money Hustlas – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 89 “Now there’s an Oscar waiting to happen.” Daniel “Lemon Meringue Pie-Ass” Barnes and Harry Cox fanboy Corky McDonnell go horrorcore with their review of Big Money Hustlas. Insane Clown Posse members Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope star as Black […]
Riders of Justice (2021; Anders Thomas Jensen) GRADE: C+ By Daniel Barnes *Now playing in select cinemas and on VOD services. Mikkelsen Goes Mads-eval Riders of Justice is revenge therapy, Danish style, as Mads Mikkelsen goes Mads-eval on the asses of the white supremacists who may have killed his […]
Ava (2020) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 88 “This is business.” Derek and the Dominos cover band frontman Corky McDonnell and comedy understander Daniel Barnes confront Management with their review of the dreadful Ava. Jessica Chastain stars as the titular palindrome, a sensitive hitwoman confronting her tortured past. […]
About Endlessness (2021; Roy Andersson) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes *Opening Friday, April 30, at the Roxie Virtual Cinema and Rafael@Home. “What should I do know that I have lost my faith?” I named Roy Andersson’s “righteous and unsettling” A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence my […]