Click the links to read my reviews. * = playing in SF Bay Area only OFFICIALLY BUMPED *1) The Florida Project *2) Phantom Thread 3) Lady Bird 4) Coco *5) Faces Places *6) A Fantastic Woman 7) The Post 8) Call Me by Your Name MIXED-POSITIVE *9) Jane […]
Film critic for the Sacramento News and Review. Craft beer columnist for the Sacramento Bee. Member of the San Francisco Film Critics Circle.
Double Lover (2018; Dir.: François Ozon) GRADE: C+ By Daniel Barnes *Opens Wednesday, February 14, at the Landmark Opera Plaza and AMC Kabuki in San Francisco, and the Rialto Elmwood in Berkeley. Hard-working genre chameleon François Ozon follows up his bland, black-and-white historical drama Frantz with this juicy erotic thriller about a […]
Click the links to read my reviews. * = playing in SF Bay Area only OFFICIALLY BUMPED *1) The Florida Project 2) Phantom Thread 3) Lady Bird *4) Dunkirk 5) Coco *6) Faces Places *7) A Fantastic Woman *8) Roman J. Israel, Esq. 9) The Post 10) Call […]
Shadows in Mind (2018; Dir.: Mark Schwab) By Daniel Barnes *Official festival showtimes and release dates TBD. One of the most underrated documentaries of the last decade, David Farrier and Dylan Reeve’s Tickled transformed a tabloid-ready story about power and pornography into an engrossing examination of obscene privilege run […]
*The Oscar Nominated Animated and Live-Action Short Film Programs open Friday at the Landmark Opera Plaza and Landmark Clay in San Francisco, the Landmark Shattuck in Berkeley and more. Read my 2016 Oscar-nominated shorts coverage HERE and my 2017 coverage HERE. ANIMATED SHORT NOMINEES (from best to worst) […]
Click the links to read my reviews. * = playing in SF Bay Area only OFFICIALLY BUMPED *1) The Florida Project 2) Phantom Thread *3) Get Out 4) Lady Bird *5) Dunkirk 6) Coco *7) Faces Places *8) Roman J. Israel, Esq. 9) The Post 10) Call Me […]