Leprechaun in the Hood (2000; Rob Spera) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 34 “I think he’s fucking them to death!” Lepers in the hood Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell (aka the Milli Vanilli of Compton rap) travel to the end of a turd-colored rainbow to review the bargain basement […]
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“Hey, get these losers out.” Wachowski sister apologist Daniel Barnes and lost Elfman brother Corky McDonnell come to do no good in this week’s Dare Daniel podcast mini-episode. The hosts preview their upcoming review of the 2000 horror-comedy Leprechaun in the Hood, the fifth entry in the long-running […]
Birds of Passage (2019; Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, March 1, at the Opera Plaza 4 in San Francisco. Embrace of the Serpent director Guerra and first-timer Gallego deliver this strangely static but wholly unexpected and unusual gangster saga, purportedly “inspired by […]
w Ishtar (1987; Elaine May) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 33 “Telling the truth can be dangerous business/Honest and popular don’t go hand in hand” Dare Daniel takes on another “bad movie” legend in this week’s episode. The inept and self-unaware podcasting duo of Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell […]
“You had me at Keith David, you lost me at David Keith.” Get your tease pajamas on for this one! Notorious teases Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell are in a mood to tantalize and titillate in this week’s Dare Daniel Podcast mini-episode. The hosts preview Elaine May’s legendary […]
Holiday (2019; Isabella Eklöf) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, February 15, at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco. One of the screenwriters of the Oscar-nominated Border, Isabella Eklöf makes a stunning and disturbing directorial debut with Holiday, a sun-kissed travelogue of sexual violence on the Turkish Riviera. Victoria Carmen […]