The Jesus Rolls – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 80 “Wiping your ass is an experience.” Daniel and Corky fuck with the Jesus in this day-drinking episode by reviewing John Turturro’s The Jesus Rolls. Tonal atrocities abound in this pointless amalgam of a Big Lebowski side-quel and an age-inappropriate remake […]
Film critic, podcast host and member of the San Francisco Film Critics Circle.
By Daniel Barnes Below is my complete ballot for the 2020 San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle awards. Official nominees and winners will be announced on Monday, Jan. 18. Read about my top ten films of 2020 HERE. BEST FILMS OF 2020 Wolfwalkers Lovers Rock The Truth […]
Norbit – Dare Daniel Podcast Rerun 3 It’s a new year, but an old episode. Instead of working over Christmas break, Daniel and Corky decided to rerun one of their most beloved episodes of 2020. Failing that, they decided to rerun their review of Norbit instead. The two saving […]
Holiday Engagement – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 79 “Everyone’s losing their shit about Gav.” The Park Post Herald star reporters Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell get the scoop on Hallmark Channel Christmas with help from Gav of Films on Trial. Holiday Engagement pairs witless “journalist” Hillary with unemployed sign-spinner David in […]
By Daniel Barnes DANIEL’S TOP TEN FILMS OF 2020 1. Wolfwalkers For over a decade, Kilkenny, Ireland-based Cartoon Saloon has produced under-the-radar animated features for adults and smart kids. With the astonishing Wolfwalkers, Cartoon Saloon gives us a profound and humane movie that should shame Pixar. Set in […]
Another Round (2020; Thomas Vinterberg) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes *Now playing in select theaters and on VOD services. Dogme 95 refugee Thomas Vinterberg (The Commune and Far from the Madding Crowd) reunites with The Hunt star Mads Mikkelsen for this alcohol-soaked, coming-of-middle-age drama. Mikkelsen excels as Martin, a depressed high […]