Category: Dare Daniel Classic

DARE DANIEL – Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill (2011; Dir.: Dennis Dugan) GRADE: D- By Daniel Barnes *Dared by Matt B. Over a decade ago in a college newspaper review of Little Nicky, I wrote, “Adam Sandler is truly his generation’s Jerry Lewis,” with everything great and terrible that statement implies.” It’s a […]

Dare Daniel Classics

*Originally published on the Movie City USA blog on June 5, 2008. STEPMOM (1998; Dir.: Chris Columbus) GRADE: D- By Daniel Barnes At the end of Chris Columbus’ mummified would-be tearjerker Stepmom, there is a credit that reads, “In Loving Memory of Irene Columbus”.  It’s a reference to […]

Dare Daniel Classics

*Originally published on The Barnesyard blog on October 20, 2005. EXIT TO EDEN (1994; Dir.: Garry Marshall) GRADE: D- By Daniel Barnes If nothing else, Exit to Eden is an example of how attempting to play to every demographic only winds up making everyone unhappy. The film is […]

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