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Kenneth Branagh as William Shakespeare in All is True

“All is True” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

All is True (2019; Kenneth Branagh) GRADE: C- By Daniel Barnes *Opens on Friday, June 14, at the Tower Theatre in Sacramento. “Flavorless Yet Vainglorious” Vintage shameless Branagh, borderline unwatchable, but also a weirdly perfect cap to a career built on flavorless yet vainglorious Shakespeare adaptations.  It makes perfect […]

Juliette Binoche in Non-Fiction

“Non-Fiction” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Non-Fiction (2019; Olivier Assayas) GRADE: C+ By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, May 31, at the Tower Theatre in Sacramento.  Now playing in San Francisco, Berkeley and San Rafael. “A Cloud of Mid-Life Crises” Ever the lagger, Non-Fiction puts me seven films deep into the oeuvre of French filmmaker Olivier Assayas.  In […]

Willem Dafoe as Pasolini

“Pasolini” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Pasolini (2019; Abel Ferrara) GRADE: C+ By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, May 10, in New York City, and expands to other select theaters in the following weeks. “Obsessed with Banality” After playing Vincent van Gogh in At Eternity’s Gate, Willem Dafoe continues his biopic tour of tragic artists with […]

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