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mvff42 and then we danced

Mill Valley Film Festival 42 (MVFF42) Wrap-Up and Reviews

By Daniel Barnes MVFF42 is in the books. The 42nd annual Mill Valley Film Festival featured the usual mix of awards contenders, pseudo-indies and super-indies.  New films from Martin Scorsese, Pedro Almodovar and Noah Baumbach made their Northern California debuts.  Meanwhile, stars like Kristen Stewart and Olivia Wilde […]

Monos (2019)

“Monos” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Monos (2019; Alejandro Landres) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, October 4, at the Tower Theatre in Sacramento. Brazilian director Landres delivers a powerful experience with this story of child soldiers losing their minds and souls.  Monos is equally raw and phantasmagoric, beautiful and ugly.  Landres uses every […]

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