Category: Reviews

IN THEATERS (SF) – “Monrovia, Indiana”

Monrovia, Indiana (2018; Dir.: Frederick Wiseman) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes *Opens Friday, November 9, at the Landmark Opera Plaza in San Francisco and the Rialto Elmwood in Berkeley. Living legend Frederick Wiseman (In Jackson Heights; Ex Libris) brings his democratic approach to documentaries to the heart of Trump America […]

“Upside Down”

Upside Down (2013; Dir.: Juan Solanas) GRADE: C- By Daniel Barnes *NOTE: This is the spec review that I wrote when I applied to become the Sacramento News & Review film critic in July 2013.  It was never published until now.  Look for my list of the Top 25 […]

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